Everything with Emerald Coast Utility Authority is a negotiation. Cleaning up the water that it supplied the to Gulf Breeze in the 1990s; the IP pipeline to clean up Perdido Bay; Relocation of the Main St. plant; and now curbside recycling. Nothing is done easily when any government tries to [...]
Board of County Commissioners Public Hearings Preliminary Budget Workshop Fiscal Year 2008/2009 Countywide Budget 19 March 2008 Call to order at 8:35 a.m. Grover Robinson started discussion by suggesting cutting the commissioners' salary by 5 percent. "If you were talking about cutting [...]
At last week's Pensacola City Council meeting, Leroy Boyd of Movement for Change and others made a big deal about E.W. Bullock being awarded the marketing contract for Energy Services of Pensacola - even though they came in second (by one point) in the rating process. There was discussion about [...]
The new pnj.com website is locking up my Foxfire browser. Understand my computer isn't the latest model and I do have a number of spam blockers and filters that stop macros. But seriously it's slowing down my computer. Is anyone having the same problem? I do think the new site is a Gannett [...]
Joint Meeting of the Escambia County Board of Commissioners and the Pensacola City Council 18 March 2008 Hagler Mason Conference Room, City Hall Note: This meeting was primarily for discussion between the government entities. Few decisions were made though a lot was said. Opening Remarks [...]
We also received this email report on the meeting: "Sharon Barnett from the League of Women Voters made a very good point that I think should be shared. She charged the review board to think about the charter both in the abstract and in the particular. Currently, we are run by a “one [...]
I will have Zack Taylor on IN Your Head Radio today. Mr. Taylor is a charter member of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers. He served as a Border Patrol Officer from 1976-2003. He will speak on an effort in Congress to create wilderness area along the Mexican border. Here [...]
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Much of Monday night's Charter Review Commission meeting centered around questioning City Manager Tom Bonfield on his duties, ethics, his relationship with the council, and leadership, or the lack thereof, in the city. All commission members were present for the meeting, which included [...]
From Visit Florida: Four Florida Beaches Named Best in the U.S. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (March 17, 2008) – Four Florida beaches are being recognized as best in America by a popular online travel community. The Sunshine State dominates the list, with more Top 10 beaches in the U.S. than any other [...]
The NY Times picked up this story today. The radio interview was powerful. Julin talked about the incident and how it tested her faith. Read Families Sue Chiquita in Deaths of 5 Men.
On IN Your Head Radio, I have Tania Julin, the widow of Mark Rich. Rich was one of three missionaries – Mark Rich, Dave Mankins and Rick Tenenoff – abducted on January 31, 1993 by the Colombian terrorist group known as “FARC” from the village of Púcuro, on the Panamanian-Colombian border. [...]