Michael Hunt Appointed New Lee County Attorney
02/08/2011 at 5:01pm
Hunt Appointed New Lee County Attorney
their meeting on Tuesday morning, the Board of Lee County Commissioners voted
to appoint Michael Hunt, the deputy county attorney for St. Johns County, as the county’s
Seven candidates, including former Town of Fort Myers Beach Attorney Anne Dalton,
were interviewed on Saturday after being chosen from dozens who applied.
Former Deputy Attorney Andrea Fraser had been
serving as the Interim County Attorney since David Owen’s retirement two months
ago, and Commissioner John Manning thanked her for her service but said he
thinks an outside voice is needed to give the county a "different perspective”.
Hunt will represent Lee County and the BoCC as
well as manage the county’s $3.5 million attorney’s office.