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SRIA honored by Visit Florida

SRIA honored by Visit Florida

At Monday’s statewide tourism conference in Boca Raton, Fla., VISIT FLORIDA, Florida’s official tourism marketing arm, presented the Santa Rosa Island Authority with a bronze Flagler Award. These prestigious awards honor the innovation, creativity, and skill that go into marketing Florida to [...]

Symphony by the Sea Concert Cancelled for Mother’s Day

Symphony by the Sea Concert Cancelled for Mother’s Day

The Santa Rosa Island Authority has cancelled the Symphony by the Sea Mothers Day Concert scheduled for Sunday, May 11, at the Casino Beach Gulfside Pavilion on Pensacola Beach. “Due to the weekend forecast that includes a flash flood watch, we have decided to cancel the event,” states Buck [...]

SRIA Walks the Dog a Little Further

SRIA Walks the Dog a Little Further

The dogs-on-beach conversation will spend a little more time making the rounds at the Santa Rosa Island Authority. The beach advisory board decided last night to let its Architectural and Environmental Committee hammer out some tighter specifics before passing along a recommendation to the Escambia [...]

SRIA to Consider Dogs on Beach

The Santa Rosa Island Authority will conduct the second public hearing this evening concerning the possibility of allowing dogs limited access to Pensacola Beach. Last month, the SRIA heard from a full gallery of citizens during the first public hearing. Some urged the officials to consider [...]

The Beach’s Other Bridge

The Beach’s Other Bridge

It’d been a long night down at the Santa Rosa Island Authority meeting. The packed-house gallery had said their piece and board members had tossed motion after motion onto a merciless table. SRIA Vice Chairman Vernon Prather threw one more motion before the board in attempt to score a [...]

$25 Million, $2 at a Time

Escambia County Commission Chairman Wilson Robertson said he wasn’t sure how he felt about the proposed $25 million project at Pensacola beach. He’s hoping to have a better idea after tonight’s Santa Rosa Island Authority meeting. “I want to sit up in the meeting and learn what’s going [...]

BP walks out of Crist’s Oil Spill Meeting

Yesterday, Gov. Crist held an Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force Meeting at the University of West Florida. According to reports I received from the meeting, BP was there in full force. BP VP of Resources Darryl "What you talkin' about" Willis made a presentation on the claims process. After [...]

SRIA misuses beautification funds

The Santa Rosa Island Authority has a beautification fund. Has the SRIA used that fund to buy equipment to get the tar balls and oil off the beach? No. How about buying a skimmer or another sand rake/sifter? No. The SRIA voted last Wednesday to pay $500,000 to build a stage on private [...]

Questions Suttles should have been asked

BP COO Doug Suttles flew into Pensacola yesterday. He visited Ft. Pickens to watch workers clean up a relatively light mess on the beach there. He went to the Santa Rosa Island Authority offices for a talk on worker safety and then he visited a claim center on Navy Blvd. Suttles wrapped up his [...]

Exclusive: Behind the scenes of BP Suttles visit

I missed Doug Suttles, BP’s chief operating officer, yesterday. The visit was a surprise that had Santa Rosa Island Authority and Escambia County officials scrambling most of Monday night. BP wanted to limit media access and had a visit scheduled with the News Journal, which has been running full [...]

BP Suttles here today

Got this advisory last night at 9:46: BP COO Doug Suttles to Visit Area on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Doug Suttles, the Chief Operating Officer, Exploration and Production, BP, will visit the area Tuesday, June 22, 2010. Scheduled events are: 10:15 a.m. Visit to Fort Pickens [...]