Estero Community Planning Panel
Public Meeting # 63
May 9, 2005
Marsh Landing Clubhouse, Estero, Florida
Panel Members Present
Neal Noethlich, Chairman; Don Eslick, Estero Council of Community Leaders;
Greg Toth, Estero Development Community; Mike Cato, Estero Fire Rescue; Joe
Ortega, Estero Chamber of Commerce, Mitch Hutchcraft, Estero Development
Community. Treasurer: Frann Wagner, Estero Civic Association. Recording
Secretary: Jim Ramsburg, ECCL.
Noethlich called the meeting to order at 6:09 PM.
Nineteen participants were present including 11 members of the general
public. Ramsburg reported that public notices of the meeting were published in
the Fort Myers News-Press, the Bonita Daily News and the Bonita Banner. Notices
were posted on the Internet in the Estero Development Report and on the Web
sites of the Estero Chamber of Commerce and
Estero Fire Rescue. A paid
advertising notice of the meeting was placed in the Bonita Banner of May 7".
Notices of the meeting were posted in the South Regional Library, Colonial Bank
and the Estero office of Realty World.
Wagner's report indicated a current balance of $7,424.86 in the Community
Planning Panel account on deposit at Colonial Bank in Estero. Ortega: Motion to
accent Eslick: Second. Report accented unanimously.
Noethlich distributed minutes of the March meeting. Eslick: Motion to accept
minutes. Toth: Second. Report accepted unanimously.
Pelican Sound Boat Storage
A scheduling confusion resulted in the postponement of the presentation of a
proposed 2.5 acre development for boat storage along the south side of Williams
Road in Pelican Sound Golf and River Club. Noethlich said that he would
reconfirm the presentation for June.
Noethlich read a letter of resignation from ECPP member Mitch Hutchcraft that
cited increased professional obligations as his reason for reluctantly leaving
the Panel. Each Panel member praised Hutchcraft for his service on the Panel and
his original role as professional consultant to the
Estero Community Plan. Hutchcraft thanked the members for their remarks and recommended that he be
replaced on the Panel by professional planner Dan DeLisi. Eslick: Nomination of
Dan DeiLisi to the Panel. Toth: Second. Nomination approved_unanimouslv.
Toth: Motion to adjourn. Eslick: Second. Motion passed unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at 6:48 PM.
NEXT MEETING: 6 PM, MONDAY, JUNE 13th,MARSH LANDING CLUBHOUSE