Fort Myers reached a settlement in its dispute over a downtown property where a new hotel is being built.
The family that deeded the property to the city said that the paperwork specified a public park is being built. Instead, the city is building the “Luminary Hotel”.
On Thursday, the city agreed to transfer the park purposes deed to build a public park on an island called “Legacy Island Park”
Fort Myers has committed to a three-year timeline to create the park.