The District was established on May 22, 1986 by the Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission Chapter 42F-1, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 190, Florida Statutes, for the purpose of planning, financing, constructing, operating, and maintaining certain community-wide infrastructure. The District consists of approximately 4,488 acres located in Lee County, Florida, and is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors, who are elected to a term of four years, by qualified electors.
Gateway Services is Community Development District (CDD). A CDD is a governmental unit created to serve the long-term specific needs of its community. Created pursuant to Chapter 190 of the Florida Statutes, a CDD’s main powers are to plan, finance, construct, operate, and maintain community-wide infrastructure and services specifically for the benefit of its residents.