Village Council Liaison Assignments

The Village of Estero is governed by a seven-member Village Council. Although Council members must live in their representative districts, they are elected at-large by all Estero voters and therefore represent all residents of the Village. The mayor is not directly elected but rather selected by Council members each year, along with the vice mayor. All Village Council members dedicate more than 20 hours a week to designated areas of strategic concern and liaison assignments. If you are interested in a particular issue — be it roads, schools, conservation or something else — it is most effective to contact the Village Council representative assigned to that area.

Mayor Jim Boesch
District 5
Residence: Stoneybrook at Estero
Email: boesch@estero-fl.gov
Phone: 239.292.1715

Liaison assignments: Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
Areas of Strategic Concern: Density Reduction/Groundwater Resource (DR/GR) area, Edison Farms (recently purchased by Lee County for conservation), Transportation & Open Space

 

 

Vice Mayor Bill Ribble
District 1
Residence: The Colony in Pelican Landing
Email: ribble@estero-fl.gov
Phone: 239.292.0665

Liaison assignments: MPO alternate, Bonita Springs City Council, Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), Florida League of Cities
Areas of Strategic Concern: Estero Bay, Weeks property (former Weeks Fish Camp), Village Hall/Generator

 

 

Howard Levitan
District 2
Residence: Pelican Sound
Email: levitan@estero-fl.gov
Phone: 239.292.1061

Areas of Strategic Concern: Comprehensive Plan, Land Development code, Community Development

 

 

 

John McLain
District 3
Residence: Belle Lago
Email: mclain@estero-fl.gov
Phone: 239.292.1119

Areas of Strategic Concern: Estero Parkway, Village events, Parks and Recreation/Koreshan State Park, Stormwater and lift station issues

 

 

 

Katy Errington
District 4
Residence: Breckenridge
Email: errington@estero-fl.gov
Phone: 239.292.1237

Liaison assignments: Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, Estero Historical Society, Conservancy of Southwest Florida
Areas of Strategic Concern: Historic Preservation/Boomer Property, U.S. 41 Landscaping, Estero River (including river water quality)

 

 

Nick Batos
District 6
Residence: Shadow Wood at The Brooks
Email: batos@estero-fl.gov
Phone: 239.292.2909

Liaison assignments: School District of Lee County and Lee Health
Areas of Strategic Concern: SUN Trails/CSX Railway, Bike/Pedestrian Pathways, Zip Codes

 

 

 

Jim Wilson
District 7
Residence: Grandezza
Email: wilson@estero-fl.gov
Phone: 239.292.2978

Liaison assignments: Horizon Council, Bonita-Estero Economic Development Council, Estero Chamber of Commerce
Areas of Strategic Concern: East Corkscrew Road issues

 

 

 

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