Tag Archives: Bob Olson

Approved: 1st Reading of Marriott PUD Amendment

By Noelle H. Lowery The Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort’s $150 million renovation plan cleared its first hurdle Monday (June 2) night when City Council approved the amendment to the hotel’s planned unit development and master plan by a vote of 4-2. Councilors Amadeo Petricca and Chuck Kiester voted against the measure, and Councilor Joe Batte was not in attendance. ... Read More »


I wake each day so appreciative that I have been blessed since 1989 to call MarcoIsland my home. Each time I walk through the grocery store, church, or pass through the community so many of my neighbors and friends have asked me to think about stepping up and running for our city council. I have prayed long and hard about stepping up ... Read More »

Marco Mangrove restoration to start in February

By Natalie Strom  nstrom81@yahoo.com  A major announcement was made regarding the restoration of mangroves along SR-92 on Thursday, December 8. The area, known as Fruit Farm Creek, which runs from Cape Marco all the way to the Goodland Bridge, is visibly dying. After six years of hard work, Coastal Resources Group Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has announced that they ... Read More »