This annual award recognizes a Lee County citizen who has provided outstanding civic contributions to Lee County Government. It serves as a tribute to past and present civic activists who have devoted much of their time and energy to citizen involvement with Lee County Government.
The award was created in 1991 in honor of Mrs. Burton, who died tragically in an automobile accident. A long-time Sanibel resident and government watchdog, Mrs. Burton spent many years serving as a voice of the people to the Lee County Board of County Commissioners as well as playing an active role in Sanibel politics.
Describe the civic attributes and contributions of the citizen being nominated. Include specific examples of activities.
Completed forms must be received by Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.
• Positive attitude
• Knowledgeable of the objectives and activities of county government
• Demonstrated interest in community/county government partnership
• The promotion of harmony between the community and county government