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  • Temp Extremes on Earth's surface on 7-20-2016!
    These ARE "everyday" & NOT Record Temps!
    Iraq: 126deg. F.
    Antartica: -91deg. F.
    217 deg. spread
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  • Sea Levels in Pineland have NOT gone up 1 inch in
    50 years - But
    the Atlantic Ocean,
    150 miles away
    has risen 3 feet?
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  • The Dollar's Value IS Tanking!
    '92-'05 ~ $400 oz.
    2011 - $1800+ oz.
    The Gold Story
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  • Money Isn't Counted in Venezuela, It Is Weighed:
    10-31-16; Wall
    Street Journal,
    1 Doz. eggs, $150
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In 1757, Lomonosov fathered the theory crude oil originates from biological material. The Story
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Little Known Arab Facts
The Story
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The REAL “Cellular Therapy” Story
The Cell Story
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Read: Climate Change "Consensus" a Fallacy
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Read: Astronauts Object to Global Warming "Crisis" Assertion
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17,000+ children and teens are treated for lawn mower injuries each year. The Story

The Matlacha Overlay Plan to be Reviewed

On June 10, the LDC Advisory Committee reviewed the Matlacha Overlay Plan. This 15 member commission-appointed group of unpaid volunteers advise the county commissioners on amendments to the Land Development Code.

Greg Stuart, Stuart & Associates Planning and Design Services, a resident of Matlacha made a presentation complete with a display of diagrams and photos. Committee members asked a number of questions. They also wanted to ensure that we had community participation and support. We informed them of numerous articles in our Pine Island Eagle, flyers delivered door-to-door inviting residents to a presentation at the October, 2010 civic association meeting and continuous updates at monthly civic meetings. We allowed residents to think about the Plan for a month and return to Matlacha Civic's November, 2010 meeting for further discussion before a vote by ballot. The tally indicated over 90% of this larger than usual crowd supported submitting this plan.

The LDCAC voted to endorse the Matlacha Overlay without objection. The Plan does not affect Matlacha Isles or the Historic District. There will be two more reviews then a public hearing before the county commissioners which is expected this Fall.

The second of these three reviews will be the Executive Regulatory Oversight Committee (EROC) on Wednesday, July 13 at 2 p.m. in Conference Room 1B on the first floor of the Community Development Building, 1500 Monroe St., Fort Myers. Brief comments from the public are allowed. Due to summer vacations please call to confirm meetings at 533-8585, Nettie Richardson, Lee County Zoning or Kathy Malone, Overlay Plan Committee, 239-283-3762 or km654@cyberstreet.com.

Submitted by: Kathy Malone, Committee Member

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Items of Note

  • NOW! 4th of July, 2017 -- Here for 4th of July, 2017 Parade video
  • ClamJamSWFL Video video link
  • 4th of July, 2016- Here for 4th of July, 2016 Parade video
  • Actual Photo of the Calusa Golden
    Mask
    discovered over 40 years ago

Relevant Quotes

In 10,000 years no one ever sacrificed their arms, their legs, their family or their life for "progress."

Speaking of Iran's crude nuclear bomb technology and inaccurate delivery systems, "If I were the (west bank) Palestinians, I'd be a little nervous." --John Wohlstetter, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute
  
"Goodbye, my beloved friend. A great voice falls silent. A great heart stops. " --Salman Rushdie (On the death of Christopher Hitchens, Dec.,16, 2011)

"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."...."To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."-- Thomas Jefferson


"If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare… The powers of Congress would subvert the very foundation, the very nature of the limited government established by the people of America."--Alexander Hamilton:


“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else." --Winston Churchill