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Posted on: May 15, 2021

Important notice about the FMB Community Pool

FMB Community Pool 2-5-21 (2)

The kid pool and large slide are temporarily closed due to a delay in the contractor getting a new pool pump installed. Health Department guidelines require the kid pool to be closed until the pump is replaced.

However, a few water features are still open ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Come work at the beach!

now hiring may 14 21

Our fun and unique beach town is hiring! 

Open Positions:

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Watch the 2nd meeting of the Estero Boulevard Lighting Stakeholder Group

Estero Boulevard Lighting Project Logo

On February 16, 2021, Town Council approved a $185,000 contract with REDD, Inc., DBA Town Lighting Engineers, to address longstanding safety and wildlife-friendly lighting concerns on Estero Boulevard. FPL representatives also attended that meeting to hel...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Volunteers needed for lead and copper water testing from their household taps

Lead and Copper sampling study flyer may 2021

The Town's Utility Department is looking for volunteers to participate in the upcoming lead and copper sampling as required by the United State Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) Lead and Copper Rule.  

The Lead and Coppe...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

First sea turtle nest of the season spotted!

first nest may 7 2021

Sea turtle nesting season started May 1 and the first nest of the season was spotted on May 7. It is near the Connecticut Street Beach Access. As is always the case with turtle nests on the beach, it is marked off by yellow caution tape.

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Questions about permits needed for your building or remodeling projects?

FAQs permits march 3 2021

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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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Native plant demonstration garden built on Palermo

NOAA-PSEP Estero Island Garden Club FNPS (15)

Community organizations joined with Town staff to build a native plant demonstration garden at Palermo Circle and Estero Boulevard. This is a pilot project proposed by Town Councilor Bill Veach and supported by his colleagues on Town Council.

Members of Th...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021


notice from lee county utilities for may 1 post

Lee County Utilities will be temporarily converting its disinfectant process from chloramines to free chlorine residual from May 3 through May 24. 

This is a routine measure that is common for water utilities using chloramines as its primary disin...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Summer camp returns to Mound House

kayaking under the tree MH

Summer camp at Mound House returns this year starting with the week of June 14 and running through the week of July 26 featuring fun themes each week for children ages 6 to 10.

Operated by “Super Science and Amazing Art” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday throug...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Your input about public safety is requested

public safety survey april 23 2021

People who live in, work in, or visit the Town of Fort Myers Beach are being asked to take part in an online survey conducted by the Public Safety Committee. 

The survey is designed to determine the community’s level of need and interest in the po...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021


The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Florida Division of Emergency Management have received the following application for federal grant funding. Final notice is hereby given of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) consideration to provi...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Seeking volunteers to serve on Town advisory boards


Interested community members are needed to serve on the Town's Marine Resources Task Force (MRTF) and Bay Oaks Recreational Campus Advisory Board (BORCAB).

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Stakeholder group assembled for Estero Boulevard lighting project

At the Monday, March 15, Town Council meeting, Councilors recommended selection of members for a community stakeholder group to provide input for the Estero Boulevard lighting project. The Town has contracted with Redd, Inc., DBA as Town Lighting Engineer...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

ATTENTION LANDSCAPERS: fertilizing requirements


Landscapers have specific regulations to follow to protect the beach environment.

If you perform landscaping in the Town of Fort Myers Beach, please study and pay attention to these specific requirements. 

Questions? Contact Environmental ...

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