Horizon Council

The voice of business in Lee County

The Horizon Council is a public-private board established in 1991 to advise the Lee County Board of Commissioners on economic development issues and provides vision, guidance and support to the Lee County Economic Development Office (EDO) in its mission to:

  • Help improve the business environment in Lee County
  • Retain and encourage the expansion of existing business
  • Attract new and diversified employment to the area

The Council has up to 80 members representing: municipalities, chambers of commerce, economic development and trade organizations, community, business, and education organizations, along with various officers and at-large members.


  • Bylaws/Governance Task Force
  • Business Issues Committee
  • Sports Development Committee
  • Inclusion and Diversity Committee

If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact the Lee County Economic Development Office at 239-533-6800.

2024 Horizon Council Members
2024 Horizon Council Meeting Calendar

Annual Meeting Information Reports

2024 Annual Meeting | 2023 Review
2023 Annual Meeting | 2022 Review

General Membership Meeting Recaps