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Curated news and posts about Collier County’s Board of County Commissioners, constitutional officers, municipal governments and other elected bodies, and the issues they address

Collier County & Local News for April 2022

Collier County Government News

Millions in rental assistance funds available. Commissioners consider local rental ordinance. City Manager Boodeshwar’s contract approved. Heart Institute debate again postponed. CCPS adopts math and ELA textbooks.

Collier County & Local News for March 2022

Collier County March 2022 Local News

Affordable housing development breaks ground on county land under 99-year land lease. Jay Boodheshwar to be Naples’ next City Manager. NCH Heart Institute building height subject of Apr. 6 hearing.

Collier County & Local News for February 2022

Collier County Government News

Commissioners take steps to encourage affordable housing. Fired Acting County Manager had lobbied for foreign governments. Redevelopment of Naples Beach Club property continues to hit snags.

Collier County & Local News for January 2022

January 2022 Collier County and Local Government News

County Manager to retire by July. Deputy County Manager fired. CCPS reports record high school graduation rate. Pay hikes approved for Collier teachers, county employees. Homeless shelter expansion approved.

Collier County & Local News for December 2021

Collier County and Local News December 2021

Collier County approves redistricting map. Patton named National Superintendent of the Year finalist. Beach parking, boat launch fees increase. Public Art Committee to be formed. No more Sunday fishing at Naples Pier.

Collier County & Local News for November 2021

Collier County Local News November 2021

Commission redistricting update. New short-term rentals ordinance. Coastal storm risk management study on hold. Naples union workers win big raises. Collier Schools’ Kamela Patton named Superintendent of the Year.

Collier County & Local News for October 2021

October 2021 Collier County and Local Government News

More zoning changes for apartments and commercial development. Relieving Immokalee Road congestion. Renourishing county beaches. New NCH hospital zoning district. Naples fire chief assumes interim city manager duties.

Collier County & Local News for August/September 2021

August September 2021 Collier County & Local News

Spending Collier County’s pandemic relief funds. Collier County School District earns another “A” rating. Naples mayor, council may get salary increases. Marco Island mangrove restoration project breaks ground.

Collier County & Local News for July 2021

Collier County and Local News July 2021

Collier Coastal Storm Risk Management Task Force forms to discuss $2 billion USACE plan. Supt. Patton receives outstanding annual review. Schools start Aug. 10 with masks optional. Mosquito Control boundary expands as West Nile Virus detected.

Proposed Sanctuary County Ordinance Fails on 2-3 Vote

Collier County Sanctuary County ordinance fails

Collier County’s Board of County Commissioners rejected a proposed Bill of Rights Sanctuary County Ordinance by a vote of 2-3 last night, after almost seven hours of public comment and Board discussion.

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