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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Public Information Workshop for South Street Assessment takes place Jan. 25

FORT MYERS, FL (Jan. 18, 2018) – The City of Fort Myers will host a public information workshop on Thursday, January 25, 2018 to present the report on the test results of the environmental site assessment of the site at 3348 South St. in Fort Myers. The workshop will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dr. Carrie D. Robinson Center, 2990 Edison Avenue, Fort Myers.

The environmental site assessment is a collaborative effort between the City and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). FDEP has reviewed and approved the testing plan which was prepared by GFA International, Inc., an engineering and geological consulting organization.

The testing plan was presented to the public at a workshop on August 1, 2017. The initial sampling and testing were conducted in October, November and December of 2017, and the data was posted to the City’s website. GFA has completed an analysis and evaluation of the testing and will present their findings at the Jan. 25 meeting.

At the Jan. 25 meeting, citizens will have an opportunity to ask questions and provide public input about the site. Citizens may also submit questions and comments through the city website, www.cityftmyers.com, scroll down to click on the link to South Street Environmental Assessment. Comments and questions will be accepted via mail by sending a letter to the City of Fort Myers, c/o Richard Thompson, P.O. Box 2217, Fort Myers, FL 33902-2217.

The Phase I Progress Report submitted by GFA International is available for review on the website listed above. A hard copy of the document is also available for review from Friday, January 19 through Monday, February 5, 2018 at the following locations:

Fort Myers City Hall                                        Dr. Ann Murphy Knight S.T.A.R.S. Complex

2200 Second St., Fort Myers, FL 33901          2980 Edison Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33916

Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.                         Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sat. & Sun. Closed                                          Fri. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

                                                                        Sat. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

                                                                        Sun. Closed

For more information about the environmental site assessment, visit www.cityftmyers.com or contact the City of Fort Myers at 239-321-7630.

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