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Miller uniquely suited to help lead

To the editor: I am writing to endorse Mike Miller for Sanibel City Council. I have known him for 20 years, since he retired as vice president and treasurer of Owens-Corning in Toledo, Ohio, and moved to Sanibel. Soon after he moved and established his elder law practice, I became aware of ...

Support these three candidates

To the editor: In this upcoming city council election, Sanibel voters have the opportunity to form a council that can strengthen our communities most important tenet, “Sanctuary Island.” Currently we have in place two excellent leaders who bolster that core value in Vice Mayor Holly Smith ...

Vote for Crater

To the editor: I wholeheartedly endorse Dr. Scott Crater for Sanibel City Council. Crater is one of the first people I met when I moved to Sanibel 13 years ago and have come to know him as genuine and grounded, focused on his family and community. Like my wife and myself, the Craters chose ...

Must remain diligent with precautions

To the editor: Sanibel's COVID-19 policy has been a great success so far. Let's look at the statistics, according to the state of Florida. As of Feb. 1, Lee County as a whole has had 52,262 cases, out of a total population of 779,577. So, 6.8 percent of residents have tested positive. Sanibel ...

Encourage you to give Miller your vote

To the editor: Being a member of the Sanibel City Council is a demanding job requiring demonstrated skill and commitment. By these criteria, Mike Miller is fully qualified. Before coming to Sanibel, Miller was an Air Force Academy graduate and command pilot in Vietnam. He is a lawyer, ...

Bondurant for Sanibel City Council

To the editor: We know of no other Sanibel resident who is more suited in personality, temperament, ability and experience to serve on the Sanibel City Council than Mary Bondurant. She has given so much over so many years to benefit the Sanibel community, and it is her strong desire to ...

Bondurant will have my vote

To the editor: I am pleased to endorse Mary Bondurant for a seat on the Sanibel City Council. As a longtime resident of the city who has raised her family here, she is keenly focused on the things that concern and affect her fellow Sanibel residents. She is very aware of the issues ...

Support for Miller for city council

To the editor: Several years ago, the city of Sanibel’s finances, in particular the pension program, was in less than stellar shape. After Kevin Ruane was elected to the council, we saw how important it is that we have someone with financial expertise on the council. Ruane is now on the Lee ...

Shocked, dismayed by Maughan’s final pitch

To the editor: On Jan. 21, the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce sponsored a virtual “town hall” Candidate Forum for the six candidates seeking election to the Sanibel City Council, in order to introduce themselves and to present their credentials and perspectives to ...

Miller exhibited qualifications required, needed

To the editor: I was surprised to learn only 100 of us heard the excellent debate sponsored by the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce for the six candidates running for three seats available on the Sanibel City Council on Election Day, March 2. My conclusion that although all ...