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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Where does the trash go that's picked up from your curb?

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What happens to the trash, recycling and yard waste that gets picked up at your curb every week? Or the debris from demolition and construction projects?
ANSWER: It goes to Lee County’s 260 acre Waste Resource Recovery Facility on Buckingham Road...
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Lee County's Waste Resource Recovery Facility Advisories
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Annual Citizens of Distinction Award goes to #WeAreFMB

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Thank you Jan Fleming and Janeen Paulauskis for your creative and immediate support of those in need in our community last year when the COVID pandemic hit the hospitality industry hard. 
Jan and Janeen conducted a fundraising campaign that involv...
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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Changes in the management of the Mooring Field starting October 1

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Starting October 1, 2021, administrative management of services for Matanzas Harbor Mooring Field will change to the Town from Estero Bay Hotel Company dba Matanzas Inn.

The Town will manage the administrative functions of the Mooring Field from leased off...

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Additional Info... Advisories
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Seeking proposals from qualified vendors for fireworks display

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The Town is seeking formal proposal submissions from qualified firms to perform a 20-minute fireworks display.

Proposals are due no later than 2 p.m. on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2021.

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Additional Info... Advisories
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Looking for a parking space on FMB?

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Text PARKING to 239-FMBeach to see the percentage of the 349 Town-managed spaces that are currently available. 
List of Town parking areas
The Town owned spaces are spread throughout the Estero Island’s 26 public beach accesses along Este...
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Parking on FMB Advisories
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Lighting grants available for beachfront property owners to comply with sea turtle lighting

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Attention beachfront property owners: you might be eligible for a grant to pay for retrofitting lighting fixtures & bulbs that comply with sea turtle regulations. 
Call The Sea Turtle Conservancy at (352) 373-6441
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Sea Turtle Conservancy website Advisories
Posted on: June 9, 2021

STAY PREPARED: It's hurricane season

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The Town has a wealth of resources on this website to help you get prepared for hurricane season. 

Lee County also has a wealth of resources, including a video of its recent hurricane seminar

Suggested supplies for emer...

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Additional Info... Advisories
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Sea turtle nests are hatching!

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Sea turtle nesting season is May 1-October 31. 

Nests are marked off on the beach by yellow caution tape.

Learn about "Turtle Time" and the dedicated group of volunteers who oversee sea turtle nesting season on FMB

Beachfront property owne...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Questions about permits needed for your building or remodeling projects?

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Do you have questions about permits needed from the Town for your building or remodeling project?

Start by reading these frequently asked questions.

KEEP IN MIND: Permits are typically required for any building or remodeling on your property, insid...

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Additional Info... Advisories