Chiquita Lock Lawsuit Update

Chiquita Lock Lawsuit Update

During the May meeting of the GPICA, members voted to financially support a petition challenging the removal of the Chiquita Lock. (Read more about this issue here.)

Members voted to:

  • Approve a one-time expenditure of $2,500 to support legal fees for the challenge being led by the Matlacha Civic Association, the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Association, the Calusa Waterkeeper and several individuals.
  • Begin a fundraising campaign whereas the GPICA will provide a dollar-for-dollar match up to a maximum of $5,000 for those who donate to the legal fund.

Funds Raised to Date

  • So far, GPICA members have donated $2,700 toward the match. If you’d like to donate in support of the petition challenging the removal of the lock, please click here now and page down to “Chiquita Lock Fund” to choose your amount and complete your donation

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