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Apr 16, 2024

Cape Coral Mayor to Provide Update on FEMA/National Flood Insurance Program

City of Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter will provide an update on the status of the CRS rating, followed by a brief Q & A. Read More
Apr 12, 2024

Registration Open for Coral Oaks Junior Golf Camps

Registration is now open for eight Junior Golf Camp sessions at Coral Oaks Golf Course this summer.  Read More
Apr 10, 2024

Application Available for Cape Coral Non-Profit Infrastructure Resilience Projects

The City of Cape Coral intends to apply for funding under the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) initiated by Lee County for Public Facilities projects. The City aims to submit a project application focusing on Non-Profit Infrastructure Resilience to enhance infrastructure in non-profit buildings and serve the community better. Read More
Apr 08, 2024

City, Habitat for Humanity Hosting 5/4 Bulk Waste Event

The City of Cape Coral will hold a waste collection event Saturday, May 4, from 7-11 a.m. in the City Hall parking lot, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard.  Read More
Apr 05, 2024

Arbor Day Ceremony at Joe Coviello Park

The City of Cape Coral is hosting its annual Arbor Day Celebration and ceremonial tree planting at 10 a.m. April 26, at Joe Coviello Park, 2121 SW 36th Terrace. Read More
Apr 04, 2024

City Invites Non-Profits to Partner in Infrastructure Resilience Projects

The City of Cape Coral announces its intention to apply for funding under the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) initiated by Lee County for Public Facilities projects. The City aims to submit a project application focusing on Non-Profit Infrastructure Resilience to enhance infrastructure in non-profit buildings and serve the community better. Read More
Apr 03, 2024

FEMA/National Flood Insurance Program Media Toolkit

The City of Cape Coral has compiled a media toolkit for the FEMA/National Flood Insurance Program.

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Apr 02, 2024

Horton Park Boat Ramp Closed April 5-6

The Horton Park boat ramp, located at 2628 SE 26 Place, will be closed beginning Friday, April 5, at 11:30 p.m. and will reopen Saturday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m. Read More
Apr 02, 2024

Cape Coral Mayor Holds Press Conference, Demands Full Transparency from FEMA Regarding CRS Rating Determination

City of Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter, City Manager Michael Ilczyszyn will speak on the FEMA CRS rating decision, followed by a brief Q & A, Wednesday, April 3, at 12 p.m. Read More
Apr 01, 2024

Del Prado Boulevard Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 4/2

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur near the 4400 Block of Del Prado Boulevard Tuesday, April 2, at 9 a.m.  Read More
Mar 29, 2024

Cape Coral to Host Tourism, Sports Industry Roundtable

The City of Cape Coral will host a Business and Industry Roundtable for the tourism, recreation, and sports industries on Friday, April 19, at City Hall. Read More
Mar 29, 2024

City Leadership Urges FEMA to Reconsider Flood Insurance Decision

The City of Cape Coral is deeply concerned by the sudden decision of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to alter flood insurance ratings without prior notice. This decision, delivered verbally late Thursday, has dealt a significant blow to our community as it continues to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Ian.

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Mar 28, 2024

Mayor John Gunter Named 2024 Home Rule Hero Award Recipient

The Florida League of Cities awarded Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter the Home Rule Hero Award for the third year in a row on Thursday, March 28. Read More
Mar 27, 2024

Cape Coral Hosting Second-Annual Culture Fest

The City of Cape Coral invites the community to the second-annual Cape Coral Culture Fest Saturday, April 27, from 11 to 4 p.m. The event will be held at Cultural Park, 528 Cultural Park Boulevard. This free event is geared toward all ages.

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Mar 27, 2024

Mayor Gunter Appointed to the Florida Municipal Insurance Trust Board of Trustees

The Florida Municipal Insurance Trust (FMIT) appointed Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter to its Board of Trustees at its quarterly board meeting. 

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Mar 26, 2024

Charter Schools Governing Board Meeting Set for 4/9

The City of Cape Coral Charter School Authority Governing Board will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in City Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Blvd. Read More
Mar 22, 2024

Jaycee Park 30% Design Review Available Online

Those who are unable to attend the Jaycee Park 30% Design Review Tuesday, March 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Public Works Operations Center, 815 Nicholas Parkway E, can review the design and provide feedback online. Read More
Mar 22, 2024

Community Redevelopment Agency Workshop Notice 

The Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will hold a Workshop on Wednesday, March 27, beginning at 9 a.m. in Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Mar 21, 2024

Cape Coral to Host Business Expansion & Retention Roundtables

The City of Cape Coral invites business leaders to participate in Business Expansion and Retention Roundtable discussions at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, and Wednesday, April 3. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Read More
Mar 21, 2024

Cape Coral Summer Camp Registration Opens April 1

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation will open summer camp registration on Monday, April 1, at 7 a.m. Read More
Mar 19, 2024

Applications Now Accepted for Hurricane Housing Recovery Program

Residents affected by Hurricane Ian can now apply for insurance deductible assistance as part of the Hurricane Housing Recovery Program (HHRP). Read More
Mar 18, 2024

Community Redevelopment Agency Workshop Notice 

The Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will hold a Workshop on Thursday, March 21, beginning at 9 a.m., and if needed, on Friday, March 22, starting at 1 p.m. at the Chester Street Resource Center, 4816 Chester Street. Read More
Mar 15, 2024

Scheduled Water Main Shutdown 3/18 Near Coronado Parkway

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur near Coronado Parkway on Monday, March 18, at 9 a.m. and is water is expected to be restored Monday afternoon. 

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Mar 15, 2024

Yacht Club Redesign Public Meetings Set for 4/2 and 5/7 

The City of Cape Coral is hosting two public meetings on the Yacht Club redesign at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at 6 p.m. and Tuesday, May 7, at Mercola Market, 125 SW 3rd Place. These events are free and open to the public. No RSVP is required to attend. Read More
Mar 14, 2024

Cape Coral to Host Citywide Earth Day Clean-Up

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a citywide Earth Day clean-up event Saturday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., and we need you to help keep Cape Coral beautiful. Read More
Mar 13, 2024

Cape Coral Named Statewide Leader in Urban Tree Canopy Growth

The State Forest Service released its inaugural tree canopy assessment, naming Cape Coral the statewide leader in increased tree cover. Using imagery data from 2013 to 2021, the study showed Cape Coral added 2,868 acres to its urban tree canopy. Read More
Mar 13, 2024

Jaycee Park 30% Design Review Set for March 26

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a Jaycee Park 30% Design Review Tuesday, March 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Public Works Operations Center, 815 Nicholas Parkway E. This event is free and open to the public. Read More
Mar 11, 2024

Cape Coral Music and Arts Fusion Walk Returns March 16

The City of Cape Coral will host the final Cape Coral Music and Arts Fusion Walk of the season Saturday, March 16, from 5 - 9 p.m. 

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Mar 08, 2024

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Notice 

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held Wednesday, March 13, at 9 a.m., in Council Chambers.

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Mar 07, 2024

Cape Coral Hosts Season's Last Bike Night

The City of Cape Coral will host the last Bike Night of the 2023-24 season Saturday, April 13, from 5 - 10 p.m.

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Mar 06, 2024

Cape Coral Youth Council Wins Video Competition

The Florida League of Cities (FLC) selected the Cape Coral Youth Council as a winner of the 2023 Municipal Youth Council Video Competition. Read More
Mar 05, 2024

Charter Schools Governing Board Meeting Set for 3/12

The City of Cape Coral Charter School Authority Governing Board will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in City Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Blvd. Read More
Mar 05, 2024

Coviello Park Temporarily Closed from March 6-8

Joe Coviello Park, 2121 SW 36th Terrace, will be temporarily closed from Wednesday, March 6, through Friday, March 8. Read More
Mar 04, 2024

Cape Coral to Host Home Services Industry Roundtable

The City of Cape Coral will host a Business and Industry Roundtable for the home services industry on Friday, March 15, at City Hall. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Read More
Mar 01, 2024

Cape Coral Sports Complex Baseball Fields Closed March 2-3

The baseball fields at Cape Coral Sports Complex, 1410 Sports Boulevard, will be closed Saturday, March 2, and Sunday, March 3. Read More
Mar 01, 2024

PRIDE Cape Coral Weekend Road Closures

Road closures will be in place for PRIDE Cape Coral's 6th annual celebration, which will be held Saturday, March 2, through Sunday, March 3. Read More
Feb 23, 2024

City of Cape Coral Holding Vendor Outreach Event

Vendors interested in doing business with the City of Cape Coral are invited to attend an outreach event Friday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mercola Market, 125 SW 3rd Place. Read More
Feb 23, 2024

Cape Coral Hosting Sounds of Jazz and Blues

The City of Cape Coral invites the community to the 2024 Sounds of Jazz and Blues Saturday, March 23, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Coral Oaks Golf Course. Read More
Feb 21, 2024

Guardian Angels for Special Populations Fashion Show 2024

Guardian Angels for Special Populations will hold the 15th Annual Fashion Show & Auction, Saturday, March 9, at 10 a.m., at The Westin Resort at Marina Village, 5951 Silver King Blvd. Read More
Feb 15, 2024

Free Date Night in the Park Set for 2/29

The City of Cape Coral will host a free Date Night in the Park from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, February 29, at Four Freedoms Park, 4818 Tarpon Court. Read More
Feb 09, 2024

Groundbreaking for Crystal Lake Park

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for Crystal Lake Park Friday, February 23, at 10 a.m. Read More
Feb 09, 2024

Charter Schools Governing Board Meeting Set for 2/13

The City of Cape Coral Charter School Authority Governing Board will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 13, at the Oasis Elementary South Cafeteria, 3415 Oasis Blvd. Read More
Feb 08, 2024

City Hosting Inaugural Water Ways Science Festival

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to its inaugural Water Ways Science Festival Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 815 Nicholas Parkway. Read More
Feb 07, 2024

Cape Coral Hires New Human Resources Director

The City of Cape Coral hired Nancy Deutsch as Human Resources Director. Deutsch will oversee the HR Department, which serves as the ambassador of City employees' careers, to make each journey smooth from applicant to employee throughout their successful careers and retirement.

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Feb 07, 2024

Twenty-second Annual Burrowing Owl Festival 

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation teams up with Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife (CCFW) to host the 22nd Annual Burrowing Owl Festival Saturday, February 24. Read More
Feb 05, 2024

City Offices Closed for Presidents Day

City Hall will be closed Monday, February 19, in observance of Presidents Day. City offices will reopen Tuesday, February 20, for regular operating hours. Read More
Feb 02, 2024

Cape Coral Music and Arts Fusion Walk Returns February 17

The City of Cape Coral will host another Cape Coral Music and Arts Fusion Walk Saturday, February 17, from 5 - 9 p.m.  Read More
Feb 02, 2024

Cape Coral to Host Manufacturing Industry Roundtable

The City of Cape Coral will host a Business and Industry Roundtable for the manufacturing industry on Friday, February 16, at City Hall. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Read More
Feb 01, 2024

New Login Procedure for EnerGov Beginning Feb. 27

On February 27, 2024, the City of Cape Coral will upgrade to a new login authentication service to increase security for the City and those using the EnerGov Customer Self-Service (CSS) portal. Read More
Feb 01, 2024

Cape Coral Earns 2023 Tree City USA Award

The City of Cape Coral was named a 2023 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Read More
Feb 01, 2024

City Requests Public Involvement for Yellow Fever Creek Trails

The City of Cape Coral will hold a meeting to collect public input on the design of the future trails at Yellow Fever Creek on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 10 to 11 a.m. Read More
Jan 31, 2024

New Commercial Vehicle and Trailer Parking Regulations in City Parking Lots

On January 24, City Council approved Ordinance 8-24, establishing additional parking regulations applying to commercial vehicles and trailers parking in City-owned or controlled parking lots located in the South Cape Zoning District. Read More
Jan 31, 2024

Oasis Charter Schools Hold Inaugural Robotics Competition

Oasis Charter Schools' elementary robotics teams competed in the first-ever Oasis Elementary Robotics Competition on January 20. The fourth- and fifth-grade engineers went head-to-head in a fierce, yet friendly, battle of their robots.  Read More
Jan 31, 2024

Cape Coral Youth Council Announces Awards Program Recognizing Local Highschool Students

The Cape Coral Youth Council announces its "Excellence Awards" program, honoring Cape Coral students who excel in five categories: Leadership, Arts, Civic Engagement, Academics, and Athletics. Read More
Jan 30, 2024

City Seeking Volunteers for Mangrove Planting on Feb. 10

The City of Cape Coral is planting mangroves at Coral Pointe Saturday, February 10, at 9 a.m. and is seeking volunteers. Read More
Jan 30, 2024

City Seeking Volunteers for Gator Trails Cleanup Event on Feb. 3

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with Keep Lee County Beautiful for a cleanup event at Gator Trails Park, 3612 Garden Boulevard, Saturday, February 3, from 9-11 a.m. and is seeking volunteers. Read More
Jan 30, 2024

Cape Coral Parkway Intermittent Sidewalk Closures Beginning 1/31

Beginning Wednesday, January 31, City crews will begin necessary streetlight repairs along Cape Coral Parkway, requiring intermittent sidewalk closures. Read More
Jan 26, 2024

Cape Coral Hosts Season's Second Bike Night

The City of Cape Coral will host the second Bike Night of the 2023-24 season Saturday, February 10, from 5 - 10 p.m. Read More
Jan 26, 2024

Public Invited to Annual Valentine Bazaar at City Hall

The City of Cape Coral is hosting the Annual Valentine Bazaar at Cape Coral City Hall Thursday, February 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is open to the public.

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Jan 25, 2024

Cape Coral Celebrates Sixth Annual Ground Owl Day

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to support Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife’s (CCFW) sixth annual Ground Owl Day.  Read More
Jan 18, 2024

Free Concert at Cultural Park Set for February 1

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a Concert in the Park from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, February 1, at Cultural Park, 528 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Jan 18, 2024

Surfside Paving Project Road Closures Beginning 1/22

Beginning Monday, January 22, crews will begin necessary paving operations on Surfside Boulevard near Veterans Parkway, requiring daytime lane closures and overnight road closures. Read More
Jan 16, 2024

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Notice 

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held Wednesday, January 17, at 9 a.m., in Council Chambers.

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Jan 12, 2024

CANCELED: Charter Schools Governing Board Meeting Set for 1/16

Due to inclement weather conditions and expected heavy rains, this meeting has been canceled. Read More
Jan 12, 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: City and County Partner to Expand Access to Veterans' Resources

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with Lee County Human and Veteran Services to hold a veterans resources informative luncheon Tuesday, January 16, at Lake Kennedy Center.  Media is invited to attend the luncheon and obtain statements from the Lee County Veteran Services team, Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter, and local veterans.

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Jan 12, 2024

City of Cape Coral Kicks Off Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Season with Multiple Public Involvement Opportunities

The City of Cape Coral is kicking off its Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Season with a public budget workshop on January 18. Several additional budget workshops will be held throughout the year to increase opportunities for public involvement. Read More
Jan 11, 2024

City Requests Public Involvement for Multimodal Transportation Master Plan

The City of Cape Coral will hold a public workshop for the Multimodal Transportation Master Plan on Thursday, January 25, at 4 p.m. The workshop will be at City Hall in Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard.  Read More
Jan 10, 2024

City Encourages Residents to Download 311 App

The City of Cape Coral offers a 311 app, enabling residents to report concerns and access official City information and services on their smart devices. Read More
Jan 09, 2024

Portion of Cape Coral Parkway Closed for Weekend Art Festival

Cape Coral Parkway will be closed from Southeast 10th Place to Del Prado Boulevard for the Cape Coral Art Festival & Market Place beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, January 12. The roadway will reopen at 8 p.m. on Sunday, January 14. Read More
Jan 03, 2024

Cape Coral Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The City of Cape Coral’s Finance Department was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. This is the 37th consecutive year the City has achieved this prestigious award. Read More
Jan 03, 2024

City and County Partner to Expand Access to Veterans' Resources

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with Lee County Human and Veteran Services to hold a veterans resources informative luncheon on Tuesday, January 16, at Lake Kennedy Center, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd.

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Jan 02, 2024

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City Hall will be closed Monday, January 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. City offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 16, for regular operating hours. Read More
Dec 29, 2023

Caloosahatchee Connect Ribbon Cutting Set for Jan. 11

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to the Caloosahatchee Connect Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Horton Park, 2600 SE 26th Place, Thursday, January 11, at 9 a.m. Read More
Dec 29, 2023

New Year's Eve Celebration Road Closures

The City of Cape Coral's Inaugural New Year's Eve Celebration will be Sunday, December 31, and some roadways will be closed from noon Sunday, December 31, until 3 a.m. Monday, January 1: 

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Dec 26, 2023

33rd Annual Tour De Cape Event January 19-21

The City of Cape Coral is hosting the 33rd Tour De Cape cycling event, Sunday, January 21.

