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New Tenant for Artist Cottage #3
06/04/2021
Council has approved the recommendation by the Art in Public Places Board to grant Heather Nigro tenancy for Artist Cottage # 3.
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Updates in the works for City Water Conservation and Irrigation
06/04/2021
Council has approved moving forward with updating the city’s current Water Conservation and Irrigation Restriction Regulations (Article III Water Conservation – Sec. 42-47) to provide for compliance and consistency with the requirements set by Florida Statutes and the South Florida Water Management District.
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Sub-recipient Agreement for Citrus Park/East Bonita Stormwater Study
06/04/2021
Council has approved moving forward with a sub-recipient agreement for the completion of hydraulic modeling study and construction plans for the Citrus Park/East Bonita Stormwater Improvement Project.
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LWCF Grant for Skatepark and Pump Track
05/25/2021
The city has been awarded an LWCF grant for the completion of a new skatepark and pump track. The FDEP announced the availability of FY 2019-2020 Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) on a competitive basis on January 13, 2020.
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New Board and Committee Appointments
05/25/2021
Council has approved a resolution appointing Lynda Waterhouse (District 4) to the City of Bonita Springs Board for Land Use Hearings and Adjustments and Zoning Board of Appeals.
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Hydraulic Pumps for Storm Water Mitigation
05/10/2021
Council has approved a resolution allowing for the purchase of 2 64HP mobile hydraulic pumps and one 225HP power unit at a cost of $289,143.
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Bonita Applies for RAISE Grant
05/10/2021
Council has approved a contract amendment with Alta Planning, Inc. to provide support in the preparation of the RAISE (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity) grant application.
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Coastal Concrete Products Awarded Bid for West Terry Pathway Project
05/10/2021
Council has approved a resolution awarding Coastal Contere Products LLC the RFB for the West Terry Street Pathway Extension Project (RFB 21-07).
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Bike Safety Day
05/04/2021
The City of Bonita Springs Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee would like to invite everyone to ‘Bike Safety Day” on Saturday May 22nd from 9am to Noon at the Bonita Springs Recreation Center. See the flyer below for more details!!!
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2021 Memorial Day Ceremony
04/28/2021
The City of Bonita Springs would like to invite you to our 2021 Memorial Day Ceremony in Riverside Park on Monday, May 31st.
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Guidelines for 2021 Sea Turtle Nesting Season
04/23/2021
The 2021 Sea Turtle Nesting Season starts on May 1st and runs through October 31st from 9pm to 7am. Below are some guidelines you should follow to make sure this nesting season is a safe one for our marine wildlife.
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Pegasus Engineering Awarded CDBG-DR Grant Management Services
04/23/2021
Council has approved a resolution awarding Pegasus Engineering Request for Qualifications (RFQ# 21-04) for Grant Management Services for the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) projects.
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Bonita Springs Councilman Fred Forbes Elected to Serve on Florida League of Cities Board of Directors
04/22/2021
The Florida League of Cities, the united voice for Florida’s municipal governments, announced that Bonita Spring’s Councilman Fred Forbes was recently elected to serve on the Florida League of Cities Board of Directors.
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Proposed Additions to Bonita Springs Pool Facility
04/12/2021
Council has approved moving forward with the addition of a kid’s water playground and 2 family restrooms at the city’s pool facility.
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Hazardous Waste Collection Event
03/23/2021
City of Bonita Springs residents will be able to safely and responsibly dispose of household chemical waste (HCW) such as leftover paints, cleaners, herbicides, pesticides, automotive fluids and pool chemicals on April 7th, 2021.
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Infinite Construction Awarded Bid for Maddox Lane Sidewalk and Drainage Project
03/05/2021
Council has approved a resolution awarding Infinite Construction LCC with the Maddox Lane Sidewalk and Drainage Project.
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FPL Underground Conversion Project
03/05/2021
Council has approved moving forward with Florida Power & Light Company’s Underground Facilities Conversion Agreement for West Terry Street from Pine Avenue to Edenbridge Court.
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Tri-Town Construction to Complete Underground Electrical Upgrades
03/05/2021
Council has approved Tri-town Construction to complete a series of electrical upgrades that will connect existing businesses in the city to the newly installed underground FPL lines.
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Funding for Marine Safety
02/18/2021
Council has approved moving forward with the application process for the West Coast Inland Navigation District grant which provides funding for waterway projects that promote safe navigation and water-based activities. The WCIND (West Coast Inland Navigation District) Waterway Development Program Proposal Form for Sub-grantees is a Lee County waterway grant program provided through the Lee County Natural Resources Division, with applications solicited almost one year in advance of funding.
