Ethics Board Investigation: Adam Corey Gave Discounts “Mainly for Political Events”

Ethics Board Investigation: Adam Corey Gave Discounts “Mainly for Political Events”

Last week the city’s independent Ethics Board released documents emanating from the investigation of a $5,000 discount received from a city vendor by a family member of Tallahassee City Manager Rick Fernandez. The ethics questions surrounding the transaction involve a possible gift received by Fernandez from a city vendor and a job given to the […]

Commissioner Nancy Miller Refuses to Meet With “Ethics Team”

Commissioner Nancy Miller Refuses to Meet With “Ethics Team”

In an email recovered by Tallahassee Reports through a records request for city commissioner emails, City Commissioner Nancy Miller refused to meet with the ethics team that is pushing to establish more authority for the city’s Independent Ethics Board. The statement by Commissioner Miller came in response to a meeting request from Peter Butzin. Miller’s […]

Ethics Reform Group Responds to City Manager’s Threatening Letter

Ethics Reform Group Responds to City Manager’s Threatening Letter

Below is the statement released by the Coalition for Ethics Reform in response to the threatening letter sent by City Manager Rick Fernandez’s attorney to the City’s Independent Ethics Board __________________ The Coalition for Ethics Reform is outraged that, through his attorney, City Manager Fernandez has demanded an apology from Tallahassee’s independent ethics board over […]

City Manager Fernandez Threatens Ethics Board Members with Legal Action

City Manager Fernandez Threatens Ethics Board Members with Legal Action

City Manager Rick Fernandez, in a letter through his attorney, threatened individual members of the City’s Independent Ethics Board with possible legal action weeks after the Board voted to send a complaint to the Florida Commission on Ethics. The letter was first reported on by the Tallahassee Democrat. The complaint addressed a transaction between a […]