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Dec 22, 2023

Cape Coral Receives Award for First-Ever Popular Annual Financial Report

The City of Cape Coral’s Financial Services Department earned the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Read More
Dec 18, 2023

City Offices Closed in Observance of the New Year

City offices will be closed Monday, January 1, in observance of New Year's Day and will reopen Tuesday, January 2, for regular operating hours. Read More
Dec 15, 2023

City Council Appoints District 4 Councilmember

Cape Coral City Council appointed Richard Carr as the City's District 4 Councilmember Wednesday, December 13, 2023. Read More
Dec 14, 2023

UPDATE: Cape Coral Holiday Boat-A-Long Canceled

Due to inclement weather, this event has been canceled. Read More
Dec 14, 2023

Cape Coral Launches Second Season of Citywide Scavenger Hunt

The City of Cape Coral and Fort Myers have teamed up to launch the second season of Cape Coral Quest, a scavenger hunt that gives locals and visitors a fun way to explore the area and win new prizes through Nov. 30, 2024. Read More
Dec 12, 2023

City Closures for Christmas Holiday

City Hall will be closed Monday, December 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. City offices will reopen Tuesday, December 26, for regular operating hours.

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Dec 11, 2023

Del Prado, De Navarra Signal Construction May Cause Closures December 12-13

Motorists may see temporary lane closures and delays from the evening of Tuesday, December 12, into the morning of Wednesday, December 13, as City contractors continue to construct the new traffic signal at Del Prado Boulevard and De Navarra Parkway. Read More
Dec 08, 2023

Palm Tree Boulevard Scheduled Water Main Shutdown 12/11

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur near Palm Tree Boulevard Monday, December 11, beginning at 9 a.m. so City crews can install water main tie-ins. Read More
Dec 08, 2023

Cape Coral to Host Commercial Real Estate Industry Roundtable

The City of Cape Coral will host a Business and Industry Roundtable for the commercial real estate industry on Friday, December 15, at City Hall. Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

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Dec 07, 2023

City Employee Association Offering Scholarships

The City of Cape Coral Employee Association is offering two $500 scholarships to high school seniors who will be furthering their education. Read More
Dec 06, 2023

City Hall Closed to the Public at Noon on December 15

City Hall and City Offices will be closed to the public beginning at noon Friday, December 15, for the annual Staff Appreciation Holiday Luncheon. Offices will reopen for regular business hours Monday, December 18. Read More
Dec 04, 2023

Cape Coral Hosting Inaugural New Year's Eve Celebration

The City of Cape Coral will host its Inaugural New Year's Eve Celebration Sunday, December 31, from 6 - 12 p.m. along SE 47th Terrace.

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Dec 01, 2023

Oasis Middle School Named One of the Best Florida Middle Schools 

Oasis Middle School earned the designation of one of the top Middle Schools in Florida by U.S. News. Oasis Middle School, part of the Oasis Charter Schools, ranked 189 out of 3,076 middle schools in Florida, landing in the top 10 percent. Read More
Dec 01, 2023

Cape Coral Hosting Holiday Boat-A-Long Dec. 16

The City of Cape Coral is hosting its annual Holiday Boat-A-Long and Christmas Movie Saturday, December 16, from 4 - 10 p.m. Read More
Dec 01, 2023

Lee County Crews Completing Cape Coral Roadwork Through 12/6

Lee County Department of Transportation (LCDOT) crews are completing roadwork in Cape Coral through Wednesday, Dec. 6. Motorists should use caution and expect delays while traveling through these areas:

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Nov 29, 2023

City Crews Repairing Water Main Break at SW 5th Place

City crews are on scene in the 5000 block of SW 5th Place, working to fix a water main break. Water is estimated to be off for approximately four to eight hours, and all hydrants will be out of service until repairs are completed.  Read More
Nov 28, 2023

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Notice 

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 9 a.m., in Council Chambers.

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Nov 22, 2023

Sands Park Ribbon Cutting Set for December 8

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation invites the public to a ribbon cutting ceremony for Sands Park Friday, December 8, at 4:30 p.m. 

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Nov 22, 2023

Registration Open for Coral Oaks Golf School

Registration is now open for six Golf School sessions at Coral Oaks Golf Course this season. 

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Nov 22, 2023

A Thanksgiving Message from Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter

Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter released a special Thanksgiving message expressing his gratefulness for the strength of the community and the citizens of Cape Coral. Read More
Nov 21, 2023

Del Prado, De Navarra Signal Construction May Cause Lane Closures from 11/27 through 12/5

Motorists may see temporary lane closures and delays from Monday, Nov. 27, through Tuesday, Dec. 5, as work continues on the traffic signal being constructed at Del Prado Boulevard and De Navarra Parkway. Read More
Nov 20, 2023

Cape Coral Hosting Second Annual Reindeer Run

The City of Cape Coral is hosting its second annual Reindeer Run 5K and 1.5 mile Family Fun Run Saturday, December 9, from 4 - 8 p.m. Read More
Nov 20, 2023

City of Cape Coral Board Applications Being Accepted

The City of Cape Coral is currently accepting applications to fill various board vacancies. Those who are interested should visit capecoral.gov for details.

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Nov 17, 2023

Applications Available Online for Cape Coral City Council District 4 Appointment

The City Clerk is currently accepting District 4 applications to fill a Council vacancy. The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2023, at 5 p.m.  Read More
Nov 16, 2023

City Council to Hold Special Meeting Friday Afternoon

The City of Cape Coral Council will hold a Special Meeting at 3 p.m. Friday, November 17, in City Hall Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Nov 16, 2023

Mayor to Hold Press Conference on Suspension of Cummings

Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter will hold a press conference concerning the Governor’s Executive Order that suspends District 4 Councilmember Patty Cummings. Read More
Nov 14, 2023

SAO Investigation Leads to Arrest of Councilmember

The State Attorney’s Office (SAO) concluded its investigation surrounding allegation(s) regarding Councilmember Patty Cummings and the residency requirement(s) needed for elective office. The investigation determined the District 4 Councilmember violated several Florida laws.  Read More
Nov 14, 2023

Mayor to Hold Press Conference on SAO Investigation

Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter will hold a press conference to discuss the State Attorney's Office investigation regarding Councilmember Patty Cummings. Read More
Nov 13, 2023

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. City offices will reopen on Monday, November 27, for regular operating hours. Read More
Nov 13, 2023

Gator Trails Park Closed Temporarily Beginning Nov. 27

Gator Trails Park will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, Nov. 27, while the Florida Forest Service completes fire breaks and understory removal. Read More
Nov 09, 2023

Veterans Day Weekend Road Closures

Road closures will be in place for the City of Cape Coral's Veterans Day Parade from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, November 11. Read More
Nov 03, 2023

City to Host Second South Cape Parking Community Meeting

The City of Cape Coral will host the second South Cape Parking Management community meeting Wednesday, November 15, from 4-6 p.m. at the City of Cape Coral's Public Works Operations Center, 815 Nicholas Parkway E. Read More
Nov 03, 2023

Cape Coral to Host Healthcare Industry Roundtable

The City of Cape Coral will host a Business and Industry Roundtable for the healthcare industry on Friday, November 17, at City Hall.  Read More
Nov 01, 2023

City Leaders to Speak on Yacht Club Beach Reopening

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the US Army Corps of Engineers have provided the City of Cape Coral with the regulatory permits required to reopen the Yacht Club Beach on Nov. 10. City Leaders will discuss the reopening Thursday, Nov. 9, at 12:30 p.m. Read More
Nov 01, 2023

FDOT Installs New School Zone Signs Across Cape Coral

The Florida Department of Transportation has installed updated school zone signs with flashing beacons across Cape Coral. Please use caution when traveling through school zones and pay attention to the posted signage.

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Nov 01, 2023

Cape Coral Hosting Annual Tree and Menorah Lighting

Join us as we kick off the holiday season at the City of Cape Coral’s third-annual Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting Thursday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m.  Read More
Oct 27, 2023

City Offices Closed for Veterans Day

City Hall will be closed Friday, November 10, in observance of Veterans Day. City offices will reopen on Monday, November 13, for regular operating hours.

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Oct 24, 2023

Join us Friday for the City of Cape Coral's Trunk-or-Treat

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a Trunk-or-Treat and movie on the lawn this Friday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. Read More
Oct 20, 2023

Special Pops 17th Annual Golf Classic Set for Nov. 4

Guardian Angels for Special Populations is hosting its 17th Annual Golf Classic on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Read More
Oct 20, 2023

City Holds Veterans Day Parade, Seeks Participants

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with community volunteers to hold this year's Veterans Day Parade on Cape Coral Parkway Saturday, November 11, 2023, beginning at 11 a.m. Read More
Oct 19, 2023

Cape Coral Honors Life of Former Councilmember Richard Stevens

The City of Cape Coral mourns the loss of former District 2 Councilmember Richard Stevens, who passed away Sunday.

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Oct 19, 2023

Cape Coral Dedicating City Hall Parking Spaces for Veterans

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to a dedication ceremony for Veteran parking spaces at City Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 3 p.m. Read More
Oct 18, 2023

City Partners with Habitat for Humanity for 11/4 Bulk Waste Event

The City of Cape Coral will hold a waste collection event Saturday, November 4, from 7-11 a.m. in the City Hall parking lot, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. We are now partnering with Habitat for Humanity to repurpose gently used bulk items. Read More
Oct 18, 2023

Portion of Trafalgar Parkway Closed Starting November 1

Beginning at 6 a.m. Wednesday, November 1, all lanes of Trafalgar Parkway will be closed between Santa Barbara Boulevard and Skyline Boulevard so crews can complete milling, paving, and striping on the roadway. Read More
Oct 16, 2023

City Encourages Residents to use 311 Phone App

The City of Cape Coral offers a 311 mobile app, enabling residents to report concerns and access official City information and services on their smartphones. Read More
Oct 13, 2023

Golf Tournament Benefitting Oasis Charter Schools Set for Oct. 28

The Cape Coral Charter School Foundation is hosting a "Rally on the Green" golf tournament to benefit the Oasis Charter School System on Saturday, October 28, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read More
Oct 13, 2023

Sun Splash and City of Cape Coral Hold Inaugural Spooky Splash

Sun Splash Family Water Park and the City of Cape Coral's Special Events Team bring you the first-ever Spooky Splash on October 28, 5-8 p.m. at Sun Splash, 400 W Lake Kennedy Dr. Read More
Oct 12, 2023

Cape Coral Code Compliance Awarded for Work Surrounding Hurricane Ian

The City of Cape Coral's Code Compliance Division won awards at the American Association of Code Enforcement's (AACE) annual awards ceremony on Oct. 5, 2023. Read More
Oct 12, 2023

CRA to Hold Special Meeting Tuesday Afternoon

The Cape Coral Community Redevelopment Agency will hold a Special Meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, 2023, to discuss a CRA budget amendment. Read More
Oct 11, 2023

Cape Coral Encourages Residents to Participate in FDOT Public Hearing

The City of Cape Coral encourages residents to participate in a Public Hearing with the Florida Department of Transportation, where the Draft Tentative Five-Year Work Program will be presented. Read More
Oct 11, 2023

Cape Coral to Host South Cape Parking Community Meeting

The City of Cape Coral will host two community meetings as part of the South Cape Parking Management Plan. The first will be held Wednesday, October 25, from 4-6 p.m. at the City of Cape Coral's Public Works Operations Center, 815 Nicholas Parkway E. Read More
Oct 06, 2023

Cape Coral to Host Workforce and Education Industry Roundtable

The City of Cape Coral will host a Business and Industry Roundtable for the workforce and education industry on Friday, October 20, at City Hall. Registration is required to participate.  Read More
Oct 06, 2023

City of Cape Coral Hosting Trunk-or-Treat Oct. 27

The City of Cape Coral is hosting the second annual Trunk-or-Treat on Friday, October 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will be held in the City Hall visitor's parking lot at 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Oct 03, 2023

City Council to Hold Special Meeting Wednesday Afternoon

The Cape Coral City Council will hold a Special Meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2023, to complete staff evaluations. Read More
Oct 02, 2023

Cape Coral Hosts Season's First Bike Night

The City of Cape Coral will host the first Bike Night of the 2023-24 season Saturday, October 14, from 5 - 10 p.m.

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Sep 26, 2023

Cape Coral Reminds Residents to be Wary of Unlicensed Contractors

The City of Cape Coral reminds residents to confirm contractors are operating with the correct licenses before hiring them. Read More
Sep 25, 2023

City Offices Closed for Columbus Day

City Hall will be closed on Monday, October 9, in observance of Columbus Day. City offices will reopen on Tuesday, October 10, for regular operating hours. Read More
Sep 22, 2023

City Council Approves 2024 Budget, Maintains Millage Rate

Cape Coral City Council voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2024 Budget at the final budget hearing on Thursday, September 21. Read More
Sep 22, 2023

Rental Property Registration Requirements for Cape Coral

The City of Cape Coral reminds residents of the Residential Rental Property Registration Ordinance, which requires that all residential structures with four units or fewer that are leased or rented must be registered. Read More
Sep 21, 2023

Del Prado, De Navarra Signal Construction May Cause Closures

Motorists may see temporary lane closures and delays as work continues on the new traffic signal being constructed at Del Prado Boulevard and De Navarra Parkway.

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Sep 21, 2023

Cape Coral Seeks Public Input on Multimodal Transportation Master Plan

The City of Cape Coral has launched a public survey that will allow residents to provide input on the City's first Multimodal Transportation Master Plan.

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Sep 20, 2023

Gleason Parkway Water Main Shutdown Scheduled for 9/26

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur near Gleason Parkway on Tuesday, September 26, at 9 a.m. Read More
Sep 20, 2023

City Council Appoints Ilczyszyn as Cape Coral City Manager

Cape Coral City Council appointed Michael Ilczyszyn as City Manager at a City Council Meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. Read More
Sep 15, 2023

CDC Conducting Algae Bloom Impact on Human Health Study in Cape Coral

A study on the long-term impact of harmful algal blooms is being performed in Cape Coral, and researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Florida Department of Health, and the Florida Atlantic University are looking for volunteers.  Read More
Sep 15, 2023

Registration Open for Cape Coral City Championship Golf Tournament

Registration is now open for the 2023 Sustainable Energy Technologies, Incorporated (SETI) - Gator Golf Cars Cape Coral City Championship Golf Tournament and the Roger Dean Chevrolet Pro-Am, taking place October 20-22 at Coral Oaks Golf Course.

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Sep 14, 2023

Oasis Charter Schools Governing Board Special Meeting Set for 9/19

The Oasis Charter School Authority Governing Board will hold a Special Meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, in City Hall Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard.

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Sep 14, 2023

U.S. Department of Agriculture Awards $1M Grant to Cape Coral

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) selected the City of Cape Coral to receive a $1 million grant for urban reforestation throughout Cape Coral. Read More
Sep 13, 2023

Cape Coral Honors Life of Former Councilmember Dolores Bertolini

The City of Cape Coral mourns the loss of former District 4 Councilmember Dolores Bertolini.

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Sep 13, 2023

Cape Coral Seeks Public Input on Economic & Business Development

The City of Cape Coral has launched a public survey that aims to drive economic growth and enhance the quality of life in Cape Coral.

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Sep 13, 2023

Manatees Rescued at Coral Oaks Golf Course

Two manatees, a mother and calf, were found stranded in a canal connected to the Coral Oaks Golf Course. With the help of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Lee County Sheriff's Office, both manatees were safely rescued today.

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Sep 07, 2023

Floodplain Management Annual Report Now Available

The City of Cape Coral's 2022-2023 Floodplain Management Plan, Annual Progress Report is now available online.

