News and Notices - 2002
12/19/02 Holiday Break Story Ideas @ Your Library
12/19/02 Holiday Schedule for Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste
Committee to review Sports Development Director Applications
12/17/02 Board Approves Animal Services Position - Incinerator Resolution
12/17/02 Lee Posting Manatee Zone for Feds-Asking Boaters to be Vigilant
12/16/02 Lee Tran to Begin Sunday Service in Cape Coral Starting Dec. 22, 2002
12/13/02 Free Adoptions at Animal Services
12/12/02 Lee County is Installing Evacuation Chairs
12/10/02 Asst. Lee Manager Bruce Loucks Takes Helm of Charlotte County
12/06/02 "Lee Island Coast Honored as Among Worlds "50 Perfect Island Getaways"
12/06/02 New Chair Heads Tourist Development Council
12/05/02 Lee County Government Tops Last Years United Way Giving
12/05/02 County Seeks Terry Park Restoration/Museum Plan Funds
12/03/02 County Moves Forward with Park/School Site, Corridor Study
12/02/02 Lee Commission Chairman Announces 2002-03 Liaison Assignments
11/19/02 Commission Approves Fees Increases/Land Purchases Funds
11/19/02 Access New Web Page on County Site to get Status of Projects
11/18/02 New Utilities Customer Service Center Has Drive Through Service 
11/18/02 Commissioners St. Cerny and Coy to be Sworn In
11/15/02 Give Your Pet the Gift of Love this Holiday Season
11/15/02 Home For the Holidays Pet Adoption
11/08/02 Commissioner Janes Receives 2002 Human Services Award
11/13/02 Lee TV Broadcast Lee GROWS Video
11/05/02 Commission Approves Neighborhood Community Park Items
11/05/02 Fiesta Village Saves RatePayers $175,000 Through Hard Work
11/11/02 Lee County Veterans Day Celebration - Full Line Up of Events
11/04/02 Lee County Library System Circulation UP 13%
10/31/02 Please Recycle! County Makes Massive Appeal to Customers
10/31/02 Lee Human Svcs. Launches New Web Site, Residents Access Info Easily
10/29/02 Commission OK's Road Landscaping Funds/Justice Center Projects
10/25/02 Daltry Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
10/24/02 County Doubles Size of Fiesta Village Plant Due to Growth
10/18/02 Two Local Hispanic Leaders to be Inducted into Hall of Fame
10/17/02 Lee County Employee Earns Honor from Natl. Sports Organization
10/15/02 Lee Island Coast Natural Assets win Acclaim in "Best of FL Awards"
10/15/02 American Bus Association designates Ft. Myers Fest one of Best 2003
10/11/02 Lee County Completes the Last Leg of Veterans Memorial Extension
10/04/02 Lee One of Nine to Receive "Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance"
10/04/02 Three Lee Dept. Heads Named Area "Men & Women of the Year"
10/03/02 Local Animal Shelters Host 2nd Annual Fall Pet Fest!
10/01/02 Lee County Submits Permit Application For Waste-To-Energy Expansion
09/24/02 Commission OKs Estero Pk. Funding/I-75 Interchange Contractor
09/23/02 LeeWay Discount Program Renewals Due by Mail October 15, 2002
09/20/02 Five Companies Named Lee County Industry Leaders
09/19/02 Lee County Govt. Adopts Fiscal Year 2002-03 Budget
09/09/02 Patriots Remembered Sept. 11 Comemoration Broadcast Live
09/03/02 Commission OKs Conservation 2020 Buy
08/29/02 Public Info Workshop Summerlin Rd. Six-Laning
08/29/02 National Council of Destination Organizations Acclaims VCB with Award
08/29/02 Conservation 2020 Reaches 10,000 Acre Milestone
08/28/02 Bowditch Concession
08/27/02 Commission Purchases Library Site
08/22/02 Lee County Receives Alico Rd. Widening Permit from Feds
08/20/02 Lee County Receives Statewide Baseball Field Award
08/20/02 Commission Approves Rookery Committee/Repavings
08/19/02 North Fort Myers Park Football Fields Ready for Kids to Play
08/16/02 Public Participation Guide Helps Citizens Understand Process
08/14/02 State Tourism Marketing Organization Honors Lee Island Coast VCB
08/13/02 Public Information Workshop Summerlin Road Six-Laning
08/13/02 Commission Approves Environmental/Road Items
08/12/02 County Human Services Director Honored With Statewide Award
08/08/02 Growth Issues/Traffic Congestion Top Citizen Survey Concerns
08/08/02 Lee County Laws/Administrative Codes Easier To Access On Net
08/06/02 Grand Reopening Celebration Saturday @ your library
08/06/02 Commission Approves Work Release Program/New Air Ambulance
08/05/02 Lee County Plans September 11 Commemoration At Courthouse
08/01/02 Public Meeting To Be Held On Estero Community Park Master Plan
08/01/02 Leeway Service Center Hours Extended Mondays
08/01/02 Applicants Needed For Animal Care Trust Fund Oversight Committee
07/30/02 Stilwell Earns “Credentialed Manager” Certification
07/30/02 Three Inspectors Certified To Keep County Playgrounds Safe
07/30/02 Buckingham Community Park Playground Newest In Park System
07/24/02 Crabb, Durant Earn Esteemed Tourism Industry Accreditation
07/24/02 County Parks System Waiving Fees This Weekend
07/23/02 Low-Income Households Can Benefit From Free Job Training
07/23/02 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day This Saturday
07/17/02 Causeway Drawbridge Opening Times Changing Permanently
07/17/02 Lee County Purchasing Division Adds Resources To Web Site
07/15/02 Bill Hammond To Serve As Chairman Of Florida Sports Foundation
07/09/02 County To Waive Parks Parking Fees During Recognition Weekend
07/09/02 Local State Of Emergency Declared In North Fort Myers For Flooding
07/03/02 Six Mile Cypress Slough Reopens After Repairs
07/03/02 Lee County Animal Services Offers Hurricane Preparedness Pet Clinic
07/03/02 Lee County Utilities Proposes Minimal Rate Increase; First In Eight Years
07/03/02 Lee County To Consider Slight Increase In Garbage Rates
07/03/02 Diplomat Elementary To Be Retrofitted To Hurricane Shelter
07/03/02 Observing Fireworks Safety Will Avoid Injuries This July 4th
06/26/02 Annual Water Quality Report Sent To County Utilities Customers
06/26/02 Commission Approves New Park/Library Site
06/20/02 Community Effort Launches Mental Health Court In SW Florida
06/19/02 New Tool Convinces Kids Manufacturing Careers Are Cool
06/18/02 Commission Approves Recycling Deal/Pursuing Properties
06/17/02 New Service Links Residents With Training/Education Referrals
06/17/02 Lee County Community Development Adds Resources To Web Site
06/13/02 Old Courthouse Grounds Provide Opportunity For Self Tours
06/11/02 Lee County Wins Praises For Financial Statements
06/11/02 Lee County Establishes Trust Fund For Animals
06/06/02 Lee County Seeking Public’s Help With 2002 Fair  Housing Survey
06/06/02 Latest State Budget Brings County Road Grants/Loans To $117 Million 
06/06/02 See The Future Stars Of Major League Baseball This Weekend
06/05/02 Cape Coral- Lee County Public Library Closing, Reopening August 10
05/23/02 Fort Myers Miracle To Reach One-Millionth Fan Milestone
05/21/02 County Seeks $250,000 Grant To Address Water Quality Issues
05/21/02 Joint Effort Could Lead To Daniels/I-75 Improvements This Summer
05/20/02 Next Smart Growth Meeting Slated For Thursday, May 30
05/20/02 Six Mile Cypress Slough To Be Closed Up To A Month For Repairs
05/16/02 Public Information Workshop Plantation/Palmetto Road Extension
05/15/02 EMS Celebrates Emergency Medical Service Week And 30th Anniversary
05/15/02 Commission Approves Design Contracts/Beach Property Funding
05/14/02 New Hardware Will Allow Agencies To Track Cell 911 Calls
