"...To develop and promote policies and positions designed to maintain and enhance the quality of life on the islands and to preserve their unique and natural characteristics."
The City Governance Committee monitors discussion and makes recommendations on City Council and Planning Commission actions that affect the environment, government or quality of life on the island.
The Community Outreach Committee communicates, and seeks support for, the Committee of the Islands' activities and positions to all island residents.
The Endorsements Committee works to identify quality candidates for local elections and appointments, to present to the Committee of the Islands' board for consideration for endorsement.
The Environment Committee will assess and monitor issues that could have harmful affects on our islands’ natural environment and the quality of inland and surrounding coastal waters. We will proactively educate and advocate for sound solutions to protect, when threatened, human health and the islands’ important natural resources which help define our sanctuary island way of life.
The Land Use Planning Committee monitors activities of the Sanibel Planning Department, Planning Commission, and City Council which may affect land use policy. Its mission is to encourage the adoption of policies which are consistent with the Sanibel Plan and Vision Statement.
The Membership Committee facilitates communication between members and the Board of Directors and encourages all island residents who support the Committee of the Islands' mission to support the organization.
The objective of the Traffic Committee is to help shape opinions and actions on issues that affect congestion on Sanibel. The current scope of the committee is vehicular congestion and shared-use paths.