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City of Tallahassee concerned local business broke agreement

City of Tallahassee concerned local business broke agreement
City of Tallahassee concerned local business broke agreement
Posted at 4:17 PM, Sep 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-12 18:14:31-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The City of Tallahassee is calling out Big Bend Cares for not complying with a land agreement for the public.  

County Commissioner Bill Proctor recently sent out a letter stating that the CRA Board approved $1.5 million in incentives for the non-profit BBC expansion in 2015 in return for the business to give neighboring land to the public. 

The city is concerned that taxpayers are handing over money while not seeing what they expected from it.

A meeting was held Wednesday to discuss where everyone stands.  

"This is totally wrong. It seems like their is insider collusion and insider trading and the CRA staff is not coming clean and I don't trust it," said Proctor. 

Big Bend Cares sent us this statement regarding the agreement staying in part:

"We have no objection to remaining with our original agreement. We value the support of the city, county and CRA and their commitment to making additional healthcare options available to residents and employees near downtown and the Southside."