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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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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

City of Fort Myers operations prepares for anticipated rain event

CFM government center buildings

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 11, 2020) – With storms predicted throughout this weekend, City of Fort Myers crews are checking stormwater drains in advance of the anticipated rain event. In addition, public works staff monitors swales throughout the c...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Virtual Community Meeting on Forum Park takes place September 16

Forum Community Park image

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 9, 2020) – In conjunction with the regularly-scheduled Ward 6 meeting date and time, Fort Myers City Councilperson Gaile Anthony and attendees will participate in a Virtual Community Meeting Meeting via Zoom on F...

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

Virtual Ward 4 Community Meeting takes place September 9

Kevin Anderson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2020) Fort Myers City Councilperson Kevin Anderson will host a virtual Ward 4 Community Meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m. FMFD Chief Tracy McMillion and Emergency Manager Judy Hartwell ...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Share your thoughts by completing the city’s housing and economic opportunity survey

Community needs survey

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 1, 2020) - The City of Fort Myers is conducting a community needs survey as a part of the process of developing its 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan (October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2025) and FY 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan to detail t...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

New application period opens September 1 for rent and utility assistance for city residents

Emergency Assistance Program Alert

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 31, 2020) – The City of Fort Myers has funds available through the State of Florida’s Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) to help individuals and families needing rent and utility assistance due to the impacts...

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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

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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City of Fort Myers - News
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 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

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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