Historical Museum Advisory Board

Meetings
  • 4 p.m.
  • 2nd Wednesday of each month
  • Southwest Museum of History
    2031 Jackson St.
    Fort Myers, FL 33901
Members
The members shall reflect an interest in the history of the city, be representative of the diversity of the city, and, when possible, be residents or own property in the city.

The board shall consist of 7 members and 2 alternate members.  The members shall serve for 3-year terms at the pleasure of City Council and without compensation. If any member fails to attend, without cause, 75% of all meetings held during any calendar year from the date of appointment by City Council, the member's seat shall automatically be forfeited.

Duties
  • Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in recommending the preservation of existing historical artifacts pertaining to the city and southwest Florida in the collection of the historical museum.
  • Act in an advisory capacity to recommend to the City Council the use and purpose of the facilities on said property that will increase the interest therein to the citizens, residents, and visitors of the city generally, insofar as the same are not in conflict with the policies and regulations of the city.
  • Art in an advisory capacity to recommend to the City Council charges and fees for admission to the property used by the historical museum.
  • Have such other advisory duties, powers and responsibilities as granted by the City Council.