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The ECCL produces original research, objective reporting, and decades-long tracking of development in the greater Estero area.

Greater Estero Community Report

It is our goal to provide you with a timely and comprehensive summary of key issues affecting our community and details on advocacy initiatives undertaken, to sustain and enhance the quality of life for all residents in the greater Estero area.

Estero Development Report Archive


Feature: Excellence in Education

Feature: Excellence in Education

The Village of Estero and Lee County Schools create gold star collaboration Embracing the philosophy that education is the passport to the future, the Village of Estero, the ECCL Education Outreach Council, and the Lee County School District have joined together to...

Feature: Creating a Legacy

Feature: Creating a Legacy

A long-term vision to preserve green space, protect the river, and provide recreational opportunities for generations to come moved one step closer to reality on September 20, 2018 as the Village Council voted unanimously to move forward with a $24.5 million purchase...

FEATURE: Committed to Continuous Improvement

FEATURE: Committed to Continuous Improvement

VILLAGE OF ESTERO ADOPTS FIRST TIME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN (CIP) Where does the road to the future begin? For Estero, a roadmap toward success is taking shape in the form of the Village’s first ever Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).  Building upon the Village of...

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