News and Notices - 2007


Dec 18, 2007 Tice Street Closure  January 2 Through January 5, 2008
Dec 18, 2007 Christmas/New Years Holidays Garbage Collection Schedule
Dec 18, 2007 Lee County Homeless Coalition Observes Homeless Persons' Memorial Day
Dec 17, 2007 Economic Development Launches New Website
Dec 7, 2007 New Chair Leads Lee County Tourist Development Council
Dec 3, 2007 Information Workshop for Colonial Blvd Development & Environment Study 
Nov 29, 2007 Household Chemical Waste Collection 12-01-07
Nov 28, 2007 Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Campaign Kicks Off!
Nov 27, 2007 Prescription Drug Discount Program Still Available
Nov 26, 2007 Survivalist and Tracker, Tom Brown Jr., to Offer Classes at a Lee County Park
Nov 26, 2007 Improvements to Conservation 20/20 Web Site Announced
Nov 26, 2007 Paddling Trail Keepers Needed
Nov 19, 2007 Thanksgiving Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule
Nov 19, 2007 Used Cooking Oil Collection
Nov 15, 2007 Time to Enjoy Chocolate & Spirits in Support of Reading
Nov 14, 2007 Seasonal Speed Zone Changes & Manatee Alert
Nov 14, 2007 Experts Name Sanibel Island Among the World's Best Islands
Nov 13, 2007 Mandatory Recycling for Businesses Starts January 1st, 2008
Nov 8, 2007 Looking For A Hot Spot? Try Your Library
Nov 8, 2007 Which Toll Lane Should I Use? 
Nov 8, 2007 Horizon Council Meeting to Feature Special Presentation
Nov 8, 2007 New Leg Of Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail Opens
Nov 6, 2007 Commissioner Hall Displaying Work Of Local Artist
Nov 2, 2007 Bowditch Point Regional Park Land Stewardship Plan Public Meeting
Nov 2, 2007 Lee County Homeless Coalition National Hunger & Homeless Awareness
Nov 2, 2007 21st Annual American Sandsculpting Championship on Ft Myers Beach 
Nov 1, 2007 LEE ISSUES PERMITS FOR 91 HOMES
Oct 29, 2007 ´Best In The World' List Ranks Two Of SWFL's Islands
Oct 26, 2007 18 New Employees Join Lee County Emergency Medical Services
Oct 25, 2007 Annual LeeTran Roadeo - October 28, 2007
Oct 25, 2007 Media Event Invitation Sanibel Drawbridge Piers Demolition
Oct 24, 2007 Old Sanibel Drawbridge Piers to be Demolished, Boat Access Restricted
Oct 23, 2007 Open House Re: Recovery Work in Wake of Natural Disasters
Oct 23, 2007 Parks & Recreations Offers Free Wireless Internet Access at 4 Facilities
Oct 23, 2007 Commissioner Janes Participates in Child Obsesity Preventions Summit
Oct 19, 2007 County Employees Donate More Than $117,000 for United Way
Oct 18, 2007 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for 3rd Combustion Unit
Oct 18, 2007 2 Northbound Lanes on Del Prado Blvd to Close at Cornwallis Intersection
Oct 18, 2007 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for 3rd Combustion Unit
Oct 18, 2007 Residents Invited to Attend 3rd Combustion Unit Ribbon Cutting
Oct 17, 2007 Lake Regional Park Plantings Completed
Oct 17, 2007 FGCU/Lee County Aquatics Center to Host Regional Swim Meets
Oct 17, 2007 Hospitality Industry Awards Recognizes Superb Customer Service
Oct 16, 2007 Estero Pkwy Ext.Project Ground Breaking Ceremony 10-22-07
Oct 16, 2007 EMS Acquires a Driver Training Simulation System
Oct 16, 2007 Lee Tran Sets Record with 3,037,194 Riders in Fiscal Year
Oct 15, 2007 Seven EMS Employees Attain Credentials
Oct 12, 2007 Tourism Brand Platform Positions Sanibel & Beaches as Island Sanctuary
