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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 [...]

City Council to discuss Domestic Partnership Registry

City Council to discuss Domestic Partnership Registry

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 is a local procedure used to register two unmarried [...]

Mayor delays vote on Airport Food Services

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 mayor wants to bring it back. Hmmm.

City and CMPA want to renegotiate with Wahoos

City and CMPA want to renegotiate with Wahoos

Getting the Blue Wahoos to renegotiate its use agreement for the Maritime Park stadium appears to be a top priority for both Mayor Ashton Hayward and the Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees. Owner Quint Studer told the Independent News this morning that he isn’t interested in [...]

Airport Food contract dropped from Pensacola City Council agenda. Is it legal to do so?

Airport Food contract dropped from Pensacola City Council agenda. Is it legal to do so?

The agenda for next week's Pensacola City Council has nothing about the Airport Food Services contract that Mayor Ashton Hayward has recommended be given to the St. Louis-based firm, OHM Concessions. The city council had voted last week to postpone its vote on the recommendation until Oct. [...]

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