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Artist Cottage Updates
02/18/2021
Council has approved the lease renewal of artist cottage #1, currently occupied by artist Kim Pimentel, and artist cottage #2, currently occupied by Diane Hein and Jennifer Sander, for another one-year lease term.
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Baseball Complex Approved for Phase 2 Renovations
02/18/2021
Council has approved moving forward with phase 2 of the Bonita Springs Community Park Baseball Complex project. Phase 1 of the project, which was completed recently, saw several improvements to the facility including repair ADA compliant issues, storm-water improvements, upgraded pedestrian hardscaping, and landscaping.
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Lee County’s Pine Lake Preserve to close temporarily for re-hydration project
02/02/2021
Fort Myers, FL, Jan. 29, 2021 – Pine Lake Preserve, 27225 Kent Road, Bonita Springs, will be closed for an environmental restoration project starting on Monday, Feb. 1.
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Covid-19 Vaccination Registration Website
01/29/2021
The state has soft-launched its online pre-registration system for the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Veteran’s Memorial Walkway Brick Program
01/25/2021
The Veteran’s Memorial Walkway Brick Program is a wonderful way to honor and provide a permanent tribute to Veterans.
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Incoming Funds for Multi-Use Paths
01/21/2021
Council has agreed to move forward with a sub-recipient agreement with Lee county that would provide funding for Multi-use Paths throughout the city.
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Stay Connected in 2021
01/21/2021
Bonita Springs is dedicated to making sure it’s citizens are informed and aware of useful resources that will help guide them during potential and hazard and emergency situations.
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Purchase and Sale Agreement Approved for Rooftop at Riverside
01/21/2021
Council has decided to move forward with the purchase and sales agreement for the Rooftop at Riverside.
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Jan Lighting Solutions Awarded Bid for Street Light Led Retro-Fit
01/08/2021
On November 4th,2020 the city advertised for sealed bids for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Approved Luminaire Retro-Fit Kits to convert existing decorative streetlights from conventional high-pressure sodium bulbs to an LED Luminaire Retrofit.
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Incoming Funds for Flood Reduction Projects
01/08/2021
During the FY2019-2020 legislative session, the City outlined a request for funds to develop infrastructure plans for the Imperial Bonita Estates/Quinn/Downs/Dean West of Imperial Parkway Area.
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Board and Committee Chairs for 2021
01/08/2021
Mayor Steinmeyer has appointed the following persons as chairs of the Boards and Committees listed below.
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Florida Department of Health and Lee County Government announce new vaccination site and launch reservation system
01/04/2021
The Florida Department of Health and Lee County government will launch a reservation system and a new, larger site for free COVID-19 vaccinations for frontline healthcare workers and people age 65 and older.
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FDOH in Lee County to Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccines for People Age 65 and Older
12/28/2020
Fort Myers, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) is offering COVID-19 vaccine to high-risk frontline health care workers and those 65 and older. DOH-Lee staff will have 300 doses of vaccine available at each site. Sites are supported by Lee County Public Safety.
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2020 Holiday Lighting Contest Results
12/22/2020
The City of Bonita Springs would like to thank everyone that participated in the 2020 Downtown Holiday Lighting Contest.
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Hazardous Waste Collection Event
12/22/2020
City of Bonita Springs residents will be able to safely and responsibly dispose of household chemical waste (HCW) such as leftover paints, cleaners, herbicides, pesticides, automotive fluids and pool chemicals on January 6, 2021.
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Board & Committee Re-appointments
12/17/2020
Council has adopted a resolution reappointing members with terms expiring on December 31st, that have expressed interest in continuing for another term for the following boards/committees: Bonita Springs Historic Preservation Board, Art in Public Places Board, Bicycle Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee, Technology Advisory Board, Street Light Advisory Committee, and the Special Events Committee.
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Extension for Benson’s Grocery Mural
12/17/2020
Council has decided to extend the property owner agreement with Benson’s Grocery regarding the mural located on the north side of the building.
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Pine Lake Preserve Project Awarded to TSI Disaster Recovery
12/17/2020
TSI Disaster Recovery, LLC has been awarded RFB-20-21 Pine Lake Preserve Re-Hydration Project. Sealed bids for this project were advertised on October 28, 2020 and a total of 3 were received by December 10th, 2020.
