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Grand Jury

City showed investments were competitively bid

August 31, 2014

The federal grand jury subpoena requested from the city of Pensacola documents related to the city investments and that it include Requests for Investments disseminated by Pam Childers “on or about Nov. 1, 2011 and Feb,…


Pensacola airport bonds downgraded, but outlook stable

August 29, 2014

Fitch Ratings has downgraded to ‘BBB-‘ from ‘BBB’ its rating on the city of Pensacola’s (Florida) approximately $33.5 million in outstanding series 2008 airport capital improvement revenue bonds issued on behalf of Pensacola International Airport (PNS).…


Waiting by the phone, record requests languish

August 29, 2014

Inweekly has three significant public record requests outstanding. We have challenged Escambia County’s position that its consultant’s report on the April 30 jail blast is a work document of attorney Ed Fleming and therefore not a…


Mayor moves disparity plan to the FastPass lane

August 27, 2014

Four years ago the Pensacola City Council approved Mayor Ashton Hayward’s recommendation to hire MGT of America to perform a full disparity study to review disparities in the distribution of city expenditures and to recommend “legally…


Resignation letter from Pensacola City Administrator

August 14, 2014

Colleen Castille’s resignation is not unexpected. Her contract with the mayor was for one year. Her two-page resignation letter highlights the accomplishments of Team Hayward during her year of service. $7 million grant to develop and…


Castille resigns as city administrator

August 14, 2014

Coleen Castille has resigned as Pensacola’s city administrator, effective Sept. 3. City CFO Dick Barker will be the interim administrator. Communications Administrator Tamara Fountain has been promoted to Chief Operations Officer. Eric Olson will be the…

2014 Election

PYP election survey has some surprises

August 7, 2014

A hundred-plus people attended the August 5 Candidate Forum at Seville Quarter, hosted by PYP, the Greater Pensacola Chamber, and Seville Rotary. Pictures of the event can be found here on the PYP Facebook page. After…