Fort Myers to host town hall on Calooshatchee River water woes
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District will hold a special town hall meeting to discuss the ongoing Lake Okeechobee freshwater releases and its impact on the Calooshatchee River.
The scheduled for Thursday September 5 at 7 p.m. is free and open to the public. The meeting will take place at the Lee County Emergency Operations Center, 2675 Ortiz Avenue.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers district commander Col. Alan M. Dodd and Ernie Barnett, the interim executive director of the South Florida Water Management District will take part in the meeting.
Lee County Commissioner Tammy Hall and Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane will serve as moderators.