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

GSAC postpones 2 Tiered Insurance Forum

By Howard Handler, Vice President of the GSAC Board  Submit questions or feedback online. Florida’s Property Insurance crisis effects condominium owners in two ways since they buy individual condo-owners coverage and they proportionately fund the overall insurance premiums charged to their respective buildings. After the Florida legislature failed to pass their reform efforts during their regular [...]

By |2022-05-12T20:38:39+00:00May 12th, 2022|Events|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

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

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

Meet the Candidates for Naples City Council 2022

By Pam Nicholls, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online Rest assured citizens, safeguarding the charm and small-town character of our city is high on the agendas of all five candidates for city council. The condition of our waterways, beaches and lakes is another shared concern, as is managing the inevitable growth and development of such [...]

By |2021-12-11T18:27:25+00:00November 16th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Update: Venetian Bay Seawall Repairs

By Stan Karpf, Vice President, GSAC Board of Directors Submit questions or feedback online In July we updated you in a “Special Edition E-Letter” on the status of the Seawall Litigation and Pending Repairs along Gulf Shore Blvd North. The Seawall has been in disrepair for years and has created an unsafe and unsightly condition along [...]

By |2021-12-11T18:29:24+00:00November 15th, 2021|News|0 Comments
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