County Commissioner Elections: Why They Matter for Naples Residents

By Pam Nicholls, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online WHO: There are four candidates running in the primary for the District 4 seat on the Collier County Board of Commissioners. Penny Taylor is campaigning for re-election following two four-year terms as District 4 representative. She is being challenged by former Naples City Councilor [...]

By |2022-05-13T00:42:03+00:00May 12th, 2022|Events, News|0 Comments

Jay Boodheshwar – His First 100 Days

by James Melican, President Emeritus and GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online. On May 2, Jay Boodheshwar was sworn into office as the new Naples City Manager. He arrives with stellar credentials, having worked most recently for the Town of Palm Beach. Since his arrival there in 2006 he has held positions of [...]

By |2022-05-12T20:46:58+00:00May 12th, 2022|News|0 Comments

All is not well in Moorings Bay

By Pam Nicholls, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online We may not see it and we may not smell it, but algae-fueling pollutants are on the rise in Moorings Bay. The City of Naples has been conducting rigorous monitoring of the ecosystem in Moorings Bay since 2008. Recent reports indicate water quality is [...]

By |2022-05-13T21:40:50+00:00May 12th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Improvements to Seagate Beach

Located at the north end of Gulf Shore Boulevard, Seagate Beach is an important landmark for the GSAC neighborhood. It has served witness to several memorable events and has welcomed tourists showcasing the beauty of GSAC. However, amidst its beauty was an eyesore - a rotting entry sign that was begging to be replaced, not to [...]

By |2022-05-12T20:02:04+00:00May 12th, 2022|News|0 Comments

T-Michael’s, the story of a local business that gives back to the community

By Stan Karpf, Vice President, GSAC Board of Directors Submit questions or feedback online This story begins in Okinawa, Japan where Ty Ernst the proprietor of T-Michael’s Steak and Lobster House was born. Ty’s dad was in the US Air Force at the time. By the age of four Ty’s family was on the move [...]

By |2022-05-13T00:58:59+00:00May 12th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Spring Break Adventures to Explore with your Visitors

It is that time of year again with the Spring Break and the Easter Holiday rapidly approaching when we ask ourselves, what do we do with our visiting grandchildren as well as our other numerous visitors. Several GSAC Directors including Pam Young, Jim Melican, and Stan Karpf have contributed to this article to insure there [...]

By |2022-03-24T23:30:04+00:00March 24th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Jay Boodheshwar to be Offered City Manager Position

By Jim Melican, President Emeritus and GSAC Board Member  Submit questions or feedback online. The Naples City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday evening to offer the City Manager position to Jay Boodheshwar, presently the Deputy Town Manager of Palm Beach. The position has been open since last May. Since then it has been filled on an interim [...]

By |2022-03-25T09:47:00+00:00March 24th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Florida Condominium Owners are Facing Significant Changes in the Insurance Market

By Howard Handler, Vice President of the GSAC Board  Submit questions or feedback online. To quote Woody Allen “There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?” All kidding aside, please read this article carefully since it could affect your pocketbook. Florida condominium owners are facing a [...]

By |2022-03-25T09:27:56+00:00March 24th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis

By Jim Melican, President Emeritus and GSAC Board Member  Submit questions or feedback online. It is increasingly evident that the lack of affordable workforce housing has reached crisis proportions, not only in the City of Naples but in Collier County at large. Reportedly 40,000 people who work within our county limits commute each day from Lee County [...]

By |2022-03-24T21:20:57+00:00March 24th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Dredging Underway at Doctors Pass

By Pam Nicholls, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online The dredging of Wiggins Pass and Doctors Pass is underway and should conclude during the first week of April. The timeframe is dependent on equipment and weather conditions. The dredged sand from Doctors Pass will be relocated to the beach in the Lowdermilk Park area. A [...]

By |2022-03-25T09:30:24+00:00March 24th, 2022|News|0 Comments
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