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City dodges answers to questions on $95K payout

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward doesn’t want to explain his September 2015 decision to settle the lawsuit brought against the City of Pensacola by former City…

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City Attorney advised Mayor to settle Reynolds lawsuit

City Attorney Lysia Bowling advised Mayor Ashton Hayward to settle the William Reynolds v. City of Pensacola lawsuit in September 2015, according to Chief Assistant…

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SAO: Insufficient evidence regarding Reynolds settlement

The State Attorney’s Office has determined there was insufficient evidence to establish that Mayor Ashton Hayward committed any crime when he settled his former city…

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Mayor Hayward responds, Inweekly asks for clarification

The Pensacola News Journal published these statements attributed to the Hayward administration in regards to the $95K paid to former City Administrator Bill Reynolds and…

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Mayor Hayward pays out over $95K to quiet former administrator

According to public records released yesterday, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward cut checks for over $95,000 to get his former city administrator to dismiss his lawsuit…

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City administrator contracts had plenty of perks

Since he took office in January 2011, Mayor Ashton Hayward has had four city administrators. Bill Reynolds started work in August 2011. Colleen Castille replaced…

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Mayor and City Council violated its policies with radio tower lease

The Pensacola City Council ratified its policy for the disposition (by sale or lease) of city-owned real property on the day Mayor Ashton Hayward and…

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What did Reynolds tell or not tell the council about the radio tower lease ? (Transcript)

Inweekly had the video of the City Administrator Bill Reynolds’s presentation at the May 2012 Committee of the Whole transcribed. Here is the transcript: Mr….

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Salaries more and experience less than previous city administrators and managers

Bill Reynolds was Mayor Ashton Hayward’s first city administrator. He was in charge of all city operations, including all the enterprises. His pay was $130,000. Colleen…

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