• 25 Years of Service

    Founded in 1990 and now in our 25th year, the Economic Council of Okeechobee strives to make our community an even better place to live, work and play! Meet our 2015 Board of Directors, p ictured from left to right are Tara Minton, Erik Melville, Jon Geitner, Dawn Hoover, Fred Fanizzi, John Williams, Hoot Worley, Keith Walpole, Rick Chartier, Sandy Perry, Robert Lee and Todd Clemons. Bob Riedel and Wes Wiliamson are not pictured. Photo

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  • Quality of Life Committee

    The Quality of Life Committee strives to improve and increase communications among the membership of our organization as well as the community.  The committee seeks to both articulate the Council’s positions on local issues and inform the membership and community of noteworthy news regarding our mission.

    The Committee focuses on recognizing and monitoring major issues impacting Okeechobee.   These subject areas vary in focus from landscaping and beautification, environmental issues and concerns, education and our youth,

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  • Government Committee

    The Government Committee strives to develop, enact and influence public policy in order to enhance the business climate and working environment for business owners and citizens of Okeechobee.  One of the committee’s main goals is to act as a positive catalyst for dialog, planning, and action between both the public and private sectors.  The committee, in conjunction with the Communications Committee, also co-hosts the Okeechobee Political Forum, the annual Legislation Luncheon, and prepares for the

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