Thursday, October 22, 2020

Commissioner Donna Fiala Announces Town Hall Gathering



Collier County Commissioner Donna Fiala, District 1, invites Collier County residents to attend her Town Hall Gathering at 6 PMTuesday, February 4, at the Marco Island Historical Museum, Rose History Auditorium, 180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island, Florida 34145. 

“I encourage everyone interested to attend this Town Hall Gathering regarding issues affecting Marco Island and the surrounding communities, said Commissioner Fiala. “This gathering provides me the opportunity to bring staff to your own backyard where they will share information and meet with residents directly to discuss their issues.” 

Commissioner Fiala will provide opening remarks and introduce several key members of the county administrative team: including Collier County Manager Leo E. Ochs, Jr., Coastal Zone Manager Gary McAlpin, Collier County Parks and Recreation Director Barry Williams, Growth Management Transportation Engineering Division Director Jay Ahmad, Airport Authority Executive Manager Justin Lobb, The Wall That Heals Event Coordinator Lee Rubenstein, and President of the Historical Society Board Mike O’Rourke. 

County staff will discuss Beach and Waterways Projects and provide project updates on Tigertail Beach and Caxambas Park Community Center, Goodland Drive Reconstruction Project, SR951 FDOT resurfacing projects, and the Marco Island Executive Airport Project. A question and answer session will follow Commissioner Fiala’s closing remarks.  

“I look forward to public input as we talk about projects that will specifically impact those living and working on Marco Island and the surrounding areas,” said Commissioner Fiala. “There’s definitely value in bringing government staff to visit citizens in their community to understand needs and positions. I prioritize being accessible and responding to citizen inquiries, and love bringing our staff to you for direct contact and information.” 

More than one commissioner may be present and participate in Commissioner Fiala’s District 1 Town Hall Gathering. Discussion may include items for action at a future Board of County Commissioners meeting. 

Commissioner Fiala has a second town hall meeting scheduled for 6 PM, Thursday, March 5, at the Marco Island Historical Museum, Rose History Auditorium, 180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island, Florida 34145. 

For more information, contact Michael Brownlee, executive aide to Commissioner Fiala, at 239252-8601 or Michael.Brownlee@CollierCountyFL.gov. 

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