Bannerman Road Widening Project Update

Bannerman Road Widening Project Update

Leon County Commissioner Brain Welch – who represents District 4 – recently provided an update on the Bannerman widening project which was approved in 2014. Based on the results of a Traffic Feasibility Analysis, which examined future traffic capacity and supporting infrastructure needs along the Bannerman Road corridor, the project was expanded in September 2020. […]

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs, July 12, 2022

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs, July 12, 2022

Listed below are notes from the July 12th Leon County Commission meeting.___During the Leon County Board of County Commission meeting, Leon County and the City of Tallahassee recognized Vincent S. Long for winning the 2022 International County/City Management Association’s Career Excellence Award.___Chairman Bill Proctor requested an information item come back to the Board for review […]

Leon County Commissioners Receive an Update on Lake Munson

Leon County Commissioners Receive an Update on Lake Munson

The Leon County Board of County Commissioners heard an update on the algae bloom occurring in Lake Munson during the July 12, 2022, county meeting. In May 2022, the county closed the boat ramp and warned the community of toxins in the lake. Tallahassee Reports previously covered the story. According to the report presented to elected […]

Leon County: Waste Pro Service Has Declined, Changes Implemented

Leon County: Waste Pro Service Has Declined, Changes Implemented

On Tuesday, the Leon County Commission will be updated on a decline in service levels by Waste Pro, Leon County’s selected vendor for garbage and yard waste services. Specifically, the Commission will hear that liquidated damages are at a three-year high and both yard waste and standard service day misses continue to cause of complaints. […]

Leon County Receives $3.6 Million Grant to Restore Concord School in Miccosukee

Leon County Receives $3.6 Million Grant to Restore Concord School in Miccosukee

During the upcoming Leon County Commission meeting on July 12, elected officials will consider the acceptance of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of $3.6 million to restore the Concord School in Miccosukee. Additionally, the county will vote to accept $1 million in federal funding as a part of Congress’ Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bill, […]

City & County Provide Preview of 2023 Budgets

City & County Provide Preview of 2023 Budgets

The Tallahassee City Commission and the Leon County Commission recently held budget workshops related to the 2023 budget process. The workshops are designed to inform elected officials and the public about local government finances and to seek input related to the challenges and opportunities based on the projected revenues and expenses for the upcoming year. […]

Leon County Votes to Support Lake Hall Schoolhouse Preservation

Leon County Votes to Support Lake Hall Schoolhouse Preservation

Over the last several months, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners have received reports and heard from citizens regarding the preservation of the Lake Hall Schoolhouse. During the June 14th Board meeting, elected officials voted 5-1, with Commissioner Proctor in opposition, to authorize the county to purchase property at 4664 Thomasville Road for $425,000. […]

Leon County Commissioner Jimbo Jackson Passes Away

Leon County Commissioner Jimbo Jackson Passes Away

Leon County Commissioner Jimbo Jackson passed away this morning due to complications from long-term COVID. Provided below is the Leon County Commission press release: Lifelong Public Servant Jimbo Jackson Passes Away Leon County Commissioner Jimbo Jackson passed away this morning surrounded by his wife, children and close family. A lifelong public servant, educator, and leader, […]

County Adopts Ordinance Related to Residential Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

County Adopts Ordinance Related to Residential Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

The Leon County Commission recently adopted the proposed Electric Vehicle (EV) Ready Ordinance. The purpose of the ordinance is to facilitate the use of EVs and further establish a convenient, cost-effective electric vehicle infrastructure that will also accommodate future technological advancement county-wide. The ordinance was adopted in a 5-1 vote with Commissioner Bill Proctor in […]

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs May 10

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs May 10

The Leon County Commissioners voted to bring back two additional agenda items in upcoming meetings for options to acquire and preserve the Lake Hall Schoolhouse. The board adopted the proposed Electric Vehicle (EV) Ready Ordinance. The ordinance facilitates the use of EVs and further establishes a convenient, cost-effective electric vehicle infrastructure that will also accommodate […]

1 2 3 27