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City Spent More Than $70k In Airport Suit

According to and e-mail from City Attorney Rusty Wells, $71,000 was spent on attorney fees in a fight with the PNS Hotel Group over a…

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Damning report on hotel lease

As we and others believed, the Airport lease with Sandspur Development was highly flawed. The audit of the Airport Hotel lease agreement with Sandspur Development…

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Suit filed over airport hotel lease

Today, PNS Hotel Group, Ltd. filed suit against the City of Pensacola concerning the recent lease of airport property given to Sandspur Development. The partners…

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Tale of public records request from airport

From: Rick Outzen [mailto:rick@inweekly.net] Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 9:41 AM To: Frank Miller; Al Coby Cc: Sean Boone Subject: Public information request Mr. Miller…

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Tale of Airport Appraisals

as told by emails: The day before the Pensacola City Council approves the Exclusivity Agreement with Innisfree Development (Dec. 12, 2007), Dan Flynn, Manager of…

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How the exclusivity agreement came about

Spent three hours today reviewing internal staff emails and other correspondence regarding the Airport Ground Lease with Sandspur Development. It cost the Independent News over…

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Moby misses point on airport hotel lease

PNJ columnist Mark Obrien missed what I think is the real point about the airport hotel lease approved by the Pensacola City Council. The issue…

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Nobles: I think we’ve dealt fairly with everyone

Jack, the Pensacola City Council dealt more than fairly with Julian MacQueen, Al Coby, Frank Miller (see last post)…everyone but the citizens. The citizens deserve…

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Council approves airport deal anyway

By IN Reporter Sean Boone Airport deal lives after city hiccup After a week long fiasco described by Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn as “The clash of…

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