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Monthly Archives: May 2015




Griffin Drive/SR-82 update: Head of Lee County DOT responds

Ever notice that very few accidents happen at the corner of SR-82 and Gateway Boulevard, yet it seems like there are several accidents each month at SR-82 and Griffin Drive? The difference, of course, is that there’s a traffic light at Gateway Boulevard –...


GSCDD Operations Manager brushes aside public records request

On May 19, 2015 we made a public records request to Scott Connell, who is the Operations Manager of the Gateway Services Community Development District. We requested copies of any documents or emails that Connell was in possession of in regards to arranging traffic...


Tinkle to GSCDD: “You’ve got the wrong guy”

At last week’s meeting of Gateway’s Board of Supervisors, a thrilling 9-minute debate took place over whether to give engineering firm Tetra Tech a 3-year contract that could be canceled at any time, or a 1-year contract with an automatic 2-year option that could be canceled...



Denny Grimes is applying for a job as Gateway’s Realtor

The battle to be Gateway’s top Realtor is quickly heating up, and the ultimate winner will be homeowners. Southwest Florida real estate titan Denny Grimes has chosen to make the Gateway market a priority for his firm, DG Global Real Estate Group. In hindsight,...


Supervisors bicker for 9 minutes over meaningless detail

As expected, engineering firm Tetra Tech has a new contract with the Gateway Services Community Development District. It came as no surprise. In fact, on May 2, 2015 we wrote: ————————————— The Supervisors have awarded Tetra Tech with a new three-year contract. Well, technically...