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On-going Projects Updates

Just want to keep you posted on a couple of projects that we’ve been working for a long time: Dedeaux Road Widening and Biloxi River Estates area sewer connections. Both of these projects have been going for a long time and we continue to work on them. Dedeaux Road Widening (Phase I) The Dedeaux Road Widening Project continues to move forward with the acquisition phase nearing completion. When we started this phase, we needed to acquire 31 separate parcels. The City is presently negotiatin
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Changes Impacting Ward 6

Get on the Bus! Come ride the CTA bus with councilwoman Cara Pucheu, councilman Myles Sharp, CTA director Kevin Coggin, and me this Saturday, March 15. We’ll meet at Garden Park hospital around 10 a.m., in order to catch the bus at 10:35. Any rider that catches the bus while we are on it will be able to ride free. Fixed bus route service began along Dedeaux Road on Monday, March 3, and we need your help ensuring that the bus stops are placed in safe and useful locations. Come. Ride. Enjoy.
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Newsletter from Councilman R.Lee Flowers – October 3, 2013

Keep the Street Lamps Burning Nights are getting longer. Help us make sure that your street lamps are working. To report street lights that are not working, please call Coast Electric’s “Report an Outage” number (1-877-769-2372) during normal business hours and select the option to speak to a customer service representative. Do not use the automated option to report an outage as this will indicate a power outage and not a street lamp outage. Please provide an adjacent address o
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Gulfport Ward 6 Newsletter from Councilman Flowers – September 19, 2013

Upcoming Community Meeting Councilman Myles Sharp (Ward 5), Councilwoman Cara Pucheu (Ward 7), and I will hold a community meeting for wards 5, 6, and 7 from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, September 26 at the Orange Grove Community Center. The center is located at 14416 Dedeaux Road. We will have updates on many projects that affect our area planned for the next fiscal year. Among others, for Ward 6 specifically, we will have updates concerning the Dedeaux Road Widening and the Lorraine Road bridge at Bilo
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Cinema by the Shore

Bring your family for an evening of free entertainment, family-friendly fun, and community fellowship.
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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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