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Posted on: October 16, 2018

“Safety Saturday” events continue through October

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FMFD adds Sunday events to reach more communities

FORT MYERS, FL (October 16, 2018) – The Fort Myers Fire Department will install hundreds of smoke alarms during its Safety Saturday campaign which is in effect for the month of October. On Saturdays during October, fire officers are visiting dif...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Ward 4 Community Meeting takes place on October 18

FORT MYERS, FL (Oct. 15, 2018) – Fort Myers City Councilman Liston D. Bochette III will host a Ward 4 Community Meeting on Thursday, October 18, at 6:00 p.m. at the Edison Congregational Church  located at 1619 Llewellyn Drive in Fort Myers. All ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Ward 6 Community Meeting takes place on October 30

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Fort Myers City Councilwoman Gaile Anthony will host a Ward 6 Community Meeting on Tuesday, October 30, at 4:00 p.m. at the Treeline Fire Station meeting room located at 9700 Treeline Avenue in Fort Myers. All are welcome to attend.

The meeting agenda incl...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Fort Myers Fire Department deploys to FL Panhandle

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FORT MYERS, FL (October 11, 2018) – In response to the State’s emergency response plan, the Fort Myers Fire Department has deployed an engine company with one captain and three firefighters to the Florida Panhandle. The FMFD has joined engines from Estero...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

City Reaches Settlement; Agrees to Create "Legacy Island Park"

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PRESS RELEASE

Media Contacts: 

 

For the Powell family: Kate Barth, 813-229-4154 or kbarth@carltonfields.com

For the City of Fort Myers: Stephanie Schaffer, 239-321-7157 or sschaffer@cityftmyers.com

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Ward 1 Community Meeting takes place on October 23

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FORT MYERS, FL (Oct. 9, 2018) Fort Myers City Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown will host a Ward 1 Community Meeting on Tuesday, October 23, at 6:00 p.m. at the IMAG History and Science Center, located at 2000 Cranford Ave., Fort Myer...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

City of Fort Myers to Convert Downtown Intersections to All-Way Stop Signs

FM Dowtown Intersection Improvements

FORT MYERS, FL (Oct. 8, 2018) – Changes are coming to downtown Fort Myers intersections. In September, the Fort Myers City Council approved a plan to remove four downtown traffic signals and convert all downtown core intersections to four-way st...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

City Council approves budget and votes to reduce millage rate

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FORT MYERS, FL (Sept. 28, 2018) – The Fort Myers City Council has approved a $397.2 million fiscal year 2019 budget and lowered the millage rate to 8.45, a reduction from the fiscal year 2018 rate of 8.65.

The newly approved budget adds $7.3 mill...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

City announces temporary reduction in building permit fees

Satellite Permit Office to Process Expedited Building Permits

FORT MYERS, FL (Sept. 27, 2018) – The Fort Myers City Council recently voted to cut building permit fees by 50 percent for one year beginning on October 1. “It is our hope that this significant fee reduction will encourage additional e...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Ward 1 Community Meeting on January 23, 2018

Teresa Watkins-Brown

Fort Myers City Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown will host a Ward 1 Community Meeting on Tuesday, January 23, at 6:00 p.m. at the IMAG History and Science Center (2000 Cranford Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33916). All are welcome to attend.

The event agenda inclu...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Downtown Hotel & Convention Center Project Poised to Move Forward

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The City of Fort Myers is partnering with Mainsail Lodging and Development to bring a visionary project to life in downtown Fort Myers.  The project has grown in size and scope since the original presentations and now it is poised to move forward...

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