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Council to discuss removal of CMPA board members

Council to discuss removal of CMPA board members

The Pensacola City Council has a long day next Monday. They will hold a Community Redevelopment Agency meeting, Agenda Review and a workshop on the report that was given to them over six months ago by its task force that made recommendations on how the city should help its homeless population. [...]

Dysfunction Junction 2015: CMPA board was told on April 2 CBRE listing had expired

Dysfunction Junction 2015: CMPA board was told on April 2 CBRE listing had expired

Late Tuesday night, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward had his COO Tamara Fountain send out a memorandum from him detailing his thoughts on the CBRE listing agreement and the proposed development of a hotel and luxury apartments at the Community Maritime Park. The CBRE listing agreement for the [...]

Pensacola City Council seeks input on food trucks from DIB

Pensacola City Council seeks input on food trucks from DIB

In August 2013, Inweekly published an article on how food trucks have become part of the local flavor of cities around the country (Eat Street). At a "Morning with the Mayor" session that fall, Mayor Ashton Hayward said he was in favor of food trucks. Last spring, the city put together a food truck [...]

Mayor voices his opinion on CBRE with late night memo

Mayor voices his opinion on CBRE  with late night memo

A little before 7:30 p.m., City COO Tamara Fountain sent to the Pensacola City Council an email with several attachments regarding the CBRE and the proposed master developer for the Community Maritime Park. Included in the attachments was a memorandum from Mayor Ashton Hayward. The mayor [...]

CBRE listing agreement kicked forward to May

CBRE  listing agreement kicked forward to May

At its agenda review meeting yesterday, the Pensacola City Council tried to understand what Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn called "entanglements" concerning CBRE's listing agreement and RFP for the Community Maritime Park. Because the list of questions were so many, the council voted to pull [...]

Bare’s proposed ordinance that prohibits the use of private email when conducting official city business.

Bare’s proposed ordinance that prohibits the use of private email when conducting official city business.

Here is the summary memo from Councilman Charles Bare on his proposed ordinance: All employees and elected officials in the city are provided with government-issued email addresses. These accounts are the primary means for conducting official business through electronic messaging. [...]

Council to consider banning private emails for official business

Council to consider banning private emails for official business

Besides want to discuss the termination of the CBRE's listing agreement with the CBRE, Councilman Charles Bare also wants the council to discuss banning the use of private email accounts for city business by city officials. The private email accounts have been a hot topic for the federal [...]

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 [...]

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