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Deputy fire chief also sues Pensacola mayor individually

February 24, 2017

Yesterday, former Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover’s attorney and the attorneys representing the City of Pensacola filed a joint motion to dismiss City Administrator Eric Olson, Chief Human Resources Officer Ed Sisson, Assistant Human Resources Manager…

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Schmitt vs. Hayward rises several questions

February 23, 2017

Now that Mayor Ashton Hayward is individually named a defendant in the lawsuit brought by former Fire Chief Matt Schmitt, the City -both Mayor and City Council- will be breaking new ground. Should Ashton Hayward separate…

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Oops, mystery Baylen pole coming down

February 8, 2017

People have asked about the tall wooden pole that suddenly appeared on Baylen Street near the county’s parking garage. We’ve jokingly called it downtown’s latest tourist attractive – the tallest telephone in Florida. Apparently, we weren’t…

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City of Pensacola ups digital game

February 1, 2017

The City of Pensacola issued two press releases on improvements to its communication and financial accountability systems. The City has a new 311-app that now includes the City of Pensacola downtown parking map. It reportedly accesses…

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City Administrator report for January

January 19, 2017

The citizens of Pensacola only hear from their city administrator once a month at the Agenda Review. He doesn’t hold town hall meetings. He doesn’t answer questions. He doesn’t put things in writing. Here is the…

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City of Pensacola Puppet Show

January 17, 2017

At the Agenda Review on Jan. 9, the Parks & Recreation director, Brian Cooper, gave a report on his department to the Pensacola City Council. However, council members were not permitted to ask any questions of…

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Pensacola Police Chief wants to keep his job

January 16, 2017

Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander told the Pensacola City Council last week he wants to keep his job past his DROP date in May. At the end of his monthly report to the City Council at…