City of Marco Island

Councilors’ Involvement Revealed in Niblock Investigation 


The recent explosive news concerning the allegations contained in the battery charge against Marco Island’s former City Manager, Dr. Lee Niblock has raised a larger issue of what some sitting city councilors knew, and did to keep the incident quiet before it became public. Witness statements contained in the Collier County Sheriff’s Office investigative report indicate that on February 2nd, […]

The Battle of the Racquets


The battle for availability of court time and parking bubbled to the surface at last week’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting. The issue between tennis and pickleball players at the Marco Racquet Center became a front and center discussion item. Marco Island is not alone dealing with this issue. The demand for court time and space is a problem […]

Arrest Warrant Issued For Former City Manager Niblock


On Thursday, April 26, the Collier County Sheriff’s office advised that the State Attorney’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Dr. Lee Niblock for misdemeanor battery, stemming from an incident taking place on Marco Island. The warrant follows the Collier County Sheriff’s Office conclusion of their investigation of Dr. Lee Niblock last month, and referral of their report to the […]

Letter to the Editor: Why The Mulligan (Do Over)

Why The Mulligan (Do Over)


Why The Mulligan (Do Over) On June 15, 2009, the Veteran’s Community Park Master Plan was officially released to the Marco Island Citizens. I suggest that each and every one of you that have not had the opportunity to read and study this Plan take the time to do so NOW. The Plan can be accessed at www.cityofmarcoisland.com/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=16152 . You […]

Letter to the Editor: The Life You Save


The other day I went to a town hall meeting regarding the ambulance service on Marco Island. I learned several important things. The Governor recently signed a bill allowing Marco Island residents to decide whether we want Marco Island to have control of our ambulance service. At the present time, Collier Country has total control of our ambulance and Emergency […]

Letter to the Editor: Why The Mulligan (Do Over)


On June 15, 2009, the Veteran’s Community Park Master Plan was officially released to the Marco Island Citizens. I suggest that each and every one of you that have not had the opportunity to read and study this Plan take the time to do so NOW. The Plan can be accessed at www.cityofmarcoisland.com/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=16152 . You will see that the process […]

Governor Scott Signs Marco Island’s COPCN Local Bill


Marco Island Local Bill, HB1395, was signed by Governor Scott authorizing the City to obtain a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity license directly from the State of Florida Department of Health after certain conditions are met, including an affirmative vote of the citizens of Marco Island on August 28, 2018.


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