News and Notices - 2000

COUNTY ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR NEW "AWARD OF EXCELLENCE"
HIGH SPEED AND WIRELESS COME TOGETHER IN FORT MYERS
INTERNATIONAL SOFTWARE COMPANY OPENS BUSINESS PROCESS
LEE COMMISSION CHAIRMAN ANNOUNCES 2000-01 LIAISON ASSIGNMENTS
LEE COUNTY TO BEGIN LAST LEG OF VETERANS MEMORIAL EXTENSION
NEW ESTERO/BONITA PARK TO SERVE COMMUNITY’S YOUTH
PERMITTING AND DEVELOPMENT GUIDE NOW ON COUNTY WEB SITE
COUNTY PARTNERS WITH WCI TO PUT LANDSCAPING ALONG MCGREGOR
THE RECYCLABLE $500 PLAY-OFF HAS BEGUN!
GIVE YOUR PET THE GIFT OF LOVE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!
LEE COUNTY SEEKS COMPLIANCE WITH TREE TRIMMING REGULATIONS
LEE COUNTY WINS STATE AWARD FOR COST-SAVING INNOVATION
LEE TRAN STUFF-A-BUS FOOD DRIVE SET FOR DECEMBER 16
"QUICK RESPONSE" CODE ENFORCEMENT TEAM ISSUES CITATIONS
COUNTY TO SAVE $680,000 IN SOFTWARE COSTS THROUGH JOINT EFFORT
COUNTY TO TRAIN FIRST EMPLOYEES ON AUTOMATED DEFIBRILLATORS
COUNTY COMMISSION WELCOMES ONE NEW, TWO RETURNING MEMBERS
TECH INDUSTRY CONTINUES TO GROW WITH FOX ELECTRONICS EXPANSION
BUSINESS 41/PONDELLA IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED IN ONLY 10 DAYS
LEE COUNTY WINS STATEWIDE BASEBALL FIELD AWARD FOR FIFTH TIME
LEE COUNTY OPENS NEW ROUTE TO AND FROM LEHIGH ACRES
LEE COUNTY TO PURCHASE 50 AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS
D.T. MINICH NAMED NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LEE COUNTY VCB
LEE VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION INCLUDES FULL LINE-UP OF EVENTS
THANKSGIVING DAY GARBAGE/RECYCLING/HORTICULTURE CHANGES
MILLENNIUM TIME CAPSULE BURIAL CEREMONY SET FOR NOVEMBER 14
PAINT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY'S WAGON
GRAND OPENING OF INTERMODAL CENTER SET FOR THURSDAY
LEE COUNTY BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF DOG PARK IN BUCKINGHAM
LEE COUNTY LIBRARIES ADD MUSICAL CD COLLECTION
COMMUNITY LEADERS FORM MENTAL HEALTH TASK FORCE
BUSINESS 41/PONDELLA INTERSECTION BEGINS OCTOBER 30th
FAIR ASSOCIATION OPERATION OF CIVIC CENTER SAVES COUNTY MONEY
CONCERT IN PARK SERIES KICKS OFF WITH ZYDECO PERFORMANCE
LEE RECEIVES NEARLY $14 MILLION IN STATE FUNDS FOR ROADS
BOCC WEEKLY MEETINGS TO BE REBROADCAST ON MEDIAONE
VIEW MILLENNIUM TIME CAPSULE ITEMS AT AREA LIBRARIES
HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANT FUNDS AVAILABLE
AREA AGENCIES TO SPONSOR ADA SEMINARS OCTOBER 19 AND 20
LEE RECEIVES GRANTS AIMED AT REDUCING ROAD CONGESTION
PUBLIC LIBRARY TOWN MEETING TO BE HELD OCTOBER 18
ALBION TO MAKE TRANSPORTATION GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
COUNTY PURCHASES 1,115 ACRES FOR PRESERVATION
LEE COUNTY ROAD PROJECTS UPDATE
LEE COUNTY WORKING THROUGH GARBAGE TRANSITION 
ANIMAL SERVICES TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE DOG KENNEL FOR ADOPTIONS
NEW PLAYGROUND DEDICATED AT BOCA GRANDE COMMUNITY CENTER
NEW SPEAKERS BUREAU FOCUSES ON IMPORTANT BUSINESS ISSUES
VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION AND PARADE
CAUSEWAY DRAWBRIDGE REPAIRS TO DELAY NIGHTLY TRAFFIC
LEE COUNTY HIGHLY-RANKED BY FORBES MAGAZINE
FIRST INDUCTEE TO LEE COUNTY HISPANIC HALL OF FAME
NEW PLAYGROUND AT LAKES PARK
COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY UNVEILS LANDSCAPING PROJECTS
NEW GARBAGE HAULERS COMING TO LEE COUNTY
HELP CELEBRATE "ADOPT-A-DOG MONTH"
DON'T MISS THE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS DROP OFF DAY!
