Leon County to Consider Another Option for Lake Hall Schoolhouse Preservation

Leon County to Consider Another Option for Lake Hall Schoolhouse Preservation

In an effort to preserve the historical Lake Hall Schoolhouse, Leon County Commissioners voted unanimously to bring back an item for the board’s consideration during the next meeting. The item will propose a maximum proposal of a $20,000 lease for a property on Thomasville Road that borders the schoolhouse. Additionally, Commissioner Nick Maddox also motioned […]

Leon County Commission Meeting Notes March 8, 2022

Leon County Commission Meeting Notes March 8, 2022

—Leon County Commissioners heard a legislative update on issues that may impact Leon County. Commissioner Cummings inquired about the proposed “Putting Parents First Adjustment” portion of a House bill that shifts $200 million in funds away from 12 Florida school districts, including Leon County Schools, due to the mask requirements imposed by the district in […]

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs February 8th

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs February 8th

Listed below is a summary of the topics covered at the February 8th, 2022 Leon County Commission meeting. –The Leon County Commissioners discussed what options are available to the Board to preserve the Lake Hall School House. Previously the county provided a letter of support to the non-profit Friends of the Lake Hall School for […]

Leon County Could Receive Opioid Litigation Settlement Funds by May

Leon County Could Receive Opioid Litigation Settlement Funds by May

On February 8, 2022, Leon County Commissioners agreed to move forward with signing and submitting a participation agreement for the opioid litigation settlement involving Endo Health Solutions, Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. settlement proposal. In June 2018, Leon County entered into a contract with outside counsel, Levin, Papantonio, P.A., and Parks Law, LLC, to represent […]

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs January 25th

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs January 25th

Listed below is a summary of the topics covered at the January 25th, 2021 Leon County Commission meeting. –The County Commissioners recognized the Bradley family and the Bradley’s Country Store for their 50th Annual Fun Day. –Commissioner Nick Maddox recognized Timothy Firley and two others for their heroic rescue of a driver when their car […]

Leon County Commissioners Vote Against Ordinance Addressing Homelessness Issues

Leon County Commissioners Vote Against Ordinance Addressing Homelessness Issues

The Leon County Commission voted down an ordinance that addressed public health and safety issues, including issues related to homelessness. The vote took place during the Tuesday evening county meeting on January 25, 2022. Tallahassee Reports has previously reported on this issue. In a county commission meeting in December 2021, Commissioners Bill Proctor, Brian Welch, […]

Leon County Commission Accepts Report on North Monroe Street Improvements

Leon County Commission Accepts Report on North Monroe Street Improvements

At the December 14th Leon County Commission meeting, the Board accepted the Citizens’ North Monroe Street Corridor Task Force Final Report and staff recommendations. On April 13, 2021, the Board created the Citizens’ North Monroe Street Corridor Task Force to examine issues along the corridor, from Fred George Road and Tharpe Street, including infrastructure and […]