By Proclamation, the City on Monday evening declared the Week of March 8 as Flood Awareness Week.
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For owners within the Belize Condominium Association it has been a journey of almost two years, beginning with what they believed to be illegal acts concerning a board of directors election within the association. Several owners had never submitted ballots but found ballots had been received by the association for that election with what they said were forged signatures. Condo […]
The suspensions for Police Chief Tracy Frazzano and Fire Rescue Chief Chris Byrne will begin on Monday, February 8, 2021 and be in effect for 30 days.
I would like to offer my heartfelt apology to the citizens of Marco Island, City Council, and the city staff for a decision I made that has negatively impacted our community. I provided a registration link to my husband with the belief that it would go live at the same time for everyone. That was not the case. We […]
Dear Citizens of the Marco Island Community, I wish to extend my sincere apology for my serious lack of judgement regarding a local COVID–19 vaccination appointment. I let you all down and I am forever remorseful for the harm I have caused. I have failed in my ethical responsibility to this community. I make no excuses as I know many […]
It was a very somber Michael McNees, City Manager for Marco Island who made the relatively short walk from his corner office at City Hall to the downstairs lobby of the Marco Police Headquarters. He would be there to answer a number of questions from various media outlets regarding the swirling rumors concerning recent suspensions of both Fire Chief Chris […]
The following outlines the findings and intent to discipline Fire Rescue Chief Chris Byrne from City Manager Mike McNees. Factual Background On January 20, 2021 City staff members were preparing for the first opportunity to offer the Covid-19 vaccination on Marco Island. A web link had been provided by Collier County to the Eventbrite platform to allow reservations for […]
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 […]
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 […]