These are some examples of things overheard at the Gulfport City Council August 15 meeting. Comments ranged from Pride to garbage..
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April Thanos’ Council Corner July report 2023 reviews some questions about Gulfport on the Edge, businesses, and city updates.
Here’s what happened at the Aug. 1 Gulfport City Council meeting, from the meeting open to close. Council voted unanimously on all issues.
“We’re hoping this is a way that we can continue to support the history, culture, and arts of the city with City support [by] keeping the buildings open,” Loper explained. “We have absolute support from a community that is amazing, but this amazing community all has other commitments and jobs.”
Gulfport’s new computerized code enforcement system for identifying short-term rentals is up and running. City staff gave an overview of recent developments at the City Council’s June 20 regular meeting. So far, the system has been instrumental in bringing violators into compliance, they said. “A facility containing one or more temporary lodging units, the occupancy […]
The Gulfport City Council voted unanimously June 20 to formally accept the $1.5 million in federal funds for the Gulfport Senior Center.
Gulfport city officials partner with neighboring Treasure Island to offer more and better services to the homeless people in both cities.
Gulfport City Council voted June 20 to approve an agreement providing engineering services for the Williams Pier rehabilitation project.
Gulfport officials installed stop signs at a key intersection in an attempt to curb speeding and improve safety. Motorists in all directions now face a four-way stop at Tangerine Avenue South and 52nd Street. In that location, Tangerine Avenue, is actually a pair of two-lane roads separated by green space going east-west from 49th to […]
Representatives of Kinetic Fundraising are acting as managers for the senior center’s capital campaign. They told council members that the campaign is on track to reach its benchmark of $3.5 million by Aug. 31. The next benchmark after that is $5 million by Dec. 31.
“Anything that will make it faster for permits and such is good,” added Councilmember April Thanos (Ward I).
“In my wildest dreams, if I thought a human being could have as much fun as I’m having in Gulfport right now, I can’t imagine it.”