The School Nurse Program at Collier County Public Schools

As promised in my last post, I am returning my focus to Collier County Public Schools and our state and local government, now that the 2016 elections are behind us. I look forward to sharing what I learn with you in the weeks and months ahead.This first post-election piece was inspired by Ann Campbell, chairman of … Continue reading The School Nurse Program at Collier County Public Schools

My brief dive into how Collier County voted

Having gotten over the shock of Donald Trump’s election, I found myself wanting to better understand the results in the context of my own community. How conservative is Collier County compared to the state as a whole? Were the results pretty much the same throughout the County, or were there pockets that voted significantly differently?While … Continue reading My brief dive into how Collier County voted

Get ready to vote in the Soil and Water Conservation District election

Election Day is November 8All Collier County voters have the opportunity to choose between incumbent James M. Lang and challenger Robert ‘Rob’ Griffin for the Group 4 seat on the Collier Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board.Group 2’s Incumbent, Nancy J. Ritchie, who was appointed to the Board in February due to a vacancy, is … Continue reading Get ready to vote in the Soil and Water Conservation District election

Get ready to vote in the Fire District elections

Election Day is November 8If you you are among the almost 300,000 Collier County residents of the Greater Naples Fire Rescue District and North Collier Fire Control and Rescue District, you have the opportunity to vote for one or more Fire Commissioners. Please see “Get Ready to Vote in the November Elections” for an overview of … Continue reading Get ready to vote in the Fire District elections

Get ready to vote in the Collier Mosquito Control District elections

If you live in the Collier Mosquito Control District (CMCD), you have choices for two of its Board seats on your ballot: Seat 4 and Seat 5.The CMCD is not a body I was familiar with. I became aware that there was some controversy around the race through letters to the editor in the Naples … Continue reading Get ready to vote in the Collier Mosquito Control District elections