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5 Things to Know from the City Council Meeting (Oct. 20, 2014)

The Cape Coral City Council held their regular weekly meeting last night in Council Chambers at City Hall.

The council returned from a week off to a full agenda.

Included in this week's meeting were the ordinance to allow microbreweries in the downtown area, the recent uproar regarding the city's codes on allowing American Flags in the city's right of way areas, and more.

 

Below are five takeaways from the meeting.

 

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City road paving plan hinges an assessment court case outcome

Most city streets east of Del Prado Boulevard are scheduled for resurfacing over the next five years, according to a plan reviewed this month by the City Council’s Transportation Advisory Committee.

Other areas also will get fresh blacktop including neighborhoods in the extreme northeast and northwest areas of Cape Coral.

City officials are gearing up now so they’ll be ready to implement them next spring if the Florida State Supreme Court clears the way to use the money collected through the city’s fire assessment fee.

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Pop Warner in Pictures: Cape Youth Lightning, Thunder vs. Cypress Lake

It was the final regular season games for the 2014 Cape Coral Cape Youth Pop Warner teams this past weekend.

For two Cape Storm football teams, the seasons ended in two different fashions against their respective foes from Cypress Lake.

For the Cape Youth Lightning, Saturday’s game against the Hornets ended in disappointment, as the Hornets rolled to a 33-0 victory over the Lightning.

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Lee Sheriff Traffic Enforcement Update (October 21, 2014)

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is providing the information listed below in continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness and education, plus to emphasize the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries and death on Lee County roads.

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, the Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement:

 

 

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Pipe replacement to interrupt water service for some SE Cape customers on Oct. 22

Water service will be interrupted for customers on Tudor Drive, Tarpon Drive, Palmetto Drive, Marine Drive and Lucaya Drive on Wednesday, October 22. 

The water will be off from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The shut off will affect a total of 186 customers. The city is continuing its project to replace aging galvanized pipe in the southeast Cape area.  

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On the Agenda: Oct. 20 City Council Meeting Preview

Cape Coral’s City Council is scheduled to meet this afternoon for its regular weekly meeting.

This week, the council has a number of items on the agenda scheduled for discussion and/or vote.

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Cape Coral in Pictures: 2014 Cape Coral Oktoberfest

The twenty-ninth year of Cape Coral’s Oktoberfest kicked off over the weekend.

Beginning Friday night and continuing through Sunday, thousands of people went through the gates of Cape Coral’s German American Social Club to enjoy a few hours of German music, food, drink, and fun, all part of one of Florida’s largest Oktoberfest celebrations.

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Mayors Scholarship Fund kicks off 32nd year of aiding local students

On October 15, the Cape Coral Mayors Scholarship Fund launched its 2014-2015 fundraising season at City Hall.

The organization hosted its annual Cocktail Reception in the lobby of City Hall to announce its plans to deliver over two dozen scholarships to local students this coming school year.

Since its inception in 1982, the fund has provided hundreds of local high school seniors scholarships to help absorb some of the tuition costs as they begin their college career. In all, the fund has raised over $500,000 through its efforts.

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Lee Sheriff Traffic Enforcement Update (October 20, 2014)

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is providing the information listed below in continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness and education, plus to emphasize the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries and death on Lee County roads.

On Monday, October 20, 2014, the Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement:

 

 

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Pipe replacement to interrupt water service for some SE Cape customers

Water service will be interrupted for customers on Victoria Drive, Triton Court E. and Atlantic Court on Monday, October 20. 

The water will be off from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The shut off will affect a total of 209 customers. The work is part of the city's continuing its project to replace aging galvanized pipe in the southeast Cape area.  

Water service also will be unavailable on Tuesday, October 21 for residents in the Triton Court E. location. The potable water supply will be off from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The shutdown will affect 62 customers. 

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