City & County Goverment

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 […]

Water Quality Continues to be a Hot Topic


Marco Island City Council is facing the issue of addressing water quality.

Marco Receives $1M Funding as Florida Legislative Session Ends


Marco Island recieved $1 million in funding at the 2019 Florida Legislative Session.

Council Meeting a Mixed Bag


The Marco Island City Council meeting included comments from supporters and one critic of Police Chief Al Schettino.


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