BOCC motions to revoke ALTAIR’s tax exempt status

The following is a highlight of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting held on Tuesday, June 13 at Clewiston City Hall. Bids • RFQ #2017-13 – Construction Management Services for Historic and Non-Historic Projects in Hendry County – The Board approved to move forward with Construction Management Services contract. This contract is […]

Highlights of the BOCC meeting

The following is a highlight of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting held on Tuesday, April 11 at Clewiston City Hall. Awards, Appearances and Presentations • Presentation – Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council (RPC): Margaret Wuerstle, Executive Director for the RPC gave a presentation with an overview of the previous year’s accomplishments […]

Hendry County works to improve roads

Hendry County is currently working on improving Flaghole Road and Fort Denaud Road with the financial assistance of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The Flaghole Road project is approximately 5.8-miles long and extends from Woodland Blvd to US27. This project consists of isolated base repairs, shoulder work, culvert replacement at the L-1 Canal, and […]

Hendry BOCC discusses Felda speed increase

The following is a highlight of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting held on Tuesday, March 28th at the LaBelle Commission Chambers. Consent • Speed Regulation on CR 830 & CR 830A: A request was made by Commissioner Wills to evaluate the speed on CR 830 and CR 830A in Felda for […]

Hendry County Economic Development Council takes a stance opposing local land grab in Senate Bill 10

While water knows no jurisdictional boundaries, neither should economic development and quality of life. The Hendry County Economic Development Council strongly opposes Florida Senate Bill 10 as proposed by Senator Rob Bradley, calling for the purchase of 60,000 to 153,000 acres of productive Glades farmland. Such action would be devastating to the economies and residents […]

Highlights of the BOCC meeting

The following is a highlight of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting held on Tuesday, March 14 at Clewiston City Hall. Public Hearing • Text Amendments to the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan (CP): For more than a year the Hendry County Planning and Community Development Department has been working on changes to […]

Highlights of the BOCC meeting

The following is a highlight of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting held on Tuesday, February 28 at the LaBelle Commission Chambers. BIDS • RFQ #2017-03 Construction Engineering and Inspection services for Sidewalk on CR78 from Kell Mill Blvd. to Crescent Ave. SW – Bids were opened on January 4, 2017. The […]

Hendry County Begins Live Streaming Meetings

Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will begin live streaming all of the County Commission meetings through their social media Facebook® page. The first live stream will be on the February 28, workshop on the Land Development Code and Comprehensive Plan beginning at 3:00 p.m. followed by the regular scheduled business meeting at 5:00 […]

Pan Florida presents check to BOCC

The following is a highlight of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting held on Tuesday, January 24 at the LaBelle Commissioner Chambers. • Pan Florida Challenge, Maura Plante – Last year the Pan Florida Challenge had 110 bike riders who rode from Naples to West Palm with an overnight stay in Hendry […]

Hendry County Releases 2016 Annual Report

(January 12, 2017) – LaBelle – Hendry County BOCC released their 2016 Annual Report. The report highlights the accomplishments of Hendry County government over the past year. The report contains multiple areas of interest, but some of the more significant impacts to the County in 2016 were: • 25 new grants were secured valued at […]