Safety Council

Engage Estero Safety Council is made of volunteers serving as a voice for the citizens of greater Estero on safety and transportation priorities and issues. We advocate for related solutions to Village, County, and State Government organizations.

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Traffic on Corkscrew Road – Traveling East Corkscrew Road. Is it Safer?

Traffic on Corkscrew Road – Traveling East Corkscrew Road. Is it Safer?

East Corkscrew Road had improvements in 2014/2015 to help with traffic, but it was not enough. Lee County Department of Transportation (LDOT) collaborated with the developer as the Wild Blue Estero, FL development was planned and approved. LDOT required the Wild Blue east entrance to line up with Bella Terra Blvd.

In 2018, with road impact fees, LDOT installed a traffic signal at Bella Terra Blvd and Corkscrew Road. In April 2021, East Corkscrew Road widening, Phase I (Ben Hill Griffin to the east border of Bella Terra) started. As the Rivercreek development was planned and approved, working with LDOT, their entrance was aligned with the west entrance of Wild Blue. In 2023, the Rivercreek developer, GL Homes, worked with LDOT to fund a traffic signal. There is still hope the Wild Blue community will pay their fair share, as the warrants are not there for LDOT to fund a traffic signal.

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The State of Development: GECR Quarter 3, 2023

The State of Development: GECR Quarter 3, 2023

September 2023 Greater Estero Community Report Our 3rd GECR provides an essential update on the various building developments that will likely be scheduled in greater Estero over the next few years, together with an update on what changes we can expect regarding our...

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Environment Council

Engage Estero Environment Council is a volunteer group focusing on improving water and air quality and mitigating and eliminating the effects of climate warming in greater Estero.

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Health Council

Engage Estero Community Health Council comprises health* and safety-minded volunteers who think about community health comprehensively with a common desire to improve the overall health of the citizens of greater Estero.

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Your Healthcare Actions for 2024

Your Healthcare Actions for 2024

Health: Your Healthcare Actions for 2024                  In the early part of the New Year, taking stock of your health and the actions you should consider to help minimize your reliance on physicians and other healthcare...

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What helps to enhance Longevity?

What helps to enhance Longevity?

What helps to enhance Longevity?During the recent Engage Estero Community Meeting on January 25th at the Estero Recreational Center, Jodi Walborn, Blue Zones, and Policy Lead discussed the thought-provoking but realistic insight into what we can do to increase our...

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Education Council

Engage Estero mobilizes volunteers in our schools, sponsors scholarships, and promotes the involvement of the community through announcements and public forums.

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Updates on Issues of Impact

Engage Estero believes the best way to get a community involved is to make sure they are aware of the issues impacting their future, and know how to impact those decisions before they are made. We conduct and publish original research and articles aimed at getting residents Engaged.

Representing Your Community



Member representatives and alternates are essential paths of communication from the communities, businesses and organizations in the greater Estero area to Engage Estero. They bring their organization’s concerns and actions forward, and share what they learn at member meetings.

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Every organization, business and community in the greater Estero area is encouraged to take part in the efforts of Engage Estero.

If your organization would like to join, contact us.


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Bella Terra Jim Meek Greg Grimaudo
Belle Lago Bob Grady
Bonita Bay Chris Corrie
Breckenridge Gary Green Gary Lovett
Cascades at Estero Marc Gagnon Jim Copp
The Club at Grandezza Stacey Henson
The Club at Rapallo Don Wisner
Coconut Shores Allen Hergenhahn
College of Life Foundation, Inc.
Copper Oaks Jeff Ocean Scott Gulick
Copperleaf Alex Messerle
Corkscrew Woodlands Corie Gessler Bill Johnson
Cypress Bend Resort Kirk Shelly
Estero Art League Cherie Mulcahy
Estero Chamber of Commerce Pam Mueller
Estero Fire Rescue District Susan Lindenmuth Scott Vanderbrook, Fire Chief
Estero High School Michael Amabile Howard Wendlund
Estero Historical Society Gail Langner Roslyn Gula
Estero River Heights Sis Newberry Jeff Wolf
Estero Rotary Club Garth Errington Larry Byrnes
FGCU Francisca Jones
FineMark Bank Harlan Parrish Heidi Taylor
Friends of South County Regional Library Karen Katz
Goede, Adamcyz, DeBoest & Cross, PLLC Sara Fahey Steve Adamczyk
Grandezza HOA Fred Thompson Susan Baker
The Groves Kent Seibert
Happehatchee Center, Inc. Genelle Grant Mary Golbitz Cline, Esq.
Hyatt Vacation Club Resort Rey Martinez Ann Gabriel
Island Club Bill Savage
Lee Health Chris Simoneau
Lighthouse Bay
Marsh Landing Bev MacNellis
Meadowbrook Loretta Pinkert Gene Cuomo
Meadows of Estero Donna Sutton Saida Mamedova
Miromar Development Tim Byal
Pelican Sound Julie Yellig
Preserve at Corkscrew Lou Frattarelli Susan Colchamiro
Rapallo Frank Moser Don Wisner
Reserve at Estero Dennis Huffman Richard Brooke
Riverwoods Plantation Bill Carr
Rookery Pointe Ed Weill
Shadow Wood Lawrence Jones
Spring Run
The Vines Bob Dumont Barry Freedman
West Bay Club Frank Pollard
Wildcat Run Karen Katz Jim Dodge


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