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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Dogs are welcome on FMB!

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Enjoy beach-walking with your canine friends, and please remember some important things to make the experience as enjoyable for you as well as everyone else.

  • Dogs must be on a leash and under the owner’s control at all times. 
  • Owners must...
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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Three advisory boards, committees need members

volunteer to serve

Nuisance Abatement, Historic Preservation, Community Resource 

Interested in advising Town Council in its work to maintain Fort Myers Beach as an excellent place for people to live, work in, and visit? Volunteer positions on three of the Town&...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Guidance from FDEP for beachfront property owners

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Are you a beachfront property owner in the Town? 
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has some guidance for you about activities that are authorized seaward of the coastal construction control line (CCCL) after a storm. ...
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Posted on: November 10, 2020

It's manatee awareness month!

manatees

The Town of Fort Myers Beach and Lee County are fortunate to be home to one of Florida’s largest populations of manatees. 

Recently, Town Council passed an ordinance changing the back bay into a Manatee Idle Speed Zone every month of the...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Residents invited to apply for Historic Preservation Advisory Committee

HPAC plaque 2020

Town Council is accepting applications until the end of the year for the Historic Preservation Advisory Committee (HPAC.) 

As a committee of the Local Planning Agency (LPA) Board, the HPAC recommends historic property and landmark designations as ...

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Advisories
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Masks still required in public

Masks required reminder 11-2-20

Masks or other face coverings remain mandatory for anyone who lives in, works on, or visits the Town of Fort Myers Beach, from an emergency declaration due to COVID-19 that was passed by Town Council on July 1, 2020.  

Masks must be worn in public...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Town earns advanced FEMA rating for floodplain management

FEMA award plaque 9-2020

Town earns advanced FEMA rating for floodplain management

Estimated 25 percent savings in resident insurance premiums as a result

For the past year, Town staff have been working diligently to exceed challenging standards set by the voluntary National Flood ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Watch Town Council meetings live

Please help us Stay Open!

The next meeting of Town Council will be on Monday, August 17, 2020, at 9 a.m. in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 2525 Estero Boulevard.

 

Those who wish to attend in person are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing to help prevent the ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Mayor announces appeal court ruling in favor of Town and Margaritaville

ANNOUNCEMENT from the mayor July 8, 2020

Mayor announces appeal court ruling in favor of Town and Margaritaville

Mayor Ray Murphy today announced the results of a court ruling in favor of the Town of Fort Myers Beach and TPI Hospitality that confirmed that the Town adhered to its regulations and ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Hurricane re-entry passes for businesses and residents

hurricane passes may 8 2020

If you currently have a PURPLE (resident) or YELLOW (business) re-entry pass from a prior year, these will be used for the 2020 Hurricane Season.  

If you do not have a previous year’s re-entry pass, applications for these passes are acc...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

It's hurricane season, get prepared!

Lee County All Hazards Guide 2019_Page_01

Hurricane season started June 1 and lasts through November 30. Lee County produces an All Hazards Guide each year to help citizens get prepared for widespread emergencies, including hurricanes.

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