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City attorney gets ‘independent’ opinion on airport food concessions lease

City attorney gets ‘independent’ opinion on airport food concessions lease

The Pensacola City Council contemplated last month extending the current least of the city's airport food concessions vendor, Varona's, for the time necessary for Mayor Ashton Hayward to issue new RFP and make another recommendation to the council. City Attorney Jim Messer asked for an outside [...]

Weekend Buzz: Inside administrator selection, Hayward advisors, City vs. ECUA

Weekend Buzz: Inside administrator selection, Hayward advisors, City vs. ECUA

Reynolds has support The question that many have been asked is how did Bill Reynolds make the list of five finalists for the county administrator for Escambia County. You can thank Alan McMillan, a recent appointee to the administrator selection committee. Reynolds was fired in July 2013 by [...]

Two articles on airport food, two different takes

Two articles on airport food, two different takes

The issue on the Pensacola City Council agenda is the airport food concessions: Chick-Fil-A vs. The Fish House, Corona Beach House vs. Pensacola Bay Brewery, Einstein Bros. Bagels vs. Bagelheads, Surf City Squeeze vs. Varona's. City Administrator Colleen Castille sent out to the council a link [...]

Weekend buzz: Dollar General, Touart fallout, another big check for UWF, Jeb favored

Weekend buzz: Dollar General, Touart fallout, another big check for UWF, Jeb favored

Dollar General/Cordova Park area Based on emails posted on the Facebook page-“No to Dollar General at the Corner of Summit and Spanish Trail!!!”- the rezoning proposal for the site for the store will not come before the Pensacola City Council until March 27. This means the issue will have [...]

A great note from Sherri Myers

A great note from Sherri Myers

Rick, I thank God for you. We need a voice and you have made that possible. You have empowered the powerless. Thanks for providing me the opportunity to speak on your show. I love the article. I love the bench picture. When I was in my twenties I hung out with people who were in their [...]

Council to discuss Dollar General and Airport Food Services (Update)

Council to discuss Dollar General and Airport Food Services (Update)

The City of Pensacola released yesterday afternoon the agendas for next week's meetings of the Pensacola City Council. Included on the agenda are two controversial items left over from 2013. Mayor Ashton Hayward is requesting a public hearing on the rezoning of land on Spanish Trail from R-2 [...]

Form-based land code system might have prevented Dollar General debacle

Form-based land code system might have prevented Dollar General debacle

John Myslak has written a letter to the Pensacola City Council regarding the 2012 recommendation by the Mayor's Urban Redevelopment Advisory Committee that called for a form-based code system for planning and land development. The system would have created local neighborhood overlays that give [...]

Cannada-Wynn and Pratt elected to top city council spots (added official city announcement)

Jewel Cannada-Wynn is the new president of the Pensacola City Council. Megan Pratt is the vice president. This is the first time two females have held these positions at the same time. From the Mayor's Office: Council Votes Jewel Cannada-Wynn as President and Dr. Megan B. Pratt as Vice [...]

Who will be the next Pensacola City Council President?

Who will be the next Pensacola City Council President?

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 Myers nominated Bare for both positions. [...]

City Council Decides on DPR and Lease Listings, Will Hear More on Food Trucks Within 90 Days

City Council Decides on DPR and Lease Listings, Will Hear More on Food Trucks Within 90 Days

The City Council had a lot on its plate at Thursday night’s meeting. The meeting opened with public comment from two food service employees from Baltimore Washington International Airport speaking out about conditions under Creative Food Group, a company that manages airport restaurant [...]

Food Trucks are not unique to Pensacola, but need reasonable regulations

Food Trucks are not unique to Pensacola, but need reasonable regulations

Imagine if all the Pensacola movie theaters fought to outlaw DVD rentals, if hospitals wanted a ban on open MRIs outside their facilities or outpatient surgery centers or retailers wanted to block online shopping. Goods and services, in today's world, are delivered to customers in a variety of [...]

City Council Talks Food Trucks

City Council Talks Food Trucks

source: guactruck.com 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 New York Nick’s, brought the [...]

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