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Sallis signs voting conflict form

August 14, 2015

Planning Board member Scott Sallis has signed a Form 8B – Memorandum of Voting Conflict. It is for the vote that occurred on July 14. The conflict is the measure before the planning board “inured to…

Pensacola

City Hall: The Wobbly Wheel of Pensacola

August 13, 2015

Pensacola is an exciting place to live. Downtown Pensacola is booming and more development is on the way. The YMCA of Northwest Florida this morning held a groundbreaking for its new downtown facility that is being…

Pensacola

Word on the Street: What was Ashton thinking?

August 12, 2015

The Cease and Desist letter from attorney Alistar McKenzie regarding the City Administrator Eric Olson allegedly threatening the president of the North Hill Preservation Association was dated July 20. When Mayor Ashton Hayward announced on August…

Business Pensacola

Montgomery mayor welcomes Sky Warrior project

August 12, 2015

WSFA reports that Montgomery, Ala. Mayor Todd Strange is excited about his city being considered for Sky Warrior’s Initial Flight Screening Program, which could include a possible hotel or dorm to house up to 2,000 airmen.…

Pensacola

Municipal Official of the Year award named for Wu

August 12, 2015

Somehow the City of Pensacola’s Communications Department missed this. Jackson County Floridan reports that during the June 2015 Northwest Florida League of Cities board meeting, members voted unanimously to name the annual Municipal Official of the…

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Three strikes put Olson on the hot seat

August 12, 2015

The News Journal is reporting today that Mayor Ashton Hayward’s City Administrator Eric Olson has been accused of threatening an NAS employee who also heads the city’s oldest neighborhood association. The story follows a similar report…

News Pensacola

Councilman Brian Spencer also cleared

August 11, 2015

The Florida Ethics Commission also dismissed a series of allegations against Pensacola City Councilman Brian Spencer. From the report: No probable cause was found to believe that Pensacola City Councilmember BRIAN SPENCER had a voting conflict…

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No special snowflakes at Pensacola City Hall

August 10, 2015

Few are surprised that Tamara Fountain is no longer working for Mayor Ashton Hayward. If we have learned anything about the mayor over the past five years, it’s that Ashton’s loyalty to his employees lasts as…