October 2017 Month in Review – Local News

October’s county, city, and school district news was again dominated by recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma. But there was also coverage of our elected officials’ efforts to address ongoing challenges of the environment, health and human services, economic development, and school board and district operations.

Top stories – Hurricane Irma recovery

Top stories – environmental challenges

Top stories – Health and human services

Top stories – City of Naples

Top stories – Collier Schools

Top stories – other news

Did you know?

I’ve been writing Sparker’s Soapbox with the goal of helping inform Collier voters since May 2014! The current Month in Review series began in May 2017. You can read and search past issues in the Blog Archive on my website, sparkers-soapbox.mystagingwebsite.com. There you will also find a page on how to find your elected officials (here) as well as a page with links to the websites of the elected bodies that represent Collier voters (here).

Finally, in case you missed them, here are links to my three most recent posts:

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