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Downtown pole still standing

March 23, 2017

The extremely tall pole that we and other downtown business owners were told was being relocated is still standing. An electric meter has been attached and the city’s inspection department approved the installation on March 7.…

Pensacola

City Attorney ruled on Budget analyst last August

March 16, 2017

City Attorney Lysia Bowling issued a legal opinion in August 2016 regarding the Budget Analyst position. She said the position was solely under the discretion of the Council. Bowling: “The decision to hire a Budget Analyst…

Pensacola

Hayward veto gets muddier

March 16, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has vetoed the Pensacola City Council action to begin the hiring process for a budget analyst. However, not only did the city voters authorize the position in the 2014 general election, but…

Pensacola

Council president responds to veto

March 16, 2017

Pensacola Council President Brian Spencer responded last night to Inweekly’s request for his position on Mayor Ashton Hayward’s veto of a council action to begin the hiring process for a budget analyst. “I need to give…

Pensacola

Hayward: What’s a fair share of $1.5 billion?

March 13, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward issued this viewpoint today: What’s a fair share of $1.5 billion? On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, caught fire, and eventually sank, resulting in the largest offshore marine…

Politics

Another Hawkshaw debacle on the horizon?

March 13, 2017

The City of Pensacola has issued a Request for Proposals for the old Blount school property. However, the Hayward administration may have skipped some important steps before advertising the RFP. In January, Mayor Hayward received council…