Oct 11, 2007 San Carlos Blvd to Close at Summerlin Intersection Night of Oct. 15th
Oct 9, 2007 Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival Set For Oct. 27-Nov. 4
Oct 9, 2007 Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival - Calendar For Oct. 27-Nov. 4
Oct 9, 2007 Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival Features Competitive Events
Oct 9, 2007 Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival Showcases Experts, Speakers
Oct 5, 2007 VCB Announces New Communications Coordinator
Oct 4, 2007 Lee County Woman Found Guilty for Killing Dogs
Oct 2, 2007 Toll Facility Preparations for One Way Tolling
Oct 1, 2007 Public Information Workshop For the Alico Road Connector Corridor Study
Sep 27, 2007 Health Department Issues Advisory for Bowman's Beach
Sep 27, 2007 Homeless Coalition Opening Doors for the Homeless Event
Sep 27, 2007 COMMISSIONER HALL DISPLAYING WORK OF LOCAL ARTIST
Sep 26, 2007 Punta Rassa Boat Ramp to Reopen 9-28-07 Evening
Sep 25, 2007 Lee TV Adds Interactive Features to Website
Sep 24, 2007 USA BASEBALL PRESENTS "CHAMPIONS PROGRAM" IN FORT MYERS
Sep 24, 2007 National Estuaries Day Guided Walks September 29, 2007
Sep 24, 2007 Beaches of Ft Myers & Sanibel Tropical Holiday Cheer
Sep 21, 2007 Horizon Council Recognizes Companies at Industry Appreciation Luncheon
Sep 20, 2007 Five Emergency Medical Services Employees Attain Credentials
Sep 20, 2007 Library to Kick Off 2007 Countywide Book Club Events
Sep 20, 2007 Household Chemical Waste Drop Off September 22, 2007
Sep 20, 2007 Board Approves FY 07-08 Budget
Sep 20, 2007 Homeless Coalition 3rd Annual Dinner & Auction Nov. 3
Sep 16, 2007 Fort Dodge Sponsors 7th Annual Fall Pet Fest!
Sep 14, 2007 County Expands Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve
Sep 13, 2007 Horizon Council to Host Industry Appreciation Luncheon Sept 21
Sep 12, 2007 Land Stewardship Coordinator Receives Outstanding Research Award
Sep 12, 2007 Parks and Recreation 'A Day on the Blueway' Receives Award
Sep 12, 2007 Friends of Six Mile Cypress Slough Win Service Award
Sep 12, 2007 FL Recreation and Park Assoc 2007 Agency Excellence Award Winners
Sep 12, 2007 Lee TV to Air Profile of Founding Director of Mote Marine Labs
Sep 8, 2007 EMS Invites 40 Applicants to New Hire Assessment
Sep 4, 2007 13 EMS Recruits Ready to Train
Aug 30, 2007 VCB Receives Prestigious Destiny Award for Water Quality Program
Aug 30, 2007 Beaches of Ft Myers & Sanibel Merit Florida's Top Tourism Marketing Honors
Aug 30, 2007 Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule Change
Aug 27, 2007 Bob Janes Appointed 4th Term Chair, NACO's Steering Committee on Health
Aug 27, 2007 MEDSTARs Jim Pettit Completed Flight Paramedic Exam
Aug 24, 2007 Area Surveys Will Help Evaluate the Workforce
Aug 23, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Intersection to Close Nights Aug 26-30
Aug 23, 2007 Animal Services Receives Florida Festival & Events Association Award
Aug 23, 2007 Will Vick Case Help in Animal Cruelty Cases
Aug 20, 2007 Paradise Weddings Along the Beaches of Ft. Myers/Sanibel
Aug 20, 2007 Fall Forecast for the Beaches of Fort Myers/Sanibel
Aug 20, 2007 Area Surveys Will Help Evaluate the Local Workforce
Aug 20, 2007 VCB Employee Earns Esteemed Hospitality Industry Certification
Aug 20, 2007 Five EMS Employees Attain Credentials
