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What is on Escambia County regular meeting agenda?

What is on Escambia County regular meeting agenda?

Solid Waste Moratorium There will be a public hearing for consideration of adopting an Ordinance extending the temporary moratorium related to Solid Waste Management Facilities. Last year the County Commission adopted an ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium on the processing of [...]

Weekend Buzz: PPD may have problem, Found Money and Smartest Answer

Weekend Buzz: PPD may have problem, Found Money and Smartest Answer

Courthouse rumblings Criminal defense lawyers are watching closely the case of Herchel Royals, who was arrested in July 2013 on drug charges. His case is one of those possibly impacted by the current FDLE lab investigation of a supervisor allegedly stealing drugs from the lab. Royals’ trial is [...]

County commission delays county administrator decision until noon tomorrow

County commission delays county administrator decision until noon tomorrow

For three and a half hours, the Escamabia County Commission listened to its five finalists for the county administrator position and deliberated who should replace George Touart. A motion to simply name interim administrator Larry Newsom failed, 2-3, but he still is in contention. The other [...]

County Administrator decision could be this week

County Administrator decision could be this week

On Thursday, March 13, the five finalists will meet separately with individual commissioners in their offices prior to public interviews with the full board at 1 p.m. A second special board meeting will be held on March 14 at 9 a.m. to pick a new top boss for the county if one is not named on March [...]

Weekend Buzz: County Jail, Valentino rakes in the cash and Hayward signs up Hill consultants

Weekend Buzz: County Jail, Valentino rakes in the cash and Hayward signs up Hill consultants

Escambia County to rebid jail contracts Corrections Department Director Gordon Pike told the Escambia County Commission at its agenda review meeting on March 6 that he plans to rebid all the jail contracts. He made the statement when the commissioners questioned his recommendation to amend [...]

Lion fish on Escambia County Commission agenda

Lion fish on Escambia County Commission agenda

The Escambia Board of County Commissioners have two agenda items regarding lion fish. A proclamation, in recognition of the removal of the greatest number of non-native, invasive lionfish, congratulating Captain Andy Ross and Niuhi Dive Charters for removing 156 non-native, invasive lionfish [...]

Weekend Buzz: Inside local governments

Weekend Buzz: Inside local governments

DOJ not interested in negotiating The word of last week's visit by the U.S. Department of Justice is the agency isn't interested in negotiating with the Escambia County Commission. We expect to hear more about the price tag of complying with the DOJ final order over the next few weeks. It will be [...]

Inside Warrington Middle School ‘revival’ meeting

Inside Warrington Middle School ‘revival’ meeting

Yesterday Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas and County Commissioner Gene Valentino held a town hall meeting to reportedly come up with solutions to revive Warrington Middle School, the 10th worst middle school in the entire state of Florida. How could the school go from a 'C' school 2009 [...]

Weekend buzz: DOJ, jail tax and reality tv on the beach

Weekend buzz: DOJ, jail tax and reality tv on the beach

Week of Reckoning on the Jail The U.S. Department of Justice is coming to town to inspect the Escambia County Jail. This will be their first visit since the Board of County Commissioners took over the jail and began its negotiations over the DOJ report that was released last spring. We are [...]

INYR: Wall Street, FSU president buzz, fish hatchery and the state, and Sheriff David Morgan

INYR: Wall Street, FSU president buzz, fish hatchery and the state, and Sheriff David Morgan

We have a full line-up for IN Your Head Radio today. We have at 11:05 Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board member & host of OpinionJournal on @WSJLive. We will discuss economics of the minimum wage and the government’s renewed attempt to regulate the internet. She will followed at [...]

INYR Interview: Commissioner Barry gives details of 4-H deal

INYR Interview: Commissioner Barry gives details of 4-H deal

Yesterday Commissioner Steven Barry talked on IN Your Head Radio about the details of the compromise he and a subcommittee have worked out for 4-H in Escambia County. The proposal, which still has to be approved by the 4-H Foundation, is to purchase two parcels in the Molino area, combined 108 [...]

Public Defender waits for info on specific cases impacted by Pensacola crime lab breach

Public Defender waits for info on specific cases impacted by Pensacola crime lab breach

Last week, criminal defense attorneys and public defenders were shocked by the arrest by Joseph Graves, a lab supervisor at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Pensacola crime lab. Graves was charged with grand theft, 12 counts of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence and [...]

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