Letters & Guest Commentaries

Letter to the Editor: Guns in America

Says the Leader of the House, “We don’t want to be hasty and take away someone’s Civil Rights.” What about the Civil Rights of these 17 and the other dead children? Are we not responsible for the kids that go to our schools? “The killer is mentally disturbed they say.” But still he could buy a gun! Is there no […]

Letter to the Editor: REBUTTAL Commentary 

Dear Editor, As both a new full-time resident of Marco Island and a member of the “Fire Rescue Foundation”, please accept my letter as rebuttal to the “Letters to the Editor” published on February 12, 2018 (Marco Eagle) and February 14, 2018 (Naples Daily News) questioning the need for Marco Island to have its own EMS/Ambulance Service(s). Having personally attended […]

Letter to the Editor: General Fund Option to Pay for Ambulance Service

The City is pushing hard to get its own ambulance service to be operated through its Fire Rescue Department. To me, the most logical method to fund this project is to increase the millage rate for General Fund Revenue. This would cover the expenditures under the Spending Cap. This would also give the taxpayers the control they need to ensure […]

Letter to the Editor: YES to COPCN – but How MUCH Will It Cost?

The City Council has on it’s February 5th Agenda a Resolution (2018-XX) for discussion only. This is a draft of a Notice of Ballot Special Election a (Referendum Question) and coincides with the primary election to be held in August 28, 2018. Here is the language of the Referendum Question as drafted: “Should the City of Marco Island provide locally […]

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