Proposed facility raises concerns

LaBelle City Commissioners and residents of Hendry County voiced concerns about Pacific Tomato Growers’ proposed facility to house 466 migrant workers at the Local Planning Agency meeting on January 11, 2018. Public Hearings were held regarding proposed Ordinance 2018-03 Pacific Tomato Growers, LTD. Small Scale Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment to change the property located at […]

LaBelle City Commission approves Special Exceptions, hears from ACT

The December 14 meeting of the City of LaBelle Commission meeting was brought to order by Mayor Dave Lyons. Ron Zimmerly lead the meeting in prayer. All commissioners were present for this meeting. The approval for the November 2017 vouchers and paid bills passed with vote of 5-0. The minutes for the October 12 and […]

City Commissioners thank Veterans

Food trucks, Animal Control Impound Policy, and Alcoholic Special Exceptions were among topics discussed at the Commission meeting on November 9. Mayor David Lyons began the Regular Commission meeting by recognizing veterans. “Thank you for your service,” said Mayor Lyons. The audience in attendance at the meeting applauded the veterans. Ron Zimmerly led the opening […]

LaBelle Commissioners discuss alcohol sales, impound times

The City of LaBelle Commission meeting was held Thursday, October 12. Ron Zimmerly opened the meeting with a prayer. Public Hearings, Resolutions, Ordinances, and Citizens Concerns • Special Event Permit Davis Maus Nissan Tent Sale in the Walmart parking lot passes 5-0. • Special Exception Review Caloosa Baptist Church to continue use of buildings for […]

The Farmacy Smoothie and Juice Bar

There are lots of parts to overall good health and putting them all together can be confusing. Still, good nutrition is the foundation for it all. Health ideas come and go. Craziness seems to be the only constant rule and there’s always a new take on just what “good nutrition” is. Well, the building blocks […]

City Commission meeting for September

The September meeting of the City of LaBelle Local Planning Agency (LPA) was held on September 21 before the regular commission meeting. Commissioner Thomas A Smith was not present for either meeting. The commissioners held the public hearings for Ordinance #2017-18 Selma Daniels Rezone, the properties in question were being rezoned from Commerical to Residential […]

The Kelly’s gave their all

This past week has definitely been a week to remember in our community. With so much of an upheaval from Hurricane Irma our way of living has been completely disturbed. Many people in town have stepped up to serve those who have been hit the hardest during this time of recovery and restoration. One local […]

Looking for an outstanding citizen

Each year at the Annual Membership Banquet, the Greater Labelle Chamber of Commerce recognizes an “Outstanding Citizen of the Year”. We invite you to assist in selecting a person for this honor by submitting a letter of recommendation. Please choose a person whom you feel deserves this title for their outstanding work in the community, […]

Inspiring LaBelle To Shop Local

Many times, we choose to go to the larger out of town businesses for our shopping or service needs. Surprisingly, most of these needs can be met right here in Hendry County. Sure, some things may be a little less expensive by dealing with larger businesses, but in the long run the benefits of shopping […]

Commissioners sworn in at last commission meeting

The August 10 meeting of the LaBelle City Commission was called to order by Mayor Dave Lyons. The opening prayer was given by David Mullins of Carlson Memorial. The first order of business was the swearing in of three commissioners. Julie Craichy Wilkins was sworn in as Tax Collector Commissioner by Pastor Bill Maddox of […]