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Sep 07, 2023

Cape Coral Holding Hurricane Ian Resilience Rally to Restock Non-Profit Shelves

To commemorate the anniversary of Hurricane Ian, the City of Cape Coral is hosting the "Cape Coral Together: Resilience Rally" on Friday, Sept. 29, from 6-10 p.m. at the German American Social Club, 2101 SW Pine Island Road. Read More
Sep 06, 2023

MEDIA ADVISORY - Cape Coral Increases Public Waterway Access

The City of Cape Coral has added five new freshwater canal access points to give residents more access to the waterways they live on. Read More
Sep 05, 2023

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Notice 

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 5, at 3 p.m., in Council Chambers. Read More
Sep 05, 2023

Permitting Services Closed for System Upgrades on 9/14

The permitting counter at City Hall will be closed on Thursday, September 14, while the EnerGov CSS Portal is offline to receive system upgrades. Read More
Sep 01, 2023

Commercial Real Estate Industry Roundtable Rescheduled

The September Business and Industry Roundtable on the commercial real estate industry has been rescheduled to Friday, December 15. Read More
Aug 31, 2023

Temporary Change for Waste Pro Pickup Effective September 1

Waste Pro will begin picking up trash an hour earlier, beginning Friday, Sept. 1. Please place all items for collection curbside by 5 a.m. to avoid missing any collection vehicles. Read More
Aug 30, 2023

Cape Coral Warns of Event Vendor Scam

The City of Cape Coral has been made aware of a scammer on Facebook attempting to take vendor payments for City events.

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Aug 30, 2023

Jaycee Park Community Survey Now Available

Those who are unable to attend the Jaycee Park Community Forum on Aug. 31, from 2-6 p.m. at Mercola Market, 125 SW 3rd Place, can provide feedback online.

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Aug 30, 2023

Coral Oaks Closed August 30 & 31

Coral Oaks Golf Course is closed today, August 30, and Thursday, August 31.

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Aug 30, 2023

Use Caution at Intersections with Standing Water

Due to storm surge and excess rainfall from Hurricane Idalia, multiple low-lying intersections across Cape Coral have standing water. Approach these intersections carefully and use caution when navigating rain-soaked streets. 

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Aug 29, 2023

Waste Pro Trash Collection Unaffected by Idalia

Trash collection will not be affected by Hurricane Idalia; however, residents with a Wednesday morning collection should not put totes out on Tuesday evening. Read More
Aug 29, 2023

City of Cape Coral Monitoring Hurricane Idalia

As the City of Cape Coral continues to monitor Hurricane Idalia, we encourage residents to tune in to local media for weather updates. Idalia is forecasted to rapidly intensify as it passes west of Lee County. Residents should use common sense and caution as heavy storms continue into the evening and overnight.

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Aug 28, 2023

Cape Coral Mayor to Speak on Tropical Storm Idalia

City of Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter will provide updates about the City's preparation for Tropical Storm Idalia, followed by a brief Q&A. Read More
Aug 28, 2023

City Urges Construction Site Cleanup Ahead of Idalia

The City of Cape Coral is encouraging our construction industry partners to secure all job sites and porta-potties before the arrival of Tropical Storm Idalia. Read More
Aug 28, 2023

City Tracking Idalia, Urging Residents to Prepare Now

As the City of Cape Coral tracks Tropical Storm Idalia, we urge residents to prepare their homes and gather necessary supplies today. Read More
Aug 25, 2023

Cape Coral Welcomes New City Attorney

The City of Cape Coral welcomes Aleksandr Boksner as the new City Attorney. Boksner joined the City in August and will oversee the day-to-day operations of the City Attorney's Office and provide legal services to the Mayor and City Council, the City Manager, City Departments, and Agencies. Read More
Aug 24, 2023

Go Green, Sign up for Utility E-Bills

The City of Cape Coral encourages residents to save paper by signing up for electronic utility bills. Read More
Aug 23, 2023

Cape Coral Urges Residents to Properly Dispose of Liquid Waste

Waste Pro has seen an increase in improper disposal of hazardous liquid waste, specifically paint and oil, resulting in spills on the street. The City of Cape Coral encourages its residents to dispose of all liquid waste properly. Read More
Aug 21, 2023

Yacht Club Stakeholder Tour Open to Media

Media is invited to attend the Yacht Club Ballroom tour alongside the Stakeholder Group at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23. Only two credentialed media members from each news outlet will be allowed on the tour. Read More
Aug 21, 2023

City Offices Closed for Labor Day Holiday

City Hall will be closed Monday, September 4, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. City offices will reopen on Tuesday for regular operating hours. Read More
Aug 17, 2023

Joe Stonis Playground to Temporarily Close for Improvements

The  City of Cape Coral will be installing a new playground shade structure at Joe Stonis Park, 3444 Ceitus Parkway, beginning the week of August 21. The playground will be closed during this time and is expected to reopen the week of September 18. Read More
Aug 16, 2023

Development Discussions Webinar Series Beginning August 23

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a webinar series as part of the Development Discussions outreach initiative. This series will help residents and developers connect with and learn more about the City's Development Services Division. Read More
Aug 16, 2023

Cape Coral Charter School Authority to Finalize Mental Health Application During Special Meeting

The City of Cape Coral Charter School Authority (CSA) is scheduled to review and approve Oasis Charter School's 2023-2024 Mental Health Application at a special meeting in Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard, Friday, August 18, at 3:30 p.m.

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Aug 15, 2023

Online Application for Owner-Builder Permits Available

In an ongoing effort to improve our customers’ experience, the City of Cape Coral is now offering more ways for owner-builders to submit their permit applications. As of Monday, August 21, the City will begin accepting online owner-builder permit applications for two types of permits. Read More
Aug 11, 2023

Jaycee Park Community Forum Set for August 31

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a Community Forum for the public to learn more about proposed plans for Jaycee Park. The forum will be held on Thursday, Aug. 31, from 2-6 p.m. at Mercola Market, 125 SW 3rd Place. Read More
Aug 09, 2023

Special Pops to Host Pop-up Jewelry Fundraiser

The City of Cape Coral's Freida B. Smith Special Populations Center (Special Pops) will host a Kendra Scott Jewelry fundraiser event Friday, August 18, at 6:30 p.m. at Special Pops, 410 Santa Barbara Blvd. Read More
Aug 07, 2023

Groundbreaking for Cape Coral Police Training Facility

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for Cape Coral Police Department's Police Training Facility, Friday, August 18, at 9 a.m.

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Aug 07, 2023

The City of Cape Coral will host a Business and Industry Roundtable for the marine industry Friday, August 18, at City Hall. The session begins at 8 a.m., and registration is required to participate.

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Aug 04, 2023

Applications Now Being Accepted for Cape Coral B2B Grant Program

Grant funding from the South Cape Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is now available to local businesses.

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Aug 04, 2023

Daytime Detours on Santa Barbara Blvd. Begin August 7

Beginning Monday, August 7, daytime detours will be in place on Santa Barbara Boulevard between Gleason Parkway and Southeast 37th Terrace so crews can install a water main and sanitary sewer force main.

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Aug 01, 2023

Cape Coral Seeking Residents for Yacht Club Stakeholder Group

The City of Cape Coral is seeking community members to be part of a stakeholder group that will help shape the future of the Yacht Club. Read More
Jul 31, 2023

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Notice

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held Tuesday, August 1, at 3:00 p.m., in Council Chambers.

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Jul 28, 2023

Cape Coral to Host Budget Workshops August 8 & 15

The city of Cape Coral will hold workshops for the Proposed 2024 Budget Tuesday, August 8 and Tuesday, August 15 at 2 p.m. in Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard.

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Jul 25, 2023

Cape Coral Partners with Habitat for Humanity for Hurricane Ian Recovery

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with Habitat for Humanity to help residents repair hurricane damage to their homes.

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Jul 21, 2023

Bulk, Household Chemical Waste Collection Event Set for 8/5

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with the Lee County Solid Waste Division to collect bulk items and household chemical waste (HCW) on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023, from 7 - 11 a.m., in the City Hall parking lot,1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Jul 21, 2023

Cape Coral Dedicating Parking Space for Purple Heart Veterans

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to a dedication ceremony for a Purple Heart parking space at City Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 10 a.m. Read More
Jul 20, 2023

Cape Coral to Host Inaugural Development Discussions Event August 3

The City of Cape Coral is kicking off a new outreach initiative called Development Discussions to help residents and developers connect with and learn more about the City's Development Services Division.

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Jul 17, 2023

New Traffic Signal Coming to Del Prado and De Navarra

Construction of a new traffic signal at Del Prado Boulevard and De Navarra Parkway is scheduled to begin Monday, July 24. Read More
Jul 17, 2023

Cape Coral to Host Construction Industry Roundtable

The City of Cape Coral will host a Business and Industry Roundtable for the construction industry Friday, July 21, at City Hall. The session begins at 8 a.m., and registration is required to participate.

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Jul 17, 2023

Special Pops to Serve the Community During Fundraising Event

Participants from the City's Freida B. Smith Special Populations Center (Special Pops) will be serving pizza to the community during a fundraiser event Wednesday, July 19.

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Jul 13, 2023

Cape Coral Combats Blue-Green Algae

Blue-green algae was identified in Cape Coral's Rubican Canal System and City-contracted crews have treated the area using an environmentally safe hydrogen peroxide-based algaecide. City staff will retest the canal system to evaluate the effectiveness of this treatment and continue monitoring other affected areas in the City.

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Jul 13, 2023

Cape Coral Invites Purple Heart Recipients to be Recognized

The City of Cape Coral takes great pride in being a Purple Heart city and recognizes the exceptional valor and sacrifice displayed by our Purple Heart recipients. The city of Cape Coral invites Cape Coral's Purple Heart recipients to be honored at a special Purple Heart Recognition, Aug. 2, where the City will pay tribute to the courageous service and unwavering dedication to freedom displayed by these remarkable service members.

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Jul 11, 2023

Cape Coral Warns of Potential Event Scam

The City of Cape Coral has been notified of a scam on Facebook involving a fake event claiming to be held at Cape Coral City Hall.

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Jul 03, 2023

Cape Coral Celebrates "Where Community Grows" During Park and Recreation Month

Join the City of Cape Coral for National Park and Recreation Month this July as we celebrate how our City is stronger, more vibrant, and more resilient because of parks and recreation. Read More
Jun 30, 2023

Cape Coral's Residential Bulk Waste Drop-Off Site

The City reminds residents of Cape Coral's bulk waste drop-off site, 1200 Kismet Parkway, available year-round. The site is a complimentary service in addition to the residential bulk item collection provided on collection days. 

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Jun 30, 2023

Cape Coral's 2021 Drinking Water Quality Report Available

The City of Cape Coral's drinking water met or surpassed all federal and state standards for 2022.

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Jun 29, 2023

Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve Temporarily Closed

The City of Cape Coral has temporarily closed Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve in an abundance of caution.

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Jun 29, 2023

Cape Coral Warns of Toxic Blue-Green Algae

The city of Cape Coral has updated signage at Jaycee Park informing visitors of the presence of toxic blue-green algae, which was reported by the Florida Department of Health in Lee County. Blue-green algae has been reported at several locations in the Caloosahatchee River, so City officials encourage the public to exercise caution when near any waterway. For information on reported algae blooms in Florida, visit the state’s  Algal Bloom Dashboard.

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Jun 28, 2023

Cape Coral Warns of Blue-Green Algae at Jaycee Park

The city of Cape Coral has posted signage at Jaycee Park warning visitors of the presence of potentially toxic blue-green algae. Blue-green algae was reported at several locations in the Caloosahatchee River, including at Jaycee Park. Water samples are being tested for toxins and the results will be available on the state’s Algal Bloom Dashboard. The City will communicate these results once available.

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Jun 28, 2023

Coral Oaks to Provide Deals During PGA Family Golf Month

The PGA of America recognizes the month of July as “Family Golf Month,” and Coral Oaks Golf Course is proud to support the initiative by offering discounts from July 1-31.

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Jun 26, 2023

U.S. Air Force Kicking off Nationwide Flyover in Cape Coral

The United States Air Force is kicking off its nationwide flyover tour Tuesday, June 27, and its first stop is the Cape Coral Bridge around 11:15 a.m. Read More
Jun 26, 2023

Coral Oaks Closed June 28 & 29

Coral Oaks Golf Course will be closed Wednesday, June 28, and Thursday, June 29, for aerification and agricultural practices. The course will re-open Friday, June 30, at 7 a.m.

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Jun 23, 2023

City Completes Distribution of Hurricane Ian Trash Totes

The City of Cape Coral has distributed all the trash totes purchased to replace those lost to Hurricane Ian. Read More
Jun 22, 2023

Horton Park Boat Ramp Reopening 6/23

The Horton Park Boat Ramp is scheduled to reopen Friday afternoon, June 23. The ramp, located at 2600 SE 26th Place, was temporarily closed due to Caloosahatchee Connect construction.  Read More
Jun 20, 2023

Cape Coral Bridge Closing for Red, White & BOOM

The Cape Coral Bridge and connecting streets will be closed for the Freedom 5K race and the Red, White, & Boom celebration. Road closures start at 3 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4, and end at 3 a.m. Wednesday, July 5.

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Jun 20, 2023

Changes to Permitting Counter Services Beginning June 26

Effective June 26, the Cape Coral City Hall Permitting Counter will be open by appointment only. Appointments will be scheduled in 30-minute time slots and can be made through the Q-less virtual line system. No walk-ins will be accepted.

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Jun 20, 2023

City Offices Closed for Independence Day

City Hall will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. City offices will reopen Wednesday, July 5, for regular operating hours. Read More
Jun 19, 2023

City Using Bubble Curtains to Combat Blue-Green Algae

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has reported Blue-Green algal blooms in Lake Okeechobee. In an abundance of caution, the City of Cape Coral will activate its bubble curtains within the next few weeks. Read More
Jun 15, 2023

Jim Jeffers Playground to Temporarily Close for Improvements

The city of Cape Coral will be installing a new playground shade structure at Jim Jeffers Park, 2817 Southwest 3rd Lane, beginning Monday, June 19. The playground will be closed during this time, and is expected to reopen by Saturday, July 15, barring any unforeseen circumstances.  Read More
Jun 15, 2023

City Selects Consultant to Prepare Economic Development Strategic Plan

The City of Cape Coral has selected DCG Corplan Consulting LLC to prepare an Economic Development Strategic Plan. The New Jersey‐based consulting firm will lead a team of sub-consultants to evaluate the strengths of the City of Cape Coral and determine a means of utilizing those advantages to spur economic growth. Read More
Jun 15, 2023

Councilman Steinke Graduates from Institute for Elected Municipal Officials Course

Cape Coral Councilman Bill Steinke recently graduated from the Institute for Elected Municipal Officials (IEMO), a course from the Florida League of Cities’ premier educational program designed specifically for Florida’s elected municipal officials.

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Jun 14, 2023

City to Host Open House for Embers Parkway Median Improvement Project

The City of Cape Coral Public Works Transportation Division, will hold an open house Wednesday, June 28, from 4 - 6 p.m. to provide the public with information on a median improvement project slated to take place on Embers Parkway. Read More
Jun 13, 2023

Cape Coral to Hold 2023 Red, White & BOOM

The City of Cape Coral is proud to host the largest single-day event in Southwest Florida- Red, White, & Boom.

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Jun 12, 2023

Cape Coral to Host Restaurant Industry Roundtable

The City of Cape Coral will host a Business and Industry Roundtable for the restaurant industry Friday, June 30, at City Hall. The session begins at 8 a.m., and registration is required to participate.

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Jun 12, 2023

Free Food, Fun for Children over Summer Break

This summer, the City of Cape Coral’s Parks & Recreation Department is teaming up with the School District of Lee County and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to host Summer BreakSpot at Paul Sanborn Park (2310 SE 3rd St.). 

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Jun 08, 2023

Horton Park Boat Ramp Closed Temporarily Beginning June 20

The Horton Park Boat Ramp, 2600 SE 26th Place, will be closed beginning June 20 due to Caloosahatchee Connect construction. The ramp is expected to open on June 25, barring any unforeseen circumstances. Read More
Jun 06, 2023

City Hosting Inaugural Flag Day Celebration June 14

The City of Cape Coral is hosting its Inaugural Flag Day celebration on June 14, 2023, at 1 p.m. in the Club Square parking lot, 4634 SE 10th Place. Read More
Jun 05, 2023

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Notice 

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held Tuesday, June 6, at 3:00 p.m., in Council Chambers.

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Jun 05, 2023

New Deadlines for CRA Event Sponsorship

The Community Redevelopment Agency's (CRA) Special Event Sponsorship application deadlines have changed.

 

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Jun 02, 2023

Celebration of Life for Cape Coral City Attorney

A celebration of life for City Attorney Dolores Menendez will be held Saturday, June 10, at the Westin, 5951 Silver King Boulevard. The ceremony is open to the public and will be held in the Tarpon Ballroom from 3-5 p.m. Read More
Jun 01, 2023

City to Host Public Workshop for Multimodal Transportation Master Plan

The City of Cape Coral Public Works Transportation Division, will hold the first public workshop for the Multimodal Transportation Master Plan on Wednesday, June 21, at 4 p.m.

