Notice of Opening of Helms Road Extension

LABELLE – Hendry County Road & Bridge Department’s asphalt contractor, Ajax Paving Industries, Inc., will be opening Helms Road Extension at 10am Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Motorists are to use caution as Helms Road Extension is still under construction at the intersections of SR29 and SR80.  Workers will be present for the next few weeks […]

COVID-19 active vs recovered debate continues

The major subject of discussion at the regular meeting of the Hendry Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) was the overall message and use of the term “recovery number” regarding active vs inactive cases of COVID-19 in Hendry County. Dr. Joseph Pepe, Director of the Hendry/Glades Health Department, provided details about current trends and strategies for […]

Notice of Speed Hump Installation on C Road

– Please be advised that Hendry County Road & Bridge Department’s asphalt contractor, OHL USA, Inc., will be installing an asphalt speed hump on C Road on Wednesday June 24, 2020. Road work will take place from 7am – 5pm. Motorists should expect lane closures and allow extra time for their commute.  Seek alternate route if […]

Notice of Asphalt Repairs in Port LaBelle

Please be advised that Hendry County Road & Bridge Department’s asphalt contractor, OHL USA, Inc., will be conducting asphalt repair work on S. Indio Ct. and W. Briarwood Road in Port LaBelle on Tuesday June 23, 2020. Road work will take place from 7am – 5pm. Motorists should expect lane closures and allow extra time […]

Summer Camp plans remain undecided for Hendry County

Whether or not to hold Summer Camp amidst the pandemic was a hot topic at the recent Hendry Board of County Commissioners meeting. During this meeting it was reported that the Hendry County School Board had not yet made their decision regarding holding Summer Camp. It was also mentioned that the City of Clewiston was […]

Hendry BOCC notice of board meeting changes

Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners’ regularly scheduled meetings on June 9, 2020, and June 23, have been canceled. The Board will hold a regular meeting on June 16, at 5:00 p.m., at the John Boy Auditorium, 1200 W.C. Owen Avenue, Clewiston, Florida. Members of the public may attend […]

Hendry County honors National Hospital Week

CLEWISTON — Hendry County Commission thanked local healthcare workers and the hospital for their dedication and hard work during the coronavirus pandemic as they honored National Hospital Week at the May 12 commission meeting.  Dr. Joseph Pepe, Health Officer for Hendry and Glades counties, attended the meeting by phone. Dr. Pepe reported there were a total of […]

Sanchez awarded SOE scholarship

For the first time, a student from Hendry County applied for and received a scholarship from the Supervisor of Elections Association. These scholarships are only awarded to three students in the State of Florida each year. “We have some GREAT NEWS! to share with everyone. The Supervisor of Elections Association awards scholarships each year. This […]

Precautions urged by BOCC to control COVID-19

LaBELLE – The number of positive COVID-19 cases, and the conditions surrounding that data, were the main topics during the regular meeting of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners, held April 28, in the Hendry County Courthouse. Physically present in the chambers were Chairman Mitchell Wills, County Administrator Jennifer Davis, County Attorney Mark Lapp, […]

Hendry County BOCC to hold second virtual meeting

The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 5pm. In response to the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the restrictions imposed by Executive Order Number 20-91 issued by the Governor of the State of Florida relating to personal interactions outside of one’s home, and with […]

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