About the County Manager's Office

The County Manager's Office carries out the policy direction of the Board of County Commissioners and oversees the day-to-day operations of county departments. Staff is committed to enhancing the quality of life of residents and visitors by providing cost-effective services. Dave Harner has dedicated his career to public services and has served as County Manager in Lee County since Aug. 1, 2023. He oversees a $2.6 billion budget and 2,800 employees. He previously served as Deputy County Manager for nearly five years, where he was the Chief Operations Officer for Lee County. In his more than three-decade career with Lee County, Harner also has been director of Parks & Recreation and interim director of Domestic Animal Services. 

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All Lee County Departments

  • Animal Services
  • Community Development
  • County Lands
  • Department of Transportation
  • Economic Development
  • Fleet Management
  • Human & Veteran Services
  • Human Resources/Talent Development
  • Innovation & Technology
  • Library Services
  • Natural Resources
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Procurement Management
  • Public Safety
  • Facilities & Construction Management
  • Solid Waste
  • Sports Development
  • Transit (Lee Tran)
  • Utilities
  • Visitor & Convention Bureau



  • Dave Harner, County Manager
  • Phone: 239-533-2221
    Fax: 239-485-2262
  • 2115 Second St.
    Fort Myers, FL 33901
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  • Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 398
    Fort Myers, FL 33902
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