Pensacola City Council agenda has 49 items

March 4, 2015

The Pensacola City Council may have set a record for its March 9 Agenda Review. It has 49 items. The agenda packet is 1,032 pages. They will be voting on contracts and expenditures totaling more than…


Move To Amend goes to Pensacola City Council in March

February 26, 2015

Yesterday on Pensacola Speaks, we interviewed Mike Potters on Move to Amend. The Northwest Florida (Pensacola) Move To Amend Chapter will attend the Pensacola City Council meeting on March 12 to support discussion of a Council…


Hayward completes loop on pension reform

February 12, 2015

Tonight the Pensacola City Council ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 707, the labor union representing City of Pensacola firefighters. Unlike the contracts with the general employees…

Pensacola Politics

Hazy outlook for medical pot legislation

February 11, 2015

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Proposals by two Republican lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana have a slim chance of passing this legislative session, based on the comments of a Senate committee chairman who…


Pensacola Police will now wear body cameras

February 5, 2015

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced today that Pensacola Police officers would begin wearing body cameras as part of their regular duty gear. ‚ÄúPensacola is fortunate to have what I believe is one of the finest police…

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City fire pension nearly fully funded

January 20, 2015

Richard Grover, a member of the city of Pensacola fire pension board, passed on to Inweekly the latest actuarial report on the fire pension. The plan is 94.58 percent funded, an amazing statistic considering how much…

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Stormwater workshop set for Jan. 22

January 16, 2015

The City of Pensacola and Escambia County will hold a joint public workshop to discuss stormwater management within the Pensacola Bay Basin, and information regarding flood mitigation options and their associated costs and benefits. The City…