City & County Goverment

Collier County Board of County Commissioners Adopts Executive Order For Beaches

As part of Collier County’s ongoing effort to continue to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Collier County Board of County Commissioners, at its May 12, 2020 board meeting, adopted an Executive Order regarding Collier County beaches. 1. The following mandates shall govern access to Collier County Beaches until ordered otherwise a. Monday through Friday weekday hours shall continue on […]

COUNCILMAN SAM YOUNG RESIGNS SEAT


City Councilman Sam Young tended his resignation on Thursday of this week to City Manager Michael McNees. The Young residence on Lamplighter Drive has been listed for sale for almost 200 days and was recently sold. Young was elected to a four-year term in November of 2018, less than a year and a half ago. Elected with Young were present […]

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.


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