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Old 02-18-2015, 12:25 PM
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Just curious, does anyone know whether the Sheriff's Deputies, Fire Dept, and EMS have to stop, and wait for the gates to go up, or do they have remotes to raise the gates as they approach? If they have to stop and wait that could delay an emergency response.
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Good Question. Same question about fire and emergency vehicles.
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Old 02-18-2015, 12:32 PM
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They do not have gate cards, the gate attendants open the gates for them during emergency response
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Old 02-18-2015, 12:48 PM
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They do not have gate cards, the gate attendants open the gates for them during emergency response
Well, there 'ya go. It's just been proven that no one needs a gate card!

Did you lose yours? Well, it's only $15 to get a new one.
What a joke!
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What about the many places where there is no gate attendant?
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Old 02-18-2015, 03:28 PM
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Has anyone ever not gotten through a gate card or no card ?
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In most, if not all, communities with gates, police and fire responders have gate remotes that open the gates from a distance. Come on folks do you think a police officer at an unmanned gate is just going to sit there waiting for a gate to open after pushing a button.
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Old 02-18-2015, 05:57 PM
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Everyone with a finger tip has a gate card. I have only seen one gate in the Villages that doesn't have a button.
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At least, the sheriff deputies have a gate cards. I just saw one using a card a couple days ago at the St. Charles gate (by Sand Hill GF)
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Well, there 'ya go. It's just been proven that no one needs a gate card!

Did you lose yours? Well, it's only $15 to get a new one.
What a joke!
Maybe it's time to move to a truly gated community if it's really that bad.
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Old 02-18-2015, 06:27 PM
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As I heard after asking for that issue: For emergency: All Fire-and EMS stations always located close to a gate which has attendance, they open immediately. Police and EMS-/Fire does have gate cards.
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Maybe it's time to move to a truly gated community if it's really that bad.

Really???
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Maybe it's time to move to a truly gated community if it's really that bad.
I lived in a couple of them in Boca Raton and Boynton Bch. Florida and believe me if someone wanted to get in, which happened several times, then they will.
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I lived in a couple of them in Boca Raton and Boynton Bch. Florida and believe me if someone wanted to get in, which happened several times, then they will.
Making TV a true gated community would skyrocket the cost of living here. Once a community becomes truly gated, the community is responsible for all the streets which would include pot holes, repainting lines, repaving, etc. A provision would have to be made at all gates for a vehicle to turn around before entering each Village. Currently, there is no room to do that and it would cost a bundle.

Shimpy -- you are correct. We are from the same area as you. There are far more breakins in gated communities than non-gated. The belief is there is "better stuff" in gated communities.
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Bonanza..............where did you find the stats on your statement?

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