Tallahassee Utility Staff Recommends 2.5% Electric Base Rate Increase, Decrease in Fuel Cost Lowers Customers Bills

Tallahassee Utility Staff Recommends 2.5% Electric Base Rate Increase, Decrease in Fuel Cost Lowers Customers Bills

After an electric rate study, the city of Tallahassee professional staff is recommending a 2.5% increase in base electric rates. However, due to a decrease in the price of fuel, the total electric bill for residential customers will see a decrease. Base rates are the portion of the electric bill that covers the expenses required […]

City of Tallahassee,Tallahassee Democrat, Misleads Citizens on Electric Rates

City of Tallahassee,Tallahassee Democrat, Misleads Citizens on Electric Rates

The agenda item scheduled to be presented to the Tallahassee City Commission on Wednesday reads “Adoption of the revised method for the CPI increases effective October 1, 2016 will result in a 0.9% increase in electric base rates, natural gas base rates, and water and sewer rates.” However, the Tallahassee Democrat published a headline on […]

The Southside Gets An Advocate…Will It Matter?

The Southside Gets An Advocate…Will It Matter?

With the election of Curtis Richardson to the City Commission, the southside of Tallahassee will get someone on the Commission that actually lives in their part of town. Mr. Richardson makes his home in Tuskegee neighborhood off of Orange avenue which is located in the heart of District 1, which is represented by Commissioner Bill […]

Superintendent Pons Speaks Against COT Electric Rate Increase

Superintendent Pons Speaks Against COT Electric Rate Increase

On Tuesday, Superintendent Jackie Pons spoke to about 60 members and guests of the the Northeast Business Association. During his thirty minute talk he discussed the financial status of the Leon County School District, a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) project that will save millions in transportation costs, and in response to a question from the […]