Community members interested in serving as volunteers to advise and support the work of Town government are encouraged to apply for one of the Town’s 10 advisory boards and committees. The committees exist to advise Town Council about Bay Oaks Recreational Center and Pool, the Mooring Field, Mound House, Newton Beach Park, finances, marine resources, nuisance abatement, environmental and historic preservation, and public safety.
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- Audit Committee – monitors audits, reviews financial statements prior to the completion of the audit, reviews the results of any audit, evaluates proposed corrective action and insures that corrective action is carried out, evaluates auditor performance
- Historic Preservation Advisory Committee (HPAC) – assists the Local Planning Agency and the Historic Preservation Advisory Board with historic preservation matters
- Local Planning Agency (LPA) - further the welfare of the citizens of town by helping to promote a better, more positive community environment and to ensure that the unique, natural characteristics of the island are preserved.
Since several seats are expiring September 30, 2021, we encourage interested people to apply to the other committees and boards as well. Deadline for the coming year's submissions is September 24, 2021.
- Anchorage Advisory Committee (AAC) – established to advise staff and Town Council on all issues pertaining to the Town's public mooring field
- Bay Oaks Recreational Campus Advisory Board (BORCAB) – further the welfare of the citizens of the town and others utilizing the Bay Oaks Recreational Campus and its facilities; provide advice to Town Council upon request on matters concerning the Bay Oaks Recreational Campus
- Cultural & Environmental Learning Center Advisory Board (CELCAB) – oversee Mound House and Newton Park; manage and promote the cultural, historical, and environmental resources of Fort Myers Beach
- Marine Resources Task Force (MRTF) – promotes stewardship of marine resources including stopping further damage and rehabilitating Estero Bay and its surrounding waters, wildlife, plant life, air and water quality
- Public Safety Committee (PSC) – addresses safety and transportation issues specifically assigned to the Committee by the Town Council for the purpose of the health, safety and welfare of citizens and visitors