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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Fort Myers regains top spot as 2020’s fastest growing city in America

Fastest growing city 2020

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 13, 2020) – The City of Fort Myers has once again been named the fastest-growing city in America by WalletHub. Fort Myers is among four Florida cities earning a spot in the top 20 list.

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Virtual Ward 6 Community Meeting takes place October 21

Ward 6 Councilperson Gaile Anthony

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 13, 2020) – Fort Myers City Councilperson Gaile Anthony will host a virtual Ward 6 Community Meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, October 21 at 4:00 p.m. Register in advance for this webinar here: https://cityftmyers.zo...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Virtual Public Meeting on First Street and Second Street two-way traffic conversion project

First and Second Street conversion project

Join the City of Fort Myers for the First Street and Second Street two-way traffic conversion project virtual public meeting on Thursday, October 15 at 5 p.m. The meeting will begin with a presentation on planned safety and multi-modal connectivity improv...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Virtual Ward 4 Community Meeting takes place October 14

Kevin Anderson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 7, 2020) Fort Myers City Councilperson Kevin Anderson will host a virtual Ward 4 Community Meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. Register in advance for this webinar: https://cityftmyers.zoom.us...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Centennial Park closed for renovations beginning October 5

Centennial Park Renovation sign

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2020) – Starting October 5, construction will affect all areas of Centennial Park as drainage, pathways, landscaping, lighting, green space, restrooms and pavilions are upgraded and new playground equipment is installed...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Ward 2 Virtual Community Meeting takes place October 1

Ward 2 Councilperson Streets

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2020) – Fort Myers City Councilmember Johnny W. Streets, Jr. will host a virtual Ward 2 Community Meeting via Zoom on Thursday, October 1 at 7:00 p.m. Register in advance for this webinar here: https://cityftmyers.zoo...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Fort Myers Fire Department featured on A&E’s Live Rescue

Live Rescue featuring FMFD

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2020) – The lifesaving work of Fort Myers Fire Department crew members will be featured on Season 3 of “Live Rescue,” a reality program on the A&E network. The city granted permission for Live R...

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Posted on: August 22, 2020

Fort Myers named #1 best place for retirees to live and work in 2020

2020 best places to retire

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 22, 2020) – Fort Myers has been named the best place in America for retirees to live and work in 2020 by the financial technology firm SmartAsset. The city is especially strong in the tax department, with a senior tax burd...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

City of Fort Myers launches Otocast App

Otocast

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 21, 2020) - The City of Fort Myers recently launched a new app called “Otocast,” designed to help the community and visitors interact with public art around the city. Otocast is free and can be accessed from anywh...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Fort Myers named #1 best place to retire in the United States

Sky View of City

FORT MYERS, FL (Oct. 9, 2019) –  U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, has named Fort Myers as the #1 best place to retire in the United States. Topping the 2020 list, Fort Myers had increases...

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