Posted in Business Pensacola

Underhill tries end run on PEDC bill, fails

Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill last week tried to get the Florida House State Affairs Committee to not hear HB 1067, which restructures the Pensacola-Escambia…

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Hill loses 2-1 vote on PEDC

By Duwayne Escobedo, Inweekly Florida Rep. Mike Hill refused to support the update to state guidelines governing the Pensacola-Escambia Promotion and Development Commission (PEDC) on…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

PEDC enacting legislation needs to be updated

Pensacola-Escambia County Promotion and Development Commission Act needs to be updated by the Florida Legislature to comply with how the current PEDC operates. The board…

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Posted in Business Pensacola

Downtown tech park, not longer tech

Mayor Ashton Hayward is asking the Pensacola City Council to amended the PEDC Interlocal agreement that will allow the PEDC to market the property between…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

More PEDC notes

The meeting was heavily attended. All PEDC members were present: Gene Valentino, Sam Hall, Century Mayor Freddie McCall, Comm. Kevin White, Councilwoman Maren DeWeese, Mort…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

ED battle is over

The battle of the Economic Development plans is over. Councilman Sam Hall made a motion today at the PEDC meeting for the body to let…

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PEDA structure modified

Commissioner Gene Valentino may offer a new structure for his proposed Pensacola Economic Development Authority when he appears before the PEDC this morning. We received…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

PEDC minutes

The draft of the minutes of the May 28 PEDC meeting have been released, as per our records request last Friday. Chairman Gene Valentino did…

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Buzz: PEDC meltdown

The Pensacola-Escambia Development Commission met yesterday. I talked with five attendees who have said it was a circus, leading to Commissioner Kevin White walking out…

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