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Marco Island City Council loses second city manager search firm
Published 12/10/2013 at 9:31 a.m. 25 Comments
Marco Island’s City Council may be earning an undesirable reputation with management headhunters. Guillermo Polanco, interim city manager, informed City Council in an email Monday that Robert Slavin of Slavin Management Consultants was terminating his search services agreement effective Dec. ...
Marco Island's holiday honors: Abounader, Dohm, Savage recognized for community contributions
Published 12/09/2013 at 10:45 a.m.
It was a festive, exuberant evening at Bistro Soleil Sunday as three of Marco Island's notable citizens were honored for making their community a better place. In ceremonies during the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Gala, the Citizen ...
Friendly takeover: New police code enforcement unit reviewed by Marco Planning Board
Published 12/09/2013 at 8:47 a.m. 11 Comments
Marco Island's Police Department is serious about code enforcement, Assistant Chief Dave Baer told Planning Board members Friday. It's a 24/7 job for us, he said. Baer spoke at the request of board members looking for reassurance that city ordinances ...
Marco Island school principal named Citizen of the Year
Published 12/08/2013 at 10 p.m.
He joined a list of past recipients including golfing greats Ken Venturi and Gene Sarazen and former Collier County Commissioner Dick Shanahan.
Making hard choices: Marco Island City Council narrows city manager search from 13 to six
Published 12/03/2013 at 1:30 p.m. 17 Comments
After a second search for a new city manager for Marco Island, five candidates drew tepid interest Monday from Marco Island City Council. Councilors dismissed an earlier search firm when the candidates presented did not meet expectations. A sixth candidat
Sea wall solutions: committee discusses construction issue
Published 11/25/2013 at 3:44 p.m. 5 Comments
The new regulation created an opportunity for contractors to extend their use of vacant lots rather then reduce the time they work on them.
Residents react to idea of replacing Mackle Park Center
Published 11/21/2013 at 4:02 p.m. 11 Comments
Don't mess with Mackle.
Burn Notice: Marco's Code Enforcement hears about abandonded home
Published 11/14/2013 at 4:40 p.m.
It's been a year since an explosion and major fire swept through the house at 32 Gulfport Court, Marco Island. But Code Enforcement is having a tough time resolving eyesore.
Marco Island Police and Fire Pension Trustees hold joint session
Published 11/11/2013 at 12:47 p.m. 2 Comments
Marco Police and Fire Board tweek requests at joint meeting.
'Building' support: Parks committee will campaign on need for Mackle center
Published 11/07/2013 at 8:31 a.m. 70 Comments
Prepare for a referendum. Those words from Marco Island City Councilor Joe Batte rang true as Marco Island's Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee discussed ways to change public sentiment and build support for a new community center at Mackle Park. ...
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