Budget Hawks Seek Feedback on City Budget Through Survey

Budget Hawks Seek Feedback on City Budget Through Survey

The Budget Hawks, a local financial watchdog group, is seeking feedback from citizens about the upcoming city budget process though a six question survey. Citizens can review and participate in the survey here. The City of Tallahassee is holding a budget workshop this week and one of the main questions before the elected officials is […]

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 […]

Budget Hawks Support Chamber’s Proposal to Eliminate Business Tax

Budget Hawks Support Chamber’s Proposal to Eliminate Business Tax

Budget Hawks, one of the groups working to overturn the 13% property tax increase adopted by the CIty of Tallahassee last year,┬áissued a press release urging city commissioners to grant a request from the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce to eliminate the city business tax. Commercial real estate developer and founding Budget Hawk Russell Price […]

Citizens’ Groups Roll Out Alternative Budget

Citizens’ Groups Roll Out Alternative Budget

On Monday night, the City of Tallahassee officially presented the FY2017 budget during a workshop at Walker-Ford Community Center. At the same time, ten miles away, three citizen driven budget groups held a meeting of their own in City Commission Chambers and presented the “Citizens’ Budget.” TR spent time at both meetings. Citizens’ Workshop in […]