DIAZ HIRED AS NEW COUNTY UTILITIES DIRECTOR
LAVENDER NAMED NEW COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
LEE COUNTY RECYCLING EARNS 1ST PLACE IN STATE
NEW ROADWAY LANDSCAPING PRIORITY LIST APPROVED
GROUNDBREAKING EVENT AND MILESTONE ANNOUNCEMENT
LIBRARY SERVICES EXPANDED IN BOCA GRANDE
LEE COUNTY HIRES NEW TRANSIT DIRECTOR
PARKS REPORT DETAILS COSTS OF OPERATING RECREATION FACILITIES
EXPRESS LANES NOW OPEN AT MIDPOINT BRIDGE TOLL PLAZA
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON NORTH FORT MYERS IMPROVEMENTS
CORKSCREW ROAD WIDENING IMPROVES EAST-WEST TRAVEL
LEE COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS HAS BROUGHT HOME THE GOLD
LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY HURRICANE AWARENESS SEMINARS
HURRICANE SEMINAR DATES AND LOCATIONS FOR 2000
LEE COUNTY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY WILL HOLD SEMINAR ON AUGUST 11
LEE BOOSTS FUNDS FOR TRANSPORTATION OF MENTAL HEALTH PATIENTS
STATE MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION TO MEET IN FORT MYERS FRIDAY
LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS CAN BENEFIT FROM FREE JOB TRAINING
TWO LEE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS EARN NATIONAL HONORS
LEE COUNTY HIRES NEW BUDGET SERVICES DIRECTOR
LEE COUNTY RECYCLING CAMPAIGN PAYS OUT AGAIN
LEE HUMAN SERVICES ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY AGENCIES
COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT CENTER SERVES JUVENILES AND FAMILIES
COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER AWARDED FOR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
PROJECT MAKES BONITA BUSINESS DISTRICT PEDESTRIAN FRIENDLY
BRIDGES PROMOTED TO DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY
LEE COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR RESIGNS
ONLINE AUCTION OF COUNTY BONDS YIELDS LOW RATE
LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES MAKES PLEA FOR ANIMALS
LEE LAUNCHES “BUCKLE UP” CAMPAIGN WITH AMBULANCE DECALS
MISSION RECYCLE CHALLENGE IMPROVES RECYCLING FOR LEE COUNTY.
DEL PRADO BOULEVARD EXTENSION TO BENEFIT NORTH FORT MYERS
LEE TV NEWSWRAP STORIES FOR JUNE 2000
LEE COUNTY'S BOND RATING UPGRADED
NEW PIER IN NORTH FT. MYERS DEDICATED
NEW PLAYGROUND OPENS AT LAKES PARK
SEA TURTLE NOTICE
LATEST MISSION RECYCLE WINNERS GIVEN $500 EACH, BRING TOTAL TO 15
STELLAR SPRING TRAINING ATTENDANCE PAVES WAY FOR MILLIONTH FAN
DEPOT PARK PAVILION RESULT OF COMMUNITY EFFORT IN BONITA SPRINGS
LEE’S CDBG/HOME PROGRAMS ARE EFFECTIVE, ACCORDING TO FEDS
THIRTEEN PEOPLE HAVE WON $500 IN THE MISSION RECYCLE CHALLENGE
IT'S IMPORTANT TO RESPOND TO THE CENSUS
PET ADOPTATHON AND FAIR WILL KICK OFF “BE KIND TO ANIMALS WEEK”
AWARDS BANQUET TO HONOR ACHIEVEMENTS BY LOCAL HISPANICS
LEE COUNTY GOVERNMENT JOB SEEKERS CAN APPLY OVER THE INTERNET
LEE TV NEWSWRAP STORIES FOR APRIL 2000
NEW LIBRARY COMPUTERS/SOFTWARE AVAILABLE THROUGH GATES GRANT
NEW ESTERO PARK A JOINT EFFORT BETWEEN COUNTY/SCHOOL DISTRICT
CENSUS FORMS AVAILABLE TO HELP LEE COUNTY GET FULL COUNT
COMMUNITY-BASED CARE TO BE SUBJECT OF PANEL DISCUSSION
BUCKLE UP CAMPAIGN TO EDUCATE ON PROPER CHILD RESTRAINTS
NEW SPRUNG UNITS ADD 512 BEDS TO LEE COUNTY’S JAIL SYSTEM
HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS
6.1 MILLION LOST PETS PROMPTS NATIONAL TAG DAY CAMPAIGN
CONSERVATION 2020 ANNUAL REPORT CATALOGS PROGRAM’S SUCCESS
READING FESTIVAL CROWD EASILY SURPASSES GOAL
RESIDENTS CAN BROWSE LEE LIBRARY CATALOG ON WEB
LEE TV NEWSWRAP FOR MARCH 2000
CITIZEN VOLUNTEERS CAN HELP AUTHORITIES WARN OF SEVERE WEATHER
ROAD PROJECT IN BONITA SPRINGS WILL HELP HURRICANE EVACUATION
DANIELS ROAD EXTENSION TO CONNECT LEHIGH TO SOUTH LEE
LEESCAPE DEDICATION PART OF COORDINATED EFFORT TO BEAUTIFY LEE
LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS CAN BENEFIT FROM FREE JOB TRAINING
AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS WILL SAVE LIVES
CASP FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR HUMAN SERVICES AGENCIES
ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR PAULETTE BURTON CITIZEN OF THE YEAR
LEE COUNTY’S CHARTER REVIEW ADVISORY COMMITTEE
NEW REGIONAL LIBRARY WILL SERVE EAST COUNTY RESIDENTS
INTERMODAL CENTER TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
PARTNERS IN CRISIS TO ASK LEGISLATURE FOR MENTAL HEALTH FUNDS
LEE TV NEWSWRAP STORIES FOR JANUARY 2000