UNITED STATES 
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K 
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the 
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 8, 2009
 
ALICO, INC.
 
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter) 
 
FLORIDA 
 
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) 
 
0-261 
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(Commission File Number)
 
59-0906081
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IRS Employer 
Identification No.) 
 
POST OFFICE BOX 338, 
LA BELLE, FLORIDA 
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(Address of Principal Executive Offices) 
 
33975
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(Zip Code)
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (863) 675-2966
 
N/A 
___________________________________________________________ 
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) 
 
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ITEM 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR PRINCIPAL OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS.
 
On December 4, 2009 the Company  received a letter from Dean Saunders that he will not stand for re-election to Alico, Inc.'s Board of Directors in February 2010. He will serve out his current term on the Board.
 
Mr. Saunders has served as a director since February 2009.  Mr. Saunders cited a need to concentrate on his real estate business as well as avoiding any potential conflicts of interest should opportunities present themselves for Alico real estate sales as the basis for his decision.
 
 

ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
 
Exhibit 99.1- Press release announcing Alico Director will not stand for re-election to Board of Directors.
Exhibit 99.2- Dean Saunders Letter to Alico.
 

SIGNATURES
 
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
ALICO, INC.
(Registrant)
 
 
Date: Doecember 8, 2009                                                                                 By: /s/ STEVEN M. SMITH
                                                                                                                               Steven M. Smith 
                                                                                                                               Chief Executive Officer

EXHIBIT INDEX
 
 
Exhibit 99.1 Company Press Release issued December 8, 2009.
 
Exhibit 99.2 Dean Saunders Letter to Alico.