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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Virtual Ward 4 Community Meeting takes place August 13

Kevin Anderson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2020) Fort Myers City Councilperson Kevin Anderson will host a virtual Ward 4 Community Meeting via Zoom on Thursday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. Christine Tenney, Deputy Director of Budget, will present a brief o...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Join the conversation: Fort Myers Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan virtual public meeting

Bike plan public meeting image

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 21, 2020) – The City of Fort Myers, along with the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization, invites you to join the conversation through its virtual public meeting on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Regis...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

City of Fort Myers helps residents ward off COVID-19

Mask and sanitizer giveaway

FORT MYERS, Fla (July 20, 2020) – The City of Fort Myers is launching a mask and hand sanitizer giveaway program for residents, making needed supplies available to the general public and to those who might not otherwise have access to personal p...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

STARS Summer Camp program concludes on Friday

COVID-19 information center

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 16, 2020) - Due to concern about the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Southwest Florida, the STARS summer camp program will conclude at the end of the day on Friday, July 17. The summer camp was originally scheduled to continu...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Free walk-up COVID-19 testing scheduled at Yawkey Park

Free walk-up COVID-19 testing at Yawkey Park

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 13, 2020) — The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee), in partnership with Lee County Public Safety and the City of Fort Myers, will be providing free walk-up COVID-19 testing at Yawkey Park. 

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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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City of Fort Myers - News
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: 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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