Letter

LTE: Marco Wildlife Sheds a Tear



One might think that the passage of a new protected species ordinance in the January 7th City Council Meeting would be great news for our wildlife. Regrettably, the new ordinance does not provide a sufficiently strong deterrent for the most egregious wildlife offenders. There will still be people that will destroy our wildlife and their habitat. Though the $5,000 maximum […]

PUD AMENDMENTS IN OLDE MARCO DELAYED

The meeting time and subject had been advertised.  The signs had been posted around the neighborhood. The neighbors showed up to give testimony.  The Planning Board was in session and the meeting was called to order. The first order of business concerned a proposed change to the Planned Unit Development which involved the Olde Marco Inn.   At a meeting with […]

CELEBRATING A LIFE LARGER THAN LIFE ITSELF


There were few times on Saturday that the ballroom at the Hilton Resort failed to have either wall to wall smiles or laughter coming from it.  The community had come together at high noon to celebrate the life and times of Herbert Rosser Savage, the man many had come to refer to as a visionary in the development of the […]

CITY FILLS INTERIM MANAGER POSITION


After what many might describe as a long and arduous process, the City of Marco Island had white smoke billowing from the chimney above council chambers last evening as they voted to approve a contract with David Harden to assume the position of Interim City Manager.   Harden will assume the role which was being filled by Gil Polanco who […]