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City Council meeting, after the chanting

July 18, 2016

Pensacola City Council selected Carol Leone of Milton as its attorney. Leone beat out by two points Mike Godwin, who retired from the City of Pensacola in 2012 after serving as the Airport Contract Administrator. Council…


Pensacola Fire Chief announces promotions

July 18, 2016

Pensacola Fire Chief David Allen has promoted Greg Redding as his Assistant Fire Chief. This is a new position that appears to replace the deputy fire chief position. However, Redding will be referred to as “chief.”…


Fire Department overtime soars past original budget

July 18, 2016

Last year, Mayor Ashton Hayward proposed, and the Pensacola City Council approved, a budget for this fiscal year that had $298,900 for overtime for the Pensacola Fire Department. According to the unaudited monthly financials on the…

Business Pensacola

Century Town Council approves food trucks

July 14, 2016 reports that tThe Town of Century has voted to allow food trucks and other portable food vendors to purchase a business license. When Sonny’s BBQ pays $26.25 for a license, it will be able to…


City Budget by years

July 13, 2016

In his annual Budget-In-Brief that he releases to the public at the same time he presents his budget proposal to the Pensacola City Council, Mayor Ashton Hayward breaks down the General Fund Expenditures in categories. The…