Aug 17, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Intersection to Close Nights Aug. 19-23
Aug 6, 2007 Lanes Closing on Lee Boulevard Aug. 7-8
Aug 2, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Ground-Level Intersection Closed Nights Next Week
Aug 2, 2007 Commissioner Hall Displaying Work of Local Artist in Continuing Series
Aug 2, 2007 EMS Announces 13 New Recruits
Aug 2, 2007 County MEDSTAR Paramedics Complete Critical Care Training
Jul 31, 2007 Conservation 20/20 Program Adds 196 Acres to Alva Scrub Preserve
Jul 30, 2007 Parks and Recreation Receives an Agency Excellence Award
Jul 30, 2007 Road Closings Related to Summerlin Rd Widening
Jul 27, 2007 FREE Admission at County Regional Parks July 28-29
Jul 27, 2007 Lee TV to Air Video on African Bees
Jul 27, 2007 Guidelines for Mandatory Emergency Evacuation Pet Shelter
Jul 23, 2007 Human Services is Offering Free Job Training to Low Income Individuals
Jul 23, 2007 2007 "E" Awards Nomination
Jul 20, 2007 Libraries Receive 2007 H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant
Jul 20, 2007 Teen Reading Up 67% at Lee County Library System
Jul 19, 2007 EMS 14th in Bill Shearer Advanced Life Support International Competition
Jul 19, 2007 EMS Captain Eileen Brisco Starts Position as EMS Shift Commander
Jul 18, 2007 Emergency Medical Service to Compete in International Competition
Jul 18, 2007 EMS & South Trail Fire Rescue Launch Traffic Signal Preemption System
Jul 18, 2007 Household Chemical Waste Drop Off Collection 07-21-07
Jul 18, 2007 Sanibel Island Earns Ranking on Acclaimed Top 10 Family Beaches List
Jul 13, 2007 EMS Adds Nine Credentialled Field Providers
Jul 12, 2007 Beat the Heat! Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreation Center
Jul 12, 2007 County Energy Conservation Equipment Nets $57,000 Rebate
Jul 11, 2007 Local Wishbone Rescue Founder Guilty of Animal Cruelty
Jul 11, 2007 Lee TV to Air Video on Renewable Energy Methods
Jul 10, 2007 Woman Severely Injured in Dog Bite Case
Jul 10, 2007 Park Impact Fee Study Received
Jul 9, 2007 "Build Green" Construct Energy Efficient Homes and Buildings
Jul 6, 2007 20/20 Land is Purchased on the Imperial Marsh Preserve
Jul 3, 2007 EMS Announced 14 Recruits to Begin Field Training Program July 5
Jul 3, 2007 Punta Rassa Boat Ramp to Close for Three Months on July 9, 2007
Jul 2, 2007 Commissioner Janes Honored for Second Time "Presidential Advocacy Award"
Jul 2, 2007 Commissioners Support Clean Beaches Week June 29-July 5
Jul 2, 2007 Lee County Adds 80 Acres to the Imperial Marsh Preserve
Jun 29, 2007 Five Lee County EMS Employess Attain Credentials
Jun 29, 2007 'Guests First' Customer Service Training Workshops
Jun 29, 2007 Lee County Kicks Off Stay Alive Just Drive Week
Jun 29, 2007 Lee TV to Air Video on Growing Fruit in Florida
Jun 28, 2007 4th of July Garbage, Recycling, Yard Waste Schedule Change
Jun 27, 2007 Lee County Hires New VCB Director
Jun 26, 2007 Gunnery Road Four Laning Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Jun 26, 2007 Gunnery Road Four Laning Project Ribbon Cutting
Jun 25, 2007 Summerlin/San Carlos to Close Nights June 27-28
Jun 21, 2007 Lee TV to Air Coast Guard Video on Security Issues
Jun 20, 2007 Marine Law Enforcement Task Force Promotes Water Safety
Jun 19, 2007 Lee County Sheriff's Deputy to Enforce Federal Waterways Law
Jun 18, 2007 Lee County Continues Progress on Pet-Friendly Shelters
