Leigh-Acres Citizen  

Lee Commissioners vote to acquire parcels through Conservation 20/20 program  

The Lee Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to acquire 5 acres in southern Lee County through the Conservation 20/20 program. The land is surrounded entirely by conservation land in the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW), owned by the South Florida Water Management District. 


Tampa Bay Times 

Tampa Bay officials release plan for dealing with climate change 

In November, the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council presented a plan aimed at strengthening the region against extreme weather events. 


Florida Politics 

Housing, transit, public safety and resiliency: Miami-Dade Commissioners talk 2023 priorities  

Florida Politics spoke with all 13 members of the Miami-Dade County Commission about which issues they plan to prioritize this year. 


Florida Politics  

Broward lawmakers agree flood control should not go down with Mickey Mouse district  

The Governor’s effort to put the squeeze on Mickey Mouse could also dissolve a Broward County flood control district. 




County get $20 million from feds to step up septic tanks conversion; 28 Key Biscayne properties impacted  

Miami-Dade County just got a $20 million boost in federal funds that can be used for one of its most arduous tasks: converting 120,000 septic tank properties to sewer to combat pollution in Biscayne Bay. 



NBC 2 

Lee County accepts $5 million emergency grant to replace beach sand  

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The Lee County Board of County Commissioners voted to accept funds to place sand on beaches throughout the county. 



Florida Politics 

Hurricanes, progress monitoring, first bills make committee week agenda  

Five committee weeks remain until the start of the 2023 Legislative Session.