Fort Myers City Leaders Seek Answers in DEP Fine

by | Feb 12, 2021 | Featured, Press

Originally published by FOX4 News on February 11, 2021

“I’m tired of kicking this can down the road,” Fort Myers City Councilman Johnny Streets tells FOX 4.

The “can” he’s referring to is getting answers in regards to local waterways.

The Department of Environmental Protection slammed the city with a proposed $512,450 fine – with an additional $2,000 in processing fees.

The department says the city violated multiple surface water violations.

Fort Myers Mayor Kevin Anderson says a failure to maintain safe water doesn’t fall on just one person.

But, if someone’s responsible, he says:

“It’d be the city manager. He’s responsible for that piece of the city’s business.”

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