Will Mayor’s office fix broken CMP lease process

August 1, 2015

In an article by Shannon Nickinson of the Studer Community Institute, Hayward’s Chief Operations Officer, Tamara Fountain, indicated that the mayor’s office is working to better define the process by which interested parties negotiate leases for…


Top five City of Pensacola salaries

July 31, 2015

Through a public record request, Inweekly got the salaries of city employees that are listed on the city’s website: Lysia Bowling, City Attorney: $154,980 Eric Olson, City Administrator: $133,016 Richard Barker, CFO: $123,219 Tamara Fountain, Chief…


Councilman charges Planning Board exceeded power

July 29, 2015

Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare several months ago submitted to the council a food truck ordinance. The City Council asked the Planning Board to review it. Councilman Bare has written COO Tamara Fountain charging the Planning…

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Status of Maritime Park, Post-Studers

July 27, 2015

What’s next for the Community Maritime Park? Several questions need to be answered before the city puts the parcels back on the market. 1. Who markets the remaining eight parcels at the park? The CMPA Board…


Hayward sends staff on road trip to New York and D.C.

July 25, 2015

In his latest “Upwords” newsletter, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward said that his Constituent Services team, the group that manages the city’s automated citizen complaint system (Pensacola 311), recently visited 311 operations in New York and Washington,…


Studers’ message to Mayor Ashton Hayward and Council President Andy Terhaar

July 23, 2015

From: <> Date: July 23, 2015 at 9:52:07 PM CDT To: Ashton Hayward <>, Terhaar Andy <>, “Reeves, James J. Esq.” <>, John Daniel <>, Remington Scott <> Subject: CMP  This evening we are releasing a statement regarding the leases…


Mayor Hayward rejects CMPA leases

July 23, 2015

Mayor Ashton Hayward and Council President Andy Terhaar announced this afternoon they have rejected the leases that CMPA approved for Studers to develop parcels 3, 6 and 9 at the Community Maritime Park. In a press…