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Ward I Representative – April Thanos

April Thanos

April Thanos
(727) 826-7138 

Thank you to the citizens of Gulfport for trusting me to represent Ward 1 in our city council. I intend to work with my fellow council members, city staff, and all Gulfportians to make Gulfport an even better place to live, work and play.

When I retired eight years ago I was seeking a warm, walkable, beachy, welcoming and inclusive community and I found it here! I love my home on Wood Ibis Park and have come to love all the wildlife – the birds, alligator and geckos – and our amazing residents and visitors.

I ask you to help us on council make the right decisions to keep Gulfport, Gulfport. Some of the things we need to do are:

  • Ensure responsible growth through balancing business needs with maintaining our small-town character;
  • Maintain our precious environment by planting trees, keeping our water clean, investing in renewable energy (like the solar panels on my roof);
  • Improve sustainability in the face of climate change by working with other cities/counties/states to find the best solutions possible.

These goals are only possible with your input. I invite you to attend city council meetings, come to town hall meetings, participate in the “Ask a Councilor” Event on the third Tuesdays of the month at the Tuesday Fresh Market, call me anytime at (727) 826-7138, or send me an email I want to know what you think and what other issues are important to you.