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Pensacola City Council


Who will be the next Pensacola City Council President?

November 20, 2013

The Pensacola City Council members have sent in their nominations. The ballot for council president has Charles Bare, Jewel Cannada-Wynn, Megan Pratt and P.C. Wu. The vice president ballot has Bare, Cannada-Wynn and Pratt. Councilwoman Sherri…

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City Council Talks Food Trucks

November 13, 2013

By Jessica Forbes At Thursday’s City Council meeting, a discussion about food trucks and the policies needed to guide their operation will begin, which is a dialogue that downtown restaurateurs are encouraging. Nick Zangari, owner of…


City Council to discuss Domestic Partnership Registry

November 12, 2013

The Pensacola City Council will consider today at its Agenda Review a proposal to create a Domestic Partnership Registry. The ordinance was drafted by the ACLU and proposed by Councilman Larry Johnson. A Domestic Partnership Registry…


Mayor delays vote on Airport Food Services

October 21, 2013

City Administrator Colleen Castille pulled this afternoon the Airport Food Services contract from the agenda for the Oct. 24 Pensacola City Council meeting. According to City Attorney Jim Messer, the item can be delayed indefinitely…until the…

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City Airport, Fire Budgets Heat Up Workshop

July 23, 2013

Some of the meatier moments on the first day of the city of Pensacola’s budget workshop came during discussions regarding the budgets of the Pensacola International Airport and the Pensacola Fire Department. City council heard from…

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Pretty Pictures and a Game of Charades

July 22, 2013

A couple of hours into today’s city of Pensacola budget workshop, Councilwoman Megan Pratt took an opportunity to express a “sense of futility” with the budgetary process. “I was tempted not even to show up,” Pratt…


City Council Workshops the Budget

July 22, 2013

The Pensacola City Council dives into the city’s 2014 budget this week. As proposed, the budget totals $192,198,700. Mayor Ashton Hayward made his proposed budget available last month. The budget must get council’s approval and be…

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City Council Declines Investigations

July 15, 2013

While attempts at two different investigations into Mayor Ashton Hayward’s administration failed to gain enough traction, Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare’s recommendation that the mayoral budgetary authority be curtailed will live to see Thursday’s regular council…