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SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of June 27, 2016

Lee County No Meetings City of Cape Coral No Meetings City of Fort Myers No Meetings Town of Fort Myers Beach No Meetings City of Sanibel No Meetings City of Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of June 20, 2016

Lee County Tuesday the 21st @ 9:30am Approve transfer of $292,000 of Solid Waste Funds for improvements to Pine Island Commercial Marina ($292,000; Solid Waste Enterprise Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of June 13, 2016

Lee County No Meetings City of Cape Coral Monday the 13th @ 4:30pm No issues City of Fort Myers No Meetings Town of Fort Myers Beach Monday the 13th Read more

SWFMIA Supports the Lee County Marine Task Force

The Southwest Florida Marine Industries Association recognizes the Lee County Marine Law Enforcement Task Force for its extraordinary efforts to reduce marine theft in Southwest Read more

Barry Marshall Appointed to SWFMIA Board of Directors

FORT MYERS, FL -- Barry Marshall, Managing Partner of the Sarasota based Viage Group, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Southwest Read more

SWFMIA Membership Roundtables – April 2016

With a wide array of issues facing the marine industry from water quality to rampant theft at dealerships across SW Florida, SWFMIA held 2 roundtables Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of June 6, 2016

Lee County Tuesday the 7th @ 9:30am Award Invitation to Bid ITB160293 Punta Rassa Boat Ramp Replacement ($550,000; Florida Boater Improvement Program Fund; $130,000; Florida Boater Improvement Read more

Dealer Break-Ins Continue

The rash of dealer break-ins continues. Tom Hansen of the Boathouse in Cape Coral asks all dealers and marinas to be extra vigilant as thefts Read more

Endorse Appointment of Phil Dyskow to Gulf Fisheries Management Council

The Gulf Fisheries Management Council prepares fishery management plans designed to manage fishery resources from where state waters end, out to the 200-mile limit of Read more

Manatee Down-listing Public Comment Ends April 6th

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced plans to downlist the West Indian manatee from endangered to a less-serious status of threatened under the Read more

Lake Okeechobee Water Release

SWFMIA Members, please take action! For many of our members, recent rain and subsequent release of water into the Caloosahatchee River has been a huge problem. Read more

Manatee Down-listing – Public Comment Needed

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced plans to downlist the West Indian manatee from endangered to a less-serious status of threatened under the Read more

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