Jun 15, 2007 Commissioners Approve One Way Tolls
Jun 14, 2007 Summerlin/San Carlos to Close Nights June 19-21
Jun 14, 2007 2nd Annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 21
Jun 14, 2007 Old Bridge B Demolition Scheduled to Begin June 18, 2007
Jun 13, 2007 Residential Garbage Rates Recommended to Go Down
Jun 13, 2007 Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Groundbreaking Ceremony
Jun 12, 2007 County Purchases 110 Acre Parcel for Conservation 20/20 Program
Jun 11, 2007 Don Deberry Selected as Government Engineer of the Year
Jun 7, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Intersection to Close June 11-14
Jun 7, 2007 VCB Earns Destination Marketing Accreditation
Jun 4, 2007 Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Groundbreaking Ceremony
Jun 4, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Intersection Close Nights June 4-7
May 31, 2007 20/20 Program Completes USDA/Div. of Forestry Grant
May 30, 2007 Hurricane Seminar for Businesses June 5, 2007
May 24, 2007 County Receives Outstanding Audit on the Conservation 20/20 Program
May 24, 2007 Memorial Day Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection Schedule
May 24, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Intersection to Close Nights May 29-31
May 23, 2007 San Carlos Park Girl to Visit Emergency Dispatch Center
May 22, 2007 Two Lee County EMS Employees Attain Credentials
May 22, 2007 Fowler White Boggs Banker Relocates Ft Myers Office
May 20, 2007 Intermittent Lane Closures On Sanibel Causeway for Paving
May 20, 2007 United Way 211 Program Receives 'Friend to EMS' Award
May 18, 2007 Household Chemical Waste Collection May 19, 2007
May 17, 2007 Letter Carriers Set Up Special Chorus Line - Dog Bite Prevention
May 16, 2007 LeeWay Announces Transponders Last Longer Than Expected
May 15, 2007 Summerlin/San Carlos Intersection to Close Nights from May 20-22
May 15, 2007 Who Let the Dogs Out on the Beaches of Lee County
May 14, 2007 Animal Services & Adopt-A-Pet TV Now Featured on Lee TV
May 14, 2007 Stray Cat Population is Largest Animal Control Issue
May 14, 2007 June & July are Hurricane Preparedness Months at Animal Services
May 10, 2007 Summerlin/San Carlos Intersection to Close Nights
May 8, 2007 PUBLIC MEETING - IMPERIAL RIVER PRESERVE
May 8, 2007 Pine Manor Community Center Renovation Project
May 7, 2007 Library's Program Nets $430,000 in Returns
May 3, 2007 Lee TV to Air Program on Everglades Restoration
May 2, 2007 Lee County April Building Permit Update
May 1, 2007 Utilities Begins Chlorine Flush of Water System
Apr 27, 2007 VCB Hosts Annual Tourism Breakfast May 4
Apr 26, 2007 South Fort Myers Art Festival & Craft Show May 12
Apr 26, 2007 Get Off the Hook!  Return Library Items at Bell Tower April 28th
Apr 24, 2007 Lee County Utilities Begins Chlorine Flush of Water System
Apr 24, 2007 Cape Coral/Fort Myers Listed Best Cities for Doing Business
Apr 19, 2007 Plumeria/Frangipani Workshop & Plant Sales May 19
Apr 18, 2007 Parade of Plants on May 24, Hosted by Master Gardeners
Apr 18, 2007 Animal Hoarding - A Growing Concern in Lee County
Apr 16, 2007 Animal Services Extends Microchip Special Through April 30th
Apr 10, 2007 Lakes Regional Park is the First Outside Wi-Fi Hotspot
Apr 9, 2007 Late Book? You're Off the Hook With Library System
Apr 8, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Intersection Closing Nights April 11-12
