City & County Goverment

Council Approves Moving Ahead with Veterans Community Park

It was in 2008 when the Marco Island City Council first voted to create a Master Plan for Veterans Community Park, having purchased the property in 1999. In 2009, that plan was adopted by the then- city council as a guideline for what could become the layout for an eventual build-out of the park. Most of those plans were put […]

Seawall Discussions Continue

Discussions are on-going on the issues surrounding seawall construction in Marco Island.

Marco Island Police Incident Report

Marco Islanders Meet Police Chief Finalists

The five finalists to fill the position of police chief for the city came together on June 6 and 7 to interview with a panel of citizens, law enforcement professionals, and city employees in an effort to gain the top spot in the department. The vacancy came about as former Police Chief, Al Schettino stepped aside after five years in […]

Marco Community Will Miss Schettino’s Quiet Demeanor

More Straight Talk

Marco Island Police Chief Al Schettino has retired.

Free Class on Green Industries Offered for Landscape Professionals

The Marco Island Police Department Code Enforcement Department is offering a free class on Green Industries for Landscape Professionals.

Complaint Alleges Fraud in Condominium Election

A Complaint has alleged that there was election fraud at the recent Board of Directors election at the Belize at Cape Marco.

First Responders Recognized for Heroic Efforts

Battalion Chief Jeff Kutzke, First Responders Brian Asdel, Ray Ladurini, Dan Ring, Derk Switken of the Marco Island Fire Rescue Department were recognized at the Phoenix Awards.

New Manager Will Have Full Plate

New Marco Island City Manager Mike McNees will start his job with a full plate.

Where Does Marco Island Stand on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries?

On October 14, 2014, Marco Island City Council passed a resolution opposing Amendment 2 and limiting points of sale/distribution. On November 2, 2016, Amendment 2 or The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative was approved by voters, with more than 71% of Florida voters approving the legalization of medical marijuana. On March 6, 2017, Marco Island City Council heard the First […]

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