REMINDER: Second dose of Pfizer vaccine is May 6 at Church of the Ascension
Fort Myers Beach Mayor Ray Murphy is reminding those who got their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the Church of the Ascension on April 15 that the second dose will be administered on Thursday, May 6, from 1 to 5 p.m.
The Florida Department of Health will be administering the second dose at the parish hall where voting takes place. The church is located at 6025 Estero Boulevard.
Haven't received the first dose yet? The church will be happy to administer it on the 6th but then recipients will need to find a different location to receive their second shot. Sign up by texting a message to Mayor Murphy at 239-308-5801.
FROM LEE COUNTY UTILITIES
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 disinfectant.
Anyone who uses a kidney dialysis machine at home should contact his or her equipment supplier so the proper filtering equipment may be installed.
Tropical fish or aquatic animal owners should contact a local tropical fish store for appropriate pretreatment of water before adding water to tanks.
Customers may notice a temporary change in the taste, odor, and color of the water, which is not harmful.
Again, this is a routine measure to ensure our customers of clean, safe potablewater.
Due to current dry conditions, the South Florida Water Management District is requesting that residents and businesses conserve water. Here are some tips to help.
Featuring fun themes each week for children ages 6 to 10, camp will be operated by Super Science and Amazing Art, starting June 14 and ending July 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Three camp days each week will be at Mound House and two camp days will be at Newton Beach Park. Precautions to prevent the spread of COVID will be followed according to CDC standards.
Thanks to everyone who came to the Household Chemical Waste Collection Event at Bay Oaks last Friday!
Lee County Solid Waste Management reports that 52 customers brought a total of 3,124 pounds of waste averaging roughly 60 pounds per customer.
Can you answer questions like these about FMB?
What is Mound House built on?
Who were the first settlers?
Where is the highest point on Estero Island?
What year was the Town incorporated?
What are the names of the bridges at the north end and the south end of the Island?
Shoutout to Ethan, Amelie, Matteo, Isabella, and Logan for participating in the Town's crossword puzzle and word match challenge at last Sunday's Taste of the Beach! They will be receiving bike lights with the Town's new logo.
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Hurricane season starts June 1 Here are some resources to help you be ready
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 possible development of a community policing/neighborhood program.
Topics that the survey addresses include pedestrians, homelessness, bike traffic lanes, law enforcement response, street lighting, and neighborhoods.
The Public Safety Committee will review the results and make recommendations to Town Council.
Deadline to take the survey is May 28.
Experiencing a roof rats invasion?
Roof rats, also known as palm rats, palm tree rats, black rats, ship rats or house rats, are the leading rodent pest in Florida and in other tropical climates. They can cause real damage to homes and carry disease.
Because vaccinations have been available since April 5 to all adults ages 18 and up in Florida, Town Hall is now open for walk-in service during all regular hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments are still strongly encouraged to minimize wait times. Please call 239-765-0202 to schedule an appointment with the appropriate department.
NOTE: All employees in Town Hall might not yet be fully vaccinated.
ITB-21-16-PW Bayside Park Improvements The Town of Fort Myers Beach seeks to contract with a qualified Contractor to perform improvements to the existing Bayside Park, located within Town of Fort Myers Beach right-of-way, formerly occupied by Old San Carlos Boulevard, north of First Street in the Town of Fort Myers Beach, Lee County, Florida.
RFP-21-05-AD Audio Visual Improvements The Town of Fort Myers Beach is soliciting proposals from qualified audio and visual professionals, with a history of similar public-space experience in identifying and evaluating auditorium upgrades or improvements.
RFQ-21-09-EN Beach Renourishment Professional Services Pursuant to the requirements of Florida Statutes (F.S.), Chapter 287, the Town of Fort Myers Beach anticipates seeking professional consultant services for the purpose of assisting the Town with professional engineering services to renourish Fort Myers Beach.