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LeeCARES for individuals, families, and small businesses
05/26/2020
Lee County Government is investing $57.5 million in Human & Business Services to provide immediate assistance for individuals, families and businesses. Funds are available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal stimulus package.
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Fund Allocation for Multi-use Path and Sidewalk Projects
05/22/2020
During the 5/20/20 meeting council members approved for monies from the Capital Improvement Project Budget to be transferred to their respective individual accounts for cost tracking purposes. The projects, which have been previously approved for funding are listed below:
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Storm Drain
Application Submittal for Additional DEO Funding for Stormwater Projects
05/22/2020
City council has approved moving forward with the application process to provide additional state funding for the Spring Creek Bonita Golf Course and BG Mines Stormwater Improvement Project.
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City of Bonita Springs announces Phased-In Reopening of Park Facilities
05/21/2020
The City of Bonita Springs to reopen additional park properties effective Friday, May 22, 2020.
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US Census
How to respond to the 2020 Census
05/15/2020
It's important to respond to the 2020 US Census.
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Lab Testing
COVID-19 Drive-thru testing site
05/14/2020
At a time when COVID-19 testing is critical to the pandemic response, we want you to know that there is a drive-thru testing site available to any adult who meets CDC and state and local guidelines on who should be tested, including first responders, health care providers and others with symptoms of COVID-19 and those in high risk groups without symptoms
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Hurricane Season 2020
Hurricane Preparedness 2020
05/11/2020
Please prepare for Hurricane Season
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Bonita Springs passes resolution for outdoor seating at restaurants
05/07/2020
Resolution No. 20-27 Temporary Order for Outside Seating for Food and Drink Establishments –45 day duration
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(UPDATE) COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will open Monday, May 4, 2020
05/06/2020
A COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will open Monday, May 4, 2020, in the parking of the Walmart store located at 2523 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres, FL. The site is supported by Walmart, Quest Diagnostics and state and local officials and will test those who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 and all health care providers and first responders. Please note, testing is not available inside Walmart stores.
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Lee County Library System to expand contactless curbside pickup
05/04/2020
More library patrons will be able to pick up on-hold materials as the Lee County Library System expands contactless, curbside pickup at four additional branch locations.
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The State of Florida Issues COVID-19 Updates 4/30/20
04/30/2020
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The State of Florida is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware regarding the status of the virus, the Florida Department of Health will issue this update every day, seven days per week
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City of Bonita Springs to Reopen Some Parks
04/29/2020
The City of Bonita Springs to reopen some park properties effective Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
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Beach Park
Lee County to open beach access points and Parks & Recreation sites
04/28/2020
Because of continued voluntary compliance and the community’s greater awareness for Centers for Disease Control guidelines, the county announced the re-opening of county parks and preserves including all beaches and beach access points, parking lots and free-standing bathrooms.
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Re-Open Florida Task Force Launches Public Comment Submission Portal
04/25/2020
Tallahassee, Fla. – The Re-Open Florida Task Force today launched a public comment submission portal open to all Floridians. Public feedback will be a critical component of the Task Force’s final report to Governor Ron DeSantis. All interested Floridians are encouraged to submit their ideas regarding the safe re-opening of Florida’s economy.
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Water Drop
SFWMD and Lee County Implement Countywide Mandatory Irrigation Restrictions
04/24/2020
Water irrigation restrictions in effect in all parts of Lee County to protect crucial water resources amid drought conditions
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Bonita Springs to Open Park Trails
04/22/2020
Because of continued voluntary compliance and the community’s greater awareness for Centers for Disease Control guidelines, the city announced Wednesday limited re-openings of park trails.
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Road Closed
Road Watch Lee Department of Transportation Road Work/Maintenance/Improvements:
04/17/2020
Aerial Fiber Optic Cable Installation –  Bonita - Old Hickory Blvd: A contractor will be installing aerial fiber optic cable starting April 20, 2020 through May 1, 2020.
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COVID-19 Dashboard
The City of Bonita Springs launches COVID-19 Resource Dashboard
03/24/2020
This page has been designed to assist you in staying up to date about COVID-19.
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UPDATE - March 20, 2020: Bonita Springs Announces Additional Precautions to Help Prevent Potential Exposure of COVID-19
03/20/2020
The City of Bonita Springs continues to monitor information provided form the Department of Health while also taking proactive steps to help prevent potential exposure of COVID-19.
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Shifting Healthcare Delivery Modes During COVID-19
03/18/2020
Several major impacts can be anticipated during a severe outbreak that could affect the operations of healthcare facilities.
