NOTICE OF INTENT TO ENACT A LEE COUNTY ORDINANCE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida will consider the enactment of a County Ordinance on Tuesday, the 31st day of May, 2011, at 9:30 o'clock a.m., in the County Commissioners' Meeting Room, Old Lee County Courthouse, 2120 Main Street, Fort Myers, Florida. The title of the proposed ordinance is:
AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REPLACING IN ITS ENTIRETY LEE COUNTY ORDINANCE NOS. 05-13 AND 08-10, RELATING TO GARBAGE, RECYCLING, AND SOLID WASTE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL FOR LEE COUNTY; CREATING MUNICIPAL SERVICE BENEFIT UNITS WITHIN LEE COUNTY TO BE KNOWN AS MANDATORY SOLID WASTE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL UNITS FOR SERVICE AREAS; PROVIDING FOR INTENT AND DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISPOSING OF SOLID WASTE WITHIN THEIR BOUNDARIES; ESTABLISHING THE GOVERNING BODY WITH POWERS AND DUTIES; PROVIDING FOR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL; PROVIDING FOR ASSESSMENT AND OWNER RESPONSIBILITY; PROVIDING FOR OUTER ISLANDS SERVICE AREAS AND GASPARILLA ISLAND; PROVIDING FOR SPECIAL ASSESSMENT, CERTIFICATION, COLLECTION, SCOPE AND DELINQUENCIES; ASSESSING GOVERNMENTAL PROPERTY; LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS AND COLLECTION; CORRECTING ERRORS AND OMISSIONS; ENFORCEMENT OF DELINQUENT ASSESSMENTS; PROVIDING FOR RESPONSIBILITY OF CONTRACTOR AND PROPERTY OWNER FOR GARBAGE, RECYCLING, AND SOLID WASTE COLLECTION; PROVIDING FOR CONTAINER SPACES AND PROHIBITING UNLAWFUL DISPOSAL; PROVIDING FOR ABATEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE.
1. Copies of this Notice and the proposed Ordinance are available for inspection or copying during regular business hours at the Minutes Office of the Clerk of Courts of Lee County, located in the Courthouse Administration Building, 2115 Second Street, Fort Myers, Florida. Interested parties may appear at the meeting in person or through counsel, and be heard with respect to the adoption of the proposed ordinance.
2. Anyone wishing to appeal the Board’s decision(s) with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings. Generally, a verbatim record, including all testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based, will be necessary.
3. If you have a disability that will require special assistance or accommodations for your attendance at the public hearing, please call the Lee County Division of Public Resources at 533-2737 for information.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA