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Posted on: October 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Members needed for Town's new Nuisance Abatement Board

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Interested in serving on Town Council's newly-created Nuisance Abatement Board? Town Council members are seeking applicants who are residents of Fort Myers Beach to fill the seven positions on the board.

To apply, fill out the form that can be found at this link and return it to Town Hall, 2525 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, 33931.The Town Clerk's office can be contacted at 239-765-0202 to answer questions.

 Town Council created this board by approval of Ordinance 20-13 at its meeting on September 21. The board's purpose is to promote, protect, and improve the health, safety and welfare of residents by providing an equitable and effective method to reduce the use of property within the Town for the unlawful sale or delivery of:

  • controlled substances
  • prostitution
  • youth and street gang activity
  • gambling
  • illegal sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages
  • lewd or lascivious behavior

Members will be appointed by Town Council to three-year terms. The ordinance calls for seven members who must be residents. Each of the five Town Councilors are to appoint a member. The remaining two members are to be appointed collectively for "at large" positions.

One member is required to be a licensed attorney in good standing with the Florida bar, and one member is recommended to be a retired law enforcement officer.

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