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May 25, 2023

Cape Coral Under Severe Drought, Urges Residents to Conserve Water

The City of Cape Coral is currently experiencing a severe drought, according to the United States Geological Survey Drought Monitoring website. Current rainfall is 5.9 inches below the seasonal average, and if adequate rainfall does not occur soon, the city may have to impose a one-day-a-week lawn watering schedule.

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May 24, 2023

City Meetings Covering Community Development Block Grant

Cape Coral’s City Council will hold two meetings today, and the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Projects and Programs Plan is on the agenda for both. Read More
May 22, 2023

City Council to Hold Special Meeting Wednesday Afternoon

The City of Cape Coral Council will hold a Special Meeting at noon on Wednesday, May 24, in City Hall Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
May 22, 2023

Cape Coral Communications Office Recognized at FMCA Outstanding Awards

The City of Cape Coral's Office of Communications was awarded and recognized at the Florida Municipal Communicators Association's (FMCA) 2022 Outstanding Awards Program Ceremony May 19.

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May 22, 2023

Cape Coral Develops First-Ever Popular Annual Financial Report

Cape Coral’s Financial Services Department published the city’s first-ever Popular Annual Financial Report.

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May 22, 2023

Portion of SE 47th Terrace Closed May 23

A portion of SE 47th Terrace near Coronado Parkway will be closed Tuesday, May 23 from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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May 19, 2023

Florida League of Cities Awards Mayor John Gunter the Home Rule Hero Award

The Florida League of Cities awarded Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter the Home Rule Hero Award for the second year in a row, Thursday, May 18. Read More
May 19, 2023

Arbor Day Foundation, State Farm Help Distribute Free Trees to Aid Hurricane Recovery

With the support of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Tree Recovery program and State Farm, the City of Cape Coral will be distributing 200 trees on Saturday, June 3, from 12 – 3 p.m. at Rotary Park, 5505 Rose Garden Road. Read More
May 18, 2023

Cape Coral Mourns Death of City Attorney

Dolores Menendez whose legal career in Florida spanned 43 years, died today. She was 67.

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May 16, 2023

Residential Waste Services

The City of Cape Coral contracts solid waste removal services to help keep our city's streets clean and safe. Each residence is provided a tan bin for household waste and a green bin for recyclables. These bins are property of the city and must remain with the dwelling. Residents should familiarize themselves with trash collection protocols to optimize available services and stay in compliance with city requirements. For more information, visit CapeCoral.gov

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May 15, 2023

City Offices Closed for Memorial Day

City Hall will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day, and will reopen Tuesday, May 30, for regular operating hours.

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May 12, 2023

Nicholas Pkwy. Overnight Closures Extend to Country Club Blvd. May 15

Beginning at 8 p.m., Monday, May 15, there will be overnight lane closures on Nicholas Parkway East from Santa Barbara Boulevard to Country Club Boulevard.
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May 12, 2023

Cape Coral Launching Business Roundtable Series

The City of Cape Coral is launching its inaugural Business & Industry Roundtable Series to provide an opportunity for open and honest conversations about how the City can help small business owners. Read More
May 12, 2023

Portion of SE 47th Terrace Closed May 17

On Wednesday, May 17, SE 47th Terrace, from the east end of the intersection at SE 6th Avenue and extending approximately 150 linear feet to the east will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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May 11, 2023

Hurricane Ian-Related Canal Debris Removal Nearly Complete

Cape Coral's contracted debris hauler has completed debris removal in all saltwater canals and anticipates completing the remaining 10 percent of freshwater canals by June 30.

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May 10, 2023

Nicholas Parkway East Overnight Closures Begin May 10

Beginning at 8 p.m., Wednesday, May 10, all lanes of traffic will be closed overnight on Nicholas Parkway East between Santa Barbara Boulevard and Cultural Park and Academy boulevards. Roads will reopen by 5 a.m. each morning and close again at 8 p.m. until milling and paving on the roadway and side street intersections are completed.  Read More
May 09, 2023

Cape Coral Receives Distinguished Budget Award

The City of Cape Coral’s Finance Department earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 25th time from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget. Read More
May 05, 2023

Fertilizer Restrictions Begin June 1

With the rainy season just around the corner, the City of Cape Coral reminds everyone that fertilizer use rules change on June 1.

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May 05, 2023

Cape Coral Conducts Citizen Survey

Cape Coral residents should be on the lookout for the biennial Citizen Survey being sent out by the City of Cape Coral during the month of May.

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May 05, 2023

South Cape CRA Announces New Grant Program to Help Businesses Grow

The South Cape Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) recently launched a new grant program benefitting local businesses.  Read More
May 04, 2023

SUN Trail Ribbon Cutting Set for May 12

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Cape Coral Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail Friday, May 12, at 10 a.m.

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May 04, 2023

Cape Coral Releases Hurricane Prep Guide, Announces Hurricane Expo

The City of Cape Coral kicks off its 2023 hurricane preparedness campaign by debuting a Hurricane Prep Guide.

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May 03, 2023

Cape Coral Urges Property Owners to Prepare for Hurricane Season

As rainy weather increases and Hurricane Season 2023 begins, the City of Cape Coral reminds homeowners to prepare their houses before inclement weather arrives.

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May 02, 2023

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Notice 

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held today, Tuesday, May 2, at 3:00 p.m., in Council Chambers.

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May 02, 2023

City of Cape Coral Issues North 2 UEP Refunds

As project costs have been finalized for the North 2 Utilities Extension Project, the City of Cape Coral has issued final cost refund checks to property owners.

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May 01, 2023

Cape Coral to Host Hurricane Preparedness Expo May 31

The City of Cape Coral will host the 2023 Hurricane Preparedness Expo Wednesday, May 31.

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Apr 28, 2023

Cape Coral 311 App

The City of Cape Coral offers a 311 mobile app, that enables residents with the ability to stay involved in the community and access official City information and services.

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Apr 28, 2023

City of Cape Coral Median Beautification Program

The City of Cape Coral invites the community to participate in the beautification of roadway medians through the Median Beautification Program.

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Apr 27, 2023

Cape Coral Fleet Services Named 2023 100 Best Public Fleets

The City of Cape Coral’s Fleet Services has again earned a spot on the “100 Best Public Fleets” list.

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Apr 26, 2023

Cape Coral to Host Resilient Lee Town Hall May 10

The City of Cape Coral will host a Resilient Lee Town Hall in City Council Chambers May 10 from 6-8 p.m.

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Apr 26, 2023

Cape Coral Announces Lighthouse Award Winners

The City of Cape Coral and the Cape Coral Municipal Charter School Foundation are proud to announce this year’s winners of the Lighthouse Awards. Read More
Apr 26, 2023

Lake Kennedy Recreation Center to Host Re-Opening Event May 17

The Lake Kennedy Recreation Center will host a re-opening ceremony and luncheon May 17 at noon. Read More
Apr 25, 2023

Lane Closures at Cape Coral Parkway and Del Prado Boulevard

The City of Cape Coral will complete work in the medians near Del Prado Boulevard and Cape Coral Parkway Friday, May 5, from 3 - 6 a.m.  Read More
Apr 25, 2023

Coral Oaks Announces Summer Rates

Coral Oaks will offer summer season rates from May 1 through September 30. Read More
Apr 24, 2023

New Ordinance for Mobile Food Vendors Takes Effect April 25

A new City of Cape Coral ordnance for Mobile Food Vendors goes into effect tomorrow, April 25.

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Apr 24, 2023

Bulk, Household Chemical Waste Collection Event Set for 5/6

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with the Lee County Solid Waste Division to collect bulk items and household chemical waste (HCW) on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 7 - 11 a.m., in the City Hall parking lot,1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Apr 21, 2023

Interim City Manager Appoints Interim Development Services Director

Cape Coral Interim City Manager, Michael Ilczyszyn, has appointed Juan Guerra as Interim Development Services Director, effective Monday, April 24, 2023.

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Apr 20, 2023

City Leaders Available for Interviews on Cape Coral Earth Day Clean Up

The City Manager and members of Council will be available for interviews about the Cape Coral Clean Up on April 22 at 8:00 a.m. outside City Council Offices, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Apr 18, 2023

Cape Coral Earns 2022 Tree City USA Growth Award

The City of Cape Coral received the 2022 Tree City USA Growth Award from the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Read More
Apr 17, 2023

Arbor Day Ceremony at Oasis Elementary South

The City of Cape Coral is hosting its annual Arbor Day Celebration at 10 a.m. April 28, at Oasis Elementary South, 3415 Oasis Blvd, to plant trees on school property. Read More
Apr 12, 2023

Santa Barbara Place Water Main Shutdown Rescheduled to 4/18

Please be advised that the scheduled potable water main shutdown near Santa Barbara Place has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 18, at 9 a.m. Read More
Apr 11, 2023

Cape Coral Hosts Inaugural Culture Fest

The City of Cape Coral will host the Inaugural Cape Coral Culture Fest Saturday, April 22, from 12 – 5 p.m. The event, held at Cultural Park, 528 Cultural Park Boulevard, is free and geared toward all ages.

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Apr 11, 2023

Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees at Cultural Park on 4/12

The City of Cape Coral is looking for volunteers to assist with planting trees at Cultural Park, 528 Cultural Park Boulevard, at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 12. Read More
Apr 11, 2023

Cape Coral Announces Interactive EDO Projects Map

The City of Cape Coral announces a new tool that allows the public to view ongoing construction developments throughout Cape Coral.

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Apr 10, 2023

Cape Harbour Water Main Break - April 10

City crews are on the scene near 5703 Cape Harbour Drive working to fix a water main break caused by a bad valve. Water service is estimated to be off for approximately eight hours, until repairs are completed. Affected customers are shaded in red on the map and have been informed of the water main break via phone, email, and text message.

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Apr 07, 2023

Santa Barbara Place Scheduled Water Main Shutdown 4/12

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur near Santa Barbara Place on Tuesday, April 12, at 9:00 a.m. Below is a map of the affected area.  Read More
Apr 07, 2023

Cape Coral Urges Residents to Conserve Water

Cape Coral is currently experiencing a severe drought, and residents are urged to conserve water. Read More
Apr 07, 2023

Cultural Park Ribbon Cutting Set for 4/21

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation invites the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Cultural Park Friday, April 21, at 10 a.m. Read More
Apr 06, 2023

Palm Tree Boulevard Scheduled Water Main Shutdown 4/11

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur near Palm Tree Boulevard on Tuesday, April 11, at 9:00 a.m. Below is a map of the affected area.  Read More
Apr 06, 2023

Road Closures for Cape Coral Bike Night

Cape Coral Bike Night will be Saturday, April 8 and some roadways in Downtown Cape Coral will be closed from 1 p.m. to midnight.

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Apr 05, 2023

Iwo Jima Monument Restoration Beginning 4/11

The City of Cape Coral will begin restoring the Iwo Jima Memorial at Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve on Tuesday, April 11. The restoration process is anticipated to take a minimum of six weeks. Read More
Apr 03, 2023

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Notice 

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held Tuesday, April 4, at 3:00 p.m., in Council Chambers. Read More
Apr 03, 2023

City Leaders to Discuss Delivery of Replacement Trash Totes

The City of Cape Coral received a large shipment of replacement trash totes today and will begin assembling them for delivery this week. Read More
Mar 31, 2023

Arbor Day Foundation Grant Replaces Trees Lost to Hurricane Ian

With the support of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Tree Recovery program and Verizon, the City of Cape Coral will plant 60 trees at Cultural Park. The planting event will be held at 8 a.m., April 12, at Cultural Park, 528 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Mar 28, 2023

City Hall Licensing Counter to Resume Friday Service 

Beginning Friday, April 7, the Development Services Department licensing counter at City Hall will re-open on Fridays. 

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Mar 28, 2023

Call to Artists for Public Art Project Closing April 2

The City of Cape Coral has invited local artists to participate in a public art project in South Cape's Entertainment District, and the deadline to submit artwork is 12 a.m. MST, Sunday, April 2. 

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Mar 24, 2023

Volunteers Needed for Algae Bloom Study

A study on the impact of harmful algal blooms is being performed in Cape Coral, and researchers from Florida Atlantic University are looking for volunteers. Results from the study will help fill an important gap in our understanding of the long-term impact of harmful algal blooms (HABS) on human health. Read More
Mar 24, 2023

Cape Coral Hosts Season's Final Bike Night

The City of Cape Coral will host the last Bike Night of the 2023 season Saturday, April 8, from 5 - 10 p.m. Read More
Mar 24, 2023

New Ordinance for Mobile Food Vendors Takes Effect April 25

A new City of Cape Coral ordinance for Mobile Food Vendors goes in to effect April 25.

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Mar 24, 2023

FDEM Debris Removal Request Deadline Set for 3/29

The Florida Department of Emergency Management's deadline to apply for Hurricane Ian-related debris removal is Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

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Mar 24, 2023

Nicholas Parkway East Temporary Intersection Closures

On Monday, March 27, and Tuesday, March 28, crews will temporarily close the intersection of Nicholas Parkway East and Cultural Park/Academy Boulevard from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. to install traffic signal loops. On Tuesday, March 28, the intersection of Nicholas Parkway East and Country Club Boulevard will be temporarily closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Read More
Mar 23, 2023

Cape Coral Holds Earth Day Clean Up

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a citywide Earth Day clean up event Saturday, April 22, and we need you!

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Mar 22, 2023

Cape Coral Summer Camp Registration Opening Soon

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation will open summer camp registration Monday, April 3 at 12 a.m.

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Mar 20, 2023

Summer Junior Golf Registration Now Open

Registration for the Cape Coral Junior Golf Association’s Summer Program at Coral Oaks Golf Course is now open.

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Mar 17, 2023

Third Annual "Field of Dreams" Baseball Game set for 3/23

Join the City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation and High Point of Cape Coral for the third annual Hight Point Field of Dreams baseball game.

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Mar 17, 2023

Free Movie on the Lawn at City Hall

The City of Cape Coral Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a free Movie on the Lawn at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at City Hall, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard.

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Mar 15, 2023

Cape Coral Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The City of Cape Coral’s Finance Department was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. This is the 36th consecutive year the City has achieved this prestigious award.  Read More
Mar 15, 2023

City of Cape Coral Launches Inaugural  Hurricane Preparedness Art Contest

Students who live in Cape Coral and are currently enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade are encouraged to create and submit artwork with a theme of "Hurricane Preparedness."  Read More
Mar 14, 2023

Cape Coral Sounds of Jazz and Blues

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation invites the community to the 2023 Sounds of Jazz and Blues Saturday, March 25, at Coral Oaks Golf Course.

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Mar 14, 2023

Changes to City Licensing for Contractors

Effective immediately, the City will no longer renew or accept new applications for City licensing. Effective July 1, 2023, contractors must be licensed with the state to apply for certain permit types. Read More
Mar 13, 2023

REMINDER: Digital Permit Submission Required for Contractors Beginning 3/20

REMINDER: These changes go into effect one week from today, March 20, 2023. Please be sure to familiarize yourself with the below information.

Effective Monday, March 20, the City Hall Permitting Counter will no longer accept new paper permit applications from registered contractors. Registered contractors must apply for new permits through the City’s EnerGov Citizen Self-Service portal at www.capecoral.gov/energov.

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Mar 10, 2023

Ribbon-cutting for Gator Trails Park

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation invites the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Gator Trails Park Friday, March 31, at 10 a.m.

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Mar 09, 2023

Everest Canal Intermittent Closure at Caloosahatchee River 

The waterway where Everest Canal meets the Caloosahatchee River will be intermittently closed March 15 - 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Mar 09, 2023

UPDATE: Cape Coral Parkway Temporary Lane Closure

The eastbound right lane of Cape Coral Parkway will be temporarily closed from SW 12th Place to SW 11th Court beginning Wednesday, March 8.

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Mar 08, 2023

Cape Coral Parkway Temporary Lane Closure

The eastbound right lane of Cape Coral Parkway will be temporarily closed from SW 12th Place to SW 11th Court beginning Wednesday, March 8

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Mar 03, 2023

Chiquita Boulevard and Kismet Parkway Lane Closures

Daytime lane closures and flagging operations will take place March 6-8, 2023 at and near the intersection of Chiquita Boulevard and Kismet Parkway as part of the Chiquita North Widening project.

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Mar 03, 2023

Groundbreaking for Lake Kennedy Racquet Center

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for the Lake Kennedy Racquet Center Friday, March 24, at 10 a.m.

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Mar 03, 2023

Groundbreaking for Caloosahatchee Connect

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to the Caloosahatchee Connect Groundbreaking Ceremony at Horton Park, 2600 SE 26th Place, Thursday, March 23, at 10 a.m.