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Cast Your Vote For Best Downtown Holiday Decor
12/04/2020
Come to downtown Bonita from December 1st through the 15th between the hours of 5pm to 9pm to view the holiday décor of businesses participating in this year's Holiday Lighting Contest.
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City Website Featured in “Outstanding Showcase”
11/25/2020
The City of Bonita Springs has been featured in the 2020 Florida Municipal Communication Association “Outstanding Showcase” for Municipal Website Category.
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City of Bonita Springs Holiday Season 2020
11/18/2020
Please join the City of Bonita as we ring in the 2020 Holiday Season throughout the month of December. See the Bonita Springs Holiday timeline for dates. Visit www.cityofbonitasprings.org/holidayseason for more information!
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Council Elects Mike Gibson for Deputy Mayor
11/18/2020
Mayor Rick Steinmeyer and the council have unanimously elected District 5 councilman Mike Gibson as the deputy mayor.
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Singhofen & Associates awarded RFQ for Logan Boulevard Regional Floodway Drainage Project
11/18/2020
Council has approved city staff’s recommendation to award Singhofen & Associates Inc RFQ 20-04 and proceed with the development of a Hydrologic Study and Construction plans for the Logan Boulevard Regional Floodway Drainage Project.
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Virtual Veterans Day Experience
11/10/2020
Join us tomorrow at 11AM for a Virtual Veterans day experience.
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New Tenant Occupancy for Artist Cottage # 5
11/05/2020
Council has approved the recommendation of The Art and Public Places Board to grant Artist Cottage tenancy to Raul Rubio. Letters of interest regarding cottage tenancy were received from 3 artists, of which, Raul was unanimously chosen.
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New Interlocal Agreement for Surface Water Services
11/05/2020
A new interlocal agreement between Lee County and the City of Bonita Springs has been approved for the continuation of surface water programs in the city. Under the new interlocal agreement which extends through fiscal year 2024/2025, Lee county will provide the following services to the city:
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Walk up testing site
11/03/2020
The Lee County Health Department will have a COVID-19 walk-up testing site at 26876 Pine Avenue
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Sub-recipient Agreement for Additional COVID-19 Entitlement Funds
10/08/2020
Council has approved moving forward with a sub-recipient agreement with Lee County that would provide the city with additional funding for the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Carl Schwing served as the City Manager from 2011-2018. He will be missed by many.
09/30/2020
On behalf of the City of Bonita Springs City Council and staff, we regret to inform you that we have lost a great leader. Carl Schwing served as the City Manager from 2011-2018. He will be missed by many.
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Bonita Springs/Lee County Interlocal Agreement for Federal Funds
09/18/2020
Council has approved moving forward with an Interlocal agreement between the city and Lee County for Federal funds to assist with costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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City of Bonita Springs and Lee County for WCIND Funding
09/18/2020
City Council approved the submittal of a Lee County Natural Resources Division/WCIND Waterway Development Program Proposal Form for Sub-grantees in the amount of $40,000.00.
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Light Tribute of Remembrance & Hope
09/10/2020
Join us on Friday September 11th for a light tribute.
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Logan Boulevard Regional Floodway Drainage Project
09/04/2020
Council has affirmed the city staff’s decision to award Singhofen & Associates (RFQ 20-04) for the design of a Hydrologic and Hydraulic Study and construction plans for the Logan Boulevard Regional Floodway Drainage Project.
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Water Steward Grant Funding Approved
09/04/2020
A grant funding agreement has been approved by the council for a partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University to fund a proposed Bonita Water Steward research technician.
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Bioreactor Phase 2 Update
09/04/2020
Council has approved staff’s recommendation under the City’s Construction Manager at Risk continuing services RFQ which will allow Wright Construction to develop a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for Phase 2 of the Felt’s Avenue Bioreactor Project. The second phase of this project will bring a consistent flow of water to the site from the Imperial River at a variable rate up to 500 GPM (720,00 GPD) along Shriver Avenue to the site and also provide filtration of the water before transferring it to the existing woodchip bioreactors.
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2020 Census Deadline Information
09/01/2020
With the 2020 census deadline (9/30/2020) fast approaching city council would like to encourage all of its residents to participate in this important process. Data gathered from the census is used to determine the amount of funding the city is eligible to receive from State and Federal Governments.
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2020 Hurricane Season Preparation
08/24/2020
With hurricane season in full swing, the City of Bonita Springs has been proactively working on short term flood mitigation projects to keep our residents safe. Below are few projects the city has completed to improve stormwater drainage for the 2020 hurricane season.
