No Search Firm and No Confidence

Once again Marco Island City Council stumbled in their attempts to move forward on filling the position of city manager. They also voted their displeasure with one of their own in a heated exchange later in the evening. Fear of sliding down the slippery slope of failure once again, some Marco Island City Councilors questioned the suggestion by Council Chairman […]


In my opinion, the administration of our City of Marco Island has now become something of a joke among other communities.  Beginning with the search and selection of a new City Manager last fall, right on down to last week’s City Council meeting, I think enough inappropriate actions have taken place to explain Marco’s standing as the laughing stock of […]

Council Moves Forward to Select Search Firm

The Marco Island City Council met in Special Session on Monday, April 23, 2018 to take under advisement the wording for the Request for Proposal (RFP) being advertised for the search for new city manager candidates. That vacancy was a result of the removal of former City Manager Dr. Lee Niblock from that position after less than three months of […]

Mercer Group Defends its Reputation, Casts Shadow on Councilors’ Actions

Since the scandal surrounding the battery charges leveled against former Marco Island City Manager Lee Niblock broke last month, his firing and the exposure of emails between Niblock and Councilor Larry Honig regarding a potential “Valentine Day Massacre,” the community has been abuzz with the nauseating details. Niblock was hired as the City Manager for Marco Island following two search […]

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