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Lysia Bowling

Pensacola

Next up: ECUA emergency storage tank in North Hill area

September 19, 2017

Last Thursday, the Pensacola City Council voted to hold a special meeting regarding the Emerald Coast Utility Authority’s proposed storage tanks on North Palafox Street. The five members in attendance requested that City Attorney Lysia Bowling…

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Bowling rules in favor of mayor

May 11, 2017

Hours before tonight’s city council meeting, City Attorney Lysia Bowling issued an opinion that the city charter does not authorize the City Council to direct questions to the mayor’s appointees at the time of the Council…

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Dueling Opinions on Veto

April 13, 2017

The interpretation of the Pensacola City Charter continues to be like deciphering the Dead Sea Scrolls for city officials. At the special meeting on April 10, City Attorney Lysia Bowling told the city council that Mayor Ashton…

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Reynolds settlement without council approval an anomaly

September 26, 2016

Inweekly reporter Duwayne Escobedo called several cities with strong mayors from around the state of Florida to see what was their mayors’ legal authority to settlement lawsuits against their cities. Of those, some gave the mayor a $25,000-$30,000…

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City Attorney advised Mayor to settle Reynolds lawsuit

September 23, 2016

City Attorney Lysia Bowling advised Mayor Ashton Hayward to settle the William Reynolds v. City of Pensacola lawsuit in September 2015, according to Chief Assistant State Attorney Greg Marcille. She told him that she also advised…