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Wednesday November 25th 2015

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Legislature fails on insurance

Our state reps - Dave Murzin, Clay Ford, Greg Evers and Ray Sansom - will all try to convince us that they accomplished great things during this year's legislative session. However, they failed to address property insurance. Thank goodness, there is a St. Pete Times: ast winter was the [...]

More on city parks

The latest on the soccer mom who was upset about a creepy man taking photos of her children at Pensacola's Plaza DeLuna on the end of Palafox Street (Pedophiles at city parks ): She received calls from City councilman Mike Wiggins and Police Chief John Mathis telling her that she was wrong to [...]

Notes: Council 5.08.08

May 8 City Council meeting notes: Wow. Thursday night’s City Council meeting included a three-hour and ten-minute-long discussion of a building in North Hill, a seemingly impromptu (not) appointment of a new city attorney, and a request for the council to evaluate City Manager Tom [...]

Jackpot: Wells hired

The council named Rusty Wells city attorney last night @ 10:30. After they discussed a system for ranking the nine candidates, DeSorbo suggested keeping it "simple" by naming Rusty to the post right then. He just happened to be in the audience. The vote was 6-3, with Sam Hall, Marty Donovan and [...]

Pelicans win

Drove to UWF and watched the Pensacola Pelicans win their first game. Wish we had the new ballpark ...like Springdale, Ark. and Grand Prairie, Tex. The Publix in Gulf Breeze got built faster. Maybe we should have the Moulton family - developer of the GB project - as the master developer. At [...]

Council movement on CMP

I am hearing that Councilmen Mike DeSorbo and Jewel Cannada-Wynn are really pushing for the city staff to come up with a plan for alternative financing for the Community Maritime Park. This is good news. The only question I have - Are Tom Bonfield, Dick Barker and the rest of the City Hall junta [...]

Radio: Bra Boys

Friday on IN Your Head Radio I will talk to Sunny Abberton –Director, Writer, Producer of BRA BOYS – A new documentary film narrated by Russell Crowe about Brotherhood Murder Surfing Family and Respect. Listen at 1:00 PM CST on News Radio 1620. BRA BOYS website Listen at Newsradio1620.com

Notes: Charter Review 5.05.08 – Part 2

Charter Review Commission meeting Part 2 Regarding the City of Pensacola’s committee process, CRC chair Crystal Spencer asked Tom Bonfield how many City Council members are needed to take a motion out of committee if it doesn’t pass. It takes seven council members. The city manager [...]

Notes: Commission Agenda meeting 5.08.08

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE WORKSHOP BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Escambia County Government Complex 221 Palafox Place May 8, 2008, 9:00 a.m. Called to order at 9 03 a.m. All Commissioners were present. Florida Sterling Council – Region One Team Showcase Presentation A spokesperson from [...]

Notes: Charter Review 5.05.08

Monday afternoon’s Charter Review Commission meeting included quite a debate between its members and City Manager Tom Bonfield. Much of the legal-like questioning centered around leadership in the city and opportunities for citizen input and initiatives. Bonfield said it’s untrue to say [...]

What is happening in District 3

The IN focuses on the poorest neighborhoods of Pensacola and Escambia County. The areas are represented by State Rep. Clay Ford, Commissioner Marie Young, and City Councilmen Ronald Townsend, John Jerralds, and Jewel Cannada-Wynn. Feature article: What's Going On Outtakes: Third World [...]

Notes: School Board 5.07.08

Escambia County School Board Members decided to table a decision regarding the district's budget and proposed personnel cuts before a capacity crowd at the J.E Hall Center during a special meeting last night. The board will hold a workshop at 11:30 a.m. on May 15 at a location to be determined to [...]

Find Larry Walker

We are running a contest on IN Your Head Radio. Find the absent ECUA board member Larry Walker who missed the vote on countywide curbside recycling, get his autograph, fax it to NewsRadio 1620 (494-0778) and you will win two tickets to the May 15 performance of Pensacola Children's Chorus "Showtime [...]

Radio: Oliver North

Lt. Col. Oliver North was my guest on IN Your Head Radio today. Listen to Interview Find out more about American Heroes

Speak out on County budget

Escambia County Commissioners will hold a series of budget meetings in each district during the month of May to allow residents a chance to review and voice opinions on budget cuts. Meeting dates, time and locations are as follows: May 8, 6 p.m. – Catholic High School (Media Center), 3043 [...]

Please stop, Hillary

From former chairman of the Escambia Couny Democratic Executive Committee, Ron Melton: It’s time Senator Clinton stopped her campaign for the presidency and told Democrats she will work hard to elect Senator Obama president. She’s run a strong, smart and tough campaign but it’s time to [...]

Sarasota jumpstarts economy

Sarasota County wants to use their local option sales tax dollars to create 900 jobs by moving ahead on its public works projects. To make it happen they needed the voters to give the bonding authority. With results from all 157 precincts now counted, voters have overwhelmingly approved a ballot [...]

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