Here’s a look at some of the events and major state and Southwest Florida government meetings that could generate news reports in the coming week:
■ It’s Presidents’ Day. Many government offices and Lee and Collier public schools are closed.
■ The Collier County Tourist Development Council will meet at 9 a.m. in the County Commissions chambers, third floor, Collier County Government Center, 3299 U.S. 41 East, East Naples.
■ The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee is slated to take up a bill (SB 198), filed by Sen. Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, that seeks to block employers from taking steps to access workers’ social-media accounts. It’s at 4 p.m., 110 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.
■ The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee will consider a proposal (SB 192), filed by Sen. Oscar Braynon, D-Miami Gardens, that would ease the state’s lobbyist gift ban by creating exceptions for food and drinks at certain types of events. It’s at 4 p.m., 412 Knott Building, the Capitol.
■ Lee County commissioners will hold their regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. in commission chambers at the Old Lee County Courthouse, 2120 Main St., Fort Myers. Commissioners will look at purchasing bus shelters for LeeTran and whether to provide additional law enforcement in the Orange River during the times manatees seek warm water refuges in Lee County.
■ The Marco Island City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 51 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island. Council members will discuss an ordinance amending the land development code to allow Rose’s Marco River Marina to build a storage barn and service building.
■ The 10th annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival kicks off with an opening luncheon at 10:45 a.m. at Everglades Isle, 803 Collier Ave., Everglades City. The festival, which runs through Saturday, is made up of daily activities, programs, workshops and presentations all about the Everglades. The festival is named for the journalist and environmentalist known for her staunch defense of the Everglades against efforts to develop it. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.msdfestival.com.
■ There is no school at Lee County Public Schools due to a teacher inservice day.
■ The House Business & Professional Regulation Subcommittee is scheduled to consider a bill (HB 169), filed by Reps. Frank Artiles, R-Miami, and Ronald “Doc” Renuart, R-Ponte Vedra Beach, that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. It’s at 1 p.m., 12 House Office Building, the Capitol.
■ Naples City Council will hold its regular meeting at 8:30 a.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 735 Eighth St. S. The council members who won the election in January will be sworn in. Council will also discuss sewer and wastewater capacity improvements along Bembury Drive, 13th Avenue North, 14th Avenue North and 15th Avenue North and levying $24,376 per property to hook them up to the city’s utility.
■ Bonita Springs City Council will hold its regular meeting at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 9101 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs. Council members will discuss a code of conduct for elected officials and will elect a deputy mayor.
■ The House Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee will take up a proposal (HB 851), filed by Rep. Jeanette Nunez, R-Miami, that would deal with a series of university and college tuition issues. That includes a proposal that would allow in-state tuition for children who are U.S. citizens but whose parents could be undocumented immigrants. It’s at 1 p.m., Reed Hall, House Office Building, the Capitol.
■ The Naples Airport Authority will hold its regular meeting at 8:30 a.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 735 Eighth St. S. The authority will discuss the airport’s noise program and current status.
■ The Collier County Planning Commission will meet in commission chambers at the Collier County Government Center, 3299 U.S. 41 E., third floor. Commission members will discuss revising the Brandon Residential Planned Unit Development, including changing the location of the entrance road on Veterans Memorial Boulevard.
■ The state university system’s Board of Governors will meet. Among the items on the agenda are a report from Chancellor Marshall Criser and confirmation of new presidents for Florida Atlantic University and Florida A&M University. It’s at 1 p.m., Traditions Hall, Gibbons Alumni Center, University of South Florida, Tampa.
■ Orlando attorney John Morgan, who has spearheaded a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana, will appear at the Tiger Bay Club of Tampa. It’s at noon, Maestro’s, David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 North Macinnes Place, Tampa.
■ Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton will speak during the Collier County Republican Party’s Lincoln Reagan Dinner. It’s at 7 p.m., Waldorf Astoria Naples.