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Smokehouse Bay Bridge Update

Work on the southbound span of the Smokehouse Bay Bridge is about 20 percent complete. PHOTO BY FRANK STEIGER

By Noelle H. Lowery noelle@coastalbreezenews.com The sign posted on the exit door of the Starbucks at The Esplanade on Tuesday, Sept. 30, sent caffeine junkies into instant withdrawals. Starting Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 8:30 PM, the store would be closed — closed? — due to a boil water notice, and unless otherwise notified, the store would not reopen until Saturday, ... Read More »

Water Manager Takes On New Role

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By Danielle Dodder For a relatively small city, Marco Island boasts a sophisticated water system. We’re a barrier island surrounded by saltwater and environmentally sensitive habitat. Consequently, getting water to paradise was never as simple as piping it in from Naples. Today, the city water utility encompasses an aquifer storage system, a reverse osmosis system, three drinking water facilities, two ... Read More »

City Manager Announces Organizational Changes

Effective October 1,2012, the following organizational changes and personnel appointments are announced: Mr. Jeff Poteet is appointed General Manager of the Water and Sewer Department, reporting to the City Manager. Mr. Bryan Milk is appointed Director, Community Affairs, reporting to the City Manager. Community Affairs is a combination of Planning and Zoning, Building Services,Environmental, Special Events and Recreation Programs. The ... Read More »