Public Comment on non-agenda items

Barbara Saxton, Chair of the Friends of River Oaks, spoke about their successful “This Place Matters” event held at River Oaks on May 18.  They are planning another, larger event for late September.  The organization has hired a caretaker to maintain the work that has been done to date on this property, which is located at the end of the road at 9541 Broadway Avenue East.

Gary Israel spoke about the work that the Rotary is doing in Cape Coral to provide benches and picnic tables at school bus stops and how the Estero Rotary Club would like to work with the Village Council and Lee County School Board to assist in bus safety efforts in Estero.

Bill Daubmann proposed a “Signing Day” for those high school students going directly into the workforce instead of going to college.  He emphasized the need to ackno