The agenda for the Planning Committee is published. You can find it on www.mysanibel.com On the agenda is the second hearing for the changes needed to allow national chain stores on the island.
The current mayor is a real estate broker. This is likely part and parcel of plans to 'revitalize' Sanibel's retail business. With stores closing right and left, Sanibel, with a permanent population cannot sustain larger stores.
If you like the atmosphere as it is, and don't want a bunch of Starbuck's or Burger Kings, let the City Council, Planning Board and the mayor know how you feel.
"........TO ADD A NEW SECTION 126-102 FORMULA RETAIL STORES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICT THAT ESTABLISHES CONDITIONAL USE STANDARDS FOR FORMULA RETAIL STORES; ......"