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After months of debate, BCC approves moving forward with land swap with U.S. Navy

By Sammi Sontag INWEEKLY In a special county commission meeting Monday, the board voted 5-0 to move forward with the multimillion-dollar OLF-X land exchange between…

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Underhill no worried about BRAC [podcast]

A Base Realignment and Closure process is coming. Escambia County Commission chairman Doug Underhill isn’t worried after meeting with the Florida Defense Alliance. “We’re not…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County Pensacola

County Commissioner questions Pensacola Tanyard soil test

Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill has questions about the soil sample tested at the Government Street stormwater site in the Tanyard neighborhood. Mayor Ashton Hayward…

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Commission chair wants BCC emails available online [podcast]

On Monday, Escambia County Commission chair Doug Underhill was my guest on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks.” Commissioner Underhill wants to see the Board…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

Pensacola Speaks: Doug Underhill at 5:10 pm

Escambia County Commission chair Doug Underhill will be my guest today at 5:10 p.m. on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks.”

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Escambia County discusses how to regulate reefer madness

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioner discussed this morning its positions on how the Florida Legislature should implement medical marijuana. The Committee of the…

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Underhill explains concerns about helipad

Commissioner Doug Underhill sent out an email to his constituents over the weekend regarding the safety stand down of the helipad atop the Perdido Key…

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Commissioner asks for a safety stand down at the Perdido Key helicopter pad

“Aviation is one of the most dangerous businesses in the world,” said Escambia County Commissioner Underhill at this morning’s agenda review. “However, good business practices…

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Underhill: What is a fiscal conservative [podcast]

On “Pensacola Speaks” on Monday, Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill talked about budgeting and his definition of a fiscal conservative. We touched on the local…

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