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The Fish House Lawsuit Documents

The Fish House Lawsuit Documents

We also have a copy of the lawsuit of Merrill Land and Great Southern Restaurant Group against the city of Pensacola. The two companies are also seek a declaratory judgment from the court: Merrill Land and Great Southern request that this Court make such declarations and rulings to resolve [...]

City Manager memo shows City knew that there was no assignment of Pitt Slip lease to The Fish House

City Manager memo shows City knew that there was no assignment of Pitt Slip lease to The Fish House

It took some digging through the City of Pensacola archives on Fortis but we found a memorandum by City Manager Tom Bonfield to the city council, dated Dec. 15, 2000, that informs the council that Seville Harbour (Ray Russenberger) and Merrill Land Company had agreed to sublease a portion of [...]

IN cover story #2: Ashton Hayward vs. The Fish House

IN cover story #2: Ashton Hayward vs. The Fish House

The story that has most people baffled is Mayor Ashton Hayward sending Collier Merrill a notice of default demanding that The Fish House pay five percent of its gross receipts retroactively to April 2000. If Merrill and his brothers failed to do so within 90 days, then the mayor would kick them off [...]

And poof, Mayor Hayward rescinds his notification of default against The Fish House

And poof, Mayor Hayward rescinds his notification of default against The Fish House

Mayor Ashton Hayward has rescinded his notice that The Fish House and Atlas Oyster House owed the city five percent of their gross sales retroactively to April 2000. The mayor claimed in a letter that he had his attorney Nix Daniel sent on Nov. 15 to Seville Harbor (Ray Russenberger) and [...]

Weekend Buzz: Wilson, new TDC head, Fish House lawsuit and laughing at Hayward

Weekend Buzz: Wilson, new TDC head, Fish House lawsuit and laughing at Hayward

Touart Decision Aftermath Commissioner Wilson Robertson wasn’t too happy about the 3-2 vote to remove George Touart from the list of candidates to be considered for the county administrator’s job. He openly accused after the meeting Commissioners Steven Barry, Lumon May and Grover Robinson [...]

Merrill and Russenberger reject default notification

Merrill and Russenberger reject default notification

Mayor Ashton Hayward hired attorney Nix Daniel to send a notification of default to Ray Russenberger, whose company, Seville Harbour, Inc., has the master lease for the marina on Pitt Slip, the inlet between Bartram Park and the Port of Pensacola. (Read N. Daniel to Seville Harbour-Merrill [...]

Parcel One and the Taxman

Parcel One and the Taxman

While members of the Community Maritime Park Associate’s Audit and Operations Committee forwarded a proposed lease with Beck Property Company to the main board, they did suggest making some changes. Primarily, they wanted a letter of credit from the property company. “Nothing but [...]

Studer Negotiations

Studer Negotiations

Blue Wahoos owner Quint Studer met with officials from the city of Pensacola and the Community Maritime Park Association this morning in an attempt to hammer out a lease for a parcel of property located at the Maritime Park. “We’re close,” said CMPA Chairman Collier Merrill at the end of [...]

Busy Week for CMPA

The Community Maritime Park Association has an active week ahead. CMPA Chairman Collier Merrill will meet with city officials and Quint Studer on Tuesday regarding a proposed park development project, and the full Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday to explore the Equal Business Opportunity [...]

Studer, Hayward and the Negotiation Blues

Quint Studer is hoping to construct a $12 million dollar office complex on a parcel at the Community Maritime Park. And while officials with the city of Pensacola seem to desire the same, hammering out an acceptable deal is taking some effort. Yesterday, Studer—owner of the Blue Wahoos [...]

Crist visits Pensacola

Lewis Bear, Jr. and Collier Merrill, III --the 2009 and 2008 IN Power list winners-- hosted a fundraiser for Gov. Charlie Crist tonight at The Fish House. State Sen. Don Gaetz introduced Gov. Crist and announced his endorsement of Gov. Crist's candidacy for U.S. Senate (which is hardly a surprise). [...]

Round 2: Economic Development Polka

Two weeks ago, Mort O'Sullivan and the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce delivered to the Escambia County Commission and the Pensacola City Council their proposal for revamping economic development. Tomorrow the Board of County Commissioners tackles economic development with their own [...]

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