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Johnson disappointed

September 14, 2015

I received the following email from Council Vice President Larry Johnson about his CRA recommendation being pulled. He’s not happy that we made an inquiry: Rick, why are you more concerned with parliamentary issues than the…


Sarasota deregulates all taxis, paves way for Uber

September 9, 2015

Yesterday, Sarasota city commissioners unanimously voted ended its months-long debate as to how to regulate Uber, and instead, voted to strip existing regulations on taxicabs. Read more. The Pensacola City Council held a workshop on Uber…


Muddy, Murky Mess of Maritime Leases

August 28, 2015

The Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Directors on Wednesday passed leases for parcels 3, 6 and 9 that contained the 24 changes that Mayor Ashton Hayward’s attorney – John Daniel of Beggs & Lane –…


Council votes to vacate Bay Blvd

August 21, 2015

by Jeremy Morrison After hearing from a fairly evenly split gallery full of neighbors, the Pensacola City Council gave their unequivocal answer: half of the last real remaining open space along the bluffs in the East…


Bare gives his reasons for the No-Confidence vote

August 21, 2015

Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare passed out at last night’s meeting his reasons why he has no confidence in Eric Olson serving as the city administrator: Why No Confidence? Definitions: Integrity: Adherence to moral and ethical…

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Ethics and the City Council

August 18, 2015

The Pensacola City Council will hear from Planning Board member Scott Sallis on Thursday. Unfortunately, the council will not hear from the planning department about their role on his vote that violated the state’s ethics laws.…