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Learn About Lee County Government Through LeeGROWS
Go behind the scenes of Lee County Government with our free Government Resource and Orientation Workshop Series. You’ll visit with Animal Services, 911 Dispatch, Clerk of Courts, the County Jail and much more during five, one-day sessions. To learn more, visit LeeGROWS and sign up online, or call us at (239) 533-2111.
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Join “Lee County Town Hall” Online Public Forum
Participate in local government – at any time, from any place – with the “Lee County Town Hall” virtual public forum.
Lee County’s new interactive website, at, invites residents to share opinions and ideas on proposed projects to help improve our community. The growing list of campaigns will also feature polls and challenges just for fun. Registration is free, so get involved today!
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Are You Ready? It's Hurricane Season
If you haven’t created your family emergency plan and stocked up on supplies, don’t wait! Get started today with Lee County’s online Hurricane Preparation Guide.

To stay in the know when a hurricane is approaching, sign up to be a Facebook fan, Twitter follower or YouTube subscriber of Lee County Emergency Management, Emergency Operations Center and Emergency Dispatch.
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$100,000 Available in Historic Preservation Grants
Owners of older buildings in unincorporated Lee County have a chance to obtain funds to fix up their old, historic structures under the Lee County Historic Preservation Grant Assistance Program. This year, $100,000 is available in rehabilitation grant funds. The average grant is $5,000; awards range from $800 to $25,000. To qualify, a building must be about 50 years old and designated or qualify for designation under the Lee County Land Development Code Chapter 22, Historic Preservation. All applications are due by 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19. Learn how to apply.
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Lee County Offices Closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving

Most Lee County offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Contact individual departments for specific schedules. Lee County Solid Waste collections that would normally take place on Thursday will be picked up on Friday, and Friday's collections will picked up on Saturday. Normal schedules will resume Monday, Dec. 1.


LeeTran Restarts Free River District Trolley Service

The River District Trolley is a free trolley route running Nov. 20 through April 29, 2015 through historic downtown Fort Myers, connecting high-rise condos to the east and west to the downtown for shopping, dining, theater and entertainment. It operates from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The route runs from the Oasis Condominiums to Virginia Avenue on First Street, then to Rosa Parks Transportation Center; returning to First Street, then to the Butterfly Estates, then east on Second and Seaboard streets to return to the Oasis. The trolley, operated by LeeTran, is funded by the City of Fort Myers and the Florida Department of Transportation.

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Can’t Make It to a Board Meeting? Submit an Ecomment


Members of the public who are unable to attend the Lee County Commission's Regular Board Meetings can still share their opinions on agenda items with the Board through “Ecomments.” Once the agenda is posted online for the next Regular Board Meeting, submit your comment electronically by clicking on the agenda item. Then click the “Make a Comment” button that appears in the right column. The deadline to submit comments is 8 a.m. the Monday prior to the meeting.