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Renew Thoughts on Fire Consolidation – By Marvin Easton

Automatic Aid/Mutual Aid where the Closest, Available, Appropriate Unit (or units) responds, as administered by the Collier County Sherriff’s 911 System, no matter the fire agencies’ borders, which is participated by all 5 fire agencies in Collier County (Marco Island, Naples, Greater Naples, Immokalee, and North Collier) is a great benefit to the residents, visitors […]

Nina Gray Awarded 2022 Murray Hendel Award

Nina Grey was awarded the 2023 Murray Hendel Award. In 2017, the Collier Citizens Council established the Murray Hendel Award to honor of one of its founders and first president, Murray Hendel. This annual award is presented to Collier County leaders who have made extraordinary contributions to their community. This year’s recipient is Nina Gray, […]

Murray Hendel – One of a Kind

Murray Hendel was just that. One of a kind. He passed away earlier this month and left a legacy we mere mortals can only dream about. He never ran for public office but had more clout than most local officials. Political wannabes routinely lined up for his support. Charismatic, direct and funny, Murray mobilized people […]

CCC to Host Commissioner Candidate Forums

In Person and on Collier Television CTV. Comcast 97 Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Commissioner Chambers 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 303 District 2 Candidates – 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Jason Brooke Reg Buxton Lynn Corr Chris Hall Gerald J. Lefebvre Nancy Lewis John Socher Rob Tolp District 4 Candidates – 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Daija […]

Sheriff Rambosk Receives 2021 Hendel Award

Kevin Rambosk, was presented with the Murray Hendel Civic Achievement Award at the Collier Citizens Council (CCC) Holiday party on November 10,2021 Honoring our cofounder and first president of the CCC, the award is presented annually to Collier County leaders who have made extraordinary contribution to the community. Past winners were…. 2017 – Carrie Kerskie, […]

Transparency and Full Disclosure of Fiscal Impact Analysis

Transparency and Full Disclosure of Fiscal Impact Analysis The Collier Citizens Council affirms the fundamental principles of transparency and full disclosure when examining any issue affecting Collier residents. Certainly taxpayers are concerned about a possible $3.8 Billion deficit (NDN 9/7/2020) from not following Smart Growth protocols of development in the vast RLSA in Eastern Collier […]

2020 Amendments on November Ballot

Published in Florida Weekly 1/10/20   HERE COME THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS   By Dave Trecker   The good news is there will be only six constitutional amendments on the ballot this year as opposed to a staggering 12 in 2018. The bad news is few people have a clue what any of the amendments are […]