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The Buzz 9/29/16

The Buzz 9/29/16

Power to Settle Inweekly reporter Duwayne Escobedo called several cities with strong mayors from around the state of Florida to see what their mayors' legal authority was regarding settlement [...]

Rubber-Stamping City Budget

Rubber-Stamping City Budget

By Duwayne Escobedo If you didn’t attend the Pensacola City Council budget workshops, then good luck learning what your council person would do to improve Mayor Ashton Hayward’s [...]

Hayward’s Job Approval Slips

Hayward’s Job Approval Slips

By Rick Outzen The Pensacola Young Professionals released on Tuesday their 2016 Quality of Life Survey. The news for Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward wasn't as positive as it has been in the [...]

The Buzz 7/14/16

The Buzz 7/14/16

Sympathy For The Devil The Pensacola City Council made no move to change its invocation process at its special meeting on July 7. Among the five members who showed up, Charles Bare, Gerald Wingate, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kraher Eager to Please Council Members

Kraher Eager to Please Council Members

By Duwayne Escobedo In his first five months as the Pensacola City Council executive, Don Kraher has learned a few lessons about being effective in the controversial and newly-created [...]

The Buzz 9/24/15

The Buzz 9/24/15

City Has New Formula At its Sept. 17 meeting, the Pensacola City Council passed an inter-local agreement with the Board of County Commissioners for the allocation of the Local Option Gas Tax. The [...]

Three Episodes in One Week

Three Episodes in One Week

By Jeremy Morrison The Pensacola City Council has voted to keep its meetings to one week out of the month. The September “episodes” included discussions of the Maritime Park lease process, [...]

The Buzz 8/27/15

The Buzz 8/27/15

‘Sorry’ Is The Hardest Word The Aug. 23 Pensacola City Council meeting was a long night for Melanie Nichols, president of the North Hill Preservation Association. “It was pretty much what I [...]

Hayward Sidesteps Studer Leases

Hayward Sidesteps Studer Leases

By Rick Outzen For the past month, the hottest topic in downtown Pensacola has been the Studers’ proposal to investment $20 million to build the UWF Center for Entrepreneurship, a conference [...]

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