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Mar 02, 2023

City of Cape Coral Vendor Outreach Event

Vendors interested in doing business with the City of Cape Coral are invited to attend an outreach event Friday, March 31, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mercola Market, 125 SW 3rd Place.

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Mar 01, 2023

North 1 West UEP Homeowner Info Meeting March 8

The City of Cape Coral is hosting an Informational Meeting about the North 1 West Utilities Extension Project (UEP) Wednesday, March 8, from 5-8 p.m. on the second floor of City Hall, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Mar 01, 2023

Ribbon Cutting for June Bennett Pathway to Creativity Sculpture Garden

The City of Cape Coral and the Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce invite the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the June Bennett Pathway to Creativity Sculpture Garden at the Cape Coral Art Center Friday, March 10, at 10 a.m.

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Mar 01, 2023

Hurricane Ian Debris Cleanup Program Deadline

The deadline for Lee County residents to apply for the Hurricane Ian Debris Cleanup Program is Wed, Mar 29th.

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Feb 28, 2023

Cape Coral Music and Arts Fusion Walk

The City of Cape Coral, Parks and Recreation, is proud to present Cape Coral Music and Arts Fusion Walk, Friday, March 10.

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Feb 28, 2023

PRIDE Cape Coral Weekend Road Closures

Road closures will be in place March 3-5 for PRIDE Cape Coral's 5th annual event. Read More
Feb 27, 2023

Replacement Garbage Totes are on the Way

The City of Cape Coral is in the process of replacing an estimated 10,000 trash totes that were lost or damaged due to Hurricane Ian. We anticipate delivery of the new totes will begin in April. Read More
Feb 23, 2023

Free Movie at Jim Jeffers Park This Saturday

The City of Cape Coral's Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a free Movie in the Park event beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, February 25, at Jim Jeffers Park, 2817 SW 3rd Lane. Read More
Feb 21, 2023

Digital Permit Submission Required for Contractors Beginning 3/20

Effective Monday, March 20, the City Hall Permitting Counter will no longer accept new paper permit applications from registered contractors. Registered contractors must apply for new permits through the City’s EnerGov Citizen Self-Service portal at www.capecoral.gov/energov. Read More
Feb 18, 2023

City Calls to Artists for Public Art Project

The City of Cape Coral welcomes local artists to participate in a public art project in South Cape's Entertainment District. Read More
Feb 18, 2023

Twenty-first Annual Burrowing Owl Festival

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation teams up with Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife (CCFW) to host the 21st Annual Burrowing Owl Festival Saturday, February 25. Read More
Feb 17, 2023

City Council Appoints Interim City Manager

Cape Coral City Council appointed Michael Ilczyszyn as Interim City Manager at a Special Meeting held on Friday, February 17, 2023. Read More
Feb 17, 2023

Ribbon Cutting for Del Prado Linear Park

The City of Cape Coral invites the public to a ribbon cutting ceremony at Del Prado Linear Park Friday, March 3, at 10 a.m.

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Feb 17, 2023

Force Main Construction Temporary Detours and Closures

Temporary detours and lane closures are currently in place in the northbound lane of SE 15th Avenue from Cape Coral Parkway to SE 46th Street as crews complete work on the force main pipelines. Cape Coral Street is closed in both directions from Lafayette Street to Miramar Street and is anticipated to reopen by the end of the week. Read More
Feb 16, 2023

City Council to Hold Special Meeting Friday Morning

The City of Cape Coral Council will hold a Special Meeting at 8:00 a.m. Friday, February 17, 2023, to appoint an interim City Manager. Read More
Feb 15, 2023

Guardian Angels for Special Populations Fashion Show 2023

Guardian Angels for Special Populations will hold the 14th Annual Fashion Show & Auction Saturday, March 11, at 10 a.m., at The Westin Resort, Marina Village.

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Feb 15, 2023

Nicholas Parkway East Temporary Closure and Detours

Beginning at 8 p.m., Sunday, February 19, all lanes of traffic will be closed overnight on Nicholas Parkway East between Cultural Park and Academy boulevards and Country Club Boulevard. Roads will reopen by 6 a.m. each morning and close again at 8 p.m. Read More
Feb 14, 2023

City Reminds Cape Residents to Conserve Water

The City of Cape Coral urges its residents to conserve water as the dry season continues.

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Feb 07, 2023

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Notice 

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held Tuesday, February 7, at 3:00 p.m., in Council Chambers. Read More
Feb 07, 2023

Cape Coral Launches Citywide Scavenger Hunt

The City of Cape Coral and Fort Myers - Islands, Beaches, and Neighborhoods have teamed up to launch the new Cape Coral Quest app that gives locals and visitors a fun way to explore the area and win prizes through Nov. 30, 2023. Read More
Feb 06, 2023

City Hall Licensing Counter Closed on Fridays

Beginning Friday, February 10, the Development Services Department licensing counter at City Hall will be closed on Fridays. This change allows licensing staff to better accommodate the increase in online licensing submittals.   Read More
Feb 06, 2023

City Offices Closed for Presidents Day

City Hall will be closed Monday, February 20, in observance of Presidents Day. City offices will reopen on Tuesday, February 21, for regular operating hours Read More
Feb 03, 2023

Public Invited to Annual Valentine Bazaar at City Hall

The City of Cape Coral is hosting the Annual Valentine Bazaar at Cape Coral City Hall, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is open to the public.

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Jan 27, 2023

UPDATE (date change): Everest Parkway Scheduled Water Main Shutdown moved to 2/13

UPDATE: Please be advised that the potable water main shutdown scheduled for January 30, in the area of Everest Parkway from Del Prado to SE 26th Place, will now take place Monday, February 13, at 9 a.m. and is expected to be turned back on Monday evening.

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Jan 27, 2023

Cape Coral Parkway East Daytime Lane Closure Monday

Monday, January 30 at 8 a.m. the westbound right turn lane of Cape Coral Parkway East will be closed from SE 9th Place to SE 8th Court, and all of SE 8th Court will be closed, while utility crews investigate a possible leak at the intersection. 

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Jan 26, 2023

Cape Coral Celebrates Fifth Annual Ground Owl Day

Cape Coral residents are invited to join the City in support of Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife’s (CCFW) fifth annual Ground Owl Day. 

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Jan 24, 2023

Everest Parkway Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 1/30

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur in the area of Everest Parkway from Del Prado to SE 26th Place on Monday, January 30, at 9 a.m. and is expected to be turned back on Monday evening. 

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Jan 23, 2023

Everest Parkway Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 1/23

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur in the area of Everest Parkway Read More
Jan 23, 2023

City of Cape Coral Force Main Transmission Line Update

Expect Lane Closures and Delays Along SE 47th Terrace through the beginning of February. 

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Jan 20, 2023

Chiquita Landscape Project Starts January 23

The Chiquita Landscape project will focus on enhancing the streetscape design for the local neighborhood on Chiquita Blvd from SW 49th Street to SW 54th Terrace. Read More
Jan 13, 2023

Bulk, Household Chemical Waste Collection Event at City Hall on February 4

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with the Lee County Solid Waste Division to collect bulk items and household chemical waste (HCW) on Saturday, February 4, 2023, from 7 - 11 a.m., in the City Hall parking lot, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard.

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Jan 11, 2023

32nd Annual Tour de Cape Event January 20-22

The City of Cape Coral's Special Events is hosting the 32nd Tour de Cape bike ride. Read More
Jan 10, 2023

Changes to Permitting Counter Services Beginning 1/17

Effective January 17, the City Hall Permitting Counter will only accept and verify permit application documents. Permits will not be immediately issued at the Permitting Counter.  Read More
Jan 09, 2023

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. City offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 17, for regular operating hours. Read More
Jan 09, 2023

Portion of Cape Coral Parkway Closed for Art Festival

Cape Coral Parkway will be closed from Coronado Parkway to Del Prado Boulevard beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, January 13, for the Cape Coral Art Festival & Market Place. The roadway will reopen at 9 p.m. on Sunday, January 15. Read More
Jan 09, 2023

Cape Coral Urges Residents to Move Hurricane Ian Debris Curbside by Deadline

The City of Cape Coral asks residents to set all Hurricane Ian debris curbside by Saturday, January 21. Read More
Dec 23, 2022

Cape Coral Junior Golf Association Awards Three Scholarships

Three deserving students received academic scholarships from the Cape Coral Junior Golf Association and Coral Oaks Golf Course. Read More
Dec 22, 2022

Cape Coral Annual Report, Strategic Plan Available Online

The City Manager's Annual Report and the City of Cape Coral's Strategic Plan are available online. Read More
Dec 21, 2022

Cape Coral Collects 2M Cubic Yards of Hurricane Debris

The City of Cape Coral's debris hauler has removed more than 2 million cubic yards of hurricane debris from the streets, nearly six times the amount of debris removed after Hurricane Irma. Read More
Dec 20, 2022

Holiday Safety Tips from the City of Cape Coral

The City of Cape Coral wants our residents to enjoy this holiday season and keep some safety tips in mind. Read More
Dec 20, 2022

Holiday Hours for Resident Bulk Waste Drop-Off

The residential Bulk Waste Drop-Off Site will have adjusted Holiday hours to ensure City employees can spend time with their families. Read More
Dec 19, 2022

City Offices Closed in Observance of the New Year

City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 2, in observance of New Year's Day. Read More
Dec 19, 2022

City Hall Permit Counter Returns to Pre-Hurricane Ian Hours January 3

Effective January 3, 2023, the City Hall Permitting Counter will be open from 7:30 a.m. through 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The Permitting Counter will be closed to the public on Fridays.  Read More
Dec 15, 2022

City Welcomes New Parks & Recreation Director

The City of Cape Coral is pleased to welcome Joe Petrella as the new Director of Parks & Recreation.  Read More
Dec 14, 2022

Hurricane Debris from Commercial Property Removed by State

Commercial property owners must apply for hurricane debris removal with the Florida Department of Emergency Management. Read More
Dec 14, 2022

Coral Oaks to Reopen Full Course on Thursday, December 15

All 18 holes at Coral Oaks Golf Course will be open for play beginning Thursday, December 15. Read More
Dec 13, 2022

Citizen Hurricane Debris Drop-Off Sites Closing Saturday, December 17

The City will be closing the two public hurricane debris drop-off sites this week. The last day for use is Friday, December 16. Read More
Dec 05, 2022

City Hall Closed to the Public at Noon on December 16

City Hall and City Offices will be closed to the public beginning at noon on December 16 for the annual Staff Appreciation Holiday Luncheon.  Read More
Dec 05, 2022

City Hosting "Clean Up Cape Coral" Event Friday, December 9

The City of Cape Coral will host a Citywide Clean Up Cape Coral event on Friday, December 9, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Read More
Dec 02, 2022

Waste Pro Bulk Pickup Resuming Monday, December 5

Waste Pro will resume Citywide bulk waste pickup and full horticulture services on Monday, December 5. Pickup for bulk waste and horticulture will fall on your regular trash day and should be kept separate from hurricane debris. Read More
Dec 02, 2022

Code Compliance Emphasizing Watering Enforcement

Code Compliance is ramping up enforcement due to an excessive amount of watering violators. Read More
Nov 30, 2022

Nicholas Parkway E Temporary Closure, Lane Shift

Beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday, December 4, all lanes of Nicholas Parkway East will be temporarily closed between Santa Barbara Boulevard and Cultural Park/Academy Boulevard so crews can shift traffic lanes for water main, drainage, and roadway improvements, as well as roadway rebuilding. Read More
Nov 29, 2022

Cape Coral Hosting Second-Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us as we kick off the holiday season at the City of Cape Coral’s second-annual Christmas Tree Lighting on December 8 at 6 p.m.  Read More
Nov 23, 2022

City of Cape Coral Participating in Home Repair Fraud Workshop

The City of Cape Coral is participating in a public workshop to educate residents on how to protect themselves from home repair fraud and scams. Read More
Nov 22, 2022

Hurricane Debris Collection Paused for Thanksgiving Holiday

The City of Cape Coral's debris removal contractor will be pausing operations to allow these hard-working men and women time to travel home and spend the Thanksgiving holiday with loved ones. Debris collection will pause on Wednesday, November 23, and it will resume on Monday, November 28. Read More
Nov 18, 2022

Portion of Chiquita Boulevard North to be Closed for Widening

As work continues on the Chiquita North Widening Project, the north and southbound lanes of Chiquita Boulevard between Kismet Parkway and NW 27th Street will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, November 28, and ending in the evening hours of Monday, December 5. Read More
Nov 17, 2022

City Council to Hold Regular Meeting Friday Afternoon

The City of Cape Coral will hold a Regular City Council Meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2022.

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Nov 17, 2022

Hurricane Debris Pickup Update

The City of Cape Coral is on track to have 90 percent of the debris from the Hurricane picked up by the end of November. The second and third passes are scheduled to be completed by the end of the year. Read More
Nov 10, 2022

Cape Coral Emergency Permitting Update

At the close of business on Thursday, November 10, the Cape Coral Art Center will no longer be a location for Emergency Permitting Services. All permitting services will be handled at City Hall. Read More
Nov 09, 2022

Veterans Recognition Breakfast Being Held on Saturday, Nov. 12

The City of Cape Coral Special Events Division is hosting a Free Veterans Recognition Breakfast on Saturday, November 12. The Breakfast will be held at Founders Park, 929 SE 46th Lane, Across from Club Square, at 9 a.m. Read More
Nov 08, 2022

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. City offices will reopen on Monday, November 28, for regular operating hours. Read More
Nov 08, 2022

City of Cape Coral Wins Two Voice of the People Awards

The City of Cape Coral was recognized with two Voice of the People Awards for "Transformation in Economy" and "Transformation in Mobility." Read More
Nov 07, 2022

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Closing Temporarily Due to Subtropical Storm Nicole

The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Lake Kennedy Center, located at 400 Santa Barbara Boulevard, will be closed temporarily. Read More
Nov 07, 2022

City of Cape Coral Update on Tropical Storm Nicole

Cape Coral Emergency Operation Center Officials are actively monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole with our local, state, and federal partners. Our Emergency Operations Center remains activated from Hurricane Ian, which made landfall on Sept. 28.  Read More
Nov 04, 2022

City of Cape Coral Hosting Press Conference on Canal Cleanup

City of Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter and Solid Waste Manager Terry Schweitzer will discuss the status of canal cleanup and Hurricane Ian recovery updates, followed by a brief Q & A, on Monday, November 7. Read More
Nov 04, 2022

Coral Oaks Golf Course to Reopen Monday, November 7

Coral Oaks Golf Course and its amenities, including Knickers Pub, the Pro Shop, the driving range, and the practice area, are scheduled to reopen to the public on Monday, November 7, 2022. Read More
Nov 03, 2022

Canal Cleanup Beginning Monday, Debris Pickup Update

The City of Cape Coral has received approval from the State to begin debris cleanup in canals on Monday, November 7. Crews will begin clearing debris that can be accessed from land, such as downed trees and items on the shoreline. Read More
Nov 03, 2022

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens Friday in Cape Coral

A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening Friday, November 4, at the Lake Kennedy Center, located at 400 Santa Barbara Boulevard. The DRC will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Read More
Nov 01, 2022

Household Chemical Waste Collection Saturday at City Hall

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with the Lee County Solid Waste Division to collect household chemical waste (HCW) items on Saturday, November 5, 2022, from 7 - 11 a.m., in the City Hall parking lot,1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Nov 01, 2022

City Offices Closed for Veterans Day Holiday

City Hall will be closed on Friday, November 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. City offices will reopen on Monday for regular operating hours. Read More
Oct 31, 2022

Cape Coral Tips to Stay Safe This Halloween

Post-Hurricane Ian, our Halloween may look a little different this year. But our Cape Coral community is resilient! We don’t want our residents and visitors to miss out on Halloween festivities, but we want to remind everyone to stay safe and be mindful of debris, standing water, and other hazards.

We hope the following tips help you and your family celebrate Halloween safely.

