BOCC awards Community Asphalt Corp. county paving bid

On March 10, the Regular Meeting of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) was held in the City Commission chambers in Clewiston. After saying a prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call was taken. Present at the meeting were: Chairman Mitchell Wills, Vice Chair Emma Byrd, Commissioner Daryl Harris, Commissioner Michael Swindle, […]

BOCC reorganizes and reappoints

The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners meeting was held on Tuesday, December 17, at the County Commission chambers in LaBelle. The meeting opened with a prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. The meeting opened with the reorganization and appointments for the 2019-2020 Board of County Commissioners. Appointed to represent the Hendry BOCC for Florida Heartland […]

Broadband network study OK’d by BOCC

LABELLE — A study of whether it’s feasible to set up a community-wide broadband network in Hendry County will go forward after action taken by the county board last week. A request for proposals had been advertised for the study during the summer, with the proposals opened on July 19, and a duly constituted review/ranking […]

Wills named to toll road task force for Central/SW Florida

LABELLE — Hendry County Commission Chairman Mitchell Wills has been named to represent the county on the new Southwest-Central Florida Connector Task Force. The task force’s mission is to evaluate the Southwest-Central Florida Connector corridor, which extends from Collier County to Polk County. A toll road is planned to be built in the region. The […]

IMPOWER providing counseling services

LaBELLE — A nonprofit provider of behavioral and mental health services that’s well-established farther up the Florida peninsula has come to Hendry, Glades and Highlands counties. Its representatives are making the rounds of public meetings to make local elected officials aware of its availability and to help get the word out. But IMPOWER is going […]