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Posts Tagged ‘Gene Valentino’

Buzz: Valentino may have misled Perdido Key residents

A group of residents on Perdido Key are upset over the bingo parlor which has been approved by the planning board. Resident Eddie McMillan has filled an appeal with the Board of Adjustments which will be heard next Tuesday. The appeal is based on the assertion of McMillan and other residents [...]

Gaetz: Valentino transportation idea passes

Just got off the phone with State Sen. Don Gaetz. He told me that Conforming Appropriations Bill that is about to be announced by the Florida House and Senate will have a provision that will budget funds to allow the regional TPO to meet work with the Department of Transportation to determine if [...]

Valentino may be out as chair

Buzz - Nov. 6 issue of Independent News: There is rumble from the Escambia County Office Complex that current commission chairman Gene Valentino may not keep the chairmanship. The dispute appears to be over economic development and Valentino's struggle with the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of [...]

Report: Farnborough International Air Show

Escambia County Commission chairman, Gene Valentino, paid his own way to go to his airshow. Comm. Gordon Goodin got Santa Rosa County to pay his way. They are joining U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby and a delegation from Mobile, Ala. The Mobile Press Register sent a reporter - Top aerospace execs [...]

Santa Rosa County rejects progress

Yesterday, Escambia County Comm. Gene Valentino went before the Santa Rosa County Commission asking that they join a regional transportation authority that would have the power to bond out gas tax revenues and work on the biggest road issues in the area - Hwy 98, Hwy 90 (Milton area) and Gulf Beach [...]

The world turns…

On May 22, I wrote in Outtakes (Tall Tales) that Mike Whitehead should resign as the chairman of the Escambia County Commission. Last night - June 5 - he did. I had no idea that Whitehead would or if the community would agree with my position. The Pensacola News Journal never took an editorial [...]

Notes: BCC 6.05.08

Board of County Commissioners Meeting June 5, 2008 – 5:30 p.m. Governmental Complex – First Floor The meeting was called to order at 5:33 p.m. All commissioners were present. "I am going to go off the agenda for one second," Commissioner Mike Whitehead said. "After much consideration [...]

Whitehead steps down as chairman

Mike Whitehead stepped down as the chairman of the Escambia County Commission at the first of part of tonight's meeting. Gene Valentino is the new chair.

Escambia County is not really a very good partner

That is what Santa Rosa County Commissioner Gordon Goodin said yesterday when the commission was deciding whether to join in a regional transportation authority with Escambia County. The RTA is the brainchild of Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino. It calls for the counties to pool [...]

Commissioner elves

You need to check out this. Feel free to email to friends - just give us credit. ELF YOURSELF And just in case you are wondering where Commissioner Whitehead is - check Whitehead Dance

Video: BOCC argue over Whitehead stmts

Video: BOCC argue over Whitehead stmts

At the October 11 Committee of the Whole, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners discussed the PNJ article and Mike Whitehead's statements about three commissioners reneging on a deal with former County Administrator George Touart. Forgive the quality of the video, but listen to the words. If [...]

IN Your Head Radio

IN Your Head Radio

On today's show, I will interview Bobby Marcus on Springfest and Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino. NewsRadio 1620 AM 1 p.m to 2 p.m.

Hot Seat: Gene Valentino

My IN Your Face TV interview with Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino: PART 1 PART 2 The IN media empire continues to grow.

Blog Buzz: Benson, Touart, ECUA, Valentino

Blog Buzz: Benson, Touart, ECUA, Valentino

Now these are some of the rumors that I've heard over the past few days: State Rep. Holly Benson has fallen out of favor with House Speaker Mario Rubio and is being cut out of significant decisions. The rumor about Benson getting an agency post won't die. Smart money says if not now - before [...]

New Commissioner will focus on jobs

New Commissioner will focus on jobs

The Escambia County Commissioner for District 2, Gene Valentino, was elected primarily because he offered the voters a solid platform. Economic Development and Jobs were big parts of this platform. From Valentino's campaign website: "I have worked for 5 years, and these last 10 months [...]

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