Every year, the City of Gulfport holds a city-wide Halloween decorating contest that invites residents and business owners to deck out their (maybe) haunted houses.
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The City of Gulfport issued a postponed date for the Council meeting tonight due to COVID-19 concerns. The City Clerk says there is not enough people for a quorum.
Gulfport’s future 14-foot green gecko sculpture is not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when. Some residents think the $16k pledged by the City is an unnecessary use of taxpayer money, while others love the idea.
Claiming ADA violations, retaliation, two officers take Gulfport to court.
The Gulfport Senior Center will get a new and much-needed HVAC system. The new system will cost almost $35,000.
The council was given the option of buying a 2022 Ford F-150 crew cab hybrid model for roughly $37,000 or a 2022 Chevrolet Colorado crew cab for almost $29,000. The council voted 4-1 to buy the F-150 hybrid.
Two Gulfport Police officers – Rob Burkhart and Cory Smith – still await an arbitration ruling over a March 2019 incident and subsequent disciplinary action. In the hearing, Officers Burkhart and Smith say the discipline stemmed from retaliation, citing other instances where other members of the department didn’t receive any discipline.
Boca Ciega Yacht Club member Samantha Ring is taking the club to court after her dog – allegedly a bee killing service animal- was not permitted on site. Ring says the action violates ADA compliance and the court reached a tentative settlement on Nov. 16.
Looking for something you saw in the paper this week? Take a look at the announcements from the June 10 issue of the Gabber.
Gulfport residents and visitors noticed a little extra “flair” on the streets last week – varying lengths of green plastic strips on the ground.
Shoppers at Gulfport’s citywide yard sale picked over thousands of treasures at more than 100 homes on Saturday, January 16.
Folks are back to fishing and promenading on Gulfport’s Williams Pier, which closed in July for its first major overhaul since opening in 1987.