Bokeelia Man First in Lee County to Have Firearms Confiscated

Rickey Dewel Beaty, 59, of Bokeelia is the first person in Lee County to have his firearms confiscated under the new "Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act" enacted by the Florida legislature and signed by Governor Scott, Mar 9, 2018 after thousands of high school students marched and protested around the country in favor of the new law. A petition for risk protection order against Beaty was sought by the Sheriff's Dept.

Mosquito Control District's Motion to Dismiss Granted - The Airport is Still an Airport

The complaint in Lee County Circuit Court against Lee County Mosquito Control District's use and purchase of the Woodstock airport in St. James City by plaintiffs; Williams. Peratino, Jamie M.Saunders, Debbie Memoli, Claudia Bringe And Joseph T. Scaccio, was dismissed May 24th, 2018.

LCMCD Awaiting Judge’s Decision - Drone Program Begins

The Lee County Mosquito Control District is currently awaiting a judge’s decision on the lawsuit that was filed regarding the County’s determination of Woodstock-FL86 airport use. The District currently has a six month lease on the airport, with an option to renew for another six months. While waiting for the judge’s decision, the lease allows the District to conduct an assessment on the infrastructure, determine engineering requirements, formulate an LDO, (Limited Development Order) and begin the permitting process.

Pine Island - Matlacha Inc. Not On 2018 Ballot; Lawsuit Must First Be Resolved

On September 28, 2017 Florida's State Representative met with Noel Andress, Roger Wood and Michael Dreikhorn from the Greater Pine Island Civic Association along with their consultant, Joe Mazurkiewicz of BJM Consulting, and made the first request for an incorporation bill;   UPDATE

Members Request Accountability from the GPICA

In a letter to the Board of Directors and Officers of the Greater Pine Island Civic Association, dated January 8, 2018, members; J. Michael Hannon, Karl Deigert, and Leo Amos requested documents relating to the following 3 of a total 14 subjects of interest referred to therein:

(Begin excerpts from the letter:)

Pursuant to Florida Statute 617.1602, as members of the GPICA we request that the following records of the Association be made available for inspection and copying at 9:00 a.m., on January 25, 2018, or such other time as may be agreed upon in writing.

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