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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Agenda Announced for the 2021 Edison Awards

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 13, 2021) – The Edison Awards has announced the agenda for its 34th annual awards celebration, taking place April 21-23, 2021. This is the first year the prestigious event is being held in the City of Fort Myers and organi...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Ward 6 virtual community meeting takes place April 14

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Apr. 8, 2021) – Fort Myers City Councilperson Darla Bonk will host a virtual Ward 6 Community Meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m. Register in advance for this webinar here: https://cityftmyers.zoom.us/webinar/r...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Ward 1 virtual community meeting takes place on April 27

Ward Meeting - Watkins Brown

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Apr. 8, 2021) – Fort Myers City Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown will host a virtual Ward 1 Community Meeting on Tuesday, April 27, at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Register in advance for this webinar: https://cityftmyers.zoom.us/webina...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Special Event Grant Application

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The City of Fort Myers recognizes the importance of Special Events and provides assistance to qualified 501C3 organizations for special events through the awarding of limited City provided services.  Such services include, but are not limited to,...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Fort Myers Aquatic Center prepares for facility renovation

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Apr. 2, 2021) – The Fort Myers Aquatic Center, located at 1750 Matthew Drive, is gearing up for a $1.2 million facility upgrade to include pool resurfacing, tile replacement and installation of modern filtration technologies beg...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 26, 2021

City of Fort Myers launches $2.8 million program for COVID-19 rent and utility assistance

Emergency Assistance Program Alert

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2021) - In coordination with Lee County, the City of Fort Myers Community Development Department Housing Division is opening a new application period for rent and utility assistance for eligible residents of the City of Fort Mye...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 26, 2021

City of Fort Myers City Manager Position

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The City of Fort Myers, known as the “City of Palms”, is a vibrant community that emphasizes quality of life and quality of services. 

The City of Fort Myers, Florida, the county seat of Lee County, situated alongside the Caloo...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Mayor Anderson announces task force members

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2021) – Today City of Fort Myers Mayor Kevin Anderson announced members of three separate task forces. The groups will address concerns raised by citizens on the topics of homelessness, access to housing, and unity.&...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

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

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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.

To determine where the fastest local economic g...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Centennial Park closed for renovations beginning October 5

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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. The reno...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: August 22, 2020

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

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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 burden of just...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

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

Fort Myers named the #1 best place to retire in U.S. News for 2019 - 2020

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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