(239) 390-8000 ~ 21500 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero, Florida 33928

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Please visit the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID19 webpage <http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/COVID-19/index.html>  for information and guidance regarding COVID-19 in Florida or call the COVID-19 call center at 866-779-6121. Inquiries can also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov
To ensure a quick and safe test collection for patients at high-risk for COVID-19, drive-up mobile medical collection sites have been established at two locations to assist with the testing of COVID-19:
  1. Lee Convenient Care Facility-Page Field Location at 4771 S. Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907 *A doctor’s note AND appointment are necessary before visiting the site. Site opens at 12PM. Please call 239-343-9800.
  2. NCH Downtown-Telford Building at 350 7th Street North, Naples, FL 34102 *A doctor’s note is necessary. No appointment required. Site opens at 10AM (but we’ve been told that vehicles are lined-up well before the doors open). Please call 239-624-5000.

Station 45 Project

Solicitation for Statement of Qualifications

Estero Fire Rescue District is requesting ‘Statement of Qualifications’ from firms for the purpose of providing design services, including engineering, survey, environmental analysis, geotechnical, site civil, architectural services, space needs analysis, and landscape design associated with the District’s Fire Station #45, storage facility and training facility. The project will be located on Corkscrew Road in the Eastern part of Lee County, on existing property that is owned by the District. Preference will be given to firms with prior experience in design and/or construction of fire-rescue department facilities. The Station shall be designed with a strong focus on energy efficiency and functionality.

A Firm’s SOQ must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time 3/19/2020. It is the Firm’s responsibility to assure that its SOQ is delivered to the District prior to the above deadline.

The Request for Statement of Qualifications solicitation package may be obtained via the links below, or by contacting Chief Scott Vanderbrook at vanderbrook@esterofire.org or 239-390-8000.

Milestone Expected Date of Completion
Advertise for Firm SOQ 2/17/2020
Deadline for Written Questions 3/10/2020
SOQ Submittals Due to the District by 12:00PM 3/19/2020
Selection Committee Meeting to consider Firm Rankings 3/24/2020
Selection Committee Meeting to Interview Ranked Firms 3/31/2020
Firm Selection (Board Action) 4/14/2020
Contract, Scope of Work & Fee Negotiations 4/20/2020-5/4/2020
Approve Contract & Scope of Work (Board Action) 5/12/2020
Notice to Proceed 5/18/2020
Complete Final Report 9/30/2020
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10/6/16  8:36 am                                                     “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  ~Benjamin Franklin

With Hurricane Matthew expecting to cause big trouble for the east coast of Florida, we are under a Tropical Storm Watch here on the west coast.  But what does that mean?

Check out NBC-2 for the latest updates, an explanation and what it means to you.

http://www.nbc-2.com/story/33194957/hurricane-matthew

 

Preparation Tips

To prepare for these possible strong storms, take some time to prepare your home and family by:

  • Bringing items in that could be blown around in strong gusts such as potted plants, lawn furniture and children’s toys
  • Secure boats and trailers by covering or bringing them inside garages Install or activate hurricane shutters to protect windows from possible flying debris
  • Have at least 3 days worth of food and supplies should power be interrupted
  • Have 3 days of water for each person (1 gallon per person per day)
  • Fill up vehicles with fuel
  • Have cash on hand
  • Have a first aid kit available
  • Medication supply for those on maintenance medication
  • Stay away from flooded roads and standing water
  • Don’t forget your pets – they need preparation too.
    • Have enough food and water (1 gallon per pet per day) for three days.
    • Include clean bedding and blankets to help keep them comfortable.
    • For many, strong thunderstorms can be frightening and those pets that suffer from storm anxiety may have a difficult time with a lengthy weather event.
    • Speak to your vet for medication that may help to keep them calm if needed.

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