It wasn’t exactly news considering what people have been struggling with of late regarding housing costs, but the actual numbers presented to the Gulfport City Council at its Dec. 6 meeting still packed a wallop.
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Even members of the Gulfport City Council were amazed to learn that the city’s sidewalk network is so large in a town that is barely two miles, from end to end, in any direction.
Gulfport City Council voted at its Dec. 6 regular meeting to approve the $93,850 purchase of a new 30-ton air conditioning unit for the historic building.
Gulfport Council voted to approve a Florida Humanities’ Book Festival grant providing $10,000 for an upcoming event at the city’s library.
People are working behind the scenes in Tallahassee and in Washington on behalf of the residents of Gulfport, trying to convince state and federal legislators to send as much of their taxpayer dollars as possible back home for use in local projects.
Gulfport City Council made budget adjustments for rising fuel costs, but there’s good news at Gulfport Marina; sidewalk installation near Clam Bayou set to begin.
Gulfport’s position as a defendant in a federal environmental lawsuit has come to an end. The case was filed a few years ago by Suncoast Waterkeeper, Our Children’s Earth Foundation, and Ecological Rights Foundation.
Here’s snippets of what people said and did at the Nov. 15 Gulfport City Council meeting.
Residents at the recent Gulfport Council meeting brought up an ongoing complaint throughout the city – one that has no easy answer: homelessness.
Gulfport City Council has officially vacated the right-of-way for three parcels along what is known as Beach Drive. The second reading of the ordinance and final vote took place Nov. 15.
A search of the Pinellas County circuit court clerk’s website confirmed that four separate injunctions related to domestic stalking had been filed on behalf of four neighbors – Robert, his wife Andrea Desky, Nancy Sparks, and Cindy Stovall – with final judgments in each case entered Nov. 1 as Robert had said.
After three hours of deliberations and public input on the Beach Drive land issue that dominated the agenda, the Gulfport City Council took just a few moments at the end of its Nov. 1 regular meeting to give final approval to four ordinances regarding ongoing city business.