City of Pensacola drops ball on job evaluations

May 24, 2016

The city of Pensacola has not done a written job performance evaluation of its administrative staff in four years, according to records obtained by Inweekly. The most recent evaluation of a department head was October 2009.…


ARB tabled 72 items from 2012 through 2015

May 23, 2016

A review of the minutes of the City of Pensacola’s Architectural Review Board revealed the board tabled 72 agenda items from January 2012 through December 2015, proving the point made by the ARB board members that…


Pensacola: Weekly Wrap-up – May 21

May 21, 2016

Mayor Ashton Hayward doesn’t like that the Pensacola City Council is holding a special meeting on May 26 to discuss his investigation and termination of Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover. In…

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Pensacola mayor upset with council and citizens

May 18, 2016

In an unprecedented open letter to the citizens of Pensacola posted on the city’s “Transparent Pensacola” page, Mayor Ashton Hayward called a special council meeting to discuss his termination of Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy…

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North Port, Fla. also has few performance evaluations

May 16, 2016

The Sarasota Herald Tribune reports that North Port’s assistant city manager, police chief, fire chief, economic development coordinator and five of its department directors have not received written performance evaluations in years. Their salaries total close…