Former City Employee Says Commissioner Miller Directed Staff to Give Work to Gary Yordon Affiliated Business

Former City Employee Says Commissioner Miller Directed Staff to Give Work to Gary Yordon Affiliated Business

Dr. Karen Rubin, the TAPP Progam Coordinator from 2012-2014, told TR that City Commissioner Nancy Miller directed city staff to take the steps needed to assure the TAPP program contract would be awarded to a business controlled by Paige Carter-Smith and affiliated with Gary Yordon. The City of Tallahassee Charter calls for the removal of […]

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 […]

UPDATE: City Investigation Leads to Terminations and Suspensions, Questions About Management

UPDATE: City Investigation Leads to Terminations and Suspensions, Questions About Management

In July 2014, Cynthia Barber, Director of Environmental Policy & Energy Resources for the City of Tallahassee informed Equity and Workforce Development about inappropriate activity and misconduct on the part of several Building Services employees. An investigation was initiated and completed on August 27,2014.  Tallahassee Reports has uploaded the  Executive Summary here.  Names of individuals […]