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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

LOVE THY NEIGHBOR-HOOD” PARTY!

LOVE THY NEIGHBOR-HOOD” PARTY!

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 S. Beneva Road, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Join you Gulf Gate Community Association Board for a party to celebrate YOU! Come meet with neighbors, connect with old friends, jam to our tunes provided by DJ Don and chat with your Board members. Pizza and beverages will… Continue Reading

Holiday Wishes to You and Yours

Holiday Wishes to You and Yours

As the Holidays unfold and the New Year approaches, your GGCA Board would like to take this opportunity to wish all of you in Gulf Gate, Gulf Gate Woods and Colonial Terrace our best Holiday wishes. Our thanks for your support and collegiality this past year. Whatever is beautiful, whatever is meaningful, whatever brings peace… Continue Reading

SAFETY ISSUE: Stickney Point Road Jurisdiction Hearing

SAFETY ISSUE: Stickney Point Road Jurisdiction Hearing

Sarasota County is negotiating with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to take over River Road in North Port in exchange for the County taking jurisdiction of Stickney Point Road from Siesta Key to Rt. 41 and portions of Midnight Pass, Higel and Siesta Drive on Siesta Key. In anticipation of this planned FDOT/Sarasota County… Continue Reading

Gulf Gate Community Meeting

Gulf Gate Community Meeting

Monday, November 18, 2019 Gulf Gate Community Association Join the Gulf Gate Community Association Officers, Directors and Committee Chairs at our Year-End Community Meeting at FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH, 7750 S. Beneva Road (on the right, just past the big Menorah.) GUEST SPEAKER: Our community is roughly 50 years old. That means most of us have… 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

Got Junk? Free Community Clean-up

Got Junk? Free Community Clean-up

This Saturday October 5th from 8 a.m. to noon! For the convenience of Gulf Gate area residents there will be a collection dumpster in the parking area of the former Gulf Gate Golf Course (2550 Bispham Road) for general debris. However, televisions, electronics, tires and large appliances will ONLY be accepted at the dumpster located at US… Continue Reading

COMMUNITY MEETING Monday, September 16, 2019

COMMUNITY MEETING Monday, September 16, 2019

Join the Gulf Gate Community Association Officers, Directors and Committee Chairs at our Fall Community Meeting at: FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH, 7750 S. Beneva Road (on the right, just past the big Menorah.) Representatives from Florida Power & Light will join us to discuss the “Line Under-grounding” project happening this fall in portions of Gulf Gate.… 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

Stakes, Markings and other Mysteries

Stakes, Markings and other Mysteries

The GGCA Board has received quite a few emails asking about the stakes and spray-painted markings on Markridge, Gulf Gate Drive and other streets as well as about the FPL request to authorize a modification to the electric meters of some of our residents. Turns out, those things are related. FPL is planning a project… Continue Reading

Former Golf Course Property Update #2

Former Golf Course Property Update #2

Mowing is Imminent Our last report to you summarized an apparent lack of clarity about who would be responsible for the maintenance of the former .  We have just been informed by Ms. Leslie Gray, the previous owner, that she will be reclaiming ownership of the property.  In the meantime, she has arranged for the… Continue Reading

Grass Grows, No One Mows. Who’s Responsible? Nobody Knows?

Grass Grows, No One Mows. Who’s Responsible? Nobody Knows?

While rumors fly and the grass grows, members of the Gulf Gate Community Association board have been working to address the current poor state of maintenance of the land. At this point, both Carlos Beruff of Medallion Homes and the previous owner, Leslie Gray, are claiming that they don’t have responsibility for the property. While… 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

Cinco de Mayo event CANCELLED!

Cinco de Mayo event CANCELLED!

Due to circumstances beyond our control the GGCA Board must cancel the Cinco de Mayo Pot Luck Social planned for Saturday evening, May 4th.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Stay tuned for the announcement of an alternative event in the near future. If you have ideas or suggestions for social activities, or… Continue Reading

Sarasota County Neighborhood Meeting Regarding Lift Station

Sarasota County Neighborhood Meeting Regarding Lift Station

When: Wednesday March 27, 2019 – 6:30PM – 7:30PM Where: Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Avenue What: Sarasota County Public Meeting Regarding Relocation of Lift Station Sarasota County is hosting an open-house style public meeting for property owners along a portion of Gulf Gate Drive and the surrounding area to provide information and gather input… Continue Reading

GGCA Community Meeting | Monday | March 25, 2019

GGCA Community Meeting | Monday | March 25, 2019

Join the Gulf Gate Community Association Officers, Directors and Committee Chairs at our Spring Community Meeting at our NEW location Faith Lutheran Church at 7750 S. Beneva Road (on the right, just past the big Menorah!) Come for social time and refreshments at 6:30 pm. Our meeting will begin at 7:00 pm Help us plan… Continue Reading

Siesta Promenade Re-zone/special Exception Final Hearing

Siesta Promenade Re-zone/special Exception Final Hearing

This is it!!  FINAL DECISION to be made by the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 9:00 am, at the County Administration Center, 1660 Ringling Blvd. The Benderson project slated for the 24 acres on the northwest corner of Route 41 and Stickney Point Road, consisting of 140,000 sq. ft of retail,… Continue Reading

Siesta Promenade Hearing—November 15th

Siesta Promenade Hearing—November 15th

Sarasota County Planning Commission will hear the rezone request of Benderson Development “Siesta Promenade” project on: Thursday, November 15th during the 5:00 pm meeting at the Sarasota County Administration Center Commission Chamber, 1660 Ringling Blvd. The Gulf Gate Community Association unanimously passed a resolution on March 26, 2018 against the intensity and disregard for traffic and… Continue Reading

GGCA Community Meeting | Monday | November 12 at 7pm

GGCA Community Meeting | Monday | November 12 at 7pm

Hello, GGCA Community – please join us for our November meeting of the Community Association at St. Andrew United Church of Christ on Beneva Road! We look forward to seeing you there. The agenda includes the election of Officers for 2019, discussion of priorities and projects for 2019, a review of the recently awarded Gulf… 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