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Pensacola City Council


Lobbyist registry is back up for consideration

October 26, 2015

Over year ago, Mayor Ashton Hayward announced that he wanted to establish a lobbyist registry, the issue is coming before the Pensacola City Council. In a Oct. 12, 2014 newsletter, the mayor said, ““Anyone who is…


Good news from the blog, Oct. 10 edition

October 10, 2015

Escambia County Hires Veterans Services Officer Written by Rick Outzen on 04 October 2015 Press release: Escambia County is pleased to announce the hiring of Marvin Merillat as its veterans services officer. This position will be…

Business Pensacola

Food trucks round the corner

October 9, 2015

by Jeremy Morrison The food trucks are almost here. Almost, but not quite. After three years of debate, of rolling along a rocky road rife with contention, the city of Pensacola finally appears to be paving…


Podcast: Duelling food truck ordinances

October 8, 2015

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare discussed the two food truck ordinances up for approval tonight. Here are the ordinances: Food Trucks…


Fountain: Please send this back to planning board

October 8, 2015

Veronica Fountain thought that today’s council vote on correcting the zoning of her neighborhood, which is around the old Pickens school site, so that it matches the city’s Comprehensive Plan would be routine. Instead, the city…

News Pensacola

Terhaar stands with council executive choice

September 30, 2015

Inweekly asked Pensacola City Council President Andy Terhaar whether he was bothered by the recent revelations that newly-hired Council Executive Donald Kraher had filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy and did not have an active law license…


Council Week continues, the episode about the budget

September 17, 2015

by Jeremy Morrison Pensacola City Council’s Wednesday night budget workshop was a three-hour stew of questions and numbers, with primarily two council members — Sherri Myers and Charles Bare — fleshing out financial particulars with city…


Council Week begins, next episode Wednesday

September 15, 2015

By Jeremy Morrison The Pensacola City Council dove into a jam-packed week last night, trying to wrap its arms around the Maritime Park lease process and issues facing the Community Redevelopment Agency, before hitting the next…


Pensacola: The Historic Elections of 1951

September 14, 2015

by Diane Mack, president of The Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida On April 24, 1951, voters went to the polls in the Democratic primary election for the Pensacola City Council (there were no…

News Pensacola

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…