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LeeCARES Pandemic Relief Programs
08/14/2020
The City of Bonita Springs would like to provide you with pandemic relief programs available through the county. Lee County Government is investing in Human & Business Services to provide immediate assistance for individuals, families and businesses. Funds are available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal stimulus package.
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Unidos For Bonita Mask Awareness Week
08/12/2020
The Bonita Springs Outreach Committee in conjunction with the Bonita Springs City Council and local non profit partners are working together to provide information to you about COVID-19 education and prevention efforts in Bonita Springs.
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FDOH Walk-Up COVID-19 Schedule for August
08/06/2020
The Florida Department of Health will be providing walk-up COVID-19 testing in Lee County for August. See the schedule below for time, date, and location information.
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FLC Names City of Bonita Springs as 2020 Environmental Stewardship Award Winner
08/06/2020
Were happy to announce that the City Bonita Springs has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Florida Municipal Achievement Awards “Environmental Stewardship Award” for it’s Felt’s Avenue Bioreactor Project.
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City Hall will be closed due to construction.
08/06/2020
Beginning on August 17, 2020, City Hall will be closed due to construction.
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2020 Primary and General Elections
08/04/2020
The 2020 general and primary election are fast approaching and the Bonita Springs Outreach committee would like to share a few messages from the Lee County Supervisor of Elections Office to make sure you are informed about the options available.
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Hurricane Season 2020
Are you ready for Hurricane Season?
07/28/2020
The time to develop and practice your emergency plan is prior to hurricane season.
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Emergency Contact List
07/27/2020
It is always good to be prepared and informed.
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United Way Houses offer application help for LeeCARES Individual Assistance
07/22/2020
Fort Myers, FL, July 22, 2020 – United Way is partnering with Lee County to offer application sites for Lee residents seeking help with rent, mortgage or utility payments through the Individual Assistance Program.
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Incoming Funds for The Home Buyout Program
07/15/2020
Council has approved a resolution establishing a budget for the Home Buyout Program. An agreement between the City and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (FDEO) was fully executed on April 7, 2020 (BSC 20-004-049) for the Quinn/Downs/Dean Neighborhood Voluntary Buyout Program.
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Bioreactor Phase 2 Funding
07/15/2020
Council has approved moving forward with an agreement that would provide grant funding for phase 2 of the city's bioreactor project. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) announced funding availability on October 25, 2019, for Approaches to Reduce Nutrient Loadings for Harmful Algal Blooms Management and on November 6, 2019, the FDEP announced an Innovative Technology Grant Solicitation for Harmful Algal Blooms.
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Incoming Funds for Storm Water Improvement Projects
07/15/2020
On July 13, 2020, the City received the executed grant agreement for a grant that City Council has recently approved from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s Disaster Recovery Infrastructure Repair Program to fund a stormwater improvement project in the Imperial Bonita Estates/Quinn/Downs/Dean Street (West of Imperial Parkway) area.
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Parking is approximately 3/4 Full
07/01/2020
You can check parking availability day of event here.
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Beach Nourishment Agreement Renewal
06/19/2020
Council has decided to renew its interlocal agreement with Lee county which is set to expire November 9,2020. The agreement, which focuses on beach nourishment, is an ongoing program to combat sand erosion through periodic sand replenishment from a donating source. If not, routinely maintained erosion could spread quickly creating a direct negative impact on our beaches and beach front communities.
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Outdoor Dining Resolution Extended
06/19/2020
Council has decided to extend its outdoor dining resolution for an additional 45 days, to help businesses during the COVID 19 pandemic. Resolution 20-27, which is set to expire June 20th, 2020, allowed restaurants and food establishments to provide outdoor seating without the need for a City permit provided the establishment registers with the City and complies with the proposed order’s requirements.
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Council Accepts Grant For Graffiti Clean-up
06/17/2020
Council has agreed to accept grant funding to help cover the cost of vandalism that occurred at Riverside Park earlier this month. On Thursday, June 4th, Riverside Park Bandshell was vandalized with graffiti.
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July 4th Drive-In Fireworks and Laser Light Show
06/12/2020
Plans for a drive in Firework and Laser Light Show have been approved. During the June 3rd City Council meeting, City Council voted to host a Firework Show on July 4, 2020
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Bonita Grande Mine RPD Zoning Ordinance
06/04/2020
After being delayed in March due to Corona Virus, the Bonita Grande Mine RPD Zoning Ordinance received it’s first public hearing before council members at the June 3rd city council meeting.
