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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Ft Myers Beach Corner Lot and Setback Amendments

FMB Informed

The Town of Fort Myers Beach will hold a Town Council meeting on February 6th at 9 AM to discuss potential changes to the Land Development Code. Items to be discussed at this meeting include: decreasing corner lot setbacks for narrow lots, allowing porche...

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Advisories
Posted on: February 1, 2023

PROPERTY OWNERS: You may qualify for reimbursement of beach erosion & sand replacement project costs

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Property owners in the Town of Fort Myers Beach who need to remedy coastal beach erosion and replace sand might be eligible for reimbursement of costs through a program by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP).

FDEP opened an applicatio...

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Florida Department of Environmental Protection Advisories
Posted on: February 1, 2023

Pool owners: please install safety barriers

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Property owners in Fort Myers Beach need to be aware that their water-filled swimming pools require effective barriers around them if water is in the pool. These barriers can be as simple as construction fencing at this time. 

The Residential Swim...

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Pool FAQ Advisories
Posted on: February 1, 2023

WATER SAFETY ALERT: Cautionary red tide levels at Lynn Hall Park

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The Lee County branch of the Florida Department of Health:  "a caution level of red tide was found near Lynn Hall Park (Fort Myers Beach).  A cautionary notice indicates low levels (>10,000-100,000 Karenia brevis cells per liter)...

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Lee County Health Department Press Release Advisories
Posted on: January 30, 2023

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK

5 things to know this week

1) You might be eligible for a property tax refund as a survivor of Hurricane Ian. Learn more and apply at https://leetc.com/2022-property-tax-relief-information-2/ 

2) The FMB Woman's Club and Community Foundation will start acc...

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Advisories
Posted on: January 28, 2023

ATTENTION beachfront property owners: sign easement for sand replacement

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Town requests easements to be signed by beachfront property owners for sand replacement

Fort Myers Beach on Estero Island is a seven-mile stretch of white sand on the Gulf of Mexico that took a direct hit during Hurricane Ian on September 28, 2022, along w...

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Beach recovery Advisories
Posted on: January 28, 2023

You may be eligible for a property tax refund

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Governor DeSantis announced a process recently for property owners to receive a property tax refund if Hurricane Ian impacted them.

Some of the requirements:  

1) The property must have been uninhabitable for 30 days or more due to Hurricane Ian
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Property Tax Relief Information Advisories
Posted on: January 28, 2023

CLOSED: Applications for eMastercards are closed early due to high demand

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PLEASE NOTE:

The Woman’s Club and Community Foundation $500 donation application has been closed. Due to high demand, they have exceeded all donation dollars to be paid out to residents in the 33931 zip code.

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Fort Myers Beach Women's Club Advisories
Posted on: January 19, 2023

STAY CONNECTED! These are the ways

STAY CONNECTED

The Town’s main phone line - 239-765-0202 - is back in service though transferring calls to extensions is not possible at this time. If there is no answer, you can leave a message by pressing “O” when prompted. The extensions...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Mound House grounds, public restrooms and museum store now open!

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The Mound House grounds and public restrooms are now open Monday thru Friday 7:30 am to 4:30pm and the museum store is open Monday – Friday 9am to 4pm. The museum and exhibits are temporarily closed and the main museum is tentatively scheduled t...

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Advisories
Posted on: January 18, 2023

ATTENTION: UTILITIES INFO

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The Utilities Department is daily receiving a high volume of calls and emails with questions and our team is working diligently to help everyone as quickly as possible. 

To help us serve you and all customers more effectively, we are requesting th...

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UTILITIES Advisories
Posted on: January 5, 2023

PERMITTING updates

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The Building Services Division is currently receiving a high volume of permit applications and questions and our team is working diligently to help everyone as quickly as possible.  To help us serve you and all customers more effectively, we are ...

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Building Services and Permitting Advisories
Posted on: December 8, 2022

NOW PUBLISHED: EIGHTH "Key Questions with Key Staffers"

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NEW VIDEO!

Watch the EIGHTH video in our informational series hosted by Vice Mayor Jim Atterholt

 "Key Questions with Key Staffers" 

This week, Jim speaks with Interim Town Manager Keith Wilkins about several important po...

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Key Questions with Key Staffers #8 - 1-26-23 Advisories
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Questions about permitting?

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The Building Services Division is currently receiving a high volume of permit applications and questions and our team is working diligently to help everyone as quickly as possible.  To help us serve you and all customers more effectively, we are ...

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Frequently asked questions about permits Advisories