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The Perdido Key Name Game

The Escambia County Commission will be considering rescinding a resolution today that requested the Florida Department of Transportation change the map-designation of Perdido Key to Perdido Key Beach. But what exactly will such a move accomplish? “Whatever their resolution is, we’re going to [...]

Touart to Stay?

The Escambia County Commission is split on how best to proceed with efforts to fill the county administrator position. The Human Resources director described this morning how the search results were “a little light,” and offered commissioners some options going forward. “Another year or [...]

Commission Meeting Moved to Tuesday

There has been a schedule change for next week’s regular meeting of the Escambia County Commission. Originally scheduled for Thursday, the meeting has been moved up to Tuesday, April 2. Public forum will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the regular meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. in commission chambers [...]

Reynolds: ‘I Am Unaware of Any Issues’

Reynolds: ‘I Am Unaware of Any Issues’

County officials expressed concern this morning that there were problems with current deals involving the city of Pensacola. Specifically, commissioners and county staff raised issues about negotiations with City Administrator Bill Reynolds over operations and funding of the Escambia County Area [...]

Don’t Think Twice (It’s Alright)

As Escambia County officials begin determining what went wrong with a tourism-incentive gift card program funded primarily through BP funds following the 2010 oil spill, Florida Senate President Don Gaetz has questioned the prudence of placing more spill money—in the form of RESTORE Act [...]

Grover’s Town Hall

Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson will host a public forum this evening. Here’s the county press release: Escambia County Commissioner Grover C. Robinson, IV, will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the cafeteria of Ferry Pass Middle School, 8355 [...]

Valentino Vents

Valentino Vents

Escambia County Commission Chairman Gene Valentino learned about the mess over at the chamber of commerce a few days ago. “I’m a little disappointed with the whole thing,” he said this morning. “I don’t wish any ill will to the chamber, but boy, am I disappointed.” The commission [...]

Council Catches the Bus

Council Catches the Bus

As the Pensacola City Council discussed the fate of the recently passed 4-cent gas tax last night, Mike Lowery said he was “probably the most nervous person in this room.” “I can tell you, I”m shaking,” said Lowery, president of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1395, “because I’m [...]

Dogs, Chickens and Guns

Dogs, Chickens and Guns

The Escambia County Commission enjoyed a marathon session last night. The packed agenda included dogs, chickens and guns. After previously delaying the approval of two designated dog beaches on Pensacola Beach to allow time to plan for additional dog areas on Perdido Key, the commission approved [...]

Barry’s Town Hall

Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry will be holding an open forum town hall meeting Monday. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Molino Community Complex. For more information, contact the District 5 commissioner’s office at 595-4950. Citizens may also keep up with the [...]

Wu Juggles Zimmerman, Gas Tax

Wu Juggles Zimmerman, Gas Tax

It looks like the gas tax and Zimmerman Agency contract will be on the Pensacola City Council’s table next week. The topics didn’t make the agenda, but Council President P.C. Wu said last night he plans to add them. “To me, the logical thing is, why wouldn’t it be there?” the president [...]

Gun Love in Escambia

Gun Love in Escambia

Tomorrow, Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson will ask his fellow commissioners to adopt a resolution supporting the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. “I’m doing it to state that Escambia County—if I can get the votes—wants to take a stand that we oppose further [...]

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