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The Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL) is a network of communities and organizations working together to serve as the “Voice of the People” to advocate for positive change. Because there is strength in numbers and no Sunshine Law restrictions, the ECCL can openly address and affect the outcome of both challenges and opportunities facing our communities.

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Calls to Action

It’s Time to Mandate Face Masks in Lee County

It’s Time to Mandate Face Masks in Lee County

Why Face Masks are Now Crucial in the Battle Against COVID-19What do I do: Urge local legislators to mandate masks in public How: Use the forms below When:  Now! WINK News featured this issue on June 24, including a call with ECCL President Jim Gilmartin. The Lee...

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Transportation Planning Acronyms You Should Know

Transportation Planning Acronyms You Should Know

MPO, TIP, TMA, & CIP Introduction Planning for the Village of Estero is one of the municipality’s primary overriding governing functions. It provides the framework for the development of the community and the management of land use and other resources. “Strategic...

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What to do when a hurricane threatens

What to do when a hurricane threatens

Hurricanes are violent and dangerous to your family and your home. When a hurricane threatens to bear down, make sure that you know how to batten down your hatches and protect yourself, your loved ones, and your property. When it's hurricane season Hurricane season...

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Support Education

Volunteer or donate supplies to the Junior Achievement 2-5-8 Graduate program which teaches economic literacy at all stages of education.

Protect the DR/GR from new mines

Tell legislators to oppose unnecessary mining and to protect water quality for Lee County.

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Attend a meeting. Subscribe to our emails. Read our reports and publications for the latest research on the direction Estero is heading.

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Here you can find your representatives, and how to contact them.

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Estero Development Report

The latest research on important influences on Estero.

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