Action Items

Land Development Code update contract

 Land Development CodeCouncil approved the ranking of consultants for the RFQ 2017-01 Village of Estero Land Development Code update.  Staff will negotiate a contract with Canin Associates to provide professional consulting services to update the Village’s transitional Land Development Code.  As part of this process, staff will negotiate with the Number 3 ranked firm, Johnson Engineering, as a sub-contractor to bring increased local knowledge and expertise to the project.

The contract will be brought before Council for approval at a future date.  There is $250,000 currently budgeted over two fiscal years, starting in 2017-2018. (Summary Sheet)

Railroad crossings agreement

 Seminole Gulf RailwayCouncil approved agreements with Seminole Gulf Railway for five railroad crossing rights pertaining to Broadway Avenue, Coconut Road, Estero Parkway, Via Coconut Point and Williams Road, as well as a general agreement for terms and conditions.

Each crossing agreement will cost $3,600, totaling $18,000 for FY 17-18.  Lee County previously held these rights prior to the Village assuming maintenance of the roads bisected by the railroad.  (Summary Sheet and agreement)

Village Hall 2nd floor remodel

 Estero Village HallCouncil approved a contract with OneSource Construction Company & Builders, Inc. for the labor, materials, and required ancillaries to provide a turnkey remodel of the 2nd floor of the Estero Village Hall.

Plans call for a larger visitor’s entry, additional office space, a conference roo