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Outtakes—Ballsy Rescue Plan

Outtakes—Ballsy Rescue Plan

By Rick Outzen Mayor Ashton Hayward learned last week that more than half of his constituents rated his job performance as only fair or poor, according to the 2016 Quality of Life Survey. In [...]

The Buzz 8/11/16

The Buzz 8/11/16

What Cross? The City of Pensacola filed its answers to the lawsuit regarding the Bayview Park Cross. The document defends the cross as a historic memorial to our military veterans who fought in World [...]

Outtakes—Hoping for a Strong Finish

Outtakes—Hoping for a Strong Finish

Over the past two years, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has been reluctant to hold press conferences or town hall meetings to share his goals for the city, making it difficult to measure his [...]

Fight To Save Sunday House Hits Hurdle

Fight To Save Sunday House Hits Hurdle

By C. S. Satterwhite After a long struggle to save the home of John Sunday, Judge Gary Bergosh issued his long-anticipated ruling on Friday, July 1, shortly before government offices closed for [...]

The Buzz 7/7/16

The Buzz 7/7/16

Prescription for City Boards Quint Studer, local developer and founder of the Studer Group, discussed on "Pensacola Speaks" how the City of Pensacola could improve its boards and advisory committees. [...]

Outtakes—Citizen Participation Vital

Outtakes—Citizen Participation Vital

By Rick Outzen On Monday, June 27, the Pensacola City Council held a workshop to discuss its boards and advisory committees. Only three members attended—Charles Bare, Sherri Myers, and Andy [...]

City Decision Jacked Up Cost

City Decision Jacked Up Cost

By Rick Outzen On June 21, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward did not receive the $316,600 that he requested from the Escambia Board of County Commissioners (BCC) for the cleanup of the contaminated [...]

Outtakes—Fix The Wheel

Outtakes—Fix The Wheel

By Rick Outzen Pensacola continues to boom. The downtown YMCA, Daily Convo apartments, and Holiday Inn Express are all under construction. The renovation of the Brent and Blount buildings is [...]

Part 1: Fired Chiefs

Part 1: Fired Chiefs

A Cloud That Hangs Over City Hall By Rick Outzen Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward is frustrated by the pushback that he has received for his termination of Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire [...]

Part 2: Inside the Report

Part 2: Inside the Report

In his report, Beggs & Lane attorney Russell Van Sickle stated how he was hired. He wrote, “On Friday, January 29, 2016, I was asked to perform an investigation into issues involving the [...]

Outtakes—Ask The Staff

Outtakes—Ask The Staff

By Rick Outzen The City Charter gives the Pensacola City Council little say in how Mayor Ashton Hayward treats city employees. He has the sole power to hire, discipline or fire all employees not [...]

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