Leon County Administrator Vince Long Receives Near Perfect Performance Review

Leon County Administrator Vince Long Receives Near Perfect Performance Review

Leon County Commissioners voted to approve County Administrator Vincent Long’s annual performance review at their meeting on Oct. 13. The vote included a one-time lump sum 5% merit increase in the County Administrator’s pay. Long was appointed County Administrator in 2011 and has worked for Leon County since 1995. The Commissioners evaluated his performance based […]

Sheriff McNeil Discusses Drug Trafficking, Officer Shortage

Sheriff McNeil Discusses Drug Trafficking, Officer Shortage

Leon County Sheriff Walt McNeil discussed the Leon County Sheriff Department’s response to drug trafficking and other issues on the Morning Show with Preston Scott on Friday, Oct. 2. Recently, Leon County has experienced an increase in armed robberies and other violent crimes, and McNeil said drug trafficking is fueling them. “We are a corridor […]

County Commissioners Approve Changes to Leon CARES Expenditure Plan

County Commissioners Approve Changes to Leon CARES Expenditure Plan

At their Sept. 29 meeting, the Leon County Commissioners approved enhancements to the Leon CARES Expenditure Plan, which includes updates to the Leon CARES Individual Assistance and Small Business Assistance programs. The assistance programs are set to provide COVID-19 testing, food insecurity programs, childcare assistance, homelessness support, emergency mental health services, small business assistance, human […]

Leon County Commissioners Vote to Maintain Phase 2 Following Phase 3 Executive Order

Leon County Commissioners Vote to Maintain Phase 2 Following Phase 3 Executive Order

Meeting Update At their Sept. 29 meeting, the Leon County Commissioners voted 5-2 to maintain Phase 2 of Leon County’s reopening plan and allow fall youth sports. Commissioners Mary Ann Lindley and Bill Proctor dissented. The vote comes after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an executive order pushing the state into Phase 3 last Friday. […]

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