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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Timber Ridge residents elect Roessler, Vertrees and Kaznowski

Two months after their previous HOA board quit en masse, Timber Ridge residents held a special meeting last night to elect new directors. One former board member resigned shortly after the community voted against giving the HOA new enforcement powers. The remaining two resigned after...


Tinkle will vote to replace field lights: “You gotta do it.”

This article will be deliberately short, and there won’t be much more to say after it. A small group of former, current and potential Supervisors caused a ruckus last week in regards to the Sherman Soccer Complex. Despite the fact the GSCDD board had...



GSCDD candidate George Huskamp was the person who lied about Banks

George Huskamp must be confused. He’s supposed to be campaigning against Vice-Chairman Margaret Fineberg, but instead he has his sights set on Supervisor Doug Banks. Huskamp, who is running against Fineberg for Seat 1 of the Board of Supervisors of the Gateway Services Community...


Neubauer takes a swing at Banks, misses

As far as epic tangents go, it wasn’t quite on the level of Michael Bolton wanting to discuss Captain Jack Sparrow, but Supervisor Gary Neubauer awkwardly introducing a potential ethics violation involving a fellow board member was some pretty solid side-tracking. Neubauer interrupted Operations...



REPORT: Over 1,200 problems with new water meters (Part 2)

You probably already know that your water and sewer services are provided by a government agency known as the Gateway Services Community Development District. For those who have just begun reading this publication, the day-to-day operations of the GSCDD are managed by a company...


REPORT: Over 1,200 problems with new water meters (Part 1)

Poor workmanship, a fired sub-contractor, “cheapo” equipment, a lack of oversight, an employee who quit, a clear-cut case conflict of interest and even one water meter that was installed “backwards”. That sums up the Water Meter Replacement Project. An explosive “unsolicited engineering report” by...


SLOW NEWS DAY: Royal palm stakes, GSCDD employee vacation issue

A couple of house-keeping items to let you know about. When the Royal Palm trees were relocated earlier this year, there were four wooden stakes that were attached to each tree, presumably to help stabilize the trees’ position. Those pieces of wood were supposed...