Letter to the Editor: Marriot Ordinance denial

One Marco Islander’s Opinion:   Under the leadership of Councilor Petricca and Councilor Batte, our City Council must be commended for recognizing the inadmissibility of the proposed Marriott expansion petition.  Their petition was rejected because it had been written by the petitioner, the Marriott itself. Hopefully, this means the City of Marco Island is finally starting to demand respect for […]

Letter to the Editor: Virginia Bingle

KEEP THOSE CALLS AND LETTERS COMING… There is so much opposition to the Marriott expansion that the Marriott has “once again, asked” (the Chamber of Commerce) “for the assistance of the business community in supporting the project. ” (as printed in a recent local newspaper). Herein lies the error of their ways.   They may regret going against the “will of the people”. Those same […]

Letter to the Editor: Bill Thomas

THE CORE QUESTION IS THE IMPORTANT ONE The Marriott proposal is so complex it has been difficult to identify the “core” of the issue for those of us who live on Marco Island. Even though Marriott has done a fine job of presenting their plans it’s been tough for residents to look beyond those formal presentations to identify any core issues […]