Apr 6, 2007 Travel Lane Changes on McGregor Blvd April 12, 2007
Apr 6, 2007 Traffic Shift Scheduled to Switch Traffic to New Bridge B on April 11
Apr 6, 2007 Public Info Workshop for Alico Rd Connector April 10
Apr 2, 2007 Prescription Drug Discount Program Widely Used
Mar 29, 2007 New Edition of Lee TV Newswrap Stories
Mar 29, 2007 Luxury Niche Markets Attract Dollars and Growth Potential
Mar 29, 2007 Challenger Baseball League's Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Mar 29, 2007 New Doors to be Installed at the Historic Old County Courthouse
Mar 28, 2007 First Annual Permanent Pet ID Clinic
Mar 26, 2007 Wagner's Florida Challenger Baseball Festival
Mar 20, 2007 State of Local Emergency Declared for Burn Ban
Mar 20, 2007 New Traffic Pattern at Chemical Waste Collection
Mar 19, 2007 Nature/Cultural Heritage Tourism Vital to Growth
Mar 19, 2007 Utilities Wins Three FDEP Operations Excellence Awards
Mar 19, 2007 Horizon Council to Feature Healthcare Industry & FGCU College of Business
Mar 16, 2007 Horizon Council Workforce Task Force to Host Career Day
Mar 16, 2007 Sanibel Bridge A Navigation Channel to Close March 20, 7am-5pm
Mar 16, 2007 Dunbar Community Policing Annex Grand Opening
Mar 15, 2007 New San Carlos Park Arches Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Mar 14, 2007 Commissioner Hall Supports Local Artist in Continuing Series
Mar 14, 2007 Lee County Utilities Teaching Water Conservation in Schools
Mar 13, 2007 Sports Events Bring Hotel Room Nights and New Visitors to Lee County
Mar 12, 2007 San Carlos Bay Bunche Beach Preserve Meeting 4-04-07, 7-9 PM
Mar 12, 2007 13th Air Show at Seahawk Air Park March 17-18
Mar 12, 2007 Lee County Utilities Reminds Residents to Update Irrigation Timers
Mar 7, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Intersection to Close Nights March 11-12
Mar 6, 2007 Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Ground Breaking Ceremony
Mar 5, 2007 Lee Residential Permitting Holds Steady
Mar 2, 2007 Lynn Trombley Family Fun & Pedestrian Awareness Day
Mar 2, 2007 Convention Sales Represent Substantial Economic Impact in Lee County
Feb 28, 2007 Lee TV to Air Program on Wildfire Protection for Homeowners
Feb 28, 2007 County Receives $14,000 Grant from Bureau of Historic Preservation
Feb 26, 2007 5th Annual Birdfest @ Lakes Regional Park March 3, 2007
Feb 26, 2007 Tourism:  #1 Industry in Lee County
Feb 23, 2007 Spider-Man to Swing into Town for Annual Reading Festival
Feb 21, 2007 Boaters Using Pine Island Commercial Marina Must Pay $5.00 Parking Fee
Feb 21, 2007 Lee County PugFest III:  Pug Idle
Feb 21, 2007 Spring Training Kickoff 2007
Feb 21, 2007 Human Services Receives HUD Award for Homeless Programs
Feb 21, 2007 2 Public Information Workshops for Luckett Rd & Sunshine Blvd
Feb 20, 2007 The History of the Lehigh Acres Senior Center
Feb 20, 2007 Don Eslick is Named Citizen of the Year
Feb 16, 2007 Public Information Meeting for Ben C. Pratt/Six Mile Cypress Pkwy
Feb 15, 2007 Ribbon Cutting on Mitigation/Preservation Project 2-14-07
Feb 15, 2007 Public Invited to Review/Attend Land Stewardship Plans for County Preserves
Feb 15, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Intersection to Close Feb 19-20
Feb 14, 2007 Island Park Regional Mitigation Site Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Feb 14, 2007 Forum on Mental Health Crisis
