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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Please share your opinions to assist in planning

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Leadership Conference plans are underway for 2022 and we need your input.

In case you are unaware, the leadership conference has been held a few times in the past to educate interested community members about Town government and services. The last one was ...
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Take the survey Advisories
Posted on: October 20, 2021

New traffic signal is the Town's first project funded by LAP

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The Town's first project funded by the Local Agency Program (LAP) through the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is well underway! The Town obtained LAP certification in 2020.Construction on a new traffic signal at Old San Carlo...

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Projects Around Town Advisories
Posted on: October 12, 2021

FREE drop-off event for household chemical waste is November 17

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On Wednesday, Nov. 17, the Town will host a free drop-event for household chemical waste in partnership with the Lee County Solid Waste Department. 

This collection event will be from 8 a.m. to noon at Bay Oaks Recreational Campus, 2731 Oak Street...

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Acceptable Items Advisories
Posted on: October 12, 2021

New parking spaces at Town Hall

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Town Hall at 2525 Estero Boulevard has 35 new spaces for paid parking in the evenings and on the weekends. 

From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., this parking is still free for those who are conducting Town business.

More information about parking ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Board and advisory committee members have been appointed or reappointed

Thanks for volunteering

On October 4, Town Council appointed or re-appointed these 20 volunteers to eight advisory boards and committees:
1. Local Planning Agency (LPA) – Anita Cereceda, Jane Plummer, Karen Woodson
2. Anchorage Advisory Committee (AAC) – Douglas Eckmann, Gregory H...
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Learn more about Boards and Committees Advisories
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Wheelchairs adapted to the beach environment are available for loan


To reserve, please call the Beach and Street Enforcement (BASE) Team at 239-463-5888 at least an hour in advance.

The chairs are FREE though a returnable deposit (credit card) will be necessary and an agreement will need to be completed. They can be used b...

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FMB's beaches Advisories
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Where does the trash go that's picked up from your curb?

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What happens to the trash, recycling and yard waste that gets picked up at your curb every week? Or the debris from demolition and construction projects?
ANSWER: It goes to Lee County’s 260 acre Waste Resource Recovery Facility on Buckingham Road...
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Lee County's Waste Resource Recovery Facility Advisories
Posted on: September 8, 2021

The new office of Matanzas Harbor Mooring Field opened October 1

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On October 1, 2021, management of services of the Matanzas Harbor Mooring Field changed to the Town from Estero Bay Hotel Company dba Matanzas Inn.

The Town manages the administrative functions of the Mooring Field from leased office space (Unit G109) in n...

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Additional Info... Advisories
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Fright Night on October 22 at Bay Oaks

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Bay Oaks Recreational Campus is excited to present the return of Fright Night!  This event is a beloved tradition on Fort Myers Beach for young and old alike.  This year the event will be held outside, and it will be bigger than ever.&am...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

STAY PREPARED: It's hurricane season

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The Town has a wealth of resources on this website to help you get prepared for hurricane season. 

Lee County also has a wealth of resources, including a video of its recent hurricane seminar

Suggested supplies for emer...

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Additional Info... Advisories
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Sea turtle nests are hatching!

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Sea turtle nesting season is May 1-October 31. 

Nests are marked off on the beach by yellow caution tape.

Learn about "Turtle Time" and the dedicated group of volunteers who oversee sea turtle nesting season on FMB

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Questions about permits needed for your building or remodeling projects?

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Do you have questions about permits needed from the Town for your building or remodeling project?

Start by reading these frequently asked questions.

KEEP IN MIND: Permits are typically required for any building or remodeling on your property, insid...

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Additional Info... Advisories