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Registration & Solicitation by Landscaping Companies

[enlarge_text]Earlier this month MS Secretary of Agriculture distributed a letter to municipalities stating “that individuals or companies…performing pest control, weed control, or landscaping services must be licensed by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, Bureau of Plant Division.” For more details, call (888)257-1285 or visit www.mdac.ms.gov. Also, please remember, individuals that are soliciting door-to-door must carry a permit issued directly to them by
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CableONE Invests in Gulfport Infrastructure Upgrades

[enlarge_text] Based upon the new franchise agreement the City of Gulfport approved with Cable ONE, they have made some big investments in their infrastructure serving the residents and helping the City stay in computer contact with our employees in the field. In the last 9 months, they spent over $2.1 million on upgrading their infrastructure. I hope you’ve seen improved service at your home. Letter – Cable ONE Eric Lardy – improvements Many of these improvements came from the
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Onward to the General Election

[enlarge_text] Thank you for the tremendous support during the Primary Election. Let’s continue this effort together and win the General Election, too. Remember to vote “R.Lee” on June 4 and tell a friend to do likewise.
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Newsletter – May 11, 2013

[enlarge_text] This week a couple of projects took great steps forward: the Dedeaux Road Widening Project and Gulfport’s citizen notification system. Buying Land to Widen Dedeaux Road At this week’s City Council meeting, the Council authorized the mayor and administration to make offers on 2 of 40 properties needed for Phase 1 of the Dedeaux Road Widening project. The agenda items are linked here: 1. 12-4099-R 2. 12-4100-R Phase 1 includes sections of the road on the west and east en
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Primary Election – Get Out The Vote!

[post_text_size_changer] Folks, the time is quickly approaching… Remind your friends to vote Tuesday, May 7 for continued progress in Ward 6.
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Opening & Closing Statements from 2013 OGLCoC Wards 5, 6, & 7 Forum

The forum last night went very well. We’ve done a lot of work in Ward 6 over the past 4 years. Now, we need to continue that progress. Below are my prepared remarks: OPENING REMARKS Thank you, Mr. Teston. Mr. President, board, and members of the Orange Grove Lyman Chamber of Commerce, thank you for hosting this forum. I, especially, want to thank Ms. Pam, Ms. Barbara, and Ms. Sandy for coordinating this event. I want to thank the candidates for participating and, you, the citizens of Gulfp
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Gulfport Wards 5, 6, & 7 Political Forum

Gulfport City Council Wards 5, 6 and 7 Political Forum When: Thursday, May 2, 2013 6:00 p.m. Place: Orange Grove Community Center, 14416 Dedeaux Road Admission: Free and Open to the Public The Orange Grove/Lyman Chamber of Commerce will host a political forum for candidates running for Gulfport City Council-Wards 5, 6, and 7. The purpose of the forum is to provide an opportunity for the citizens of our community to be better informed of each candidate’s stance on relevant issues leading up
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Rebuttal of an Opponent’s Campaign Letter

PDF of Letter: 2013 Campaign Rebuttal Letter – Final April 29, 2013 Dear Resident of Ward 6, It has recently come to my attention that one of the opponents in my re-election campaign is distributing a letter which makes false claims concerning decisions that I, along with the current council and mayor, have made over the past four years. We were faced with many tough choices due to the poor financial decisions made while he was councilman for our area, but his statements are unsubstantiate
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MS Gulf Coast Honor Flight V Homecoming

This evening a most spectacular event occurred for the fifth time at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport: the concourse and lobby filled with military personnel, veterans, friends, family, and other proud Americans awaiting the arrival of the honor flight. The wonderfully talented Gracie Hays played our national anthem on violin. One word: AWESOME! I wanted two specific pictures from the event and am glad that I got both of them. I had the great honor of waiting on Mississippi Gulf Coast WWII
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