City Confirms Tallahassee Reports Story About Employees Receiving Football Tickets From Fernandez

City Confirms Tallahassee Reports Story About Employees Receiving Football Tickets From Fernandez

Eight months after Tallahassee Reports published a story stating that Tallahassee city employees received free skybox football tickets from City Manager Rick Fernandez, the City of Tallahassee confirmed TR’s reporting. In August 2017, TR reported: In addition, city employees were given tickets by Fernandez to attend the games. One employee whose name was verified by […]

Seven Months Later, Interim City Manager Still Investigating Football Ticket Scandal

Seven Months Later, Interim City Manager Still Investigating Football Ticket Scandal

Seven months after Tallahassee Reports┬ábroke the story about City Manager Rick Fernandez soliciting $500 football tickets from city lobbyist and city vendor Adam Corey, the interim city manager, Reece Goad, is still investigating allegations that other city employees also used tickets provided by Corey. City Manager Rick Fernadez eventually resigned his position because of the […]

Interim City Manager Reese Goad Admits to Family Hires at City of Tallahassee

Interim City Manager Reese Goad Admits to Family Hires at City of Tallahassee

A recent lawsuit by long-time city employee Patricia McCray, alleges, among other things, that upper management at the City of Tallahassee hired family members for city jobs. McCray, who worked for the city for 19 years before being laid off, was the assistant to former City Manager Rick Fernandez McCray’s allegations about the family hires […]

City’s Solar Farm Meeting Confirms Foreign Ownership, No New Jobs, $9 Million Tax Credit

City’s Solar Farm Meeting Confirms Foreign Ownership, No New Jobs, $9 Million Tax Credit

The City of Tallahassee hosted a community meeting on Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Tallahassee International Airport where Origis Energy provided an overview of the recently completed solar farm and an update on the expansion of the solar program. The meeting also allowed project managers to share details about the new solar farm and answer […]