Who We Are

Mission Statement

A mission statement sets forth the organization’s purpose and philosophy.  Although basically the same as that developed in 2001, our mission emphasizes that we have achieved a great deal and that as an association, we will continue: 

To enhance the quality of life in Punta Gorda Isles as a vibrant and unique waterfront community.

Goals

To fulfill this mission, the association will direct its efforts to the following goals:

  1. TO BE THE PGI CENTRAL INFORMATION RESOURCE.
  2. TO PROVIDE ACTIVITIES AND SET POLICIES THAT ENCOURAGE RESIDENTS TO ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN PGICA.
  3. TO FOSTER PRIDE IN PGI AND THE ASSOCIATION.
  4. TO EDUCATE THE RESIDENTS OF PGI AND REPRESENT THEIR INTERESTS ON MATTERS AFFECTING OUR COMMUNITY.
  5. TO PARTICIPATE ACTIVELY IN THE COMMUNITY OF PUNTA GORDA AS A WHOLE.

Principles:

Principles are stated within a strategic plan to clarify the philosophical guidelines or values held by the Board of Directors, members, and staff in implementing the organization’s activities.

  • PGICA values and respects the many contributions provided by our Volunteers.
  • PGICA is committed to involving members in establishing Association policies.
  • PGICA values collegiality and interaction and respects diversity among members.
  • PGICA is committed to increasing the Association’s relevance in the lives of its members.
  • PGICA values collaboration and partnerships with organizations and agencies in furthering its mission and goals.
  • PGICA values and promotes public policy that supports the community of Punta Gorda Isles and Punta Gorda as a whole.
  • PGICA is committed to supporting community efforts for enhancing the quality of life in PGI.
  • PGICA is committed to utilizing PGICA’s new Civic Center and resources for the benefit of members and the community.
  • PGICA is committed to maintaining integrity in conducting the business of the Association.
  • PGICA is committed to the effective and efficient operations of our organization.

Strategic Objectives:

Strategic Objectives identify the major Accomplishments that the organization seeks to achieve over a specified period of time (e.g., two to three years).

  1. COMMUNICATION: Publicize the Association's Policies, Procedures, Programs, and Activities..
  2. EDUCATION: Provide meaningful and effective educational programs.
  3. LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS: Monitor land development regulations to assure continuation of the benefits of living in a deed restricted community.
  4. HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE: Develop and support initiatives that provide for the health, safety and welfare of our community.
  5. CRITICAL ISSUES: Strengthen the organizations's capacity for timely response to issues affecting our community.
  6. RECOVERY AND BEAUTIFICATION: Foster and support disaster mitigation and recovery programs for PGI..
  7. MEMBERSHIP: Strengthen membership programs and activities to increase president participation in PGICA..
  8. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND FINANCIAL INTEGRITY: Enhance the associations's governance, financial, and operational structures to support the implementation of the strategic plan.