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A public record that the city can not provide

On May 28, Inweekly made the following request for: “The documentation sent to Caldwell Associates Architects (CAA) that updated the budget of the Bayview Community…

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What happened to transparency at city hall?

When City CFO Dick Barker addresses the Pensacola City Council, he frequently talks about his 35+ years with the city’s finance department as he makes…

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Bayview center: Budget analyst says, ‘project was not planned at a $6M total cost level from the beginning’

The Pensacola City Council’s budget analyst, Butch Hansen, sent the council his review of the proposed $9.6-million Bayview Community Center. He states, “My review of…

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Bayview Center contract increased two months before council vote

In January 2017, the Pensacola City Council approved a contract for $720,328 for Caldwell Associates Architects (CAA) to design a $5.5 million community center for…

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Add another $1.49 million to price tag for Bayview Center

In early 2016, Mayor Ashton Hayward borrowed money to begin construction of a new Bayview Community Center and Fire Station #3. The city has been…

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Timeline for Bayview Center very different from Sanders Beach Center

Before this year, the Sanders Beach Corrine Jones Community Center was the most expensive center built in the city of Pensacola, with a price tag…

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