05/10/02 Lee Public Safety Receiving Supplies For Terrorism Incidents
05/09/02 Lee EMS Opens New Ambulance Stations, Including In Cape Coral
05/07/02 Commission Approves Construction Contracts/2020 Purchase
04/29/02 Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins Wednesday, May 1
04/25/02 Lee County Employee Reappointed To National Sports Association
04/25/02 Lee Human Services Wins National Award For Local Program
04/24/02 Smart Growth Committee To Begin Its Deliberations Thursday
04/24/02 State Low-Interest Loans To Help With Utilities Projects
04/22/02 Lee County Government Citizen Survey In The Mail This Week
04/19/02 Lee County Utilities Teaching Water Conservation In Schools
04/19/02 Lee A Pilot Site For Better Planning Between Counties And School Districts
04/18/02 County To Purchase Land For New Community Park
04/18/02 New Bus Transfer Center In Cape Coral Set To Open
04/18/02 Lee EMS To Phase In Defibrillation Monitors On Its Ambulances
04/17/02 Lee County Parks Launches New Online Registration Feature
04/17/02 Lee Parks System Named National Gold Medal Award Finalist
04/16/02 Largest County Park Ever To Officially Open Saturday (April 20)
04/16/02 Commission Approves Parks Positions/Utilities And Roadway Items
04/16/02 County Landscaping Projects Slated For Two Major Roadways
04/16/02 County Adds Two Neighborhoods To Districts Program
04/11/02 Lee County Web Site Breaks Record For Number Of “Hits”
04/11/02 Summer Season Will Be A “Home Run” For Sporting Events In Lee
04/11/02 Reading Program Grand Prize Presentation Today @ Your Library
04/11/02 Multilingual Consumer Workshops @ Your Library
04/11/02 Cape Coral Library "Little Acorns" Win State Award
04/09/02 Forward With Toll Plaza Renovations/Utilities Customer Service Building
04/09/02 Lee County/Taxpayers To Realize Savings From FPL Rate Case
04/05/02 Three Oaks Parkway Public Workshop on Wednesday, April 10, 2002
04/05/02 Lee County Receives State Grants For Homelessness
04/04/02 Lee County Fleet Receives Prestigious Service Designation
04/03/02 County/Water Control District Open Two Parks In Lehigh Acres
04/03/02 Lee County Utilities Urges Water Conservation
04/02/02 County Accepting Nominations for "Award Of Excellence"
03/28/02 Twins Go Over 100,000 Attendance For First Time In Eight Years
03/28/02 New Notification System Will Alert Residents To Emergencies
03/27/02 LEETRAN Introducing Electronic Fareboxes Starting Monday (April 1)
03/26/02 Learn To Swim/Drowning Prevention Key Skills Spring & Summer Approach
03/26/02 Commission Approves Hurricane Shelter/Purchase Of “Swampmeister”
03/25/02 A Million Choices @ Your Library
03/22/02 Data Collection Along Roadways Part Of Traffic Light Study
03/21/02 Nominations Being Accepted For Local Hispanic Achievement Awards
03/21/02 Home Energy Assistance Available To Low Income Households
03/21/02 New Human Services Annual Report Details Agency Highlights
03/15/02 Traffic Light Test On San Carlos Blvd. To Be Extended Until April 7th
03/14/02 Lee Park Rangers Given More Authority To Protect Resources
03/12/02 Lee County Gets Go-Ahead For Purchasing Gateway Sewer Plant
03/12/02 Lee EMS Going To “Paperless” Run Reports With New Computers
03/07/02 6.1 Million Lost Pets Prompts National Tag Day Campaign
03/07/02 Weekly Commission Agendas and Supporting Documents
03/06/02 VCB Welcomes Nominations for Exceptional Customer Service Awards
03/06/02 New Searchable Database Matches Human Services Clients With Agencies
02/27/02 Stilwell To Attend Third Homeland Security Meeting
02/27/02 Marty Harrity Appointed To Smart Growth Advisory Committee
02/25/02 2002 Lee County Reading Festival
02/22/02 Driver Surveys Next Week Will Help With Queue-Jump Study
02/21/02 Lee County EMS Receives Excellent Rating After State Inspection
02/20/02 Public Health Alert
02/19/02 Second In Park Concert Series Slated For Saturday
02/19/02 Lee Commission Approves Additional Roads For Repaving
02/19/02 County Conservation 2020 Lands Could Go Over 10,000 Acres
02/19/02 Fort Myers Beach’s Fran Myers Named Lee County “Citizen Of The Year”
02/19/02 June Donnelly Receives Lee County Government’s Top Employee Award
02/15/02 Paulette Burton Citizen Of The Year Finalists Announced
02/14/02 Traffic Light Test On San Carlos Blvd. To Begin Monday (Feb. 18)
02/14/02 Matlacha Bridge To Reopen Tonight
02/12/02 Wayne Daltry To Head Lee County’s Smart Growth Effort
02/11/02 Twelve High Schoolers To Graduate From Government Information Course
02/08/02 Lee Island Coast’s New Live Shelling Ban Sets Higher Standards
02/08/02 North Fort Myers Park Project To Add Fields/Multi-Purpose Bldg.
