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Army Corps denies request for new study of Big Pass dredging

Agency defends its assessment, says dredging pass will not have 'significant effect' SARASOTA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied Sarasota County's request for Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of November 28, 2016

Lee County No Meetings City of Cape Coral Monday the 28th @ 4:30pm No issues City of Fort Myers Monday the 28th @ 5:15pm No issues Town of Fort Myers Read more

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Notice: St. Pete Pier Construction Project

The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an application for a Department of the Army permit pursuant to Section 404 Read more

Notice to Navigation: Canaveral & Okeechobee Waterway Lock Closures for Manatee Protection System Maintenance

Notice is given that Canaveral, WP Franklin, Ortona, Moore Haven, Port Mayaca and St Lucie Locks will have scheduled 4 hour closures 7:30-11:30 a.m. and Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of November 7, 2016

Lee County No Meetings City of Cape Coral Monday the 7th @ 4:30pm Seven Islands and Northwest Vision Plan Final Report (Draft) City of Fort Myers Monday the Read more

SaraBay Marina to Open Second Location in Naples

Sarasota, Florida - SaraBay Marina, one of Sarasota’s most prominent marinas, has announced they are expanding with a new Sales, Service, Parts and Storage facility Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of October 10, 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

FWC seeks public input on anchoring and mooring rules, pilot program

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking feedback from cruising boaters, local boaters and other residents in evaluating the state’s Anchoring and Read more

Fish Tale Wins Top Boat Dealer Award

Joey Weller, vice president of sales for Grady-White Boats, left, and Kris Carroll, president of Grady-White Boats, right, present the coveted Gold Anchor Award for Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of September 19, 2016

Lee County Tuesday the 20th @ 9:30am No issues City of Cape Coral Monday the 19th @ 4:30pm No issues City of Fort Myers Monday the 19th @ 4:30pm Agreement Read more

Statewide Boating Economic Impact Study Released

The Marine Industries Association of Florida has released a 2015 study of the economic impact of boating in Florida, recently completed by Thomas Murray and Read more

SWFMIA local government agenda items for the week of September 5, 2016

Lee County Tuesday the 6th @ 9:30am Award a contract for the Caloosahatchee Regional Park Shoreline Stabilization Phase II project ($222,675; Tourist Development Beach and Shoreline Capital Read more

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