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Viewpoint on Pensacola Beach Master Plan

March 9, 2010

My Fellow Pensacola Citizens, As a lifelong resident of Pensacola and Pensacola Beach, I have always been a proponent of improving the quality of life in our beautiful city. We have sat by and watched our…

Escambia County Politics

Buzz: Moratorium tied to ECUA

March 8, 2010

The Pensacola City Council will consider today a ban of industrial land uses inside the CRA. What I’m hearing is that this has to do with ECUA’s possible uses for the Main Street Treatment plant site…

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Thomas to close three schools

March 3, 2010

WEAR TV 3 reports that Escambia County Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas wants to close three alternative schools: Sidney Nelson, AV Clubbs and E-Seal. I couldn’t find anything about the closures on the school district’s website.…

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Beach Master Plan catching heat

March 2, 2010

The SRIA has been working on a new master plan for the commercial core of Pensacola Beach. The buzz is that the SRIA has gotten such a bad response from the general public at the last…

Escambia County News Politics

Here is the what

February 28, 2010

The daily marketing solution (see) asks this question in its Sunday editorial- If not consolidation, then what? The Escambia County Commission and the constitutional officers met on Thursday, Feb 25 and decided the first whats of…

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Saufley Landfill has unfinished business

February 25, 2010

The infamous history of the Saufley Landfill shows the worse that can happen after a hurricane. Three businesses do well after a hurricane demolition/clean-up companies, haulers and debris landfills. Saufley Landfill is one such landfill. It…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

PNJ continues to push for vote

February 24, 2010

It’s now a front page issue for the daily newspaper. They want the legislative delegation to reconvene and vote for the Consolidation plan. They offer no analysis of the plan or its process-with possible Sunshine violations.…

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Video to rally support for plan

February 19, 2010

There is a video on YouTube asking voters to pressure the local state legislators to place the Consolidation Plan on the ballot next fall. It’s mantra – “Tell your lawmakers you want better government.” Great –…

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What should be mayor’s salary?

February 9, 2010

The Pensacola City Council will vote on Thursday to set the mayor’s salary at $100,000. What do the county constitutional officers make? Clerk of Courts, $130,828 Property Appraiser, $130,828 Tax Collector, $130,828 Sheriff: $139,423 Supervisor of…

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ECSO retiree charged with larceny

February 4, 2010

by Sean Boone A 32-year veteran of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has been accused of stealing more than $100,000 in department funds. Catherine Lister, who retired on Jan. 29 from the finance department, was charged…

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Evers shares wisdom. No really, that’s what it says

February 2, 2010

Press Release by Natalie Custodio: Tallahassee- Representative Greg Evers took a breather this morning from committee meetings to offer his own experience and wisdom to Florida’s next generation of civic-minded individuals. Representative Evers participated in a…