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Council Week continues, the episode about the budget

September 17, 2015

by Jeremy Morrison Pensacola City Council’s Wednesday night budget workshop was a three-hour stew of questions and numbers, with primarily two council members — Sherri Myers and Charles Bare — fleshing out financial particulars with city…

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Council Week begins, next episode Wednesday

September 15, 2015

By Jeremy Morrison The Pensacola City Council dove into a jam-packed week last night, trying to wrap its arms around the Maritime Park lease process and issues facing the Community Redevelopment Agency, before hitting the next…

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Pensacola: The Historic Elections of 1951

September 14, 2015

by Diane Mack, president of The Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida On April 24, 1951, voters went to the polls in the Democratic primary election for the Pensacola City Council (there were no…

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New ruling: Hawkshaw RFP is dead

September 14, 2015

Special Liaison Rusty Wells has sent to the Pensacola City Council additional information regarding the Hawkshaw RFP and whether Councilman Larry Johnson could bring up the proposals for reconsideration. The answer is no. Mr. Johnson’s recommendation…

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Johnson disappointed

September 14, 2015

I received the following email from Council Vice President Larry Johnson about his CRA recommendation being pulled. He’s not happy that we made an inquiry: Rick, why are you more concerned with parliamentary issues than the…

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Hawkshaw RFP reconsideration disappears from CRA agenda

September 14, 2015

Last week, Inweekly asked Pensacola City Attorney Lysia Bowling for an opinion on Councilman Larry Johnson’s recommendation for the Community Redevelopment Agency to reconsider its August action that rejected all RFPs submitted for the Hawkshaw property…

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Recap: Allen Chapel incident

September 12, 2015

Last Sunday, a Pensacola police officer interrupted a church service to enforce a child custody order. Parishioners recorded the incident on their cell phones. One video was posted on Facebook and received our 350,000 views. Police…

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Few good things happen around Tom Ann Buddy’s

September 11, 2015

Late Wednesday afternoon, the Pensacola Police Department issued a press release involving an incident that resulted in two officers being placed on administrative leave and a man shot and charged with several offenses. Most police reports…

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Who applied to be an assistant city administrator

September 11, 2015

Former County Administrator Bob McLaughlin did not apply. The man who followed him as interim and handled the BP Oil Spill did –Larry Newsom. Policy & Support Mark Baer Jonathan Bolton Jack Brock Jonathan Cooley Lacee…