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Bonita and FGCU Partner for Improved Water Quality
06/03/2020
Council has agreed to move closer toward a potential future partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University on a proposed Bonita Water Steward research technician. Mayor Kevin Ruane (Sanibel), Chauncey Guass (South Florida Water Management District), Dr. Mike Martin (FGCU) and Dr. Greg Tolley(FGCU) spoke to council on the importance of water quality to the Southwest Florida area
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LeeCARES for individuals, families, and small businesses
05/26/2020
Lee County Government is investing $57.5 million in Human & Business Services to provide immediate assistance for individuals, families and businesses. Funds are available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal stimulus package.
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Fund Allocation for Multi-use Path and Sidewalk Projects
05/22/2020
During the 5/20/20 meeting council members approved for monies from the Capital Improvement Project Budget to be transferred to their respective individual accounts for cost tracking purposes. The projects, which have been previously approved for funding are listed below:
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Application Submittal for Additional DEO Funding for Stormwater Projects
05/22/2020
City council has approved moving forward with the application process to provide additional state funding for the Spring Creek Bonita Golf Course and BG Mines Stormwater Improvement Project.
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City of Bonita Springs announces Phased-In Reopening of Park Facilities
05/21/2020
The City of Bonita Springs to reopen additional park properties effective Friday, May 22, 2020.
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How to respond to the 2020 Census
05/15/2020
It's important to respond to the 2020 US Census.
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COVID-19 Drive-thru testing site
05/14/2020
At a time when COVID-19 testing is critical to the pandemic response, we want you to know that there is a drive-thru testing site available to any adult who meets CDC and state and local guidelines on who should be tested, including first responders, health care providers and others with symptoms of COVID-19 and those in high risk groups without symptoms
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Bonita Springs passes resolution for outdoor seating at restaurants
05/07/2020
Resolution No. 20-27 Temporary Order for Outside Seating for Food and Drink Establishments –45 day duration
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(UPDATE) COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will open Monday, May 4, 2020
05/06/2020
A COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will open Monday, May 4, 2020, in the parking of the Walmart store located at 2523 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres, FL. The site is supported by Walmart, Quest Diagnostics and state and local officials and will test those who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 and all health care providers and first responders. Please note, testing is not available inside Walmart stores.
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Lee County Library System to expand contactless curbside pickup
05/04/2020
More library patrons will be able to pick up on-hold materials as the Lee County Library System expands contactless, curbside pickup at four additional branch locations.
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The State of Florida Issues COVID-19 Updates 4/30/20
04/30/2020
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The State of Florida is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware regarding the status of the virus, the Florida Department of Health will issue this update every day, seven days per week
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City of Bonita Springs to Reopen Some Parks
04/29/2020
The City of Bonita Springs to reopen some park properties effective Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
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Lee County to open beach access points and Parks & Recreation sites
04/28/2020
Because of continued voluntary compliance and the community’s greater awareness for Centers for Disease Control guidelines, the county announced the re-opening of county parks and preserves including all beaches and beach access points, parking lots and free-standing bathrooms.
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Re-Open Florida Task Force Launches Public Comment Submission Portal
04/25/2020
Tallahassee, Fla. – The Re-Open Florida Task Force today launched a public comment submission portal open to all Floridians. Public feedback will be a critical component of the Task Force’s final report to Governor Ron DeSantis. All interested Floridians are encouraged to submit their ideas regarding the safe re-opening of Florida’s economy.
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SFWMD and Lee County Implement Countywide Mandatory Irrigation Restrictions
04/24/2020
Water irrigation restrictions in effect in all parts of Lee County to protect crucial water resources amid drought conditions
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Bonita Springs to Open Park Trails
04/22/2020
Because of continued voluntary compliance and the community’s greater awareness for Centers for Disease Control guidelines, the city announced Wednesday limited re-openings of park trails.
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Road Watch Lee Department of Transportation Road Work/Maintenance/Improvements:
04/17/2020
Aerial Fiber Optic Cable Installation –  Bonita - Old Hickory Blvd: A contractor will be installing aerial fiber optic cable starting April 20, 2020 through May 1, 2020.
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Shifting Healthcare Delivery Modes During COVID-19
03/18/2020
Several major impacts can be anticipated during a severe outbreak that could affect the operations of healthcare facilities.
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