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Brooks of Bonita Springs & Brooks of Bonita Springs II Community Development Districts

The Brooks of Bonita Springs and Brooks of Bonita Springs II Community Development Districts are local, special-purpose government entities authorized by Chapter 190 of the Florida Statutes. The Brooks of Bonita Springs Community Development District (the "Brooks CDD") was established on March 24, 1998 by Rule 42Y-1of the Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission whereas the Brooks of Bonita Springs II Community Development District (the "Brooks II CDD") was established on November 30, 1999 by Rule 42Z-1 also of the Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission. Both Districts were established as an alternative method of planning, acquiring, operating and maintaining community-wide improvements in planned communities.

The Brooks CDD encompasses an area of approximately 1,249 acres within the Phase I or the southern portion Brooks of Bonita Springs Development of Regional Impact (DRI). The Brooks II CDD encompasses an area of approximately 1,223 acres within the Phase II or the northern and eastern portion of the Brooks of Bonita Springs DRI.

The Brooks of Bonita Springs DRI (the "Brooks Development") is generally located in the southern portion of Lee County, east of U.S. Highway 41, south of Williams Road, west of Interstate 75 and north of San Carlos Estates. The Brooks Development is a master planned, mixed-use community adjacent to the City of Bonita Springs, approximately twelve miles north of Naples and twenty miles south of Fort Myers. The Brooks CDD has been developed with 2,209 residential units and the Town Center for the Development and the Brooks II CDD has been developed with 1,240 residential units.


Brooks of Bonita Springs CDD Board of Supervisors

Phil Douglas

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Email Address:phil.douglas@brookscdds.net
  • c/o Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Elected: 11/08/2016
  • Term Expires: 11/2020
  • SEAT 1

James A. Merritt

  • Chair
  • Email Address:james.merritt@brookscdds.net
  • c/o Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Elected: 11/08/2016
  • Term Expires: 11/2020
  • SEAT 2

Sandra Varnum

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Email Address:sandra.varnum@brookscdds.net
  • c/o Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Elected: 01/26/2017
  • Term Expires: 11/2020
  • SEAT 3

Rollin Crawford

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Email Address:rollin.crawford@brookscdds.net
  • c/o Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Elected: 11/04/2014
  • Term Expires: 11/2018
  • SEAT 4

Jim Ward

  • Vice Chair
  • Email Address:jim.ward@brookscdds.net
  • c/o Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Elected: 11/04/2014
  • Term Expires: 11/2018
  • SEAT 5

Brooks of Bonita Springs II CDD Board of Supervisors

Ray Pierce

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Email Address:ray.pierce@brookscdds.net
  • c/o Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Elected: 11/08/2016
  • Term Expires: 11/2020
  • SEAT 1

Gary R. Davidson

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Email Address:grdavidson@outlook.com
  • c/o Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Elected: 11/08/2016
  • Term Expires: 11/2020
  • SEAT 2

James Strecansky

  • Vice Chair
  • Email Address:james.strecansky@brookscdds.net
  • c/o Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Elected: 11/04/2014
  • Term Expires: 11/2018
  • SEAT 3

Jack Meeker

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Email Address:jack.meeker@brookscdds.net
  • c/o Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Elected: 11/04/2014
  • Term Expires: 11/2018
  • SEAT 4

Joseph Bartoletti

  • Chair
  • Email Address:joseph.bartoletti@brookscdds.net
  • c/o Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Elected: 11/04/2014
  • Term Expires: 11/2018
  • SEAT 5

Contact Information

Mailing Address

  • Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • Chuck Adams
  • 9220 Bonita Beach Road, Suite 214
  • Bonita Springs, Florida 34135
  • Phone Number:(239) 464-7114 or (239) 989-2939

Primary Contact

  • Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • Craig Wrathell
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Phone Number:(561) 571-0010

District Counsel

  • Dan Cox, Esq

District Engineer

  • Andrew D. Tilton, P.E.

Assistant Regional Manager

  • Cleo Crismond

Special District’s Charter

The BROOKS OF BONITA SPRINGS CDD is a local, special-purpose government entity authorized by Chapter 190 of the Florida Statutes as amended, and established on March 24, 1998 by the Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission, Chapter Rule 42Y-1, Florida Administrative Code.

The BROOKS OF BONITA SPRINGS II CDD is a local, special-purpose government entity authorized by Chapter 190 of the Florida Statutes as amended, and established on December 1, 1999 by the Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission, Chapter Rule 42Z, Florida Administrative Code.


Financial Information

Public Records Notice

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

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