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Newsletter – June 26, 2013

You’re Invited! Join us for Gulfport’s Oath of Office Ceremony 6 p.m., Friday, June 28 in front of City Hall. Then, make your way over to the Barksdale Pavilion in Jones Park for music, food, and fellowship. Rumor has it that our new mayor and his band and new councilman and his band will perform along with other local bands. City-wide Community Watch Meeting Police Chief Leonard Papania will hold a city-wide Community Watch Orientation meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 23 at the Robe
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Get on the Bus, Gus!

Coast Transit Authority’s annual “Dump the Pump” Day is Thursday, June 20. Hop on a fixed route bus for a free ride all day.
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Newsletter – June 16, 2013

Road Paving Project Over the last couple of weeks, Warren Paving paved John Road. The installation of waterline along the road and the connections necessary for the future connections for the adjoining roads were verified complete prior to paving. O’Neal Road from Three Rivers Road to John Ross Road is included in the citywide paving project. However, sewer and drainage work are necessary along it before we can resurface it. The design contract for O’Neal Road is bundled with John Cl
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CableONE Internet Goes Faster with Higher Limits

Since Cable ONE has beefed up their infrastructure, they can now offer faster speeds and raise the 100 GB cap. Cable ONE Introduces New Internet Plans with Faster Speeds; Eliminates Data Plans with Overage Fees June 3, 2013 – Phoenix, AZ – Cable ONE today announced that effective June 10, 2013, it will introduce new residential Internet plans with faster speeds, and will eliminate data plans with overage fees. “We are very excited to launch these new, more flexible Internet plans. Our cust
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Governor Bryant Supports Conservative Candidates

My good friend Brandon Payne with MSGOP got Governor Phil Bryant to record a message to GOTV for select conservative candidates in tomorrow’s general election. I am fortunate to have good friends in the state party and have their support for my re-election effort. This call went out to many folks in my ward. Thank you Brandon, MSGOP, and Gov. Bryant. Looking forward to good results Tuesday, June 4.
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Registration & Solicitation by Landscaping Companies

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 Gulfport Poli
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CableONE Invests in Gulfport Infrastructure Upgrades

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 comments we re
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Onward to the General Election

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

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 ends of the two-l
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