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Buzz: City retirees form PAC against Charter

We are hearing that John Fleming -former City Attorney, Robert Payne-former asst. City Manager, and Don Caton-another former City Attorney- are forming a political action…

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New council, same problems

Today the Pensacola City Council has a workshop on the proposed new city charter. The word is the council will do nothing. They will do…

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Charter review votes for strong mayor

Last night, the Pensacola Charter Review Commission voted overwhelmingly to include a provision for a strong mayor in their proposed charter. Council member Jewel Cannada-Wynn…

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Will PYP wake up for Charter review?

The Pensacola city council is looking to diversify its Charter review commission. Council members have been asked to nominate and eventually appoint a black male,…

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Notes: Charter review 4.16.08

April 16 Charter Review Commission meeting notes: Near the beginning of the meeting, chairperson Crystal Spencer talked about the budget the CRC now has, after…

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Notes: Council Committee of the Whole

March 24 Pensacola City Council Committee of the Whole notes: In the end, the Committee of the Whole approved the budget for the Charter Review…

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More on Charter Review

We also received this email report on the meeting: “Sharon Barnett from the League of Women Voters made a very good point that I think…

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Class act: Sharon Barnett

One of the people that wasn’t chosen for the Pensacola Charter Review committee was attorney and former League of Women Voters chairman Sharon Barnett. On…

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