Editorial

Response to ‘Why the Mulligan’ re. Veterans Community Park


As Chairman of the Marco Island Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, I feel compelled to respond to last week’s letter to the Editor “Why the Mulligan” and address public commentary surrounding our community’s need to refresh the Master Plan for Veterans Park. (www.coastalbreezenews.com/articles/letter-to-the-editor-why-the-mulligan-do-over) I was always a precocious child. Often my zeal to accomplish a goal invariably ended in less […]

School Board Should do the Right Thing for MIA


Dear School Board Members: It is with a sad heart that I write this letter, for it seems to me that since the very inception of the Marco Island Academy (“MIA”) High School, you have been fighting it every step of the way and for the life of me, I cannot understand why. Maybe I am mistaken, but here is […]

What’s up with the money? To address: What’s up with the roads?


Mr. Grifoni mentioned that that he led the charge to REALLOCATE over one million extra dollars into this year’s roadway repair and maintenance budget while following through on his promise not to raise the millage rate. What GENERAL FUND ACCOUNTS did you reallocate funds from, to transfer to the roadway repair and maintenance budget account? Respectfully submitted, Amadeo Petricca Marco […]

Creative Accounting to Pay for Roadway Repairs?


This is a follow up to my previous letter to the editor. I researched the source of the $1 million Mr. Grifoni reallocated to the Roadway Repair and Maintenance Budget for FY 2018 while following through with his promise not to raise the millage rate. Mr. Grifoni worked with the Finance Director to locate surplus funds in the Water and […]

Letter to the Editor: Creative Accounting to Pay for Roadway Repairs?


This is a follow up to my previous letter to the editor. I researched the source of the $1 million Mr. Grifoni reallocated to the Roadway Repair and Maintenance Budget for FY 2018 while following through with his promise not to raise the millage rate. Mr. Grifoni worked with the Finance Director to locate surplus funds in the Water and […]


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