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Gulf Shore Beach Walk Progress Update – April 21, 2023

By Jim Melican, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online  Update April 21, 2023 Since the last update in our February newsletter regarding the Park Shore Beach Walk, there has been a great deal of progress made. The concrete walkway at the southern end of Park Shore, between Horizon House and Lutgert park has now [...]


Re-initiation of the Collier County Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, announce the re-initiation of the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study, and invite the public to attend two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Scoping Meetings. The purpose of the study is to identify coastal storm flood risks from coastal storm [...]


Horizon Way Sand Haul

By Pamela Nicholls, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online  Residents on GSBN will see an increase in traffic volume during the coming weeks and months as the County's Emergency Berm Project gets underway on April 3. There will be 200 trucks per day delivering the sand needed to restore the beaches from Park Shore to [...]


GSBN Median Landscaping Repair and Replanting

By Stan Karpf, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online  As GSAC members continue to put down new sod and plant new bushes, trees, and flowers our neighborhood looks more beautiful every day! Hurricane Ian is starting to seem like nothing more than a bad dream. We recently met with Chad Merritt, City of Naples [...]


Thousands of Dead Fish Cleared from Bays

By Pamela Nicholls, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online  Red Tide clean-up efforts of the inland bays began March 3 after City Council authorized the city manager to spend up to $100,000 to expedite the removal of the accumulation of dead fish within the city's waterways. Four boats and crews worked throughout the week with nets and hooks [...]


Verizon enhances GSBN Cell Coverage with Micro Towers

By Helen McGrath, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online  Verizon is in the process of deploying 12 “micro” cell towers to enhance 5G coverage in Naples. One of these towers has already been constructed on 12th Ave South by the City Pier (see photo). Four towers will be placed on City public rights of [...]


Fun in the Sun: What’s Going On in Naples

By Pamela Nicholls, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online  Have family in town for Spring Break? We’ve gathered together some ideas to entertain the young and not so young! Spring Safari at Naples Zoo A trip to the Naples Zoo is always fun but even more so when you can promise the little ones that [...]


Cars Salvaged from Moorings Bay

By Pamela Nicholls, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online   Five months after Hurricane Ian sentenced them to a watery grave, the cars swept into Moorings and Venetian Bays by the storm surge were finally retrieved by State contractors on March 7. Two automobiles from Moorings Bay and one from Venetian Bay were recovered. That brought [...]


Heart, Vascular, and Stroke Institute Construction Update

By Jim Melican, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online  At GSAC’s Tuesday, March 14 Board of Directors meeting, Paul Hiltz, President and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System and Jon Kling, Chief Operations Officer, Administration updated the GSAC Board on the status of its proposed Heart, Vascular and Stroke Institute. While the proposed Institute was [...]

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