Collier County News for July/August 2020

Collier County to reconsider mask ordinance on Sep. 3. Schools reopened Aug. 31 with four learning options: on-campus learning, Classroom Connect, eCollier Academy and home education.


Sep. 3 – Will Collier’s mask order be extended? Commissioners to decide Thursday. Naples Daily News, 9/1/20

  • Special meeting to consider extension: Sep. 3, 1:00 PM. Details here.

Sep. 3 – BCC holds public hearing on Fiscal Year 2021 Tentative Millage Rates and Tentative Budget on September 3. 

Sep. 9 – Marco Island seeks community input for update of Comprehensive Plan. 

Sep. 10 – County seeks input for East Naples Community Development Plan. Naples Daily News, 8/24/20.

Coronavirus Update

Note: The 8/31 figure includes a one-time historical data submission of 128 cases from Quest. According to the Department of Health county report for August 31, the number of new cases on 8/31 excluding the historical data submission was 57.

For the latest news about the coronavirus in our area and across the state, visit:

Masks in Collier County

At the time of my last Update, published July 4, the Board of Collier County Commissioners (BCC) had rejected a proposed mask ordinance by a 3-2 vote. Here’s what happened next:

Masks in Collier County

Masks in the City of Naples

Masks in the City of Marco Island

Marco Island did not adopt a mark ordinance.

Back to School

School children in Collier County

Business & Economy

Board of County Commissioners

Project Updates

Collier County Paradise Sports Complex

City of Naples

City of Marco Island

Collier County Public Schools

Other Local Elected Bodies

Local news reported in this post is by
Brent Batten, Brittany Carloni, Rachel Fradette, Liz Freeman, Laura Layden, Omar Rodriguez Ortiz,
Devan Patel, Patrick Riley, and Karl Schneider
— USA TODAY Network – Florida: Naples Daily News, News-Press, Marco Eagle
and Steve Stefanides and Scott H. Shook — Coastal Breeze News

Our State Legislators

Our U.S. Congressmen

That’s it for July/August Collier County government news. Have a great September and stay safe!

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