Lee County DOT will be performing street lighting work in the eastbound lanes of Lee Blvd. between Olympia Pointe and SR 82 on October 26th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists should use caution as there will be intermittent lane closures.
Homestead Road from south of Sunrise Boulevard to north of Alabama Road: Construction Project: This project consists of widening Homestead Road to four lanes. This work will also improve drainage and install new underground utilities. A six-foot sidewalk will be constructed on both sides of the roadway. Motorists should expect lane closures during daytime hours. Project cost is $14.4 million. The contractor is Stevens and Layton, Inc. The project is expected to be complete by the end of 2019.
Gulf Coast Showcase starts Nov 20-22 with the Men’s teams and Nov 24- 26 with the Women’s teams to get tickets go to http://gcs.bdglobalsports.com
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 19 counties in Florida as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by Hurricane Irma that occurred from Sept. 9, 2017, through Sept.12, 2017. Those counties are:
New Activist Group – Lee Voter Freedom has form and needs only 7 percent of the electorate to sign the petition to get a referendum on the ballot.
The referendum would ask voters to approve an amendment to the Lee County Charter for open, nonpartisan elections.
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People in Lee County can fill out the paperwork online to register today.
You can also use the FEMA app, or call 800-621-FEMA (3362).
Here’s what you’ll need to have handy:
- Social Security Number
- Daytime telephone number
- Current mailing address and address and zip code of the damaged property
- Private insurance information, if available.
Once you register on DisasterAssistance.Gov, you’ll be able to:
- Look up an address to find out if it is in a disaster area declared for Individual Assistance.
- Check the status of an application and get updates by SMS or email.
- Upload documents to support the application.
LA-MSID And Fire District Continue To Waste Tax Dollars ….. On Trying To Seek Resolution on Fire Assessment Fee
The Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District and the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District have scheduled to meet again week regarding the fire assessment fee.
The fire assessments were imposed on the LA-MSID property for the third year which has incited the disagreement between LA-MSID and Fire District.
LA-MSID had a certain period of time to challenge the district after they imposed their new assessments, said LA-MSID District Manager David Lindsay.
According to Lindsay, the fire district wants the LA-MSID to pay the assessments since it changed its methodology in 2015.
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Lehigh Acres families in need can get help with Christmas gifts for their children.
Registration starts Monday for the Salvation Army program that provides gifts for kids ages 12 and under. Families can fill out applications at the following locations and times:
25 Homestead Rd. North, Suite 42, Lehigh Acres
- Monday, Oct. 16 through Friday, Oct. 20: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Monday, Oct. 23 through Friday, Oct. 27: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The following information is required for applicants:
- Photo ID and proof of Lee County residence, such as a utility bill.
- Proof of children’s birthdate along with sizes for clothing and shoes.
- Proof of income and benefits.
For more information, call the Salvation Army at (239) 278-1551.
Lee County has Approved O’Reilly Auto Parts for the single-phase construction of infrastructure to support a 7,225-SF single-story commercial retail building on a 1.07-acre site with direct access to South Loop Blvd in front of Family Dollar store