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Drive Up Coronavirus Testing (Updated 3/17/20)
03/17/2020
A mobile collection site to test for coronavirus is open and the tent is up at the Lee Convenient Care facility near Page field.
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Resource Information- Coronavirus-19 (Updated 3/16/20)
03/10/2020
Today, in the state’s ongoing efforts to provide transparency and clarity regarding COVID-19, the Florida Department of Health announced the launch of a new COVID-19 Case Dashboard. To keep Florida residents and visitors safe, informed and aware about the status of the virus, this dashboard will be updated twice daily.
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Dog Park Closure (March 12th &13th)
03/09/2020
Closure of Dog Park Scheduled on Thursday & Friday, March 12 and 13 until 5pm.
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Food Truck Ordinance (updated 3/4/20)
03/04/2020
City staff presented council members with a preliminary draft regarding potential changes to the current food truck ordinance.
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TDC Grant Submission
02/19/2020
Council has approved moving forward with the grant application submittal for the Lee County Tourist Development Council’s annual grant cycle.
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Emergency Operation Plan Review
02/19/2020
During the February 19th City Council Meeting, staff provided a draft of the City’s Emergency Operation Plan for informational purposes prior to its formal adoption.
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Logan Blvd Project (Update)
02/10/2020
The Logan Blvd Extension Project is near completion and the City of Bonita Springs would like to commemorate the conclusion of this project with a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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2019 LCSO Essay Contest Winners
02/05/2020
Winners of the 2019 LSCO essay contest were recognized during the proclamation and presentation portion of the council meeting.
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City of Bonita Springs Identified for $25,609,919.00 in Grant Funds
02/05/2020
Bonita has been identified for a $11,021,919.00 grant for a flood resiliency project, the City has also executed HMGP design funding contracts for $373,125.00 for two projects which will result in $9,188,000.00 in HMGP Grant funding, $5,000,000.00 in grant funds from the CDBG-DR Voluntary Home Buyout Program and $400,000.00 through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Harmful Algal Bloom Innovative Technology Project Grant.
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Imperial River Rendering
Bonita Springs Requests for Proposals for Imperial Crossing
01/16/2020
The City seeks to unlock the development potential of the site, known as Imperial Crossing, by creating a mixed-use district which promotes an active downtown, enhances the quality of life, and provides riverfront activation while developing the properties into their highest and best use. The ±5.94 acre site includes river frontage in downtown Bonita Springs off historic Old 41 Road. The primary parcel is located at 10580 Goodwin Street and is divided by the Imperial River, offering frontage on both the North and South sides of the river.
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Grant Funding for New Skatepark
01/15/2020
On April 17, 2019, City Council approved a proposal from Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. for the City of Bonita Springs Skate Park and Pump Track Design project.
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Special Election Update
01/15/2020
City Council has adopted a resolution designating qualified candidates for Districts 2 and 4 for the March 17, 2020 Special Election.
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Strategic Priorities 2020
01/15/2020
At Council’s December 18, 2019 meeting, Council was provided with the 2018/2019 list of Strategic Priorities to review and to revise at their pleasure. Staff wishes to have formal adoption of the Priorities for the 2019/2020 Fiscal year. This will assist with staff prioritization of projects and potential grant applications. Upon review, council has decided to formally adopt the 2019/2020 Strategic Priorities.
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Saturday, February 22nd - City Wide Cleanup. Volunteers needed!
01/10/2020
Volunteers are needed for the upcoming 2020 City Wide Cleanup!
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Incoming FEMA Grant Funds
12/18/2019
Due to incoming additional FEMA grant funds stemming from Hurricane IRMA, City Council approved a budget increase for the 2020 fiscal year.
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Florida Deparment of Emergency Management Sub-Recipent Agreements
12/18/2019
City Council members reviewed a pending agreement with The Florida Department of Emergency Management (FDEM) that would provide Hazard Mitigation Grant funds resulting from the impact of Hurricane Irma on the city of Bonita Springs in late 2017
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Bonita Springs Recreation Center Offers YMCA Winter Break Camp
12/18/2019
The Bonita Springs Recreation Center will offer YMCA Winter Break Camp on December 23rd, 26th, 27th, 30th, 2019; January 2nd, 3rd, 6th and 7th, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
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FPL/Bonita Springs City Streetlight Conversions
11/22/2019
City Council reviewed a presentation on Wednesday regarding FPL’s HPS to LED pilot program.
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Phase 2 Bio-Reactor Map
Grant Submittal for Phase 2 of Felt’s Ave Bioreactor
11/22/2019
Bonita Springs City Council approved proceeding with the Environmental Protection Agency grant application process for the funding of phase 2 of the Felt’s Avenue Bioreactor Project.
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