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Bonita Springs to pave some dirt roads
Published 05/15/2013 at 3:44 p.m.
The council authorized a $114,802 contract with Richard Minnick, LLC. The contractor will begin work on the roads in the next few weeks, Assistant City Manager John Gucciardo said.
EDC: Companies interested in Bonita
Published 05/01/2013 at 10:02 p.m.
The Bonita Springs-Estero Economic Development Council reported Wednesday that it has half a dozen businesses interested in relocating to Bonita or expanding in the city.
No deal: Bonita Springs Council declines Osprey Garden Park offer
Published 04/20/2013 at 4 a.m.
The Bonita Springs City Council this week decided to decline an offer from a Bonita Beach resident who wanted to turn a back bay access area into a garden park.
Bone appetit: Bonita Springs to allow dogs at restaurants with outdoor tables
Published 04/17/2013 at 6:25 p.m.
The doggy bag concept took on a whole new meaning during Wednesday’s Bonita Springs City Council meeting. The council unanimously adopted an ordinance that will allow restaurants with outdoor seating to apply for permits that would let patrons bring their ...
Bonita passes strengthened homeless shelter regulations
Updated 04/04/2013 at 2:09 p.m.
While the city staff and zoning board had recommended buffers of 500 feet, council members disagreed. "I think 1,000 feet is reasonable and practical," said Councilman Stephen McIntosh.
Bonita Council looks at homeless shelter ordinances
Published 03/21/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
"The process has been long," said Fred Forbes, a member of the LPA zoning board. "I believe that what we have now is probably as good as we can do within the constraints of the legal counsel we received."
Bonita soup kitchen finds permanent home
Published 02/20/2013 at 8:11 p.m.
The City Council approved a lease agreement with Café of Life during its bi-weekly meeting Wednesday morning. As part of the agreement, the non-profit will build and maintain a small public park in the Leitner Park neighborhood where it can ...
Bonita Springs to consider possible annexation of Pelican Landing
Published 02/09/2013 at 4 a.m.
Bonita Springs City Council members discussed the possibility of annexing unincorporated areas of Pelican Landing during their regular bi-weekly meeting Wednesday evening.
Published 01/19/2013 at 4 a.m.
The Bonita Springs City Council this week agreed to hire a consultant to study the possible development of more than 3,000 acres of land that Lee County set aside for preservation more than two decades ago.
Bonita officials wary of proposed impact fee moratorium
Published 01/17/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
I have not seen much empirical data where reducing impact fees actually results in more development, City Manager Carl Schwing told the City Council during their bi-weekly meeting.
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