General Meetings of the Gulf Gate Community Association
2019 General Meeting Dates
Monday, January 28th, Location: St Andrew UCC Church, 7:00-8:30 PM
Monday, March 25th, Location: Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 S Beneva Road, 7:00- 8:30 pm
Monday, September 16th: Location: Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 S Beneva Road, 7:00- 8:30 pm
Monday, November 18th: Location: Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 S Beneva Road, 7:00- 8:30 pm
The Board meets monthly to execute Association business. Due to very tight time constraints, we regret these meetings are not “open door”. We do, however, welcome members of the community with advance notice. If you would like to attend, or if you have an issue you would like the Board to address, please complete a request.
Board of Directors
|Vice President||John Van Vleet|
Committees & Volunteer Opportunties
GGCA’s strength lies in the talents of our volunteers. Committees are always welcoming new members. If there is an area or areas that interests you please use the contact link, below, and note your area of interest(s) so that our Volunteer Coordinator can direct you.
BEAUTIFICATION / INFRASTRUCTURE
Communicate with appropriate County offices regarding street issues, non-functioning street lights, median supervision (monitor and coordinate with County liaison), respond to flooding concerns, oversee Gulf Gate monument signs (decoration and maintenance), prepare and display meeting announcement signs
CITIZEN PATROL / NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH
Chair coordinates Citizen Safety Patrol, liaises with Sheriff’s Department and maintains crime statistics. Volunteer duties are to observe and report any suspicious activity on assigned route (volunteers NEVER engage, only report). Minimum commitment of 1 hour for 1 day/month. Snowbirds welcome! Learn more from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Patrol.
Update Demographics data, identify ownership changes and advise Welcoming Chair of new residents, maintain annual Membership List, prepare monthly reports for Board review
Identify and notify (via mail) residents of deed restriction infractions, verify reported violations, participate in mediation of infraction issues, help educate residents about deed restriction adherence, assist with deed restriction amendment questions
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TEAM
Chair oversees Emergency Response Team, arranges training, runs appropriate drill exercises and is responsible for assigned equipment. Volunteers fill active and ‘armchair’ roles: Logistics (keeping track of our resources and how to move them), Maintaining and Testing Equipment, Communications before, during and after an event, Radio Team, Tracking local shelter locations and Managing Resources. This Team also serves as a gateway to Citizens Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Provide financial oversight, assist with the annual budget preparation, provide reporting on GGCA financial status.
Coordinate annual Membership campaigns, offer member enrollment at meetings, attend GGCA social events to verify memberships and offer enrollment, represent GGCA in the community to encourage enrollments.
Suggest and write articles for a quarterly newsletter, coordinate printing and mailing with database manager
SOCIAL EVENTS / HOSPITALITY
Plan and coordinate social events, provide hospitality at General Community meetings.
SOCIAL MEDIA AND WEBSITE
Manage GGCA presence on Nextdoor and Facebook, create and execute blog posts and maintain website content.
Coordinate with Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office to identify speeding and unsafe driving locations toell facilitate enforcement.
Work with database manager to identify new ownership, collect and copy “welcome” materials, prepare packets for distribution, deliver packets to new residents.
Recruit candidates for officer and Board positions for year-end election