02/08/02 EMS Bike Team To Receive Training In Anticipation Of Parade
02/07/02 Two Nightime Openings Added For Matlacha Bridge Repairs
02/05/02 Human Services Funding Program Available To Non-Profits
02/05/02 Opening Of New Recycling Plant Saturday To Include Public Tours
02/05/02 Lee Commission Approves Utilities Item/Center Renovation
02/05/02 Commissioner Albion Named To State Transportation Committee
02/01/02 Innovative Marketing Initiative Spreads On Lee Island Coast
02/01/02 Southwest Florida’s Lee Island Coast VCB Announces New Deputy Director
02/01/02 Lee Island Coast Wins Prestigious Platinum HSMAI Award
02/01/02 Lee County Names New Head Of Veterans Service Office
01/30/02 County Close To Beginning Repairs On Matlacha Bridge
01/29/02 County Close To Beginning Work On Alico Road Widening
01/29/02 Lee Commission Approves Road Item/Landscaping Contract
01/28/02 Lee County To Retime Lights At 110 Intersections On Local Roads
01/25/02 County Considers Increasing Funding To Human Service Agencies By 5%
01/25/02 Mitigation Bank Helps Lee County Save Money/Restore Wetlands
01/24/02 State Approves Live Shelling Ban In Lee County
01/24/02 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day This Saturday
01/24/02 New Sidewalks Planned In Unincorporated Lee County
01/24/02 Spay Day USA 2002 Plans Underway To End Pet Overpopulation
01/23/02 Lee County FY2002 Operating And Capital Budget Book Now On Web
01/22/02 Lee Commission Approves Road Widening Contract, Pool Renovation
01/22/02 Town Hall Meeting Intersection Of Pine Island Road And Stringfellow Road
01/18/02 Animal Services Breaks Record For Adoptions In 2001
01/18/02 Lee County Now Broadcasting In Downtown Ft. Myers
01/17/02 Lee EMS Opens New Station To Better Serve Community
01/17/02 Lee Dot Web Site Offers Overweight Truck Permits And More
01/15/02 Four Miles Of Sidewalks Approved For Neighborhood Districts
01/15/02 Lee Commission Approves Three Contracts, Including Miracle Baseball
01/09/02 Record Breaking Year 2001 For Permits Pulled In Lee County
01/09/02 Cape Coral Lee County Public Library to Reopen February 4
01/08/02 New Sidewalks Construction Approved In Unincorporated Lee County
01/08/02 County/City Development Services Building To Redevelop Downtown Block
01/08/02 County Negotiating For 182 More Acres Of Conservation 2020 Land
01/07/02 Animal Services Record Adoptions During Holidays Pet Adoption Campaign
01/04/02 Lee County Accepting Names for Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year Award
01/03/02 HMO Information Broadcast on LEE TV
01/03/02 Boca Grande Community Center Auditorium Renovation Complete
01/02/02 New EMS Bicycle Team Has Successful First Outing
01/02/02 County Seeking Residents To Sit On Human Services Funding Board
01/02/02 Dispose Of Your Christmas Trees Just Like Regular Yard Waste
01/02/02 Lee County Hires New Human Resources Director