City Commission Sets 13% Increase in Property Tax, Commissioners Criticize Budget Process

City Commission Sets 13% Increase in Property Tax, Commissioners Criticize Budget Process

In a public hearing that started at approximately 6:30 pm and lasted past 10:30 pm, 50 speakers let their voice be heard on Wednesday night at City Hall. After patiently listening to all who asked to speak, the Tallahassee City Commission voted 4-1 to approve a tentative 13% increase in the city’s property tax increase. […]

Gillum Selects Democrat Party Operative, People for the American Way Alums, to staff Mayor’s Office

Gillum Selects Democrat Party Operative, People for the American Way Alums, to staff Mayor’s Office

When Andrew Gillum ran for Mayor, one of his least favorite subjects to talk about was where he worked, the People for American Way Foundation. Gillum has been employed by the progressive group for a number of years and public records indicate his yearly salary is approximately $130,000. Tallahassee Reports has learned through public records […]

Target Issue Committee On Innovation And Engagement Gets Update On DigiTally

When the City Commission meets and votes to implement a policy, more times than not the policy has been vetted through a Target Issue (TI) committee. The City has five Target Issue committees and two city commissioners set on each of the committees. The committees meet on a regular basis and commissioners and city staff […]