Lee County advisory board mulls dogs on beach policy

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FORT MYERS, Fla. Bob Wagner, a former Bonita Springs council member, is asking the Lee County Parks & Recreation advisory board to implement a consistent dogs on the beach policy.

The volunteer advisory board is scheduled to vote at 10 a.m. on Aug. 31 at Lee County Manatee Park on 10901 Palm Beach Blvd. The advisory board’s decision will then be presented to Lee County Commissioners for final action.

Lee County spokeswoman Betsy Clayton issued the following statement in response to the story:

Lee County government does not manage the entire coastline; Parks & Recreation has a clear policy related to dogs on parks property. For information about dogs at the Causeway Islands, Dog Beach and other county sites, see this link: https://www.leegov.com/parks/parks/dog%20friendly.

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