Posted on: June 21, 2017

Ward 1 Community Meeting at IMAG on June 27

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Fort Myers, FL (April 21, 2017): Fort Myers City Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown will host a Ward 1 Community Meeting on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Imaginarium Science Center (2000 Cranford Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33916). All are ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

The City of Fort Myers receives 26th consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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(Fort Myers, FL – June 20, 2017)--  For the 26th consecutive year, the City of Fort Myers has earned the “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).  The honor was presented for the ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

City Educates Businesses on Parking Ordinances

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(FORT MYERS, FL – June 7, 2017) - The City of Fort Myers Code Enforcement Division is collaborating with the Fort Myers Police Department to educate business owners about common code violations. City Code Enforcement officers have noticed a recent increas...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

FDOT: Colonial Blvd. to Close at RR Crossing Beginning June 9

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Colonial Boulevard (SR 884) at Seminole Gulf Railway Crossing Improvements

Begins June 9 in Fort Myers, Lee County

 

Please be advised that FDOT will commence a construction project at Colonial Boulevard (SR 884) at

the Seminole Gulf Railway crossing...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

City of Fort Myers Named “Playful City USA” for Sixth Year

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FORT MYERS, FL (May 17, 2017) – For the sixth consecutive year, the City of Fort Myers has earned designation as a Playful City USA.  National non-profit KaBOOM honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of kids and families...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

City of Fort Myers seeks Citizen Advisory Board members

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FORT MYERS (May 11, 2017) - The City of Fort Myers seeks responsible, community-minded citizens to serve on its Citizen Advisory Boards.  These volunteer boards provide advice and recommendations to City Council on numerous topics of public conce...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

City Clerk Marie Adams to Retire After More than Four Decades with the City

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Fort Myers, FL (April 28, 2017):  More than 45 years after her first day on the job at the City of Fort Myers, City Clerk Marie Adams is retiring.  Her final day with the City will be May 1, 2017.

The Fort Myers City Council will honor Ad...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

CRA Commissioners Pass Resolution Honoring Legislators Benacquisto and Caldwell

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Fort Myers, FL: The Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) honored community redevelopment proponents Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto and Florida Representative Matt Caldwell by adopting Resolution No. CRA 2017-1 at their monthly CRA...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

City of Fort Myers Implements Temporary Burn Ban

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The following memorandum has been issued by the City Manager's Office:

In response to Governor Scott's Declaration of a State of Emergency for Wildfires, issued April 11, 2017, the City Manager is implementing a temporary burn ban within the City of Fort M...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

S.T.A.R.S. Complex Introduces Free Before-School Program

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 19, 2017) – From April 28 until the end of the school year, students of Dunbar, Fort Myers, and Cypress Lake middle schools will be able to take advantage of a free new program at the Dr. Ann Murphy Knight S.T.A.R.S. Complex. The S...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Officer Chad Thornton named City Employee of the Year

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Fort Myers, FLChad Thornton, an 18-year officer with the Fort Myers Police Department, has been named the Employee of the Year by the City of Fort Myers.  The award was presented at the April 3, 2017 City Council meeting.

Thornton’s pee...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Fort Myers Country Club Offers Junior Golf Clinics

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FORT MYERS, FL (March 27, 2017) –  The City of Fort Myers is offering a pair of five-day junior golf clinics this summer at the Fort Myers Country Club.  The classes will teach juniors (ages 6-13) fundamentals of golf, including rules, e...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Iconic Fort Myers Sculpture to Receive Makeover

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FORT MYERS, FL (March 20, 2017) – After 91 years watching over the entrance to the Edison Park neighborhood, “Rachel” was due for a facelift.  In late March, restoration work will begin on the neighborhood’s iconic entrance and the sculpture know...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Councilwoman Watkins Brown Graduates from Florida League of Cities Leadership Class

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TAMPA, FL (March 15, 2017) –The Florida League of Cities, Inc. (FLC) is pleased to announce that Fort Myers Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown has graduated from the Institute for Elected Municipal Officials’ (IEMO) III: The Leadership Challenge. ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Arbor Day Foundation Names Fort Myers Tree City USA

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With a nickname like “City of Palms,” it’s no surprise that Fort Myers is a perennial recipient of the Arbor Day Foundation’s “Tree City USA” distinction.  For the 25th consecutive year,...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

City of Fort Myers sells bonds, achieves savings and finances capital improvement projects

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 19, 2016) – City Manager Saeed Kazemi, P.E. announced that the City of Fort Myers has sold its Capital Improvement Revenue and Refunding Bonds, Series 2016 Bonds in the amount of $52,130,000. The Series 2016 Bonds were issued with ...Read on...