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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…

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COO Fountain resigns

August 10, 2015

Press Release: The City of Pensacola announced today that Tamara Fountain would step down as Chief Operations Officer in order to pursue other opportunities. During her tenure, Fountain has managed the City’s enterprises – including Pensacola…

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Hiring Fountain makes sense if…

August 10, 2015

From the perspective of education and work history, Mayor Hayward’s hiring of Tamara Fountain as his Communications Administrator, at a salary above the market, doesn’t make sense. But it does if she was hired to help…

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PBR: Olson has his own cover-up

August 9, 2015

While his co-leader, COO Tamara Fountain, is battling to keep her job, City Administrator Eric Olson has some explaining to do about the Planning Department and the Planning Board–both of which fall under his supervision according…

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Resume-gate: One more misstatement

August 8, 2015

When Mayor Hayward’s Chief Operations Officer, Tamara Fountain, tried to defend to PNJ reporter Will Isern why she did not have a resume in her personnel file, she told Isern that she was initially contracted by…

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Fountain cries foul

August 6, 2015

City Chief Operations Officer Tamara Fountain issued this evening a statement to the Pensacola News Journal accusing reporter Will Isern of printing “allegations and innuendo” after he and Fountain had arranged an interview next week to…

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Mayor Hayward mum on Fountain

August 6, 2015

The PNJ is reporting that City Chief Operations Officer Tamara Fountain does not have a Masters of Business Administration from UWF and Bachelor’s from Florida State University that Mayor Ashton Hayward said she had. City Administrator…