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Decision on Hayward veto expected later today

March 17, 2014

Mayor Ashton Hayward’s Communications Director Tamara Fountain sent me this email on the possible veto of the city council’s decision to extend Varona’s contract at the airport on a month-to-month basis until the new RFP process…

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Hayward has five days to veto Varona contract

March 17, 2014

Will Mayor Ashton Hayward veto the Pensacola City Council’s month-to-month extension Varona’s food concessions contract at the Pensacola International Airport? According to the 2010 City Charter, the mayor has five days to veto it. The current…

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Public input and the Pensacola City Council

March 17, 2014

Over the past year, the Pensacola City Council has made an effort to limit public input at its meetings. This is a complete reversal with the openness that the city council began with three years ago…

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Lack of follow-through continues to plague Hayward

March 11, 2014

For several of the Escambia County Commissioners, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward’s pledge to work for more job training and for ST Aerospace to hire locals rang hollow. The mayor has a long list of commitments that…