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Mayor makes sure his district gets bulk of LOST funds

Butch Hansen, the Pensacola City Council’s strategic budget planner, has broken out the proposed spending of Local Option Sales Tax Series IV spending by Parks…

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City Council candidates look at city operations

From Greater Pensacola Chamber candidate surveys: DISTRICT 4 Peter P Gaddy III Q7 Do you believe the city allocates sufficient resources for infrastructure projects? How…

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Mayor knew about Incoa proposal five months ago- update

According to the invoices of Penzone Enterprises, Mayor Ashton Hayward and his staff knew about Incoa wanting to lease warehouse space at the Port of…

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Mayoral candidates give five-year plans

Today, the Greater Pensacola Chamber released responses to their 2018 candidate questionnaires for the offices of Escambia County Commission, Pensacola Mayor and Pensacola City Council….

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Spencer raises over $100K in two weeks

Councilman Brian Spencer is speed records for raising funds for a city of Pensacola race, raising $100,250 in two weeks, according to the reports filed…

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Pensacola TaxWatch Group needed

In 2007, business leaders and citizens formed Escambia TaxWatch to review county expenditures and propose cuts to reduce ad valorem taxes. The county budget from…

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Hayward wants to spend another $21M of LOST before he leaves

Mayor Ashton Hayward is proposing $21,244,400 of Local Option Sales Tax spending  for FY 2019. Council Chambers Renovations          375,000 Fire Equipment, Vehicles (3)         …

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Hayward proposes largest budget in city history

Mayor Ashton Hayward has posted on the city’s website his proposed operating budget for FY 2019. It is the largest budget in the city’s history,…

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Incoa proposal has job incentives

FloridaWest CEO Scott Luth passed on this info on the job creation incentives for Incoa: Qualified Target Industry Performance Based Grant – High Impact Sector…

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