Shara Hostetler

 Southport City Council 


for Southport Clerk-Treasurer


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Councilors For the Citizens

Posted on November 19, 2018 at 11:05 PM

I am very happy to have been able to reach out to many of you regarding the concerning issues laid out in letters delivered this past weekend. Unfortunately, the other councilors are more concerned with their own agenda, rather than representing you. As councilors it is our duty to hear you. Councilors Cooney, Haley and Winslow do not even bother to inform their own constituents about up-coming issues.

At tonight's meeting the Chief of Police threatened to have a citizen removed from t...

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Next Council Meeting

Posted on July 31, 2018 at 12:45 AM

The next meeting will be August 20 at 7pm. The address is 137 Worman St. Hope to see you there!

Primary Election

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Congratulations to Brian Durham, Cherly Rivera and Wayne Harmon who won the primary election for Marion County!


Posted on October 19, 2017 at 6:10 PM

A note on the proposed tax rate/ levy for 2018:

Under the October Council Meeting documents on the "Southport Documents" page, you will find the 2016 tax levy and rate and under this year's October meeting you will find the proposed 2018 taxes. There is a significant increase in proposed taxes. At the October meeting I did not vote in favor of the taxes. I am disappointed that this information was not more clearly presented to the citizens.

Many of our citizens...

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October Council Meeting

Posted on October 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM

The next City Council Meeting is scheduled to be held on October 16, 2017 at 7pm. There will also be a Storm Water Utility Board Meeting just before at 6:15pm.

There are several issues that should be addressed at the Storm Water meeting. We will also be discussing the city budget at the council meeting.

I continue to be available if you need to ask questions or if you have any issues that need to be addressed.

Update May 2017

Posted on May 13, 2017 at 9:05 PM

Please join me for the Storm Water Utility Board Meeting at 6:15pm on Monday, May 15th. The Council Meeting will begin afterwards at 7:00pm. 

The following is an update on current events in Southport:

Information regarding the Municipal Complex was heard in last week's public hearing. Many concerns were brought up and we hope to shed some light on the storm water and drainage issues at Monday's meeting. 

Information was also given regarding whether property taxes w...

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Spring Update

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 7:55 PM

Happy Spring Everyone! I thought I'd give you all a quick update since I am enjoying a smooth recovery from a few recent surgeries. Here are the most recent happenings on the Southport City Council:

During February's City Council Meeting, Resolution 2017-7 was introduced. To summarize, this resolution proposed that the Mayor's Office be allowed to spend $5,000 per purchase without the approval of the City Council; that the Police Chief would be allowed to spend up to $7,500 per purchase...

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Posted on February 16, 2017 at 9:05 PM

Please email or call me regarding sidewalk issues. Pictures are welcome as well. I would like to work with former city leadership to get insight on sidewalk programs that have been successful in the past. You can email me at [email protected] or [email protected] My phone number is listed on the contacts page. I look forward to hearing from you!