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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fineberg, Flaherty come out ahead in Gateway Sun poll

The results are in from the poll of Gateway Sun readers that we conducted for the November 8 election of GSCDD board Seats 1 and 2. This poll was unscientific, and quite frankly the poll size was so small that the margin of error...


Food Runner considering alcohol delivery to Gateway

After a conversation with the Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Florida Food Runner is now mulling over whether to offer delivery of beer and alcoholic beverages to its customers. If delivery of those products would interest you, please answer this one question anonymous...


Sun investigation to focus on Meter Interface Units

It’s called the Firefly. And the Gateway Sun has teamed with a person who has professional investigation skills to find out if the flawed technology that makes up the Firefly has played any kind of role in the Gateway CDD’s problem-filled water meter project....


Huskamp outwits Pelican Preserve braintrust; PPAC rubber-stamp is no more

Pelican Preserve is a 55-and-older community that is both part of the City of Fort Myers, and the Gateway Services Community Development District. Because of several factors that make it unique within the district there is a Pelican Preserve Advisory Committee that makes recommendations...


Making the case for Doug Banks to become the next Vice-Chairman

Full disclosure: I have had exactly zero conversations with Supervisor Doug Banks about him becoming the next Vice-Chairman of the Gateway Services Community Development District. He had no idea this article was being written. If he did, I would imagine Banks’ knee-jerk reaction would...


Chairman Guy unlikely to remain Chairman after the election

For our first endorsement of the 2016 election campaign, the Gateway Sun endorses Ed Tinkle for Seat 3 of the Board of Supervisors. Not exactly a ground-breaking announcement, since Tinkle has already won Seat 3. But nevertheless I do need to say that if...


Quick-serve Mexican food restaurant Bunfire coming to Gateway

The on-again off-again arrival of a quick-serve Mexican restaurant named Bunfire appears to be on-again in Gateway, according to multiple sources. We have confirmed their exact location, and while we have been asked to keep it a secret for now you can find it...




SOURCES: Zenner USA considering legal action against Tinkle

Multiple sources have told the Gateway Sun that water meter manufacturer Zenner USA is┬ástrongly considering┬álegal action against incoming Supervisor Ed Tinkle for negative statements he made about Zenner’s products. Zenner’s meters are the ones that were installed as part of the Water Meter Replacement...