Committee of the Islands

Keeping Sanibel Special Since 1975

Committees

Land Use Planning Committee

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.

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Traffic Committee

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.

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Environment Committee

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.

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City Governance Committee

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.

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Community Outreach Committee

The Community Outreach Committee communicates, and seeks support for, the Committee of the Islands' activities and positions to all island residents.

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Endorsements Committee

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.

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Membership Committee

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.

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Technology Committee

The Technology Committee ensures that digital tools are available to assist the organization and its committees in accomplishing their objectives.

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Member Participation Committee

The purpose of the Member Participation Committee is to consider means of increasing involvement by general members in the affairs of COTI.

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Civic & Cultural Core (Not Currently Active) Committee

The Civic & Cultural Committee's purpose is to monitor plans and proposals pertaining to the proposed Civic Core project, to assure an objective, informed discussion within the community, to consider and point out benefits and drawbacks and, where appropriate, to propose recommendations to the City for minimizing possible negative effects.

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Nominating Committee

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