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Oct 31, 2022

FEMA Mobile Registration Centers in Cape Coral This Week

FEMA has deployed additional Mobile Registration Intake Centers (MRIC) in Cape Coral to assist residents with the initial registration and application for FEMA assistance. This week's locations and hours are shown below. Read More
Oct 28, 2022

Join us tonight for the City of Cape Coral's Trunk-or-Treat

The City of Cape Coral is hosting an inaugural Trunk-or-Treat and movie on the lawn TONIGHT from 6 to 8 p.m. Read More
Oct 27, 2022

Cape Coral Hosting Town Hall with FEMA Representatives

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a Town Hall with subject matter experts from FEMA. The event will be held on Thursday, November 3, at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Oct 27, 2022

Resident Construction and Demolition Drop-off Site Open, Debris Pickup Update

Cape Coral residents now have two public drop-off sites for hurricane debris. Construction and demolition debris can be taken to 1821 SW 42nd Street. Horticulture debris can be taken to 2930 NW 13th Street. Read More
Oct 26, 2022

New FEMA Mobile Registration Center Open in Cape Coral

FEMA has deployed an additional Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC) in Cape Coral to assist residents with the initial registration and application for FEMA assistance. Read More
Oct 26, 2022

Free Children's Halloween Costumes Available at City Hall Thursday

Free children's Halloween costumes are available at City Hall for Cape Coral residents, generously donated by our community partners at Walmart. Read More
Oct 25, 2022

City Council to Hold Special Meeting Wednesday Afternoon

The City of Cape Coral Council will hold a Special Meeting at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, regarding evaluations and pay increases. Read More
Oct 24, 2022

Everest Parkway Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 10/31

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur in the area of Everest Parkway on Monday, October 31, at 9:00 a.m. Below is a map of the affected area.  Read More
Oct 21, 2022

Residents with Homes Built Before 1981 Urged to Hold Off on Repairs

The City of Cape Coral advises residents who own a home built before 1981 not to make repairs until December 1, 2022.  Read More
Oct 21, 2022

City Leaders to Deliver Hurricane Recovery Update at 3 PM

City leaders will hold a press conference on October 21 at 3 p.m. to discuss Hurricane Ian recovery efforts, followed by a brief Q & A.  Read More
Oct 21, 2022

New FEMA Mobile Registration Centers Open in Cape Coral

FEMA has deployed two additional Mobile Registration Intake Centers (MRICs) in Cape Coral to assist residents with the initial registration and application for FEMA assistance. Read More
Oct 20, 2022

Oasis Charter Schools Receive Coveted "School System of Distinction" Award

The City of Cape Coral Oasis Charter Schools has received the coveted "School System of Distinction" award for the 2022 school year from COGNIA Global, a prestigious school accreditation network. Read More
Oct 20, 2022

FEMA Mobile Registration Center Now in Cape Coral

FEMA has deployed a Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC) in the parking lot at 1020 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Oct 14, 2022

City Council to Hold Special Meeting Wednesday Afternoon

The City of Cape Coral Council will hold a Special Meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, regarding Hurricane Ian Recovery. Read More
Oct 14, 2022

City of Cape Coral Hosting Inaugural Trunk-or-Treat

The City of Cape Coral, along with the Cape Coral Police and Fire Departments, is hosting an inaugural Trunk-or-Treat on Friday, October 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. Read More
Oct 14, 2022

Cape Coral Hurricane Recovery Update for October 14

The City of Cape Coral's latest update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 13, 2022

Cape Coral Hurricane Recovery Update for October 13

The City of Cape Coral's latest update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 12, 2022

Cape Coral Hurricane Recovery Update for October 12

The City of Cape Coral's latest update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 12, 2022

Two City Boat Ramps Closed Until Further Notice

The Yacht Club Community Park and Horton Park boat ramps are currently closed to the public. Read More
Oct 11, 2022

Cape Coral Hurricane Recovery Update for October 11

The City of Cape Coral's latest update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 10, 2022

Cape Coral Hurricane Recovery Update for October 10

The City of Cape Coral's latest update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 09, 2022

City Distributing Free Tarps at Local Distribution Sites

As rain enters our local forecast, we expect our residents’ need for tarps will increase. The City is distributing free tarps through local distribution sites. 

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Oct 09, 2022

Cape Coral Hurricane Recovery Update for October 9

The City of Cape Coral's latest update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 08, 2022

Boil Water Notice Rescinded for City of Cape Coral

The City of Cape Coral has received clearance from the Health Department to rescind the citywide boil water notice issued on September 28. Read More
Oct 08, 2022

Cape Coral Hurricane Recovery Update for October 8

The City of Cape Coral's latest update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 07, 2022

Cape Coral Hurricane Recovery Update for October 7

The City of Cape Coral's latest update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 07, 2022

Emergency Building Permitting Begins Tuesday, Oct. 11

The City of Cape Coral is opening an Emergency Building Permitting operation in two locations on Tuesday, October 11, to expedite Hurricane Ian recovery. Read More
Oct 07, 2022

City Council Meeting Canceled, Curfew Still in Place

The City of Cape Coral Council's regular council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 12, has been canceled while the City focuses on recovery efforts. While recovery efforts are underway, the Citywide curfew remains in effect from 9 p.m. - 6 a.m. daily.

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Oct 06, 2022

City of Cape Coral Opens Second Hygiene Station

The City of Cape Coral opened a second hygiene location today, with both sites offering laundry services, bathrooms, a cooling area, and charging stations.  Read More
Oct 06, 2022

2022 SETI City Championship Golf Tournament and Roger Dean Chevrolet Pro-Am Canceled

The 2022 SETI City Championship Golf Tournament and Roger Dean Chevrolet Pro-Am have been canceled for 2022. While the sponsors and team at Coral Oaks are disappointed, the recovery of the residents and the City is the highest priority. Read More
Oct 06, 2022

Cape Coral Hurricane Recovery Update for October 6

The City of Cape Coral's latest update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 05, 2022

Cape Coral Recovery Update for October 5

The City of Cape Coral shares a daily update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 04, 2022

Cape Coral Hurricane Recovery Update for October 4

The City of Cape Coral shares an update on hurricane recovery efforts and resident resources. Read More
Oct 04, 2022

Cape Coral Parks & Recreation Locations Closed

All City of Cape Coral Parks & Recreation locations are closed due to the impacts of Hurricane Ian. Read More
Oct 03, 2022

City Leaders to Deliver Update on Hurricane Recovery at 4 PM

City leaders will hold a press conference to discuss recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, followed by a brief Q & A.  Read More
Oct 02, 2022

Disaster Debris Crews Needed for Hurricane Ian Recovery

Our partners at Tetra Tech and Ceres are hiring Cape Coral residents to staff disaster recovery crews across the City. Jobs are immediately available with the potential to earn more than $1,400 per week. Read More
Oct 02, 2022

Hurricane Recovery Update from Cape Coral Leaders at 4 PM

City leaders will hold a press conference this afternoon with updates on hurricane recovery efforts in Cape Coral, followed by a brief Q & A. Read More
Oct 02, 2022

Community Donation Site for Water, Non-Perishables Open

A City donation site is now open daily from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Special Populations Center, 410 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33991. Read More
Oct 02, 2022

Free Potable Water Available at Diplomat and Mariner Middle Schools

The City of Cape Coral is offering free potable water to Cape Coral residents from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily at both Diplomat Middle School, located at 1039 NE 16th Terrace, and Mariner Middle School, located at 425 Chiquita Boulevard North. Read More
Oct 01, 2022

City Council Special Meeting set for October 3, 2022

The City of Cape Coral Council will hold a Special Meeting at 3:00 p.m. Monday, October 3, 2022, regarding Emergency Response Resolutions. Read More
Oct 01, 2022

Cape Coral Points of Distribution Open with Food, Water

The City of Cape Coral, with the assistance of Lee County and our state and federal partners, has opened Points of Distribution (PODs) today for hurricane-impacted residents in need of food and water. Read More
Oct 01, 2022

Precautionary Boil Water Notice, Reminder to Conserve Water

As water is restored in Cape Coral, we are reminding residents on City utilities that we are under a precautionary Citywide boil water notice. We are asking you to refrain from using City water unless necessary while utilities repressurizes the drinking water distribution system.  Read More
Oct 01, 2022

Electronic Device Charging at City Hall, Police Headquarters and Fire Stations

As power is working on being restored in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, the City of Cape Coral has electronic device charging stations located at City Hall, Police Department Headquarters and Fire Department Stations (with the exception of Fire Station 10) available daily, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Read More
Sep 30, 2022

Cape Coral Begins Clearing Street Debris from Hurricane Ian

Clearing the City’s streets in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian is a top priority. Crews have cleared approximately 3,000 miles of major roadways and local streets. Read More
Sep 30, 2022

Cape Coral Begins Clearing Street Debris from Hurricane Ian

Clearing the City’s streets in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian is a top priority. Crews have cleared approximately 3,000 miles of major roadways and local streets. Read More
Sep 30, 2022

LCEC and Cape Coral Working to Restore Power

LCEC and the City of Cape Coral officials have been working together since the storm passed to complete search and rescue efforts and damage assessment of the electric grid.  Read More
Sep 28, 2022

Residents Urged to Conserve City Water Until Further Notice

Cape Coral Utilities urges all residents to conserve water and reduce sewer use after lift station failures at over 200 locations throughout the city and multiple water main breaks. Read More
Sep 27, 2022

The City of Cape Coral Urges Residents: Don’t Wait – Make your Decision Now

The City is urging residents in an evacuation zone not to wait to evacuate. Residents should take action immediately for their own safety. Read More
Sep 26, 2022

Cape Coral City Hall Closed on Tuesday, September 27, and Wednesday, September 28

Due to Hurricane Ian's forecasted impact, Cape Coral City Hall and all non-essential facilities will be closed on Tuesday, September 27, and Wednesday, September 28, 2022. 

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Sep 25, 2022

Update on Tropical Storm Ian

The City of Cape Coral along with Lee County and nearby municipalities is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Ian.  Read More
Sep 23, 2022

City of Cape Coral Tracking Tropical Depression No. 9

The City of Cape Coral works closely with our county partners and will make decisions regarding the activation of our Emergency Operations Center based on the forecast.  Read More
Sep 23, 2022

UPDATED: Everest Parkway Scheduled Water Main Shutdown Rescheduled for October 3

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown on Everest Parkway has been rescheduled for Monday, October 3 at 9:00 a.m. in an abundance of caution due to a tropical storm possibly affecting the City next week.  Read More
Sep 23, 2022

City of Cape Coral Bulk Waste Drop-Off Site Open on Saturday, September 24

Lee County Solid Waste Extends Saturday Hours in Preparation of Storm Read More
Sep 22, 2022

City Encourages Residents to Register for AlertLee

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with Lee County Government to encourage residents to sign up for AlertLee emergency notifications. Read More
Sep 21, 2022

Rental Property Registration Requirements for Cape Coral Homes

The City of Cape Coral reminds residents that the City has a Residential Rental Property Registration Ordinance in place, which requires that all residential structures with four units or fewer that are leased or rented must be registered. Read More
Sep 20, 2022

Replacement of Decorative Tree Lighting System on Cape Coral Parkway

Project Runs from September 26 to October 14 Read More
Sep 20, 2022

Communications Office Changes

Please join us in welcoming a new employee to the City of Cape Coral's Communications Office. Matt LiPani has been selected for the Senior Public Information Specialist position.  Read More
Sep 19, 2022

City of Cape Coral Encourages Residents to Attend September 22 Virtual Workshop for Pine Island Road Corridor Plan

The City of Cape Coral encourages all residents to make sure their voice is heard at the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) upcoming virtual public workshop for the SR 78 (Pine Island Road) Corridor Vision & Action Plan in Lee County. Read More
Sep 19, 2022

Everest Parkway Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 9/26

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur on Everest Parkway on Monday, September 26 at 9:00 a.m. Below is a map of the affected area. 

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Sep 15, 2022

Volunteers Needed for Algae Bloom Study

A Human Health study on the impact of harmful algae blooms is being performed in Cape Coral, and researchers from Florida Atlantic University are looking for volunteers.

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Sep 15, 2022

Parks & Recreation Employee Graduates from Abrahams Jones Academy for Leadership Excellence

The City of Cape Coral's Department of Parks & Recreation is proud to announce that Special Populations Supervisor Milena Park has graduated from the Florida Recreation and Park Association's (FRPA) elite Abrahams Jones Academy for Leadership Excellence.  Read More
Sep 15, 2022

City Council Special Meeting Set for Thursday, September 22, 2022

The final public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) budget for the City of Cape Coral will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 5:05 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard.  Read More
Sep 13, 2022

Boil Water Notice for City of Cape Coral Rescinded

We have received clearance from the Health Department to rescind the Citywide boil water notice issued on September 12. Read More
Sep 12, 2022

CITYWIDE BOIL WATER NOTICE - E. coli Present in Two Separate Samples of Cape Coral Drinking Water

E. coli bacteria were found in the water supply during routine random sampling at two separate locations. As a result, a citywide boil water notice has been issued, effective immediately. Read More
Sep 09, 2022

Coral Oaks to Host City Championship Golf Tournament October 15-16

Kickoff Pro-Am and BBQ to be held October 14 Read More
Sep 02, 2022

Traffic Advisory: Overnight Road Paving on Nicholas Parkway West from Pine Island Road to Santa Barbara Boulevard

The City of Cape Coral will begin overnight paving on Nicholas Parkway West starting Tuesday, September 6, 2022, and continuing for approximately two weeks. Read More
Sep 02, 2022

Lee County DOT Traffic Advisory: Ongoing Widening of Burnt Store Road from Tropicana Parkway to Pine Island Road

The Lee County Department of Transportation continues their widening of Burnt Store Road to four lanes, from Tropicana Parkway to Pine Island Road. Read More
Sep 01, 2022

"No Soliciting” Door Hangers Available at City Hall and Police Station

The City of Cape Coral and the Cape Coral Police Department are offering complimentary "Stop! No Soliciting" door hangers. Read More
Aug 30, 2022

Upgrades to Online City Applications May Result in Downtime 

The City of Cape Coral is completing system upgrades to multiple online applications Tuesday evening, which may result in intermittent downtime for the public. Read More
Aug 29, 2022

Water Main Break Near Everest Parkway

City crews are on the scene near 2137 Everest Parkway working to fix a water main break.  Read More
Aug 26, 2022

Ribbon Cutting for Giuffrida Neighborhood Park

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Giuffrida Park on Friday, September 9, at 10:00 a.m. Read More
Aug 25, 2022

Evening Lane Closure at Del Prado and Coronado

The left northbound lane of Del Prado Boulevard and the inside left turn lane of Coronado Parkway will be closed starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 30, while utility crews complete repairs.  Read More
Aug 24, 2022

Floodplain Management Annual Report Now Available

The City of Cape Coral's 2021-2022 Floodplain Management Plan, Annual Progress Report is now available online. Read More
Aug 22, 2022

City Offices Closed for Labor Day Holiday

City Hall will be closed Monday, September 5, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  Read More
Aug 19, 2022

High-Speed Internet Coming to North Cape Coral

The City entered into an agreement with Comcast to extend its cable system and expand residents' access to broadband and other cable-related services. Read More
Aug 19, 2022

City Hall Main Entrance Closing Aug. 30 - Sept. 2

The main entrance to City Hall off Cultural Park Boulevard will be closed from Tuesday, August 30, to Friday, September 2, while crews install an electronic messaging board. Read More
Aug 18, 2022

Country Club Boulevard Temporary Lane Closure

The right southbound lane of Country Club Boulevard between 1322 Country Club Boulevard and SE 14th Lane has been temporarily closed while utility crews repair a leak.  Read More
Aug 17, 2022

City Hall Permitting Counter Closed on Fridays

The Development Services permitting counter at City Hall will be closed on Fridays until further notice, beginning on Friday, August 19.  Read More
Aug 15, 2022

Cape Coral Parkway Lane Closure Tuesday Evening

The left eastbound and westbound lanes of Cape Coral Parkway East between 419 and 441 Cape Coral Parkway E will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 16. Read More
Aug 11, 2022

Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 8/15

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur near the intersection of Santa Barbara Boulevard and Nicholas Parkway NW on Monday, August 15, at 9:00 a.m. Read More
Aug 05, 2022

Nicholas Parkway East Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 8/9

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur at 151 Nicholas Parkway East on Tuesday, August 9, at 9:00 a.m. Read More
Aug 04, 2022

City Hall Permitting Counter Closed on Fridays

The Development Services permitting counter at City Hall will be closed on Fridays until further notice, beginning on Friday, August 19. Read More
Aug 04, 2022

Nicholas Parkway Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 8/8

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur at 324 Nicholas Parkway on Monday, August 8, at 9:00 a.m.  Read More
Aug 01, 2022

Academy Boulevard Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 8/2

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur at 1205 Academy Boulevard on Tuesday, August 2, at 9:00 a.m. Read More
Jul 29, 2022

Ribbon Cutting for Irrigation Tanks, High-Service Pump Station

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the SW Pine Island Road Irrigation Tanks and High-Service Pump Station on Friday, August 5, at 10:00 a.m. Read More
Jul 28, 2022

Nicholas Parkway Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 8/2

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur at 324 Nicholas Parkway. on Tuesday, August 2, at 9:00 a.m. Read More
Jul 28, 2022

Country Club Boulevard Scheduled Water Main Shutdown on 8/1

Please be advised that a scheduled potable water main shutdown will occur at 1634 Country Club Boulevard, between Nicholas Parkway and Veterans Parkway, on Monday, August 1, at 9:00 a.m. Read More
Jul 21, 2022

Bulk Item, Household Chemical Waste Collection Set for Aug. 6

Cape Coral is partnering with Waste Pro and Lee County’s Solid Waste Division to collect bulk items and household chemical waste (HCW) on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, from 7 - 11 a.m. Read More
Jul 21, 2022

Northbound Turn Lane of Del Prado Boulevard Closed Friday, July 22

The northbound right turn lane of Del Prado Boulevard from Coronado Parkway to SE 36th Terrace will be closed tomorrow, Friday, July 22, while crews perform necessary maintenance work on sewer lines. Read More
Jul 20, 2022

City Hosting Burnt Store Road Town Hall Meeting July 30

On Saturday, July 30, the City of Cape Coral will host a town hall meeting on the Land Use and Zoning for Burnt Store Road. Read More
Jul 14, 2022

Burnt Store Boat Ramp to Close Temporarily Friday, July 15

Burnt Store Boat Ramp, 230 Burnt Store Road, Cape Coral, will close Friday, July 15, while crews work to remove debris. Read More
Jul 12, 2022

Time Change for Upcoming Joint Budget Workshop

On Wednesday, July 20, a City of Cape Coral Joint City Council and Budget Review Committee workshop will be held at 9:00 a.m. in Council Chambers, located at 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Read More
Jul 11, 2022

City Offering EnerGov Training Workshops

Beginning Wednesday, July 27, the City of Cape Coral will offer weekly EnerGov training workshops for contractors, private builders, and any other interested parties. All training workshops will occur from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. in City Council Chambers, located at 1015 Cultural Park Blvd.

