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Pensacola City Council


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.…


Emails, Phone Calls and Sunshine

August 16, 2015

Last Monday, Mayor Ashton Hayward announced through a press release that his Chief Operations Officer had resigned. He said Eric Olson, his City Administrator, would assume her duties, which included supervision of the Pensacola Energy Services,…


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…

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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…