City of Tallahassee Fires 38 Workers

City of Tallahassee Fires 38 Workers

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the City of Tallahassee has terminated 38 city workers. Less than 24 hours after a budget workshop where city officials told the city commissioners that “approximately 47 positions will be reduced through existing vacancies, retirements, and in certain cases, layoffs”,  38 city workers were told they would be terminated. Based […]

BREAKING NEWS: Tallahassee Poll Says 57% Want Property Tax Relief, Only 17% Support Executive Management Pay Raises

BREAKING NEWS: Tallahassee Poll Says 57% Want Property Tax Relief, Only 17% Support Executive Management Pay Raises

In an attempt to influence upcoming votes on the FY2017 budget, local groups questioning the budget priorities of the City of Tallahassee commissioned a scientific poll that was conducted on July 7th and July 8th. The poll gathered answers to 13 questions from 400 likely general election voters. The poll had a margin of error […]

City’s Own Study Does Not Support Recent Raises for Assistant City Managers

City’s Own Study Does Not Support Recent Raises for Assistant City Managers

Tallahassee Reports has received a copy of the pay study that City Manager Fernandez used as support for the the recently reported executive level pay raises.View City’s “market rate study” here. Surprisingly, the numbers reported in the study do not support the majority of the pay raises. This report addresses only the Assistant City Manager […]

Two Assistant City Managers Pull Down $49K and $46K in Raises

Two Assistant City Managers Pull Down $49K and $46K in Raises

Tallahassee Reports has learned that since January of this year two assistant city managers, who were promoted under newly appointed City Manager Rick Fernandez, have recently received substantial pay raises. Cynthia Barber, who was being paid $125,084 in January, is now making $174,999.99 as an assistant city manger. That is a $49,916 increase, which equals […]