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Jul 08, 2022

Bulk Waste Drop-Off Site (Pilot Program)

In an effort to enhance services available to the residents of Cape Coral, the City is reminding residents of the bulk waste drop-off site. Read More
Jul 07, 2022

Cape Coral's 2021 Drinking Water Quality Report Available

The City of Cape Coral's drinking water met or surpassed all federal and state standards for 2021. Read More
Jul 05, 2022

Rose Garden Road Landscape Project Starting in July

The City of Cape Coral is beginning work on the Rose Garden Landscape Project to enhance the streetscape design for the neighborhood and parks on Rose Garden Road south of El Dorado Parkway. Read More
Jul 05, 2022

Westbound Lane of Cape Coral Parkway at Palm Tree Drive Closed

The outside westbound lane of Cape Coral Parkway at Palm Tree Drive is closed due to a manhole failure. This closure is necessary to ensure the safety of drivers. Read More
Jul 01, 2022

Right Turn Lane of Pelican Boulevard onto Cape Coral Parkway W. Closed due to Water Main Leak

City crews are on scene at Pelican Blvd. and Cape Coral Parkway W. working to fix a water main leak. The right turn lane of Pelican Blvd. will be closed for approximately eight hours while repairs are completed. Read More
Jul 01, 2022

Cape Coral Youth Council Wins Community Service Contest

The Cape Coral Youth Council was selected as a winner of the 2022 Municipal Youth Council Community Service Contest by the Florida League of Cities (FLC). Read More
Jul 01, 2022

Right Turn Lane of Pelican Boulevard onto Cape Coral Parkway W. Closed due to Water Main Leak

City crews are on scene at Pelican Blvd. and Cape Coral Parkway W. working to fix a water main leak. The right turn lane of Pelican Blvd. will be closed for approximately eight hours while repairs are completed. Read More
Jun 30, 2022

Coral Oaks to Offer Special Deals During “PGA Family Golf Month”

The PGA of America recognizes the month of July as “Family Golf Month,” and Coral Oaks Golf Course is proud to support the initiative by offering two specials from July 1-31 to make it easier for families to go golfing together. Read More
Jun 29, 2022

Yacht Club Harbormaster & Tennis Offices Moved to the Rotino Center

Effective today, Yacht Club Community Park Harbormaster and Tennis Offices have moved to the Tony Rotino Center at 5817 Driftwood Parkway. Read More
Jun 28, 2022

UPDATE - Yacht Club Community Pool Temporarily Closed for Repairs

The Cape Coral Yacht Club Community Pool is currently closed for repairs. Read More
Jun 28, 2022

Free Swim Lessons Offered to Underserved Cape Coral Families

During July, free swim lessons are available to underserved children at the Yacht Club Community Pool, 5819 Driftwood Parkway. Read More
Jun 27, 2022

This July, “We Rise Up for Parks & Recreation” in Cape Coral

Join the City of Cape Coral for National Park and Recreation Month this July as we celebrate how our City is stronger, more vibrant, and more resilient because of parks and recreation. Read More
Jun 20, 2022

Cape Coral Fleet Wins Two Prestigious Awards

The City of Cape Coral’s Fleet Management Division has again earned a spot on the “100 Best Fleets in the Americas” and “Top 50 Government Leading Fleets” in the U.S. and Canada. Read More
Jun 16, 2022

New Citywide Lawn Watering Schedule Now in Effect

City Council has approved a new two-day irrigation watering schedule that is effective immediately and applies to all Cape Coral residents. Read More
Jun 14, 2022

Cape Coral City Offices Closed for Independence Day Holiday

City Hall will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. City offices will reopen on Tuesday for regular operating hours. Read More
Jun 13, 2022

Cape Coral Bridge Closing for Red, White, & BOOM Event

The Cape Coral Bridge will be closed starting at 3 a.m. on Monday, July 4, and will re-open at 3 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, for the Red, White, & Boom celebration. Read More
Jun 10, 2022

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Yellow Fever Creek Preserve

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony at Yellow Fever Creek Preserve on Friday, June 24, at 10:00 a.m. Read More
Jun 07, 2022

Chiquita Lock Partially Operational

The Chiquita lock is partially operational due to a mechanical failure.  Read More
Jun 07, 2022

 Cape Coral Prepares for Municipal Elections

Preparations for the 2022 City of Cape Coral Municipal Election(s) are underway for the offices of Mayor and Council Member Districts 1, 4, and 6. Read More
Jun 03, 2022

City Welcomes New Economic and Business Development Officer

The City of Cape Coral is pleased to welcome T. Sharon Woodberry to the Economic and Business Development Officer position in the City Manager’s Office.  Read More
May 31, 2022

Free Food, Fun for Children over Summer Break

This summer, the City of Cape Coral’s Parks & Recreation Department is teaming up with the School District of Lee County  to host a Summer BreakSpot Kickoff event at Paul Sanborn Park (2310 SE 3rd St.) on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Read More
May 25, 2022

CRA Hosting Art Sculpture Unveiling

The Community Redevelopment Agency is hosting a sculpture unveiling on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at 4 p.m. Read More
May 24, 2022

Cape Coral Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The City of Cape Coral’s Finance Department was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. Read More
May 24, 2022

City of Cape Coral and Chamber of Commerce to host Homeowners Insurance Town Hall Meeting

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with the Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral to host a Town Hall meeting focusing on Homeowners Insurance rates, as well as the outcome of the 2022 Special Legislative Session on homeowner insurance rates. Read More
May 23, 2022

Cape Coral Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The City of Cape Coral’s Finance Department received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for their FY 2022 Budget Presentation. Read More
May 18, 2022

Fertilizer Restrictions Begin June 1

With the rainy season just around the corner, the City of Cape Coral reminds everyone that fertilizer use rules change on June 1. Read More
May 16, 2022

Cape Coral City Offices Closed for Memorial Day Holiday

City Hall will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday and will reopen on Tuesday for regular operating hours. Read More
May 13, 2022

City Showcases New Garbage Truck During National Public Works Week

Join the City of Cape Coral as we celebrate National Public Works Week and present our new City garbage truck.  Read More
May 09, 2022

City Receives Third Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Award

The City of Cape Coral’s Southwest Water Reclamation Facility earned First-Place for Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Facility Performance for the third year in a row.     Read More
May 06, 2022

Burton Park Parking Lots Closed for Sealcoating May 10-14

Parking lots at Burton Memorial Park, at 1502 NE 3rd Street, will be closed from Tuesday, May 10, through Saturday, May 14, while crews complete repairs. Read More
May 04, 2022

Community Redevelopment Agency Special Meeting Notice

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held this Thursday, May 5, at 3:00 p.m., in Council Chambers. Read More
May 04, 2022

Sands Park Names Announced for Citizen Recommendation

The Cape Coral Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has released the top three name choices for the new Sands Park location. Read More
Apr 26, 2022

Free Concert In the Park at Four Freedoms Park on April 30th

The City of Cape Coral Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a free concert from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 30.

The concert will be held at Four Freedoms Park, 4818 Tarpon Court, and features music from The Lineup Band.

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Apr 25, 2022

DECLARATION OF STAGE 1 WATER SHORTAGE CONDITION

Cape Coral City Manager Rob Hernandez has issued a Stage 1 Water Shortage Condition, effective at midnight on Monday, May 2, 2022. Read More
Apr 21, 2022

Upgrades to Online City Applications May Result in Weekend Downtime     

The City of Cape Coral is completing system upgrades to multiple online applications over the weekend, which may result in intermittent downtime for the public. Read More
Apr 20, 2022

Installation of All-Way Stop Signs at Trafalgar Parkway and SW 20th Avenue

City staff will be installing All-Way Stop signs at the intersection of Trafalgar Parkway and SW 20th Avenue on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.   Read More
Apr 20, 2022

Former Cape Coral Council Member Rick Williams Passes Away

The City of Cape Coral mourns the loss of former District 6 Council Member Rick Williams. Read More
Apr 19, 2022

Cape Coral Hires First Arborist, Hosts Annual Arbor Day Event

Join the City of Cape Coral as we celebrate National Arbor Day and welcome our first City Arborist. Read More
Apr 15, 2022

Nicholas Parkway Nighttime Closures from April 18-22

During the week of April 18-22, 2022, Nicholas Parkway will be closed during the nighttime hours for water main replacements and storm drain installations. Read More
Apr 13, 2022

East Yacht Club Boat Ramp Closed, West Ramp Remains Open

On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, the east Yacht Club boat ramp is closed due to safety concerns. Read More
Apr 11, 2022

Dedicated Task Force Created to Reduce Building Permit Backlog

he City is pleased to report that the first two days of work performed by our Dedicated Backlog Reduction Task Force were very productive.  The task force was implemented with the primary goal of mitigating the backlog of building permits. Read More
Apr 07, 2022

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  Read More
Apr 07, 2022

Cape Coral Parkway Scheduled Lane Reduction

On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, the eastbound and westbound lanes of Cape Coral Parkway at the intersection of Del Prado Boulevard will be reduced to one lane of traffic while City crews make repairs in the area. Read More
Apr 04, 2022

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Notice

A Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting will be held this Tuesday, April 5, at 3:00 p.m., in Council Chambers.

Meeting topics include the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget and Funding Priorities and the CRA Monthly Report, which includes updates on current CRA projects.

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Apr 04, 2022

City Hosting Utility Box Art Unveiling

The City of Cape Coral is hosting a utility box art unveiling on Friday, April 15, 2022, at 10 a.m.

The ceremony will be held at 1023 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904.

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Apr 04, 2022

SUN Trail Road Closure on El Dorado Boulevard

As the SUN Trail project continues, a one-week road closure is planned for El Dorado Boulevard Northbound between NW 21st Street and Kismet Parkway from Monday, April 11, to Monday, April 18, 2022.

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Mar 31, 2022

Mayor John Gunter Honored with 2022 Home Rule Hero Award

The Florida League of Cities (FLC) recognized Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter with a 2022 Home Rule Hero Award for his hard work and advocacy efforts during the 2022 Legislative Session

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Mar 31, 2022

Mayor John Gunter Honored with 2022 Home Rule Hero Award

3/31/2022
The Florida League of Cities (FLC) recognized Cape Coral Mayor John Gunter with a 2022 Home Rule Hero Award for his hard work and advocacy efforts during the 2022 Legislative Session. Read More
Mar 31, 2022

Horton Park Open During Pipeline Construction

Access to the park remains open for vehicle and pedestrian traffic as the pipeline is installed across the Park Entrance. Read More
Mar 29, 2022

NOTICE OF EMERGENCY – WATER SHORTAGE ADVISORY

The current two-day watering schedule remains in effect. All residents are asked to reduce watering of lawns and landscaping on those days.

Residents also are encouraged to consider voluntarily adjusting timers to water only one day each week.

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Mar 29, 2022

Cape Coral Bike Night Presents New Motorcycle Contest 

The upcoming event on Saturday, April 9, 2022, which is the final one of the season, features a brand-new attraction: the Harley’s Angel Bike Show Contest. Read More
Mar 24, 2022

Santa Barbara/Wilmington All-Way Stop Signs Installation

City staff will be installing All-Way Stop signs at the intersection of Santa Barbara Boulevard and Wilmington Parkway on Monday, March 28, 2022.   Read More
Mar 24, 2022

Joe Stonis Park Closed for Sealcoating April 25 - 29

Joe Stonis Park, at 3444 Ceitus Parkway, will be closed from Monday, April 25, through Friday, April 29, while crews complete repairs. Read More
Mar 22, 2022

Joe Stonis Park Repairs, Parking Closures

Joe Stonis Park will undergo pavement repairs starting Wednesday, March 23, through Thursday, March 24.

The parking lot will be closed for the duration of the repairs. Read More
Mar 22, 2022

Coral Oaks Golf Course Cart Path Construction Starting 3/28

Construction on the cart paths at Coral Oaks Golf Course is scheduled to begin on March 28, 2022, with an estimated completion date of June 15, 2022. Read More
Mar 21, 2022

Cape Coral Hosting Inaugural Craft Beer Festival

The City of Cape Coral Special Events Division is hosting the first “Brews on the River” Craft Beer Festival.

The event will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, at Tarpon Point Marina, located at 6179 Black Marlin Lane in Cape Coral.

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Mar 21, 2022

City Hall Underground Fire Line Construction

Please be advised that construction on the existing underground fire line systems, connecting City Hall and City Council Chambers, is set to begin on Monday, March 21. Read More
Mar 18, 2022

Proposed Storm Shutter Ordinance Discussion Continues

The proposed storm shutter ordinance will be up for discussion at 9:00 a.m. on March 23, 2022, at the Committee of the Whole meeting in Council Chambers. Staff will present information to Council on the topic. 

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Mar 17, 2022

Yacht Club Boat Ramp Closed for Cleaning

The East boat ramp at the Yacht Club will be closed at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, March 17 for a few hours while crews clean the ramp.  There are two boat launches at this location, only one will be closed.     

 

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Mar 17, 2022

Cape Clips:  March 16 City Council Meeting

In case you missed the meeting, the following are highlights from the March 16, 2022, Cape Coral City Council meeting.

City Council Approves Award of Bid for Construction of Yellow Fever Creek Park Preserve

Resolution 59-22 awards a bid for the construction of Yellow Fever Creek Park Preserve to OAC Action Construction Corp. and authorizes the City Manager to execute the contract.  The proposed park improvements will establish walk-in campsites and provide a restroom/shower facility.  The park will also include a Welcome Center building with a multipurpose room, exhibit hall, camp store, staff office, screened patio and restrooms.  Other improvements include parking, walking paths, pavilions and creation of a disc golf course.

City Council Approves Investment Policy Changes

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Mar 15, 2022

Registration for Summer Junior Golf Program Now Open

Registration for the Cape Coral Junior Golf Association’s Summer Program at Coral Oaks Golf Course is now open.

This summer program, which runs for six weeks, is open to children from the ages of 7 to 18. The registration fee is $30 and includes all six weeks of instruction starting Monday, June 6, and ending Monday, July 11.

 

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Mar 11, 2022

Oasis Charter Schools Receive Prestigious STEM Award

The City of Cape Coral Oasis Charter Schools was recognized as the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) 2021-22 STEM Schools of Excellence.

 

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Mar 07, 2022

Cape Coral Parkway Road Closure

A portion of Cape Coral Parkway will be closed on March 8, 2022, to repair a water service lateral.

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Mar 07, 2022

Committee of the Whole – Meeting Time Change

Please be advised that the City of Cape Coral will hold the Committee of the Whole meeting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2022.

