Volume 18, Number 33 By Islanders, For Islanders August 17th, 2018 FREEFortMyersBeach.news Margaritaville Zoning Appeal Resident Challenges Town A Fort Myers Beach resident that the Ordinance is not consistent DELAYS AHEAD File photo. Council Previews Budget & StormwaterMargaritaville Lawsuit Discussed A Toxic PuzzleWater Quality Panel Puts Pieces Together New Bay Harbour Hearing Lee Staff Supports Project Photo by Gary Mooney. Lifesavers Recognized
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Page 4 Beach Botanyby Jim Rodwell This is the Jim Rodwell has shared with Island Sand Paper readers. Since August 2011, Jim has generously shared his knowledge plants. TDC Approves More Clean Up $$ s
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Page 7 LPA Approves Duplex Condo
Page 8 BEACHES Margaritaville Zoning Appeal, Contd from pg.1
Page 9 Your Hometown Newspaper for over 18 years Missy Layeld, Editor Editor@fortmyersbeach.newsIf the point is sharp, and the arrow is swift, it can pierce through the dust no matter how thick. Bob Dylan Mike Buster Circulation Manager c/o Info@fortmyersbeach.newsYou cannot be mad at somebody who makes you laugh its as simple as that. Jay Leno Mark List, Production ManagerProduction@fortmyersbeach.news Rita Mae Brown Sarah List, Photographerinfo@fortmyersbeach.newsThe most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. Albert Einstein Sandy Sandness, Advertisinginfo@fortmyersbeach.newsIn the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true. John LillyThe Island Sand PaperAn independently owned and operated island newspaper.PHONES Oce: 239 4634461 FAX 855-886-3568 (toll-free) MAIL 450 Old San Carlos Blvd. Unit G-108 Ft. Myers Beach, Florida 33931 E-Mail Info@fortmyersbeach.news WEBSITE fortmyersbeach.news SUBMISSIONS POLICY Signed letters up to 300 words are welcome. All letters should be the original work of the author & include a phone number for verication. No pseudonyms. We reserve the right to edit for clarity, brevity, accuracy, good taste and to prevent libel. No attacks on private individuals or letter writing campaigns, please. Repetitive letters from the same individual on the same subject will not be printed. We will publish a maximum of two letters from the same individual every 30 days. Submissions over 300 words will be considered for Guest Opinion publication.DEADLINE FOR LETTER SUBMISSION IS NOON WEDNESDAY. e Island Sand Paper encourages all Islanders to submit original articles and photos. Publication is based on space and takes into account relevance and quality. e Sand Paper uses artistic license for humor and to amuse its readers. Nothing contained in this paper is intended to embarrass or oend anyone. COPYRIGHT 2000-2018 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.No parts of this newspaper may be copied or reproduced without the written permission of e Island Sand Paper. Editorial Bob Layeld, Publisher Publisher@fortmyersbeach.newsNo one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. Charles Dickens Gary Mooney Lead Writer email@example.comSanity calms, but madness is more interesting. John Russell
Page 10 A Toxic Puzzle Water Quality Panel Puts Pieces Together, Contd from pg.1 Photo by Gary Mooney.
Page 11 A Toxic Puzzle Water Quality Panel Puts Pieces Together, Contd from previous pg. Photo by D. Anthony courtesy of Calusa Waterkeepe
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Page 16 The Print Shop Inkhas moved to 19221 San Carlos Blvd!Between Sunnylands Trailer Court and the Sunoco gas station! Watch for our signs!239-463-7744 firstname.lastname@example.org Council Previews Budget & StormwaterMargaritaville Lawsuit Discussed, Contd from pg.1 Photo by Gary Mooney
Page 17 rfnttb bb rffn SALES CENTER OPEN DAILYtbbbr f f PRIVATE LABEL LIVING DEVELOPED BY r fntbrbbbb bbbtbtt bbbtb bbbbt tt bbtb b b bnb bb bb bbbb bb n f New Bay Harbour Hearing Lee Staff Supports Project, Contd from pg.1 Due to printer deadlines, look for a report on the second day of the hearing online at fortmyersbeach.news or in next weeks paper. Hearing Examiner Donna Marie Collins (L) listens to Bay Harbour Marina Village testimony. Photos by Gary Mooney.
Page 18 Miracle Meets The Stone Crabs Crucial Series Pivotal to FSL South Lead Photo by Gary Mooney.
Page 19 6th Annual Grouper Grapple Hands Along the Water
Page 21 WHAT IS COMMUNITY COMICS Each week I draw a cartoon and put it up on my FB page (Mark List) on Saturday morning, and ask all my FB friends to contribute captions for the cartoon. I also ask that everyone vote for the ones they think are the funniest. The ones with the most Likes by Monday or Tuesday get printed in the funnies pages that week. We do it simply for the fun of it. Alice Dickson Eric M. Huntsman Mike Popeye Dearden Sue Harvel Lowry Mike Yost
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Page 26 Doors open at 1:45 PM. Beach Theater Schools Back in Session Spirit of Shines The Color Guard of Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District presents colors during the National Anthem.
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