grover robinson sworn in as pensacola mayor, Ann Hill and Jared Moore take their seats on pensacola city council
City of Pensacola government will have some new leadership heading into 2019 as Grover Robinson IV was sworn in as Pensacola's new mayor. Robinson replaces Mayor Ashton Hayward, who decided not to seek re-election after two terms in office. Robinson defeated Councilman Brian Spencer in the November election.
The Pensacola City Council also welcomed two new members as Jared Moore and Ann Hill were sworn-in as well. Moore represents Pensacola City Council District 4 and replaced outgoing council member Larry Johnson while Hill will represent District 6 after replacing Brian Spencer. The ceremony included remarks from the outgoing city council members as well as Mayor Hayward's closing thoughts as his term concludes.
The commission did appoint a new council president. Council members Sherri Myers, P.C. Wu, and Andy Terhaar were vying to replace Councilman Gerald Wingate as council president. After two rounds of voting, Councilman Terhaar emerged with the votes needed to become council president. Terhaar struck a positive tone with his remarks, stating he will work to run efficient meetings and has a good relationship with Mayor Robinson. Councilman Wu was selected as council vice-president.
The current Pensacola City Council members are:
District 1: P.C. Wu, Council Vice-President
District 2: Sherri Myers
District 3: Andy Terhaar, Council President
District 4: Jared Moore
District 5: Gerald Wingate
District 6: Ann Hill
District 7: Jewel Cannada-Wynn