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Clean-Up the Cape Day Event

April 10, 2021

Save the Date. The NWNA is holding a “Clean the Cape” event at Tropicana Park on April 24. We are partnering with Waste Pro, Keep Lee County Beautiful, and the City of Cape Coral to make our city beautiful again. We will meet at Tropicana Park at 8:00 a.m. on April 24 to hand out […]

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NWNA and the City Working Together on 7 Islands

January 15, 2021

Come Out and Join Us for the 7 Islands Clean-Up Day! Hello Members, Remember the four focus items you wanted us to work on last year? 1.  UEP 2.  7 Islands 3.  North Spreader Waterway Exit (Feasibility Study) 4.  Beautification, Safety, Lights, Walkways, etc. We want to start the year off on a positive note while addressing both the […]

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2nd Update on Crystal Lake Park Problem

January 8, 2021

Crystal Lake Solution is in Progress! NWNA Members: Please see the memorandum on actions the city is taking to resolve the issue at Crystal Lake. I am very pleased with the action taken by the City of Cape Coral, led my Mr. Ilczyszyn, and I am sure you will also recognize the fast attention given […]

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Crystal Park Problem Update

January 8, 2021

NWNA Members: The City of Cape Coral is aggressively pursuing a resolution to the situation at Crystal Lake. Plans are already in place to address the concerns you raised, including the suggestions in the bulletin I sent on Monday. I am confident the right resources are on this problem with the right urgency. Please do […]

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Crystal Lake Park Problem

January 4, 2021

NWNA Members: Happy New Year and my best wishes to you and your family for a great 2021. We have a situation in the vicinity of Crystal Lake Park and I am asking you to support our members and help out. The members near Crystal Lake are at their wits end with the partying, drag racing, […]

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2nd NWNA Neighborhood Clean-Up Day – Pictures of Us!

December 14, 2020

December 12, 2020 Members Pictures We are having our Second NWNA Neighborhood Cleanup Day event to end 2020 and get us off to a clean start for next year. If you are an active NWNA Member, you can participate.  On Saturday, Dec 12, 2020, if you agree to take a walk and pick up trash […]

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Tropicana Park – Priority Use Agreement Update

October 28, 2020

Update – Tropicana Park and Cape Coral Rowing Club PUA Draft Attached below is the NWNA pro forma Priority Use Agreement (PUA) for the public property the Rowing Club will occupy on Tropicana Park.  At a City Council Meeting in June, the dais discussion centered around stipulations to define the limits of the Rowing Club’s […]

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Bioswales Update

October 26, 2020

Installed Bioswale Issues: Dead grass and Standing water Local residents have noticed some issues with the newly installed bioswales within the in North 2 UEP area. We asked the UEP Project Manager to look into the problem and resolve the issues that have surfaced. 1. Dead Grass 2. Standing water The Project Manager quickly responded […]

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New Leadership Introduction – UEP

October 24, 2020

NWNA Vice President Dennis Winchester and Public Works Chairman Don Freeman held an introductory meeting with Public Works Director Mr. Paul Clinghan and Utilities Extension Manager Mr. Kevin Higginson. The meeting provided an opportunity to introduce Don to the Public Works leadership, discuss his background, learn about Public Works initiatives/processes, and discuss some current North […]

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Tropicana Park Update

October 8, 2020

During the City Council Meeting on June 1, 2020, the final design plan for Tropicana Neighborhood Park was approved which included locating the Cape Coral Rowing Club in the southeast corner of the park. The final design is the result of ongoing input from the NWNA, Council, park staff, citizens, and the rowing club to […]

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Crystal Lake Park Beauty

January 18, 2021

NWNA Members: The beauty of the Northwest Cape is unrivaled. We are so fortunate to live here! The pictures below were taken at Crystal Lake Park on Jan 14th and sent to us by Member Gordon Ultsch. I think you will agree it showcases the beauty of the Northwest Cape! Redhead – relatively rare around […]

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Burnt Store South Segment Widening Project

January 17, 2021

Burnt Store Rd Widening Project Has Begun Members, As promised by Lee County, the third and last segment of the Burnt Store Road Widening Project has begun and will run now through the Fall of 2023. At Hermosa Canal, just south of Embers, you can see the equipment being staged and several cranes being erected […]

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The City of Cape Coral Seeks Input from You.

January 15, 2021

The city of Cape Coral Seeks Input from Residents and Business Owners for Strategic Planning Through a Community Survey NWNA Members: Your opinion matters. It is apparent the input sought from residents is used to develop plans in Cape Coral. This was the case with the 7 Islands and the Go Bond Parks, and Cape […]

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The Passing of Mayor Joe Coviello

January 13, 2021

NWNA Members: I sadly announce the passing of our Mayor, Joe Coviello, on January 13, 2021. You may not know our Mayor as well as I did, so I want to tell you what a great loss this is for our city and for Northwest Cape Coral. Joe Coviello was a good man, a great […]

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New Development at the corner of Chiquita Blvd and Pine Island Rd. |Joe V’s Farm Market update!

November 30, 2020

Updates on Building in Cape Coral It used to be that the place to go was the corner store for all your needs. But these days, corners mean a whole lot more, especially in a highly mobile city that is nearing 200,000 in population. Take for instance, the corners at Chiquita Blvd. and Pine Island […]

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New Parks Design Approvals for the NWCape | Construction starting FQ21

November 26, 2020

Members, At the City Council Meeting on 10/26, City staff provided an update on the GO Bond projects. Of course, Tropicana, Crystal Lake, and Festival Parks are most important to the NWNA. Here are some updates.   Park Designs (as of 10/26 City Council Meeting) Tropicana – Currently at 30% design. Staff anticipates delivery of 60% […]

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Island Pearl Meet & Greet

November 18, 2020

Members: The Island Pearl Meet and Greet was a huge success. We were fortunate to have a great turnout, and several Cape Coral elected Officials and Staff members attended as well. Mayor Joe Coviello, City Manager Rob Hernandez, Business Development Manager Ricardo Noguera, and Business Development / Retention Specialist Nita Whaley attended. This project is […]

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City Councils Code of Conduct and Decorum

October 31, 2020

NWNA Members: Under the leadership of Council Member John Gunter, the City of Cape Coral amended Resolution 3-01 to now include a Code of Conduct for City Council Members and the Mayor. This Resolution is on the agenda for Monday’s City Council Meeting. The entire Resolution can be found by clicking on the link below. […]

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Long-Delayed Project Moving Forward

October 18, 2020

Stonewater Project A project first approved by City Council in 2015, is now gearing up for development with the installation of sewer and water lines to its location at the corner of Tropicana Parkway and Nelson Road. Called “Stonewater”, the development will encompass approximately 200 acres of land that was a former mining site. Plans include […]

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Internet Service in Northwest Cape Coral

October 18, 2020

We recently reached out to Council Member Williams regarding the poor internet service in some areas of Northwest Cape Coral, based on several requests you made. CM Williams quickly engaged the City of Cape Coral IT Department and we received a thorough response from the IT Director. Rather than paraphrase the response and risk providing […]

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