Category: Government

Lee School Superintendent To Be Speaker At Monthly Republican Women’s Luncheon

Lee School Superintendent To Be Speaker At Monthly Republican Women’s Luncheon Dr. Greg Adkins - Superintendent of Lee County Schools

Dr. Greg Adkins, Superintendent of Lee County Schools, will be the featured speaker at the Friday, April 16, Fort Myers Republican Women’s luncheon.  Adkins will discuss “The State of Our Schools.”  A question-and-answer session will follow their formal presentations. The public is invited to attend the luncheon and the program, which will be held at […]

East Lee/Lehigh Acres Welcomes Spring 2021 – Happy Passover! Happy Easter!

East Lee/Lehigh Acres Welcomes Spring 2021 – Happy Passover! Happy Easter!

By Mike Welch With Spring dawning on Lehigh Acres and East Lee County, our communities are opening up cautiously after a long year of pandemic and social and economic stress. As each day passes more sites and opportunities are opening up for citizens to get their COVID-19 vaccine. For more information please see www.MyVaccineFL.gov or […]

Lee County Preparing For The Future

Lee County Preparing For The Future Brian Hamman

By Commissioner Brian Hamman One million full-time residents. It’s a reality that will happen in Lee County in the not too distant future. Census projections have us reaching this milestone around the year 2040, however it is likely to occur sooner than that. The good news is that your County Commissioners are planning for this […]

United Way Of Lee, Hendry, Glades, And Okeechobee Offers Online Tax Filing Tool For Free

United Way Of Lee, Hendry, Glades, And Okeechobee Offers Online Tax Filing Tool For Free

More than 1.2 Million MyFreeTaxes® Filers Have Used MyFreeTaxes since 2009 Fort Myers, FL (Feb 1, 2021) – Today, United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee announced the launch of this tax season’s MyFreeTaxes.com site. For the 12th year, United Way is providing online tax filing software, accessible through MyFreeTaxes.com, to help taxpayers easily […]

The Politics Of Rage

The Politics Of Rage

By State Representative Spencer Roach Last Wednesday a very contentious hearing was held in the Criminal Justice Subcommittee on House Bill 1, Combatting Public Disorder. This legislation is designed to deter criminal rioting and the looting and burning of businesses, and provides enhanced penalties for assaulting law enforcement officers in furtherance of a riot. I […]

Lehigh Acres Fire Control And Rescue District Officially Breaks Ground For Station 106

Lehigh Acres Fire Control And Rescue District Officially Breaks Ground For Station 106

The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District (LAFCRD) officially broke ground at the site for Station 106 this morning. LAFCRD Chief Officers, Commissioners, and firefighters joined members of Wright Construction for the celebratory groundbreaking at the site. Station 106 is positioned in the Northwest section of the District on Sunshine Blvd, between 48th and 49th Street […]

New Constitutional Officers Sworn-in, Branning And Caldwell Take Office In Lee County

New Constitutional Officers Sworn-in, Branning And Caldwell Take Office In Lee County

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 5, 2021) – There is a changing of the guard at two Lee County government offices. This morning, Noelle Branning was sworn-in as the new Lee County Tax Collector, replacing Larry Hart, while Matt Caldwell took office as Property Appraiser, replacing Ken Wilkinson. Both Hart and Wilkinson announced their retirements last year. […]

Phony Tax Man Calls The Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Phony Tax Man Calls The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Carmine Marceno

By Sheriff Carmine Marceno The IRS phone scam is a con that has cost American taxpayers more than $20 million in financial losses and does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. Once again, Lehigh residents and snowbirds will be targeted in this widespread scheme. Even Deputies and Public Officials are victim to […]

Lee County Government Never Stopped Working For You And Your Neighbors

Lee County Government Never Stopped Working For You And Your Neighbors Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass

By Commissioner Cecil L. Pendergrass Greetings from District 2! I hope you all enjoyed a great holiday and are gearing up for the New Year! This past year has certainly proven to be an unforgettable one and brought with it some hardship and tough times for many of us. Our nation and world was faced […]

2020: A Look Back At The Year

2020: A Look Back At The Year Brian Hamman

By Commissioner Brian Hamman This year has been unlike any before it. Each of us has had to deal with unbelievable challenges, and as a nation, we have faced uncertainty about the future. One thing Lehigh Acres residents can be certain about is that their local government will provide them with the needed resources to […]

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