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City Council to discuss terminating CBRE listing agreement for CMP

City Council to discuss terminating CBRE listing agreement for CMP

Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare will be placing on the agenda for the April council meeting a motion to terminating CBRE's listing agreement for the Maritime Park. The agenda item reads as follows: In 2013, the City of Pensacola engaged CBRE Inc. to assist in the marketing of properties [...]

PS podcast: Myers on Move to Amend

PS podcast: Myers on Move to Amend

Tomorrow night, the Pensacola Coffee Party and Northwest Florida Move to Amend will attend the Pensacola City Council meeting to speak out in favor of the council voting on a resolution that supports a constitutional amendment would reverse the United States Supreme Court’s 2010 “Citizens [...]

PS Podcast: Charles Bare and wobbly city hall

PS Podcast: Charles Bare and wobbly city hall

On Pensacola Speaks on Friday afternoon, Councilman Charles Bare discussed the Pensacola City Council's decisions on staffing, panhandling, homelessness and the wobbly (my term, not his) condition of Pensacola City Hall operations. He also talked about the termination of Jim Messer's contract as [...]

Pensacola City Council backs off on staff and panhandling

Pensacola City Council backs off on staff and panhandling

In a four-hour meeting, the Pensacola City Council voted to hire former City Manager Al Coby not as its administrator, as recommended by Council President Andy Terhaar. Instead, it voted, 7-0, to hire him for six months to help them develop their staff. Councilman Larry Johnson was absent from the [...]

City Council agenda cut to 30 items for Thursday meeting

City Council agenda cut to 30 items for Thursday meeting

The Pensacola City Council has moved 19 items from its March 12 regular meeting to a special meeting on Thursday. March 26. What will be discussed tomorrow? The Council staff and furnishings Panhandling Restriction for Bayfront Pkwy and 17th Avenue intersections Repeal of two of the [...]

City attorney nomination derailed

City attorney nomination derailed

The Pensacola City Council has delayed its approval of Mayor Ashton Hayward's nomination for city attorney. It will not be discussed until the next March council meeting---yes, the council realized it needs two March meetings. Councilwoman Sherri Myers asked the item be pulled because she [...]

The ideas of City’s consultant on homelessness questioned

The ideas of City’s consultant on homelessness questioned

The Huffington Post published an article ("How A Traveling Consultant Helps America Hide The Homeless") yesterday that questions the ideas of Robert Marbut, the national consultant that the city of Pensacola paid $30,000 to come up with recommendations on how the city should deal with its homeless [...]

City of Five Flags was never official motto of Pensacola

City of Five Flags was never official motto of Pensacola

Joe Vinson has written an informative column for Pensacola Today - "5 things to keep in mind about Pensacola’s five flags." Vinson points out that the Pensacola City Council considered adopting the "City of Five Flags" motto twice and rejected it both times. In February 1960, Calvin L. [...]

Pensacola City Council agenda has 49 items

Pensacola City Council agenda has 49 items

The Pensacola City Council may have set a record for its March 9 Agenda Review. It has 49 items. The agenda packet is 1,032 pages. They will be voting on contracts and expenditures totaling more than $5.6 million. Council President Andy Terhaar is proposing four hires for the council's staff. He [...]

Move To Amend goes to Pensacola City Council in March

Move To Amend goes to Pensacola City Council in March

Yesterday on Pensacola Speaks, we interviewed Mike Potters on Move to Amend. The Northwest Florida (Pensacola) Move To Amend Chapter will attend the Pensacola City Council meeting on March 12 to support discussion of a Council Resolution calling for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that [...]

Buzz: Pensacola City Council may be awakening…very slowly

Buzz: Pensacola City Council may be awakening…very slowly

Councilman Brian Spencer is asking the city administration to look into panhandling and homelessness. He wants the city to review the Florida League of Cities' recommendations. Councilwoman Sherri Myers has already asked to place on the March agenda repeal of the city's 2013 homeless ordinances [...]

Myers wants homeless report and ordinances on March City Council agenda

Myers wants homeless report and ordinances on March City Council agenda

Pensacola City Councilwoman Sherri Myers has gotten tired wanting on Council President Andy Terhaar to do something with the recommendations on homelessness that have been filed away since October. She has asked Rusty Wells, the council executive without the title**, about the deadline for [...]

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