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Letter to the Editor: City Council town hall meetings to be held
Published 12/19/2013 at 1:38 p.m. 0 comments
In response to my requests, both in council meetings and via email, two of our councilors have agreed to schedule town hall meetings, for question and answer sessions (Coffee with the Councilors).
Letter to the Editor: Why is Marco Island wasting money
Published 12/19/2013 at 1:37 p.m. 14 comments
In my opinion this city is wasting money. I drove to the farmers market the other morning. I watched people drive through stop signs without slowing down, and as I am driving the speed limit cars are going by me ...
Letter to the Editor: Setting the record straight regarding the manager candidates
Published 12/12/2013 at 2:58 p.m. 10 comments
A recent letter to the editor was not quite correct as it pertains to the candidates for City Council and, in particular, the candidate referred to initially as “Mr. X.” It is important for the citizens of Marco Island to ...
Letter to the Editor: Protect our property rights
Published 12/12/2013 at 2:57 p.m. 18 comments
We are owners at Flamingo Circle which is one of the properties that backs up to the Marriott tennis court area with the wall and private gate between our property and the Marriott property. We purchased this home because of ...
Letter to the Editor: Future of Marco is now
Published 12/12/2013 at 2:54 p.m. 6 comments
My goal is to protect the community we all love. I am not opposed to the Marriott expansion but believe with all my heart they are making an overreach. We can not blame them because Marriot/Mass Mutual are driven by ...
Letter to the Editor: On the proposed Mackle Park community center
Published 12/12/2013 at 2:52 p.m. 15 comments
I have been a skeptic on the new building at Mackle Park. The other day I had the opportunity to take a tour with Alex Galiana, recreation administrator supervisor. I began to realize how popular the center is with not ...
Letter to the Editor: ‘Mister X’ for city manager
Published 12/9/2013 at 2:56 p.m. 6 comments
This candidate for city manager, who garnered the most votes (7-0), not only was not included as part of Slavin’s ‘semi-finalists,’ but did not even apply to be part of this round for consideration. The other thing that bothers me ...
Letter to the Editor: Exclusivity
Published 12/9/2013 at 2:55 p.m. 1 comment
I went to a luncheon last week at Hideaway and the staff and service was top shelf, as usual. Thankyou! The guest speaker was a state senator from Florida who spoke of his experiences of the past and present. One ...
Letter to the Editor: To the Marco Island Clergy Association
Published 12/9/2013 at 2:54 p.m. 1 comment
Rabbi Edward Maline, President, Pastor Thomas McCulley, Pastor Kevin Koenig, Reverend Kyle Bennett, Father Tim Naven, Soloist Hari Jacobsen; soloist and guitarist Craig Greusel and organist Lorna Curtis. Kudos and thanks to all of you for arranging, leading and participating ...
Letter to the Editor: Broken promises
Published 12/2/2013 at 3:32 p.m. 9 comments
A year ago, the taxpayers of Marco Island elected four newcomers to the City Council. The newly elected councilmen promised the following:
Letter to the Editor: Praising a good decision
Published 12/2/2013 at 3:30 p.m. 0 comments
We had a wonderful afternoon the Friday after Thanksgiving when we took our two grandsons to Marco Golf and Garden to play putt-putt golf. When the miniature golf course opened this past spring, we had taken the boys there several ...
Letter to the Editor: Heartfelt thanks
Published 11/29/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
A thank you to a Good Samaritan.
Letter to the Editor: Marco City Council Meeting Fireworks
Published 11/11/2013 at 12:51 p.m. 11 comments
Calling a councilman on the carpet for comments at City Council meeting.
Letter to the Editor: Who should yield?
Published 11/11/2013 at 12:49 p.m. 44 comments
Watch out for walkers on the sidewalks, which are not meant for bicycles.
Letter to the Editor: Ordinances – why bother ?
Published 11/4/2013 at 1:38 p.m. 1 comment
Why do we have all these ordinances, resolutions, amendments, rules, and deed restrictions – they are little known and seldom enforced. And if we’re not going to enforce them, why should we continue paying the city’s Code Enforcement employees their ...