Leon County Link for May 2023

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Leon County Link: May 2023

The Leon County Link connects citizens with Leon County services. For Leon County news and information, please visit: LeonCountyFL.gov/News.

Visitor Information Center Grand Opening

Wednesday, May 10, from 3:30-6:30 p.m.
918 Railroad Avenue

Don’t miss the grand opening of Leon County’s Visitor Information Center, the new hub for visitor services and County Tourism (Visit Tallahassee). Located in the newly renovated historic Seaboard Freight Station, the center is dynamically positioned between businesses, hotels, campuses, and venues to serve visitors of all sorts.

Press the Chest

Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 West Pensacola Street 

The annual Press the Chest community CPR training event is back on Saturday, June 3! Hosted by Leon County EMS, people of all ages are invited to learn the lifesaving skills of adult hands-only CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child choking relief, and AED awareness. Each participant will receive an American Heart Association CPR Anytime Kit containing a CPR manikin, DVD, and educational materials. Participants can take these personal CPR kits home to train family and friends.   

Register and learn to save lives at LeonCountyFL.gov/PressTheChest.

Library Lecture Series
Emancipation Day: Where Do We Go From Here?

Tuesday, May 16, at 6 p.m.
Leon County Main Library, 200 West Park Avenue

Join Leon County Government for an engaging and interactive discussion about Florida Emancipation Day, which is recognized each year on May 20. The lecture will feature a panel of local professors and historians in conversation about how Florida Emancipation Day was celebrated in the past and how Leon County citizens can remember and celebrate this historic day now and in the future.

Register for the Library Lecture Series at LeonCountyFL.gov/GetEngaged.

Fertilizer Rain Delay Continues in May

The Fertilizer Rain Delay campaign reminds homeowners and professional fertilizer applicators not to apply fertilizer for at least one day ahead of forecasted heavy rain (1 inch or more in 24 hours). Check Leon County social media pages for a reminder to refrain from fertilizing whenever there is heavy rain in the forecast.

Learn more about fertilizer application and best practices at LeonCountyFL.gov/Fertilizer.

Board of County Commissioners Schedule
May 2023

Tuesday, May 9, at 3 p.m.

Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting

County Courthouse, 5th Floor Commission Chambers - 301 S. Monroe Street

Tuesday, May 9, at 6 p.m.

Board of County Commissioners Public Hearing

County Courthouse, 5th Floor Commission Chambers - 301 S. Monroe Street

Thursday, May 11, at 1 p.m.

Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency Budget Workshop

City Commission Chambers – 300 S. Adams Street

Thursday, May 11, at 3 p.m.

Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency Regular Meeting

City Commission Chambers – 300 S. Adams Street

Monday, May 22, at 1:30 p.m.

Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency Regular Meeting

City Commission Chambers – 300 S. Adams Street

Tuesday, May 23, at 1 p.m.

Board of County Commissioners Workshop on Addressing Homelessness

County Courthouse, 5th Floor Commission Chambers - 301 S. Monroe Street

Live television broadcasts of Board of County Commissioners meetings are available on Comcast channel 16, the Leon County Florida channel on Roku, the County’s Facebook pageYouTube channel, and Twitter, and the County’s website.

For meeting and location updates, visit LeonCountyFL.gov.

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