notice of special election


notice of special election

When: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Where: Old Lee County Courthouse
2120 Main Street
Fort Myers, Florida 33901

            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, there will be conducted a Special Election at which the voters of Lee County will be asked if they approve or disapprove of the adoption of Amendments to the Lee County Charter to become effective, if approved, on January 1, 2015. This form of the ballot will read substantially as follows:




            The election will be conducted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. All duly registered voters of Lee County may participate in the election. A copy of this Notice and a copy of the proposed Amendments are on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Lee County, Florida, Minutes Office. The public may inspect or copy the proposed amendments during regular business hours at the Office of Public Resources. The Minutes Office and Public Resources are located in the Courthouse Administration Building, 2115 Second Street, Fort Myers, Florida. Public Resources is located on the first floor and the Minutes Office is located on the second floor of the Courthouse Administration Building.


            Information concerning voter registration and precinct locations may be obtained from the Office of the Supervisor of Elections, Lee County Constitutional Complex, 2480 Thompson Street, Fort Myers, Florida. Phone: (239) 533-8683.









            Title:                 County Charter Revision relating to setting the number of consecutive terms of the Board of County Commissioners.




Summary:         County Charter Amendment Section 2.2.A “Legislative Branch The County Commission”; limiting the number of consecutive terms of the Board of County Commissioners; amendment would limit County Commissioners to serving no more than three (3) consecutive four-year terms in office excluding terms of service prior to January 1, 2015.




                                    Yes, For Approval         __________


                                    No, For Rejection          __________