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City refuses to release pension information

August 2, 2016

Inweekly requested last week information on the City of Pensacola employees who have retired and later rehired – process known as “double-dipping.” The employee enters DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Program), completes the five years, retires for…

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A year later, no additions to Maritime Park

July 25, 2016

This time last year, the city of Pensacola was on the cusp of approving a lease agreement that would have brought a $20-million investment to the Vince Whibbs Sr. Community Maritime Park. The University of West…

Pensacola

Facts belie explanation of fire department overtime

July 25, 2016

In a television interview on July 19, Pensacola Fire Chief David Allen defended his sharp increase in overtime as being cyclical. “It tends to happen, throughout my career that there’s these cycles where there’ll be a…

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Pensacola wrap up: week ending July 23

July 23, 2016

It was a relatively quiet week. BCC keeps gas tax The Escambia Board of County Commissioners were not pleased with City CFO Dick Barker’s bait-and-switch regarding the allocation of gas taxes. Barker never delivered the interlocal…

Pensacola

Wall South No Go for Pokemon Go

July 21, 2016

The City of Pensacola asks Pokemon Go players to not hunt Pokemon at Veterans Memorial Park: City of Pensacola is asking players of the viral smart-phone game Pokemon Go to refrain from playing in Veterans Memorial…

Pensacola

Spencer ‘underwhelmed’ by bridge design

July 19, 2016

Pensacola City Councilman Brian Spencer said on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks” that he was not impressed by the design renderings for the new Pensacola Bay Bridge that were released last week. “I sure hope…