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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 [...]

Buzz: Council on hot seat, Grover gets his way, City loses charity game

Buzz: Council on hot seat, Grover gets his way, City loses charity game

Pensacola City Council meeting today may have a few interesting twists. 350 Pensacola, with the help of Councilwoman Sherri Myers, wants the council to approve Climate Change Task Force. Christian Wagley of the environmental group told Inweekly, "We believe it is vital for our economy and [...]

Wedgewood families to show up in numbers, wearing orange

Wedgewood families to show up in numbers, wearing orange

The families in the Wedgewood, Rolling Hills and Olive Heights neighborhoods have organized to protest the dumps surrounding their area. A flyer has been circulated in that community urging families to attended the public forum at tomorrow's Escambia County Commission meeting. The flyer [...]

County will discuss resolution of DJJ cost sharing formula, savings $750K annually

County will discuss resolution of DJJ cost sharing formula, savings $750K annually

The Escambia County Commission will discuss today a settlement with the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice that will split the shared detention costs. The Department of Juvenile Justice issued a letter dated November 27, 2013 on the reconciliation of shared detention costs for FY 2012-2013 [...]

RFP-Lite, or ‘Meander, Meander, Meander’

RFP-Lite, or ‘Meander, Meander, Meander’

By mid-September, the Escambia County Commission should be selecting the search firm that will be helping to select a permanent county administrator. The board decided last night to extend the period for interested search firms to bid on the job, but to have the process completed soon enough to [...]

Searching for the Searcher and the Campfire Sing-Along

Searching for the Searcher and the Campfire Sing-Along

It is unclear exactly what they will do later today, but Escambia County commissioners appear poised to formally request that a wider net be cast for consulting firms for the county administrator search, and most likely, that a search firm be selected by September. “You’re not gonna get the [...]

IFS Battle Brewing? Jail employees say they were threatened by county official

IFS Battle Brewing? Jail employees say they were threatened by county official

As part of the ongoing jail-transfer process, Escambia County Human Resources Director Tom Turner met with a group of jail employees yesterday. The parties differ on the main take-away from the closed-door meeting. According to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, which currently operates the [...]

Consolidation, Not IT

Consolidation, Not IT

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is taking issue with certain aspects of last week’s jail-transfer report provided by county staff. “We have reviewed the transition report slides and they are replete with inaccuracies and information that is either untrue or incomplete half-truths,” [...]

The ‘Soft Transfer’

The ‘Soft Transfer’

With scant discussion regarding Sheriff David Morgan’s recent offer to retain control of the county jail for another year, the Escambia County Commission this morning digested another report on the progress of the jail transfer and heard from staff about various particulars of the [...]

Barry on The Offer

Barry on The Offer

While Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry said today that he welcomes a conversation regarding the recent offer from Sheriff David Morgan to retain operations of the county jail until 2014, he’s not sure such conversation will divert the county off its current track. “I’m open-minded [...]

The ‘Fresh Start’ Offer

The ‘Fresh Start’ Offer

The Escambia County Commission will consider an offer this week from Sheriff David Morgan to continue managing the county jail until October 2014. The offer provides the county—which is scheduled to take over the jail by this October—an out, and comes after commissioners recently decided to [...]

Wilson Breaks Rib, Punctures Lung

Wilson Breaks Rib, Punctures Lung

Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson has a broken rib and punctured lung, but says he still plans to make it to Thursday’s commission meeting in order to discuss Sheriff David Morgan’s recent offer to continue running the county jail for another year. “I may be in a wheelchair, [...]

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