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Ms. Jessica Goodman-Taylor Formally Recognized for Service to CSC Leon

Judge Jonathon Sjostrom formally recognized Ms. Jessica Goodman-Taylor for her exemplary service and support to the Children’s Services Council of Leon County.

Annoucnement: Q-Q Research selected as needs assessment vendor

Q-Q Research Selected to Serve as Needs Assessment Vendor

On October 21, 2021, the Children’s Services Council of Leon County Negotiation Team approved a recommendation from the Needs Assessment Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) Negotiation Team to award Q-Q Research Consultants with the contract for the Asset and Needs Assessment. The contract price is $279,773.

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Community Advocate Jack Levine Educates Local Kiwanis Club

On Monday, August 30, local child advocate and Founder of the 4Generations Institute, Jack Levine, addressed the Capital City Kiwanis Club on the latest happenings with the Children’s Services Council of Leon County. His presentation provided history of the CSC movement locally and across the state, as well as addressed the governance structure of the Council, what it hopes to levy in terms of local taxes, and its recently adopted priorities.

Assets and Needs Assessment Invitation to Negotiate

CSC Leon Releases ITN for Needs Assessment

The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) seeks to establish, through an Invitation to Negotiate (ITN), a contract for completion of a comprehensive inventory and analysis of programs currently offered in Leon County, Florida, which will provide a sound basis for future CSC Leon funding decisions.

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CSC Leon Welcomes Terrence Watts

On Thursday, August 19, 2021, the Children’s Services Council of Leon County accepted the resignation of Walter Sachs from its Council and swore in newest member, Mr. Terrence Watts. Walter Sachs, District Administrator for the Department of Children and Families, was assigned to the Council on December 8, 2020, filling one of the statutorily assigned…
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Position Announcement: Executive Director

The Children’s Services Council of Leon County seeks an executive director to serve as the official representative of the organization and provide strategic leadership to its development as a catalyst for positive change to improve the lives and outcomes of children, youth and families in our community.

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Leon County Children’s Services Council settles on .375 millage rate

After almost two hours of discussion, the Leon County Children’s Services Council unanimously voted for a property tax rate of .375 mills. The maximum tax the CSC was allowed to levy was 0.5, or half of a mill. The tax amount will vary depending on how much a person’s property is worth.

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Leon County holds first Children’s Services Council Meeting

On Thursday, ten council members were sworn in after 66-percent of voters in Leon County said they wanted the Children’s Services Council.

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Gov. DeSantis Appoints five to the Leon County Children’s Services Council

The CSC provides children with early learning and reading skills, development, treatment, preventative and other rehabilitative children’s services. The council has the power to distribute tax revenue to maintain services benefitting children in the county. The amount of tax revenue distributed is expected to be $8 million.