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Protect Yourself and Your Community from COVID-19

Protect Yourself and Your Community from COVID-19

Hello Gulf Gate Community, Life is disrupted, and it’s not a hurricane. Remember those times you heard me talk about preparedness and response, looking for volunteers, with a blurb, ‘during a pandemic, you will be asked to stay home instead’? Well, here we are, asked to stay home and to practice ‘Social Distancing’ (see links… Continue Reading

Neighborhood Safety Meeting

Neighborhood Safety Meeting

YOU, yes, YOU can make a difference! The Gulf Gate Community Association has invited Sarasota County Sheriff’s Deputy Karen Hicks to answer questions and talk about neighborhood happenings and safety precautions. When: Wednesday November 6, 2019 at 6:00pm -7:00pm Where: Meeting Room B – Gulf Gate Library at Gulf Gate Library The first part of… Continue Reading

FLOODING AND STORM DRAINS

FLOODING AND STORM DRAINS

In advance of Hurricane Dorian the GGCA Board has coordinated with Sarasota County Public Works to clear reported storm drain blockages in the hopes of avoiding excessive flooding.  Crews are scheduled for Friday, August 30th. If you experience flooding or notice storm drain blockage after the upcoming storm, please report the specific location and upload… Continue Reading

TRAFFIC SIGN MEETING – MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

TRAFFIC SIGN MEETING – MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Traffic Sign Meeting Meeting Monday June 3rd, 2:00 – 4:00 PM 1660 Ringling Blvd, Commissioners’ Chambers Curtiss, Markridge and Post Road drivers….Interested in managing the traffic on your streets? In response to resident concerns, the Gulf Gate Community Association’s Traffic Safety Committee has met with the County Traffic Engineering Department to plan calming measures on… Continue Reading

Gulf Gate Grant APPROVED!!

Gulf Gate Grant APPROVED!!

Hi Neighbors, Great news! Our Grant for new entrance signage was approved by the County Commissioners! Thank so much for signing the support petition. We will now move forward with our volunteer projects which will help to fund our part of the grant. The first project will be a hands-only CPR class and a discussion… Continue Reading

Coyotes in Gulf Gate Part 2

Coyotes in Gulf Gate Part 2

Not only have Coyotes been sighted but there have been a half a dozen reports of missing cats and one daytime attack of a small dog on a leash. The information in our previous post about coyotes is still relevant. In addition the law states that both cats and dogs should be on leashes when… Continue Reading

Medical Training put on by Sarasota Emergency Survival

Medical Training put on by Sarasota Emergency Survival

Hello Neighbors! Below is a free medical training this Saturday that could save a life either during a natural disaster, a fishing, hiking or camping trip. Even if you show up for the first half, you may learn one thing that would be useful in an emergency. Hope to see you there! Carol Connolly GGCA CERT Chair… Continue Reading

Crime Prevention Tips | Reduce Your Risk

Crime Prevention Tips | Reduce Your Risk

Park Smart | Tips When Parking Your Car Always lock your car. Don’t hide a spare key. Choose your parking location carefully. Select a site that may be in view of residents or passersby. Activate your burglar alarm system even for short absences. Pay close attention as you exit your vehicle as someone could be… Continue Reading

Beware of Fraud | Scam Phone Calls

Beware of Fraud | Scam Phone Calls

The Sarasota County Sheriff has been seeing a trend in fraud where calls are being made to victims. The callers are claiming to be IRS or Microsoft, for example. The IRS will not contact you by phone. If the IRS makes contact, it will be through the mail. Please take precautions and never give out… Continue Reading

Coyotes in Gulf Gate

Coyotes in Gulf Gate

Dear Residents, It has been reported that there have been multiple sightings of a Coyote in the Bounty Drive area of Gulf Gate. Over the many years I’ve lived in Gulf Gate, we have had recurring/annual sightings of Coyotes and I’ve seen them myself on several occasions in Gulf Gate, Gulf Gate Woods, Palmer Ranch,… Continue Reading