City Procurement Process Plagued with More Controversy

City Procurement Process Plagued with More Controversy

Tallahassee Reports received an anonymous tip detailing “unfair practices” with the City’s procurement process. The tip addressed the relationship between the Manager of Procurement Services at the City of Tallahassee and a City vendor. Through independent research Tallahassee Reports has learned that Andre Libroth, the Manager of Procurement Services for the City of Tallahassee has […]

Unbalanced Bidding Raises Questions About City Asphalt Contract

Unbalanced Bidding Raises Questions About City Asphalt Contract

One of the most hotly contested contracts awarded by the City of Tallahassee is the the contract to pave the streets of the capital city. The current holder of the contract, Capital Asphalt, won the contract two years ago after Peavy and Sons Construction held the contract for a number of years. Now the contract […]

Did City Contractor Provide False Info to Get Local Vendor Status?

Did City Contractor Provide False Info to Get Local Vendor Status?

Tallahassee Reports’ continuing investigation of a lawn maintenance vendor selected by the City to maintain the various street median’s in the City has found that Southland Specialities provided questionable information on the application for a City business tax certificate. Previously, Tallahassee Reports found that the store front for the Gold Buyers of Tallahassee, located at 2784-1 […]

FDOT Procurement Process Could Cost State Millions

After the recent legislative session and Governor Scott’s subsequent vetoes, it is clear that the Great Recession continues to have real economic consequences in Florida. It would appear that reducing expenses while striving for the efficient delivery of services will be the mission statement for not only government, but the private sector for sometime to […]