Marco City Council to weigh in on cul-de-sac maintenance
Published 1/25/2011 at 1:22 p.m. 19 comments
City Council members are expected to take up the issue of unsightly cul-de-sacs. Cul-de-sacs are city property but residents are expected to maintain the upkeep at their personal expense, explained committee chairman Sydney Mellinger
Marco Island Homeowners discuss hot-button issues
Published 1/20/2011 at 2:48 p.m. 1 comment
About 100 members attended the Marco Island Homeowners (MIH) meeting on last Friday. County Commissioner Donna Fiala opened the meeting with information related to Maine-based Jackson Labs. She revealed that an announcement would be made revealing tht Jackson Labs will ...
Density credits make hotel option possible in Marco's town center
Published 1/20/2011 at 11:29 a.m. 6 comments
Although no hotel was identified to be built in Marco’s town center, Marco Island’s Planning Board was looking for direction to make it happen during Tuesday’s council workshop. Council considered the number of units per acre allowed in C-4 zoning ...
Marco Island group seeks sanctuary on Tract K land
Published 1/4/2011 at 11:23 a.m. 27 comments
The future of Marco Island’s Tract K remains uncertain. On Monday at Marco Island’s city council meeting, Carl Way, chairman of the Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation, spoke passionately about preserving the 11-acre tract. The land houses a federally registered American ...
Holiday trash, recycling schedule; disposal of trees
Published 12/22/2010 at 2:58 p.m. 0 comments
There will be no collection of trash, recycling, yard waste, or bulky items on Saturday in the unincorporated areas of Collier County served by Waste Management (including the City of Marco Island and Everglades City), or the areas served by ...
‘Everything fine’ on Jolley Bridge construction progress
Published 11/26/2010 at 12:25 p.m. 19 comments
For those who have noticed that the new S.S. Jolley Bridge expansions as you come onto Marco Island are not even, no problem.
Marco Island's sewer director cut as city continues to trim costs
Updated 11/23/2010 at 5:06 p.m. 45 comments
The days are numbered for Rony Joel, the man who led Marco Island through its most expensive, controversial city project— the island-wide sewer installation.
Conservancy files administrative appeal against Key Marco
Published 11/16/2010 at 6:45 p.m. 0 comments
Conservancy of Southwest Florida filed an appeal Friday to prevent further landscaping at Key Marco’s Indian burial site and native habitat preserves, contending the work violates city codes and could harm the site.
Marco Island Planning Board discusses density options
Published 11/16/2010 at 6:39 p.m. 0 comments
The City Planning Board went from discussing commercial density units within its Midtown District to commercial units throughout the city at its meeting on Friday.
Marco Island Homeowners hold inaugural meeting
Published 11/11/2010 at 4:58 p.m. 14 comments
On Wednesday morning, about 100 concerned citizens gathered at Mackle Park for the newly chartered Marco Island Homeowners (MIH) meeting. Participants viewed the gathering to be a commendable start to a formidable group. Spearheaded by Larry Sacher and Ray Seward, ...
Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush to headline Marco Town Hall Speaker Series
Published 11/9/2010 at 2:27 p.m. 3 comments
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has agreed to be the inaugural speaker in the new Marco Town Hall Speaker Series. The organization’s creator, Rick Borman, confirmed that Gov. Bush will be here for the first in the series of VIP ...
Marcophiles: Marco city manager talks payrolls, cutting costs and more
Published 11/2/2010 at 12:46 p.m. 9 comments
After 45 minutes with Marco City Manager Jim Riviere in his office the other day, we came away with two overriding conclusions: He clearly understands that he works for the people of Marco and members of the city council, not ...
PHOTOS: Marco council wrestles with seawalls, new fire station and bridge construction
Published 11/2/2010 at 12:24 p.m. 11 comments
Marco Island’s City Council met Monday, with the question of seawall repairs front and center. First, they took care of some other business.
Collier County to consider increased tourist tax, year-round advertising
Updated 10/18/2010 at 6:12 p.m. 0 comments
On Monday, Naples City Council once again discussed funding sources for marketing throughout Collier County. The discussion came one month after Jack Wert, the county’s tourism director, appeared before council looking for support to use $1 million in beach facilities ...
Marco City Council: Final approval on tax increase may come Monday
Updated 9/17/2010 at 1:47 p.m. 11 comments
Not surprisingly, neither rate increase makes very many people happy and a recent about-face on who will suffer the most burden in utility rate increases has some residents even more upset.
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