Tag Archives: Pensacola Beach

Loss Analysis – Beach Lease Conversions to Fee Simple

No county commissioner has ever asked for an economic impact analysis of fee simple conversion of beach leases. We understand why they have not. The county will lose millions if these leasehold conversions take place. 1. ½ of the residential … Continue reading

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Editorial: Senators Nelson & Rubio Should Scrap Beach Bill

Editorial from Pensacola News Journal Editorial Board published Oct. 8, 2017… No matter what side you’re on in the contentious battle over a Senate bill that would allow private ownership on area beaches, one thing is certain. This is federal … Continue reading

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The Law of Unintended Consequences

Proponents of the beach bill claim that nothing in the bill itself has any negative impact on the beaches of Santa Rosa Island. That statement is not only false on its face, but it neglects to take into account what … Continue reading

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Questions Sent to Grover Robinson

How could Escambia initially pledge Navarre Beach bed tax revenue for Escambia bonds? I thought you said it was as if Escambia deeded Navarre to Santa Rosa in 1956? What is your position on the status of sub leases? If … Continue reading

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Matt Gaetz: Worth A Listen

Listen carefully to this interview with Matt Gaetz and note the following: He claims the wording of the legislation came from Grover Robinson and the Santa Rosa representative meeting in Washington, D. C. with Gaetz. A United States Congressman allowing … Continue reading

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No Sympathy for the Rich on the Beach

The recent decision by the appellate court reversing Chris Jones’ taxing of a parcel at Portofino is not what it appears to be. It involves one single parcel of land that had a unique non-recurring lease. All other beach leases … Continue reading

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