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The City of Sanibel Recreation Department Seeking Fitness Instructor Quotes

The City of Sanibel is seeking Fitness Instructor quotes for fiscal year 2017 (October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017). 

If You Missed the City of Sanibel’s 2016 Hurricane Seminar Watch it Now!

Citizens of Sanibel who missed the annual Hurricane Preparation Seminar on May 27th, 2016 may watch the entire seminar on-line.

Today’s Prescribed Burn of the Bailey Tract is Complete City has been given the All Clear

The City of Sanibel has received notification from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge) that the prescribed burn the Bailey Tract is complete. The City has been given the all clear.

Road to Sanibel Lighthouse will be closed due to necessary utility work

The road to the Sanibel Lighthouse will be closed on June 22, 2016 for the installation of a water service / meter by Island Water Association, weather permitting. 

Sea Turtle Hatching Season has begun!

Our first sea turtle nest on Island has just recently hatched

Prescribed Burn of the Sanibel Bailey Tract Scheduled for Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The City of Sanibel has been issued a notice from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge that a prescribed burn of the Bailey Tract will be implemented on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, with a back-up date of Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

Stay Cool This Summer with Expanded Pool Hours at the Sanibel Recreation Center!

New summer expanded leisure pool and slide hours begin on Monday, June 20th.

American Red Cross Community CPR / AED / First Aid Sanibel Recreation Center Friday, June 24th

The American Red Cross Community CPR / AED / First Aid course will be held Friday, June 24th from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Sanibel Recreation Center.

Sanibel Island Independence Day Activities for July 4th, 2016

The following Special Events have been permitted by the City of Sanibel:

Traffic Advisory - Sanibel Causeway Moving Operation and Striping Maintenance on Monday, June 13th and Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

The City of Sanibel received the following news release from the Lee County Department of Transportation regarding an upcoming moving operation and striping maintenance of the Sanibel Causeway:

Seven Scholarships Awarded to Dependents of City Employees

Following Hurricane Charley in 2004, an endowment fund was established with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation to provide scholarships for dependents of City employees.

Center 4 Life Leisure Luncher’s Trip Cabbage Key Cruise & Lunch Thursday, June 23, 2016

Join the Island Seniors on a cruise to Cabbage Key to experience a true “Old Florida” island Hideaway.













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