Ethics Board Member Gwen Graham Urges City Commission to “Do Their Job”

Ethics Board Member Gwen Graham Urges City Commission to “Do Their Job”

The City’s Independent Ethics Board was told today, that absent a special workshop scheduled by the Tallahassee City Commission, it is likely their work on a new ethics ordinance will not be addressed by elected officials until next year. When asked when elected officials would address the proposed ordinance, Julie Meadows-Keefe, the Board’s Ethics Officer, […]

City Ethics Officer Announces Resignation Date

City Ethics Officer Announces Resignation Date

Julie Meadows-Keefe announced today at the Ethics Board’s monthly meeting that she will resign her Ethics Officer position with the City’s Independent Ethics Board in February, 2020. Ms. Meadows-Keefe was originally hired by the City of Tallahassee and then retained, in a controversial move, by the newly created Ethics Board. In her remarks, Meadows-Keefe said […]

City Funds FY2020 Sidewalk Projects

City Funds FY2020 Sidewalk Projects

At the most recent budget workshop, the City Commission voted to move forward with funds for sidewalk projects. The funds for FY2020 include $1 million in maintenance and $1.6 million in a “New Sidewalk Program.” To ensure that resources are allocated effectively and efficiently, a sidewalk prioritization method was created and approved by the Commission […]

City Staff Ranks Ten Potential Police Headquarters Sites

City Staff Ranks Ten Potential Police Headquarters Sites

At their next meeting, on July 10th, Tallahassee City Commissioners will be asked to approve the staff’s preliminary scores of ten potential sites for the new Police Department Headquarters. The number one ranked location is the Northwood Mall property. The City received a total of 68 unique site proposals from citizens, realtors and property owners. […]

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