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Pensacola City Council


And the walls come tumbling down

August 14, 2015

The PNJ is reporting that Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare will call for a vote of no confidence in city administrator Eric Olson to be taken at next week’s city council meeting. Bare said, “We don’t…

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Councilman Brian Spencer also cleared

August 11, 2015

The Florida Ethics Commission also dismissed a series of allegations against Pensacola City Councilman Brian Spencer. From the report: No probable cause was found to believe that Pensacola City Councilmember BRIAN SPENCER had a voting conflict…

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No special snowflakes at Pensacola City Hall

August 10, 2015

Few are surprised that Tamara Fountain is no longer working for Mayor Ashton Hayward. If we have learned anything about the mayor over the past five years, it’s that Ashton’s loyalty to his employees lasts as…

Business Pensacola

Paper trail on Food Truck debate

August 3, 2015

Most issues at city hall are tied to communications problems. The recommendation that City Council approved, per video from the meeting, on March 26 was: “The City Council refer the issue of regulation and permitting of…


Will Mayor’s office fix broken CMP lease process

August 1, 2015

In an article by Shannon Nickinson of the Studer Community Institute, Hayward’s Chief Operations Officer, Tamara Fountain, indicated that the mayor’s office is working to better define the process by which interested parties negotiate leases for…

Business Pensacola

Status of Maritime Park, Post-Studers

July 27, 2015

What’s next for the Community Maritime Park? Several questions need to be answered before the city puts the parcels back on the market. 1. Who markets the remaining eight parcels at the park? The CMPA Board…


Four finalists for Council Executive announced

July 21, 2015

A selection committee, comprised of Council President Andy Terhaar, City Administrator Eric Olson and consultant Al Coby, has narrowed down the 57 applications for council executive to four finalists: Daryl Betancur of Palm Springs, Ca Executive…


Council gives Studers what they said did not want

July 17, 2015

Quint Studer yesterday stood before the Pensacola City Council and told them that he and his wife didn’t want the city council to take parcels 3, 6 and 9 off the market while the city’s attorneys…