Things The Gabber Newspaper overheard at Gulfport City Council’s October 17 meeting included squirrels and breaking the rules.
“I still had red hair when we started working on this stuff.” —Mayor Sam Henderson, referencing Resolution 2023-99, which deals with sewer repairs
“The best tree you can plant is a nut. You have to hire the squirrel army.” —Dean Hay, Senior Urban Forestry Specialist for the City of St. Petersburg
“You can get lei’d for 15 bucks in advance, or 20 bucks at the door.” —Tommie Bixler, discussing the Lion’s Club Aloha dance
“I’m not one to break the rules, but that puts me at a disadvantage.” —David Kanter, about alleged misuse of slips at the Gulfport Marina
“I’ve never encountered anything that everyone in Gulfport wants.” —Mayor Henderson, responding to multiple public comments about the Gulfport Marina
Overheard: October 17 Gulfport Council is part of our ongoing efforts to include the flavor of Gulfport City Council meetings. Our reporter will include things here that get said but do not necessarily relate to a specific agenda item.
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