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Gulfport Ward 6 Newsletter from Councilman Flowers – August 5, 2013

During my first term in office, I put much of my time and effort into getting the Dedeaux Road Widening Project rolling. With the effort and support of the City Council and Mayors Schloegel and Hewes’ administrations, it is moving forward very nicely now. You can find a brief summary of where we stand with property acquisitions for Phase I later in this update. Bridge Replacement This term I have turned to the Lorraine Road Bridge over Biloxi River Replacement Project as a major transporta
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New logo for Gulfport notification system

The City recently updated its logo for the new notification system. Click this logo on the center of the City’s website homepage to register to receive important notifications from the City.
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Newsletter – July 9, 2013

Meet Your Firefighters & Police When: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, July 13 Where: Fire Station 10, 12001 Dedeaux Rd. Gulfport, MS 39503 Come out, meet your first responders, and enjoy a hotdog. Vote Jones Park for $100k from Coca-Cola Your park, your votes: the search for America’s Favorite Park is on, and your votes could make the difference. It’s time to step up and help your favorite park win up to $100,000 from Coca-Cola. Visit coke.com/parks to vote! Dedeaux Road Widen
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Hewes Letters Nominating Department Directors

Two letters at once. Since these letters have not been attached to our agenda, I decided to put them in the public domain myself. The first letter explains Mayor Hewes approach in building new, strong relationships with councilors and reasons he needs to put together the team he desires. The second letter is from Mayor Hewes to City Council submitting nominees of department directors for ratification. Mayor Hewes letter to Gulfport City Council for Appt of Dept Directors
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Newsletter – June 26, 2013

You’re Invited! Join us for Gulfport’s Oath of Office Ceremony 6 p.m., Friday, June 28 in front of City Hall. Then, make your way over to the Barksdale Pavilion in Jones Park for music, food, and fellowship. Rumor has it that our new mayor and his band and new councilman and his band will perform along with other local bands. City-wide Community Watch Meeting Police Chief Leonard Papania will hold a city-wide Community Watch Orientation meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 23 at the Robe
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Get on the Bus, Gus!

Coast Transit Authority’s annual “Dump the Pump” Day is Thursday, June 20. Hop on a fixed route bus for a free ride all day.
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Newsletter – June 16, 2013

[enlarge_text] Road Paving Project Over the last couple of weeks, Warren Paving paved John Road. The installation of waterline along the road and the connections necessary for the future connections for the adjoining roads were verified complete prior to paving. O’Neal Road from Three Rivers Road to John Ross Road is included in the citywide paving project. However, sewer and drainage work are necessary along it before we can resurface it. The design contract for O’Neal Road is bundl
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CableONE Internet Goes Faster with Higher Limits

[enlarge_text] Since Cable ONE has beefed up their infrastructure, they can now offer faster speeds and raise the 100 GB cap. Cable ONE Introduces New Internet Plans with Faster Speeds; Eliminates Data Plans with Overage Fees June 3, 2013 – Phoenix, AZ – Cable ONE today announced that effective June 10, 2013, it will introduce new residential Internet plans with faster speeds, and will eliminate data plans with overage fees. “We are very excited to launch these new, more flexible Internet
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Governor Bryant Supports Conservative Candidates

[enlarge_text]My good friend Brandon Payne with MSGOP got Governor Phil Bryant to record a message to GOTV for select conservative candidates in tomorrow’s general election. I am fortunate to have good friends in the state party and have their support for my re-election effort. This call went out to many folks in my ward. Thank you Brandon, MSGOP, and Gov. Bryant. Looking forward to good results Tuesday, June 4. recommend – Don’t work fast I gotta say I’m impressed I also have my house to
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