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Hall to speak at Saturday’s Republican Caucus meeting

By Staff | Feb 15, 2010

Lee County Commissioner Tammy Hall will be the speaker at the Sanibel-Captiva Republican Caucus meeting on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held in Room #1 of the Sanibel Public Library, located at 770 Dunlop Road.

Commissioner Hall will give an update on the state of the county and the major issues facing the commission this year.

Hall was elected to the Lee County Board of Commissioners in November 2004. In November of 2005, she was chosen as Chairwoman, becoming the first woman to chair the board in its 119 year history.

Commissioner Hall has served in several other positions, including:

Finance, Transportation, Administration Policy Committee Chairwoman 2007 (Florida Association of Counties)

Taxation & Budget Review Committee Member 2007 (Florida Association of Counties)

Lee County Port Authority Chairwoman – 2005

Tourist Development Council Chairwoman – 2005

Board liaison to Veterans Affairs – 2005, 2006, 2007

Board liaison to Florida Gulf Coast University – 2007

Board liaison to Smart Growth – 2007

Member of Metropolitan Planning Organization (past Chairwoman, 2004)

In addition, Hall has also represented the Board of County Commissioners as liaison to the Regional Stewardship Alliance, a seven county task force that annually reviews regional issues. In 2006, she was appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to the St. Lucie/Caloosahatchee Advisory Board. With her help Lee County secured critical language in the Northern Everglades Protection Act to benefit and protect the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries. Several million dollars will be used to fund projects for restoration and protection of the estuaries.

Prior to being elected to the Board of County Commissioners, Hall served for four years as Ward 1 City Councilwoman for the City of Fort Myers. The commissioner has also served on several non-profit and charitable boards throughout the county, and numerous task forces dealing with community growth.

Tammy Hall grew up in Eagle River, Wisc. and has been a Lee County resident since 1978. She is currently a candidate for re-election to the Lee County Board of Commissioners.

All registered Republican voters, regardless of the county or state you are registered in, are invited to attend. Please call Robb Moran at 472-9035 if you would like more information.