The Gulfport Police Department graduated its first citizen’s academy since 2019.
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With every storm, government officials learn more and tweak the process. Thanks to lessons learned in 2017, Gulfport fared better than some of its neighbors during Hurricane Ian.
At its Sept. 6 meeting, Gulfport Council voted to renew its agreement with Pinellas County, which means Pinellas County will continue to fund some of Gulfport’s first responder services. Council also approved renewing the City’s general insurance coverage.
It’s going to take a while – more than a year – but Gulfport’s getting a new fire truck.
What does it cost to run the City of Gulfport? For the coming fiscal year – which starts Oct. 1 – the answer is “at least $16.5 million.”
Gulfport employees are taking an increasing amount of abuse from a select few citizens, and city officials are getting ready to do something about it. At the July 12 City Council meeting, the city attorney presented an option that could help end the abuse of non-chartered staff.
Snippets of conversation from the July 7 Gulfport City Council meeting.
The structure itself cost $21,100 and the purchase includes engineering, permitting, and installation of the shade sail.
If another storm comes through like Hurricane Irma, Gulfport officials have taken further steps to keep things running as smoothly as possible.
At the April 19 Gulfport City Council meeting, auditors praised the City for how it handles its finances.
Random things said at the April 19 Gulfport City Council meeting.
With rental prices soaring in Gulfport – and throughout Tampa Bay – Forward Pinellas talks options with the City of Gulfport.