Lee County Government and its local, state and federal partners continue to monitor Tropical Storm Nicole.
Residents should monitor local meteorologists’ reports and updates from the National Hurricane Center as well as www.leegov.com/storm. Follow Lee County Government on Facebook, www.facebook.com/leecountyflbocc.
Lee County offices will be open for regular business Thursday, Nov. 10.
Solid Waste garbage and recycling collections that normally occur on Thursdays will continue but will have a delayed start time of 8 a.m. Do not put out recycling bins or garbage cans tonight. Place them curbside Thursday if that is your regular collection day. The Waste-to-Energy facility in Buckingham will open at 8 a.m.
LeeTran services will run Thursday but with a delayed start of 7 a.m.
Lee County libraries will be open with a few exceptions. The Pine Island Public Library and the Johann Fust Community Library in Boca Grande will be closed. Some libraries impacted by Hurricane Ian remain closed. Check
Some Lee County Parks & Recreation sites remain impacted by Hurricane Ian and are closed. For a list of open parks, visit www.leeparks.org.
The Emergency Operations Center is activated and staffed. There are no evacuation orders in effect for Tropical Storm Nicole.
The county opened shelters today for residents who are living in damaged homes, RVs or tents because of Hurricane Ian.