Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Newsen-usSat, 15 Dec 2018 19:53:53 EDTSat, 15 Dec 2018 19:53:53 EDT approves budget for 2019-2020 fiscal year Captiva Community Panel approved its proposed budget for the new fiscal year, with a few adjustments, as well as received updates on some ongoing projects at its recent meeting. On Dec.Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EDTCEPD OKs tentative plan for beach renourishment assessments Captiva Erosion Prevention District's board recently directed its consultants to move forward on the final draft for the proposed beach renourishment project, plus voted in a new administrator. At the Dec. 12 meeting, economists Drs.Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EDTRed tide, short-term rentals dominate COTI Conversations impact of Sanibel's recent red tide and blue-green algae catastrophe dominated the discussion at COTI Conversations, held on Dec. 7 in the Founders' Room at The Community House.Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EDTPanel decides what to do with first set of Code concerns its recent meeting, the Captiva Community Panel dived into discussing how to address the first of four categories of issues raised by islanders as part of its process for updating the Captiva Code. On Dec.Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EDTScotch bonnet found on Sanibel Watson, of Citrus Springs, has a tradition of spending her birthday week visiting Sanibel with her husband, Sam. On her birthday, Dec. 12, she decided to start the chilly morning looking for seashells behind the Sundial Condominiums on Sanibe.Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EDT