Feb 14, 2007 Summerlin/San Carlos Blvd Intersection to Close Nights Feb 19-20
Feb 12, 2007 Dedicated Right Turn Lane to Punta Rassa to Close Temporarily
Feb 9, 2007 Horizon Council Workforce Task Force to Host Career Day Event
Feb 7, 2007 Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year Finalists Announced
Feb 7, 2007 Lee Tran Provides Express Service for Edison Parade
Feb 5, 2007 Lee TV to Broadcast Video on the Caloosahatchee River
Feb 5, 2007 Sanibel Causeway Bridge A to be Closed Feb 5-7 7am to 6pm
Feb 5, 2007 Lee Issues More Than 300 Residential Permits
Feb 2, 2007 Lee County Launches Mobile Pet Sterilization Clinic
Feb 2, 2007 New LeeTran Buses Put Safety First
Feb 1, 2007 Applications Being Accepted for Partnering for Results Proposal Review Panel
Feb 1, 2007 County Lands Purchases a Portion of Cayo Pelau Island for Conservation
Feb 1, 2007 Summerlin/San Carlos Blvd Intersection to Close Nights Feb 5-6
Feb 1, 2007 Town Hall Meetings to Address Relocation of Riverdale Branch Library
Jan 31, 2007 Beaches of Ft. Myers/Sanibel Recognized as Prestigious Destinations
Jan 29, 2007 Botanical Garden Creation Public Meeting Feb. 6, 2007
Jan 29, 2007 North Fort Myers Community Annual Jr. Olympics
Jan 29, 2007 Limited Parking Available at Punta Rassa Boat Ramp Due to Renovations
Jan 29, 2007 Lee TV to Air Profile of Nature Photographer Clyde Butcher
Jan 29, 2007 Public Meeting Scheduled for Proposed for One-Way Tolling Plazas
Jan 26, 2007 The Latest Edition of NewsWrap Stories
Jan 26, 2007 Parks & Recreation Joins National Initiative to Make Communities Safe
Jan 26, 2007 Household Chemical Waste Collection in Cape Coral 01-27-07
Jan 26, 2007 Pine Island Rd at Business 41 Will Close Intermittently NIghts for Paving
Jan 24, 2007 Lee County Utilities Watering Restriction Hotline
Jan 23, 2007 Audiobook Narrator of the Year Featured at SWFL Reading Festival
Jan 22, 2007 Commissioners to Recognize 100 Advisory Boards
Jan 18, 2007 WARNING BOATERS Sanibel Causeway Navigation Channel Closed for Work
Jan 18, 2007 Animal Care Trust Offers to Match Pets with Owners of Pets Lost in Fire
Jan 18, 2007 2007 U.S. Travel Destination Survey Ranks Ft. Myers in Top 10
Jan 18, 2007 Gates Removed at Midpoint Toll Facility
Jan 17, 2007 Horizon Council 2006 Economic Results/Preview 2007 Annual Meeting
Jan 17, 2007 Workshop Scheduled to Discuss LeeTran Fare Policy
Jan 16, 2007 Free Trolley Service Starts January 18
Jan 15, 2007 Skywarn Training in Lee County
Jan 12, 2007 Lee County Disaster Advisory Council Seeks Input
Jan 12, 2007 WARNING to Boaters: Sanibel Causeway Navigation Channels Closed for Work
Jan 12, 2007 Powell Rd at Business 41 Will be Closed Jan. 14-15
Jan 12, 2007 Horizon Council to Present 2006 Economic Results
Jan 8, 2007 Roadway Landscape - New Year to Bring New Look to Roadways
Jan 8, 2007 County Commission Workshop - Landfill Issues
Jan 8, 2007 Nature Quest Scavenger Hunt - Lakes Regional Park 01-20-07
Jan 8, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Intersection Open One Day Early
Jan 4, 2007 Summerlin/Gladiolus Intersection to Close Nights Jan 7-8
Jan 4, 2007 Lee's Permitting Pace Slows in 2006
Jan 1, 2007 Lee County Implements New Pet License Schedule
Jan 1, 2007 Lee County PugFest III: Pug Idol Call for Entries
Jan 1, 2007 San Carlos Bay Bunche Beach Preserve Planning Session