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Underhill picks up third ECUA endorsement

Underhill picks up third ECUA endorsement

Press Release: ECUA Board Member Vicki Campbell endorses Doug Underhill, cites Underhill’s “desire to collaborate on solutions” for Escambia County Emerald Coast Utilities Authority member Vicki Campbell announced today that she is endorsing Doug Underhill in the Republican primary for [...]

Weekend Buzz: Hayward exercises veto, Recycling comeback and Larry The Lion roars

Weekend Buzz: Hayward exercises veto, Recycling comeback and Larry The Lion roars

Mayor Ashton Hayward notified the Pensacola City Council on Friday that he has vetoed Ordinances 26-14 and 27-14 that were passed by the council to better manage the mayor's power to enlist outside attorneys. In an email to the council, Hayward said that the City Attorney (Jim Messer) and CFO [...]

ECUA wants something other than mouse tunnels on Perdido Key

ECUA wants something other than mouse tunnels on Perdido Key

The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) Board voted on May 29, to accept a recommendation from its Citizens’ Advisory Committee to decline to participate in a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project as currently designed. Instead, the Board intends to petition to work with the [...]

ECUA sets June 16 as end date for free flood debris collection

ECUA sets June 16 as end date for free flood debris collection

Press Release: Under normal circumstances, the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) does not collect construction and demolition (C&D) debris without an additional charge. However, since the historic flooding of April 29-30, the ECUA Board elected to waive normal policy and collect flood [...]

ECUA offers media tour to new recycling facility

ECUA offers media tour to new recycling facility

ECUA issued a press release stating it has continued to provide recycling services to its customers for the past month, despite the loss of its local processing facility. "Through this time, we’ve persisted in our search for a qualified vendor for the processing of recyclables, and now that [...]

Precautionary Boil Water Notice

From ECUA: A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for ECUA customers residing on the following streets after repairs to a water main, damaged by crews working on a nearby storm water drainage pipe: Chemstrand Road, from Twin Bay Drive, south to Limerick Lane Arnett [...]

Mouse crossings cause problems for ECUA

Mouse crossings cause problems for ECUA

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designed four mouse crossings on Perdido Key. There aren't any safe ones for humans, but beach mouses will have their own. In a letter to the federal agency and Florida Department of Transportation, Michael Hamlin, ECUA Manager of Utilities Development, [...]

Weekend Buzz: Inside administrator selection, Hayward advisors, City vs. ECUA

Weekend Buzz: Inside administrator selection, Hayward advisors, City vs. ECUA

Reynolds has support The question that many have been asked is how did Bill Reynolds make the list of five finalists for the county administrator for Escambia County. You can thank Alan McMillan, a recent appointee to the administrator selection committee. Reynolds was fired in July 2013 by [...]

News story #3: Talking Trash

News story #3: Talking Trash

Escambia County and Emerald Coast Utility Authority have squared off over the future of solid waste collection, recycling and disposal in the county. The battle is even really begun, but we can expect more volleys in 2014. Read "Talking Trash" by Jeremy Morrison.

Outtakes #4: Sucker USA

Outtakes #4: Sucker USA

For a place that is so tough on its leaders and anyone who tries to push this community, it’s amazing how susceptible we are to hucksters, scam artists and out-of-towners looking for “sweetheart” deals. Show us a slick PowerPoint presentation, tell us how great you are, maybe hand out a [...]

Sunshine Confessional

Sunshine Confessional

Prior to discussing the sale of the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority’s 19-acre downtown property yesterday, board Chairman Larry Walker took a few minutes to shed light on what he described as a “possible” Sunshine Law violation. “And to apologize for it, on my part, the failure to [...]

ECUA Says Okay

ECUA Says Okay

Despite concerns about what might eventually be developed on the site, the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority voted this afternoon to take the next step toward selling its 19-acres of prime downtown Pensacola real estate to a Texas developer. “It’s not going to be a pig lot, and it’s not [...]

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