Tag Archives: City Council Meeting

Letter to Editor: Veterans’ Community Park is NOT in Jeopardy

Dear Citizens of Marco Island: Veterans’ Community Park does not need saving.  It is safe under the prevue of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC).  Marco Island is NOT loosing control of the Park’s design and development.  No developer is in control of the Park’s design and development.  PRAC is on top of this too. For almost two years, ... Read More »

City Council Honors Dr. Fay Biles

By Noelle H. Lowery noelle@coastalbreezenews.com Dr. Fay Biles was a major topic of interest at the December Marco Island City Council meeting. Not only was she recognized for serving the community for the last 36 years as the president of the Marco Island Taxpayers Association (MITA) through a proclamation and key to the city, but Council Chairman Larry Sacher also ... Read More »

Utility Rates Resolution Approved

By Noelle H. Lowery noelle@coastalbreezenews.com It is almost official. The Marco Island City Council voted at Monday’s meeting to approve a resolution for utility rates increases for the next five years. Pending a final vote on the increases themselves by the city council, the first increase would be for seven percent and would be effective as of November 1, 2013. ... Read More »

Marco Island’s Big Flag Fly’s Again

  At the City Council meeting today, following Councils approval of Phase II construction plans to enhance Veteran’s Park, Big Flag Committee Chairman, Dave Rice announced to the audience that in honor of the veteran’s at today’s meeting that the Big Flag at the Jolley Bridge is again flying. A vehicle severely damaged the pole, requiring the purchase of a new ... Read More »

Letter to the Editor: Judy Sacher

During the Community Forum at last night’s City Council Meeting both myself and several others of our community gave our reaction to a 2-page letter that our City Council Chairman wrote in which he goes on at length as to why condominium owners should not support either my husband, Larry Sacher, as well as Ken Honecker and Amadeo Petricca in ... Read More »

Council: seawalls & budget

By Coastal Breeze News Staff The issue of how to approach seawall construction and repair dominated the discussion at Monday’s city council meeting. The ordinance that passed first reading now limits the use of residential lots for construction staging to a single 120 day permit. Chairman Larry Magel came out firmly in favor of ending such use altogether: “It doesn’t ... Read More »


By Coastal Breeze News Staff The City of Marco Island needs volunteers to sit on various committees and advisory boards. Several seats remain open including a seat on the Parks and Recreation Advisory committee, one on the Code Enforcement board and four seats on the Utilities Advisory Committee. In the past, terms on committees and boards were staggered. Candidates are ... Read More »

Marco Island is in Bloom!

By Coastal Breeze News Staff The Beautification Advisory Committee (BAC) is once again on the hunt for the best in landscaping on Marco Island. The 2012 Marco in Bloom Landscape Awards are set to be announced at the City Council Meeting in April, but applications are already being accepted. The BAC has five categories where awards are given. Register your ... Read More »

Town Hall meeting

On January 23, 2012, City Council will hold a Town Hall forum as part of the scheduled City Council meeting to allow Council to respond to issues and questions that are not normally addressed during Community Forum. If you have questions that you would like to submit for the Town Hall, please email them to: publicforum@marcocitycouncil.com The deadline for submissions is ... Read More »