October 2023 Meeting Agenda

GPICA October Meeting Agenda

Our October meeting includes updates on roads, development, Hurricane Ian recovery and more with representatives from Lee County. Please don’t forget to join us in-person or online!

  • What: Next meeting of the Greater Pine Island Civic Association
  • When: Tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 3
  • Where: in person at the Pine Island United Methodist Church, 5701 Pine Island Road NW, Bokeelia, FL 3392
  • Livestream via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PineIslandCivicAssociation

Meeting Agenda Details

Approve Meeting Minutes

Approve minutes from the June and August 2023 Meetings. Please click the links to review them before the meeting so we can go straight to a vote:

(There were no membership meetings in July or September)

Treasury Report

Review and Approve the October 2023 Treasurer’s Report. Click here to view the report now.

Community Action Advisory Committee Appointment

Membership vote on appointment of GPICA Board Member Sue Dahod to the Community Action Advisory (CAA) Committee to the Lee County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC).

  • The CAA provides a forum for Lee County residents’ input and involvement in the design and delivery of services that impact the quality of life in their community. The CAA also makes recommendations to the BoCC regarding funding applications. The Advisory Committee comes under the purview of Lee County Human and Veteran Services.

Main Program

We’ve invited Lee County representatives to join us at our meeting tomorrow to cover several topics of interest to Pine Islanders. Representatives will include:

  • District 1 Commissioner Kevin Ruane
  • Assistant County Manager Marc Mora
  • Director of Community Development Mikki Rozdolski
  • Director Randy Cerchie and Deputy Director Rob Price from the Lee County Department of Transportation.

The topics we’ve asked them to address include:

  • The latest changes to the Lee County Land Development code, as they pertain to Pine Island/Matlacha and how we might better address the issue of old development orders (i.e. orders that were approved prior to the implementation of the Pine Island Plan that have received numerous extensions when it might appear that ongoing work is not being conducted in furtherance of the development.)
  • Updates on Pine Island Road repairs through Matlacha
  • The State’s funding of a traffic study — NOT requested by Lee County staff — for a traffic circle at the current four-way stop.
  • An update on Resilient Lee, including the CDBG block-grant funding and allocations and how Pine Island might benefit.
  • There will also be time for additional Q&A from attendees.

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