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City fire pension nearly fully funded

City  fire pension nearly fully funded

Richard Grover, a member of the city of Pensacola fire pension board, passed on to Inweekly the latest actuarial report on the fire pension. The plan is 94.58 percent funded, an amazing statistic considering how much of the government pension news has been just the opposite. In an email to Mayor [...]

Stormwater workshop set for Jan. 22

Stormwater workshop set for Jan. 22

The City of Pensacola and Escambia County will hold a joint public workshop to discuss stormwater management within the Pensacola Bay Basin, and information regarding flood mitigation options and their associated costs and benefits. The City of Pensacola and Escambia County are jointly applying for [...]

Food and beer now available at Pensacola International Airport

Food and beer now available at Pensacola International Airport

It has taken nearly a year, but Mayor Ashton Hayward's vision of having national brand food service at the Pensacola International Airport has become a reality. Einstein Bros. Bagels will no longer be serving from a kiosk in the pre-security area. The vendor will join Pensacola Beach House in [...]

Pensacola City Council may change law so it can meet less often

Pensacola City Council may change law so it can meet less often

Council President Andy Terhaar has proposed changes to the city code and city council rules that will require that the Pensacola City Council only have one regular meeting a month. The recommendation is based on the discussion held at council workshop on December 11. Over the past few years, [...]

Psst, someone needs to tell Pensacola City Council a hard freeze is coming

Psst, someone needs to tell Pensacola City Council a hard freeze is coming

Late this afternoon, the Pensacola City Council will release its agenda for its Jan. 15 regular meeting. Will the council discuss the recommendations made by its task force on homelessness? Cold, arctic weather is coming. A hard freeze is predicted for Wednesday night. The city council last [...]

Interesting Job Description for City Attorney leads to charter questions (update)

Interesting Job Description for City Attorney leads to charter questions (update)

The job description for the Pensacola City Attorney has been posted on The Florida Bar website: The City Attorney shall serve as the chief legal adviser to, and shall represent, elected or appointed officials, boards and commissions, and employees in the course and scope of their official duties [...]

Weekend Buzz: Valentino tape edited,Facebook gets another employee fired

Weekend Buzz: Valentino tape edited,Facebook gets another employee fired

Sheriff David Morgan sent the Florida Ethics Commission his formal response to ex-County Commissioner Gene Valentino's complaint against him. Of the four complaints made by Valentino, the one that has received the most attention in the media concerns is a voice message the sheriff left the [...]

City attorney shake up: Messer out, search begun for in-house lawyer

City attorney shake up: Messer out, search begun for in-house lawyer

Mayor Ashton Hayward has made the decision not to renew the Messer Law Firm as the city attorney. Jim Messer's contract expired on Dec. 14, and he will work month-to-month until a replacement is found and approved by the city council. In an email dated Dec. 5, City COO Tamara Fountain told the [...]

Mayor Hayward places hold on EDATE applications

Mayor Hayward places hold on EDATE applications

Last week, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward withdrew the EDATE (Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions) application for an assisted living facility on the site of the former Pensacola Racquet Club when it was discovered the city had not submitted the application and the necessary [...]

Pensacola City Council debates Fire Boat House tonight

Pensacola City Council debates Fire Boat House tonight

A stir has been created by a request from the mayor’s office to use sidewalk funds to build a boathouse at the Port of Pensacola for the fire department’s boat. The lowest bidder for construction is Southeastern Construction, Inc. for a total cost of $453,437.61. The city has a grant that [...]

How Pensacola City Council voted on its officers

How Pensacola City Council voted on its officers

We've had the ballots for the Pensacola City Council's election of president and vice president for some time, but the ATF report on the county jail blast took our focus in a different direction. Two weeks ago, the council elected Andy Terhaar and Larry Johnson, as president and vice president [...]

Institute for Women in Politics issues its report on 2014 local elections

Institute for Women in Politics issues its report on 2014 local elections

Women make few gains in 2014 elections in Escambia and Santa Rosa There are five new women in the halls of government and the judiciary in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties but a gain of just one seat for women as a result of this year’s election cycle. Jennie Kinsey is the newest circuit [...]

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