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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Virtual Ward 6 Community Meeting takes place July 15

Ward 6 Councilperson Gaile Anthony

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 7, 2020) – Fort Myers City Councilperson Gaile Anthony will host a virtual Ward 6 Community Meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, July 15 at 4:00 p.m. Register in advance for this webinar here: https://cityftmyers.zoom.u...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Virtual Ward 4 Community Meeting takes place July 8

Kevin Anderson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 2, 2020) – Fort Myers City Councilperson Kevin Anderson will host a virtual Ward 4 Community Meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. Register in advance for this webinar here: https://...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Water quality initiatives, Centennial Park refurbishment projects receive state funds

CFM government center buildings

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 29, 2020) – The City of Fort Myers will begin three water quality initiatives with funding approved in the 2020-21 state budget signed today by Governor Ron DeSantis. Funding for the final phase restoration of Billy Creek ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

No changes to City of Fort Myers Solid Waste collection schedule for Independence Day holiday

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FORT MYERS, FL (June 24, 2020) – The City of Fort Myers Solid Waste Division will have no changes in its collection schedule for the Independence Day holiday. City of Fort Myers offices will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of the Satur...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Lee County fertilizer ban

FERTILIZE SMART

Lee County restrictions for rainy season fertilizer application are now in effect beginning June first and ending September 30. Doing your part to preserve our water quality is as simple as doing less yardwork! During the rainy summer season, unnecessary ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

City of Fort Myers Summer Camp 2020 - Scholarship Application

Summer Camp 2020

The STARS Summer Camp program is accepting scholarship applications for children to attend Summer Camp at one of the three available locations: Fort Myers STARS Complex, Billy Bowlegs, and Fort Myers Skatium.  Parents must have experienced loss o...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Final Public Notice

Final Public notice

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received the subgrant application for the City of Fort Myers’ Centennial Park repairs due to damages in Hurricane Irma (DR‐4337‐FL PW 05337). Pursuant to Executive Order 11988 and 44 CFR Part 9....

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City of Fort Myers - News
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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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

City of Fort Myers continues opening parks and amenities

CFM government center buildings

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 19, 2020) – To encourage outdoor recreation opportunities for the health and wellbeing of its citizens, the City of Fort Myers is reopening its pools, playgrounds, pavilions, courts, multipurpose fields (soccer/football) an...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

City expands options for restaurants to offer additional outdoor seating

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 1, 2020) - To accommodate local business owners and assist with compliance under the Governor’s Executive Order 20-112 issued on April 29, the City of Fort Myers has created a Temporary Outdoor Dining Area permit t...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Florida Department of Environmental Protection to host monthly educational meetings

People at a Bar

FORT MYERS, Fla.  (October 31, 2019) – In an effort to improve its communication with the regulated community, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is hosting free monthly educational meetings. The first meeting tak...

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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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