Tag Archives: Community Maritime Park

A Weak “Shot in the Arm”

Reference Carlton Proctor’s November 8 article entitled: “CMPA gets $491,602 shot in the arm.” (see image below) The article does not include significant related information. It does not mention the $2.6 million the City and its Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) … Continue reading

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“Buying local” is Dumb Policy

Pensacola bidders in the Airport concession contract dispute have invoked the “buy local” philosophy. It is bad news for City taxpayers and local businesses if City Council favors local bidders. Prices tend to be higher in communities that give preference … Continue reading

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Statement (Fred Gunther)

The following news release was issued by Fred Gunther on April 19, 2013: I believe we have reached a point where the CMPA has to be accountable to the public. The Community Maritime Park is a public asset. If a … Continue reading

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PNJ Editorial: CMP awash in questions

The following editorial was published in the Pensacola News Journal on August 3, 2011: Datestamp: 08/03/2011 Editorial: CMP awash in questions Is the staff of the Community Maritime Park Associates intent on sweeping the controversy over contributions to the downtown … Continue reading

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$2.25 Million or $4.3 Million?

The following article was published in the Pensacola News Journal on August 3, 2011: Datestamp: 08/03/2011 Park board eyes Studers’ side Jamie Page jpage@pnj.com The Community Maritime Park Associates staff members on Tuesday evening distributed to board members a gift … Continue reading

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Quint Studer Addresses CMPA Board (08-03-11)

Below is the transcript of the speech Quint Studer gave to Pensacola’s CMPA Board on August 3, 2011. You know I don’t come here alone today. I come here with some people with me. First of all, Admiral Jack Fetterman – … Continue reading

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Pelicans Use Agreement

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