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City drops ball on job evaluations

City drops ball on job evaluations

By Rick Outzen The city of Pensacola has not done a written job performance evaluation of its administrative staff in four years, according to records obtained by Inweekly. The most recent [...]

Outtakes—Put Away The Legos

Outtakes—Put Away The Legos

By Rick Outzen Running a municipality is not easy. As much as some want it to be like playing with a Lego play set where you can arrange the multi-colored pieces in whatever order you like, it’s [...]

The Buzz 3/17/16

The Buzz 3/17/16

Praise for Miller Congressman David Jolly called into “Pensacola Speaks” last week to praise his colleague Jeff Miller, who announced his retirement from Congress. “Obviously this is a [...]

Outtakes—Let’s Communicate Again

Outtakes—Let’s Communicate Again

By Rick Outzen Pensacola City Hall has trouble communicating with its residents. That’s not just my opinion.  For the second consecutive year, citizens have given the city’s communications [...]

Winners & Losers 1/21/16

Winners & Losers 1/21/16

Winners Ashton Hayward In November, the Pensacola mayor issued a press release announcing his support of Governor Rick Scott’s proposal to create a new $250 million Florida Enterprise Fund. [...]

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 [...]

Outtakes—Tough Month

Outtakes—Tough Month

The last month has been a painful one for Mayor Ashton Hayward. An optimist would say some difficult lessons were learned, and Pensacola city government will be better for it. The pessimist waits for [...]

Outtakes—Not My First Rodeo

Outtakes—Not My First Rodeo

In 2001, this newspaper took tremendous criticism when it questioned the actions of Escambia County Commissioner W. D. Childers. We reported the late night meetings where millions of dollars were [...]

Olson’s No-Confidence Conversation, Part One

Olson’s No-Confidence Conversation, Part One

By Jeremy Morrison Last week, Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare made it known he intended to seek a vote of no confidence following the revelation that City Administrator Eric Olson contacted [...]

Outtakes—No Special Snowflakes

Outtakes—No Special Snowflakes

Few are surprised that Tamara Fountain is no longer working for Mayor Ashton Hayward. If we have learned anything about the mayor over the past five years, it’s that Ashton’s loyalty to his [...]

Mayor’s Miscue Leads To Resignation

Mayor’s Miscue Leads To Resignation

By Rick Outzen Mayor Hayward blew an interview, failed to correct his misstatements, and sat silently as his staff fought to defend him and the qualifications of their boss.  Stonewalled by the [...]

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