Pensacola e-newsletter

First Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup of the Year Collects Over 51 Tons of Bulk Waste

The first Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup of 2020 was a success, collecting:

  • Over 51 tons (103,760 pounds) of bulk waste
  • 146 tires
  • 856 gallons of paint 
The cleanup took place on Saturday, Jan. 25 and included over 2,000 houses in the downtown Pensacola area. Thank you to all of the residents who participated in the cleanup.

Read more information in the city's press release.

To view the 2020 schedule and see when the Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup is coming to your street, visit
Furniture and debris left at the curb to be picked up
Clean curbside with white picket fence

CRA Public Workshop on Urban Core Projects Including SCAPE Set for Feb. 3

The Pensacola Community Redevelopment Agency will host a public workshop Monday, Feb. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall to review projects for funding through the Urban Core Redevelopment Refunding and Improvements Revenue Bond, Series 2019.

The public is encouraged to attend the workshop and provide input on the projects.

Read more information in the city's press release.

To view the agenda, visit

CRA Public Workshop graphic

Don't Forget: Inspection, Engineering and Planning Services Walk-In Hours Changing Feb. 3

The City of Pensacola's Inspection Services, Engineering Services and Planning Services are changing their walk-in hours for permitting in order to provide better customer service for walk-in customers and allow staff adequate time to complete online permits.

The changes will go into effect Monday, Feb. 3, with new hours as follows:

  • Inspection Services: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Engineering Services: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Planning Services: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

New Walk-In Hours for Inspection Services, Engineering Services, and Planning Services

Are You a Small Business Owner? Get Connected at the Pensacola Supplier Diversity Exchange Tuesday!

Small business owners and suppliers are invited to connect at the Pensacola Supplier Diversity Exchange on Tuesday, Feb. 4. This is a free event featuring opportunities to market goods and services directly with local and state buyers. 

Although the event is free, attendees must register online to reserve a spot. Registration is available at

Interviews with the agencies and organizations are first come first served, so register fast to secure an interview with your top selections!

Read more about the event in the city's press release.

Graphic of Pensacola Supplier Diversity Exchange - Getting Focused

Mayor Grover Robinson poses with characters at the airport

Pensacola International Airport Turns Intergalactic for Pensacon

It's official: Pensacola International Airport is now Pensacola Intergalactic Airport for the month of February as we get ready for Pensacon 2020! Mayor Grover Robinson announced the name change at the airport Wednesday, joined by characters from across the galaxy. To learn more about Pensacon, visit 
Mayor Grover Robinson with characters at Pensacola International Airport

Kids playing soccer on a sunny day

Youth Sports Registration Happening Now! 

Girls' Volleyball

This program is designed to provide girls ages 9-16 with the basic skills and elements of the game of volleyball. All games and practices are held at the Vickrey Resource Center in March through May. Registration is available online at now through Friday, Feb. 21.

Youth Soccer

It's time for Spring 2020 Pensacola Youth Soccer Registration! You can register online at or download the registration form and sign up in person at the Vickrey Resource Center through Sunday, Feb. 16. 

General Daniel "Chappie" James' 100th Birthday Celebration Feb. 9

Join the Chappie James Museum and the General Daniel "Chappie" James Flight Academy for the celebration of Chappie James' 100th birthday. The event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 9 at the Sanders Beach Corinne Jones Center, located at 913 S. I St. 

Chappie James Flyer

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