Cape Clips: April 6 City Council Meeting
In case you missed the meeting, the following are highlights from the April 6, 2022, Cape Coral City Council meeting
City Council Approves Local Housing Assistance Plan
City Council approved the 2022-2023, 2023-2024, and 2024-2025 Local Housing Assistance Plan, as required by the State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program Act. The City is required to prepare a Local Housing Assistance Plan, that provides how State Housing Initiative Partnership grant funding will be used by the City.
City Council Approves Renewal Request of Cape Coral High Charter
Council approved resolution 68-22 requesting a renewal of the Charter for Cape Coral Charter High School by the School District of Lee County for a term of 15 years. The Charter School Contract for Cape Coral Charter High School expires on June 30, 2022. In order to renew the Charter, the City must request renewal from the School Board prior to the expiration of the Contract.
City Council Approves Interlocal Agreement Governing Use of Opioid Settlement Funds
City Council approved the Interlocal Agreement between Lee County and the City of Cape Coral governing the use of opioid settlement funds. On February 16, 2022, City Council adopted a resolution approving a MOU with the State of Florida and Local Governments regarding the opioid litigation settlement.
Council Recommends Moving Forward with Naming of Gator Circle Park
The City enlisted the help of our community in naming Gator Circle Park, which is currently under construction and expected to open later this year. Council has directed the City Attorney’s Office to prepare an ordinance for Council consideration of the proposed official name, “Gator Trails Park”.
Upcoming Public Meetings
A Committee of the Whole Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Council Chambers.
A Regular Meeting of the Cape Coral City Council is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. in council Chambers.