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Mar 04, 2022

Cape Pride Weekend Road Closures

Cape Coral’s 4th Annual PRIDE celebration begins Saturday, March 5, and will run through Sunday, March, 6.

Please be aware of the following road closures for the weekend:

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Mar 03, 2022

Cape Clips: Updates from Council Meetings

In case you missed the meeting, the following are highlights from the March 2, 2022, Cape Coral City Council meeting.

City Council Approves Contract between City and Survival Armor

The resolution authorizes the City Manager, to execute the contract, in the amount of $115,000 in FY 22. The Cape Coral Police Department issues all ballistic body armor and related accessories to all sworn personnel. The specific models and levels of protection are chosen by Command Staff and written into policy. By having mandated items, it ensures uniformity for a professional looking police force.

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Mar 03, 2022

R/Seahawks Club Hosting 20th Annual Gathering of the Giants

The City of Cape Coral is partnering with the Cape Coral R/Seahawks Club to host the 2022 Gathering of the Giants.

The event will be held at 1030 NW 28th Street on Friday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Mar 01, 2022

Jaycee Park All-Way Stop Signs Installation

City staff will be installing All-Way Stop signs at the Jaycee Park Intersection, located at Beach Parkway and SE 20th Place, on March 7, 2022.  

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Feb 22, 2022

Projects on Cape Coral Roads

Burnt Store Road going North to Durden Pkwy:

Motorists should expect intermittent northbound and southbound lane closures during nighttime/overnight hours, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution while driving in the area as workers, flagmen, and equipment will be present.

Improvements will be made along Burnt Store Road between 3942 Burnt Store Rd N., Cape Coral and going North to Durden Pkwy, Cape Coral through April 1, 2022.

Work to be performed includes, but is not limited to, turn lane, sidewalk and road widening improvements. For more information, please contact Michelle Vaughn at  mvaughn@twnelsoninc.com.

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Feb 17, 2022

February 16, 2022, Cape Coral City Council Meeting Highlights

In case you missed the meeting, the following are highlights from the February 16, 2022, Cape Coral City Council meeting. Read More
Feb 17, 2022

Cape Coral Yacht Club Community Park Closure Temporarily Postponed

The City of Cape Coral is postponing the closure of the Yacht Club Community Park.  The original closure date was set for April 1, 2022; however, the start of construction is delayed until the City receives the necessary regulatory permits required for the GO Bond improvement project.  Read More
Feb 16, 2022

Winter 2022 Economic and Business Development newsletter

To view the Winter 2022 Economic and Business Development newsletter, click here -> https://conta.cc/3uA9oQR Read More
Feb 16, 2022

Volunteers Needed for Algae Bloom Study

A Human Health study on the impact of harmful algae blooms is being performed in Cape Coral, and researchers from Florida Atlantic University are looking for volunteers.

The study is designed to fill an important gap in our understanding of the impact of the harmful algal blooms (HABS) on human health.

The study will take place on Feb. 22, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Feb. 23, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 

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Feb 16, 2022

Scheduled Shutdown of Potable Water Main at Club Square

Please be advised, water will be off at 929 SE 46th Lane, near Club Square on Tuesday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m. Below is a map of the affected area.  Prior to the shutdown residents in the vicinity may experience fluctuations in water pressure, discoloration of water, and hydrants running water.

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Feb 16, 2022

Cape Clips: Feb 16 Regular Meeting of the City Council

If you missed the February 16, 2022 Regular City Council Meeting,  please visit the Cape Clips webpage for a summary. 

 

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Feb 14, 2022

Cape Coral Parkway Intermittent Lane Closures, Feb. 22

Drivers may experience intermittent lane closures in the eastbound lanes of Cape Coral Parkway on Tuesday, February 22. 

 

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Feb 11, 2022

Cape Coral’s 311 Call Center Introduces New Software & App

Cape Coral’s 311 Online and CapeConnect App are transitioning to a new software system.

Important Information for Current Users:

  • Feb. 16 to Feb. 21 – online 311, including the app, will be unavailable, however, during this time users can still call 311 or send emails to 311@capecoral.gov
  • If currently using CapeConnect mobile app, users will receive push notifications when changes are taking place and will need to re-register for the new app
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Feb 11, 2022

Parking lane/Turn Lane Closures of Cape Coral Parkway

City crews will be closing the sidewalk Feb. 15 through Feb. 17 at 1515 Cape Coral Parkway East while they work to make necessary repairs at that location.

On Feb. 16 the parking lane/turn lane at 1515 Cape Coral Parkway East will be closed from approximately 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. while crews work to make necessary repairs to street lights in the area. (see below attached item 

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Feb 10, 2022

Road Closure Planned at NW 11th Court and Kismet Parkway West

As work continues for the SUN Trail improvement project, a brief two-week road closure is planned for NW 11th Court and Kismet Parkway west from Monday, February 28, 2022 to Monday, March 14, 2022. A two-block detour will be in place guiding motorists through the area.

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Feb 09, 2022

February 28 Town Hall Meeting - Yacht Club Community Park Construction Project

The focus of the Town Hall will be the Yacht Club Community Park Construction Project.  

 

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Feb 08, 2022

Scheduled Closure of a Northbound Lane of Santa Barbara Boulevard for Feb. 8

Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 8, crews will close the far right northbound lane of Santa Barbara Boulevard.  Read More
Feb 07, 2022

City Transitions to EnerGov Citizen Self-Service Portal

The City of Cape Coral Development Services Department will be converting to a new permitting software system named EnerGov on Monday, February 21, 2022. 

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Feb 03, 2022

Construction Continues at Giuffrida Park; Park Closure Scheduled for February 28

Contractors are scheduled to begin work on February 8 outside of the existing public facilities at the park. However, starting on Monday, February 28, the entire park will be closed to the public for roughly six (6) months when construction begins on the main portions of the park.

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Feb 03, 2022

City Continues to Address Issues with Waste Collection

City Continues to Address Issues with Waste Collection

Click Below to See the Full Solid Waste Collection Service
Performance Update from the February 2, 2022, City Council Meeting :

Waste Pro Discussion - Brought forward by Mayor Gunter
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Feb 03, 2022

Del Prado Linear Park Improvements Underway

Construction of planned Improvements to Del Prado Linear Park are underway.  The improvements are part of the Parks GO Bond and will include an area for parking, basketball courts, restrooms, lighting and a playground. 

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Feb 02, 2022

Cape Clips: February 2 Regular Meeting of the City Council

If you missed the February 2, 2022 City Council meeting, highlights from the Regular Meeting of the Cape Coral City Council can be viewed on the City's "Cape Clips" web page. Read More
Feb 01, 2022

Crews Dredging North spreader near Sirenia Vista Park

Crews continue on-going dredging work at the North spreader canal near Sirenia Vista Park. Read More
Feb 01, 2022

Cape Coral Bike Night, February 12

Cape Coral Bike Night – the best bike night in SWFL – returns for the 2022 winter season beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 12. 

Whether you are an expert or amateur motorcyclist, a hardcore biker or enthusiast, the Cape Coral Bike Night has something for everyone.  There will be free entertainment, live music, contests, food vendors, motorcycle gear, clothing, jewelry and more. 

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Feb 01, 2022

City Reminds Cape Residents to Follow Watering Schedule

It’s our dry season here in Southwest Florida and the City of Cape Coral wants to remind residents of our year-round watering schedule.  All residents in Cape Coral are allowed to water two days each week regardless of the source of the irrigation water.  If you use the City's dual-water system or a private well, you must follow the two-day watering schedule. Read More
Feb 01, 2022

Cape Coral Yacht Club Project Update

The Cape Coral Yacht Club Community Park is preparing to undergo major construction as part of the Parks GO Bond improvement project. Closure of the entire Yacht Club Community Park, including the ballroom, beach, boat ramp, pier, pool, tennis courts, marina, and senior center, will begin on April 1.  Closure of the park is required due to the extent of the construction and renovations taking place.  Most of the park’s programs will be relocated to other facilities during this closure Read More
Jan 25, 2022

Cape Coral Celebrates Fourth Annual Ground Owl Day

1/25/2022

Cape Coral residents are invited to join the City in support of Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife’s (CCFW) fourth annual Ground Owl Day.  The event pays homage to the burrowing owl and, just like the groundhog in Punxsutawney, PA each year, we will look to the owl for guidance on what kind of weather to expect over the next six weeks.

“It’s our way of localizing the classic Groundhog Day event and making it our own,” said CCFW Vice President Pascha Donaldson.  “The event is also an opportunity to spread awareness and provide education on burrowing owls.”

 

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Jan 25, 2022

Projects on Cape Coral Roads: City/County Road Projects

1/25/2022

City staff will be installing All-Way Stop signs at NE 6th Street at NE 19th Place and NE 6th Street at NE 25th Avenue intersections on February 7th.   Message board signs will be placed one week prior to the installation and will remain for a week after the installation, along NE 6th Street east and west of NE 19th Place, and north and south of NE 25th Avenue intersections to inform motorists.

 

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Jan 24, 2022

Name Your Park Contest

1/24/2022

The City of Cape Coral is asking for the community’s help in naming the Gator Circle neighborhood park.  The park is expected to open later this year and the City is looking for name suggestions for the park that include at least one of several elements listed below:

  • History, culture and people of Florida (especially of SWFL or Cape Coral)
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Jan 24, 2022

Cape Coral Launches New Utility Billing System

1/24/2022

The City of Cape Coral is set to launch its new Utility Billing System on February 2.  The software will improve efficiency, accessibility, and responsiveness to better meet the needs of Cape Coral’s utility customers. As a result, customers will notice new billing statements beginning in February.   

The billing conversion will take place from January 25 to February 1, during which time customers will have access to limited services. After the launch, all e-bill customers will be required to enroll in the new system.

E-bill customers are expected to be most impacted by the change.

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Jan 20, 2022

Bulk Item Disposal and Household Chemical Waste Collection Set for February 5

The City is partnering with Waste Pro and Lee County’s Solid Waste Division to collect bulk items and household chemical waste (HCW) at a disposal event on Saturday, February 5 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The event will be held in the City Hall parking lot (1015 Cultural Park Boulevard).

These quarterly events provide another option to residents for the removal of large items as well as a safe and responsible way to dispose of HCW. Residential bulk item collection is available each week on the same day as solid waste, recycle, and yard waste removal.

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Jan 19, 2022

Groundbreaking for Adopt-A-Median Project; a City & Resident Partnership

January 18, 2022

The ceremony is scheduled on Friday, January 28 at 9:00 a.m. 

The site of the ceremony will be at 4421 Sands Boulevard, Cape Coral, FL 33914.

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Jan 19, 2022

Cape Clips: January 19 Regular Meeting of the City Council

01/19/2022
If you missed the January 19, 2022 City Council meeting, highlights from the Regular Meeting of the Cape Coral City Council can be viewed on the City's "Cape Clips" web page. Read More
Jan 11, 2022

Nicholas Parkway Construction; Traffic Advisory and Scheduled Drinking Water Shutdown Notice

TRAFFIC ADVISORY:  Beginning Tuesday, January 18, temporary lane closures will take place at the intersection of Nicholas Parkway West and Santa Barbara Boulevard due to construction.  A posted detour will be in place, and motorists are encouraged to consider alternate routes. Expected duration of construction is two weeks.

Scheduled Drinking Water Shutdown Notice: Please be advised, water will be off at 1020 Santa Barbara Boulevard on Tuesday, January 18 at 9:00 a.m. for approximately 4 to 8 hours or until completion.  The shutdown will affect approximately 956 customers.  During the days prior to January 18 residents and businesses in the affected area may experience fluctuations in water pressure and possible discoloration.  Customers in the affected area are receiving notification via phone and email.  Approximately 20 businesses are in the area and are being notified in-person. 

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Jan 07, 2022

City of Cape Coral Advises Residents of Potential Delays in Yard Waste Collections

Waste Pro is reporting staffing shortages due to COVID-19, and in response the City of Cape Coral is advising residents they may experience delays in yard waste pickup beginning Monday, January 10.

Cape Coral residents should continue to put out their garbage, recycling, bulk waste and yard waste on their normally scheduled days. 

 

 

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Jan 04, 2022

Bulk Waste Drop-Off Site (Pilot Program)

In an effort to continue to enhance the services available to the residents of Cape Coral, the City is partnering with Waste Pro to offer residents a bulk waste drop-off site.  The site is a complementary service, and is an addition to the residential bulk item collection already provided.  Residents are still able to place bulky waste curbside on their collection day. Read More
Dec 29, 2021

Bulky Waste Now Included in Same-Day Pick-Up

Starting the week of January 10, 2022, bulky waste, garbage, recycling and yard waste will all be collected on the same day for Cape Coral residents. 

 Cape Coral is sending postcards to each of the 80,400 service addresses announcing the service enhancement.  Residents with questions are encouraged to call the 311 Call Center or can call Waste Pro customer service at 239-337-0800, and can use the search feature on the City of Cape Coral website to determine their collection day at www.capecoral.gov under Public Works.

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Dec 16, 2021

Cape Clips: December 15, 2021  City Council Meeting

If you missed the December 15, 2021 City Council meeting, highlights from the Regular Meeting of the Cape Coral City Council can be viewed on the City's "Cape Clips" web page. Read More
Dec 15, 2021

Crime Prevention Recycling Drop Off

The City is partnering with Waste Pro to offer Cape Coral residents a five-day Crime Prevention Recycling event immediately following the Christmas holiday.  The idea is for residents to have the option to remove boxes indicating what was inside them from the curb to aide in crime prevention.

This year’s drop-off location is located at the Bulk Drop Off Site at the North Cape Government Complex off of Kismet Parkway and NW 14th Avenue. 

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Dec 14, 2021

Cape Coral City Offices Closed for New Year’s Holiday

City Hall will be closed Friday, December 31, in observance of the New Year’s holiday.

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Dec 10, 2021

Cape Coral Yacht Club Holiday Flea Market

Find a unique gift for your loved ones this season at the Holiday Flea Market held in the ballroom of the Cape Coral Yacht Club on December 15th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Read More
Dec 10, 2021

Cape Coral City Offices Closed to the Public at Noon December 17

City Hall and City Offices will be closed to the public as of noon on December, 17, for the Staff Appreciation Holiday Luncheon. Read More
Dec 07, 2021

Cape Coral City Hall Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us as we kick of the holiday season at the City of Cape Coral’s inaugural Tree Lighting Celebration tomorrow, December 8 at 6:00 p.m., or directly after the City Council’s Committee of the Whole Meeting. 

The event will take place at 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard at the south entrance of City Hall, near the intersection of SE 11th St. and SE 8th Ave.

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Dec 03, 2021

Happy Holidays! City News for December is now available.

Happy Holidays! City News for December is now available. Read More
Dec 03, 2021

Cape Coral Parkway Road Closure

12/3/2021 Cape Coral Parkway will be closed from SE 15 Avenue to Candia Street on December 4 at 5:00 a.m. and will re-open on December 5 at 2:00 a.m. for the Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce Holiday Festival of Lights. Read More
Dec 01, 2021

Coral Oaks Golf Course Cart Path Construction Begins

12/1/2021 Construction on portions of the concrete cart path of the back nine (holes 10-18) at Coral Oaks Golf Course will begin on Monday, December 6.  The work will take approximately six weeks and will take place during regular business hours.  The back nine will remain open to play, with portions of the cart path closed for repairs.  

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Nov 30, 2021

Cape Coral Art Center “Holly Daze” Art Sale 

The Annual Holly Daze Fine Art Sale is taking place now through December 17 at the Cape Coral Art Center.  Treat yourself and loved ones with unique and creative items you won’t find anywhere else.  Located in the Side Gallery (Building 2) the shop is filled with beautifully crafted works of art by local students, instructors and community members.  Items for sale include jewelry, ceramics, paintings, glass décor and fiber art. 

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Nov 30, 2021

Cape Coral Recognized in Top 50 Leading Fleets 2021

The City of Cape Coral’s Fleet Management Division has once again earned a spot on the “Top 50 Leading Fleets” by Government Fleet magazine and the American Public Works Association.  The awards program recognizes operations performing at a high level particularly in fleet leadership, competitiveness, efficiency, planning for the future and overcoming challenges.  This is the fourth consecutive year Cape Coral has been recognized with the prestigious annual award for being the best of the best.  

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Nov 30, 2021

Cape Coral Named in Top 10 of Digital Cities Survey

Cape Coral has been recognized by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) in the 2021 Digital Cities Survey which recognizes cities using technology to tackle social challenges, enhance services, strengthen cybersecurity and more.  The City is in the top 10-ranking among other cities in our population category of 125,000 to 249,000.

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