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Pensacola City Council did brainstrom on the budget

July 18, 2014

Councilwoman Megan Pratt emailed me last week about a budget workshop that she chaired in June. Unfortunately much of the discussion got overshadowed by the mayor’s firing of the council’s executive. “I found the budget workshop…

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Climate Change debate comes to Pensacola

July 11, 2014

Press Release: 350 Pensacola calls for the Pensacola City Council to support proposed Climate Change Task Force resolution. The Pensacola City Council is set to consider a resolution to create a Climate Change Task Force to…

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What happened at the charter workshop

June 24, 2014

On Monday, June 16 the Pensacola City Council held a workshop on possible city charter amendments that could be placed before the voters during the 2014 election cycle. Last year, when the mayor wanted to get…

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Wells sends out his first memo as council executive

June 23, 2014

MEMORANDUM TO: City Council President Jewel Cannada-Wynn and Members of the Pensacola City Council FROM: William D. (Rusty) Wells VIA: Office of the City Clerk RE: Council Executive Position DATE: June 23, 2014 Following recent conversations…

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Studer Supports Fish Hatchery

May 6, 2014

Quint Studer sent a letter to the Pensacola City Council on Monday, May 5 in support of the proposed fish hatchery at Bruce Beach. He wanted to clear up his position on the controversial plan to…

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Hayward has five days to veto Varona contract

March 17, 2014

Will Mayor Ashton Hayward veto the Pensacola City Council’s month-to-month extension Varona’s food concessions contract at the Pensacola International Airport? According to the 2010 City Charter, the mayor has five days to veto it. The current…

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Public input and the Pensacola City Council

March 17, 2014

Over the past year, the Pensacola City Council has made an effort to limit public input at its meetings. This is a complete reversal with the openness that the city council began with three years ago…