James-Mesloh accepts Glades County manager post

MOORE HAVEN — The Glades County commissioners voted 5-0 Oct. 8 to extend a final offer to Jennifer James-Mesloh, who manages a city on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, to become their new county manager. Ms. James-Mesloh finished first among four final candidates at commissioners’ Aug. 26 meeting, and County Attorney Richard Pringle along with County Board […]

Hendry County revises meeting schedule

LABELLE — Hendry County previously made several changes to the meeting schedule from Sept. 3 through Oct. 8. These changes included budget workshops, budget hearings, regular Board meetings, and a roaming Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting. The time previously advertised for the roaming BOCC meeting in Harlem has been corrected. Please note the correct […]

Airglades Airport update meeting set Sept. 16

LABELLE — Some discussion came up at the last Hendry County Board of Commissioners’ meeting on Aug. 27 regarding upcoming developments surrounding Airglades Airport’s conversion into a privately owned facility. District 1 representative Emma Byrd announced during the commissioners’ comments portion of the meeting that there would be a community meeting Monday, Sept. 9, in […]

County Commission opposes lake level deviation

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County Commission Thursday signed off on a letter to Major General Scott Spellmon and Col. Andrew Kelly of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in opposition to the planned deviation to the Lake Okeechobee water control plan. “We have been engaged stakeholders in south Florida’s water management issues for decades. We […]

Hendry County BCC revised meeting schedule

HENDRY COUNTY — Hendry County has made several changes to the meeting schedule from Sept. 3 to Oct.8. These changes include budget workshops, budget hearings, regular Board meetings, and a roaming Board of County Commissioners meeting. The meeting schedule is as follows: • Sept. 3 – Budget workshop is postponed to Sept.10. • Sept. 10 […]