Collier County BOCC approve beach access modifications

In light of the decisions by Dade and Broward counties to close their public beaches for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, and in keeping with Collier County’s ongoing effort to continue to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Collier County Board of County Commissioners, at a June 30, 2020 special board meeting, approved a […]

Commissioners decide against mandatory face masks in Collier

Around the nation, protective face masks have become mandatory in different states. But not for Florida, with positive cases of COVID-19 increasing in record numbers over the past 10 days. Despite the numbers, Governor Ron DeSantis has continued to encourage reopening of the state, leaving restrictions in the hands of local government. However, some Florida […]

Clerk services and employees are essential during the COVID-19

Services provided by the Clerk’s office, and the employees performing those services, have been identified by state and federal authorities as essential to the public’s health, safety and well-being during the COVID-19 response. The “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce” advisory list, developed by the Department of Homeland Security – Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), identifies […]

Collier County to open beaches, playing fields, and hard courts on April 30

Based on presentations from local experts highlighting the fact that voluntary compliance with established COVID-19 safety protocols continues to be consistently observed in Collier County, the Collier County Board of County Commissioners, at their board meeting on April 28, 2020, approved a motion to open beaches, including beach parking, showers, and restrooms, as well as […]

Collier Clerk’s Office continues to process Domestic Violence Protection Injunctions and provide other critical court services during the Public Health Emergency

Law enforcement agencies nationwide are seeing an increase in domestic violence calls during the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Clerk of Courts and Comptroller Crystal K. Kinzel would like to remind county residents that the Clerk’s office is open to assist victims of domestic violence to petition the court for an Injunction for Protection, commonly known […]

Collier County Issues Burn Ban

The Board of County Commissioners has authorized a burn ban in Collier County effective immediately. Per Collier County Ordinance 2013-22, the County Manager may recommend an immediate ban of outdoor burning and outdoor ignition sources during extreme drought conditions. The ban prohibits open burning, which is any outdoor fire or open combustion of material that […]

Collier County Commissioners declare a Local State of Emergency

At an Emergency Special Meeting to discuss COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on Monday, March 16, and with six cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Collier County (five are local residents and one visitor) the Collier County Board of County Commissioners declared a Local State of Emergency in the county even though there is still no widespread impact. At […]

Share love this Valentines Day, not STDS

Naples — The Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier) is reminding residents and visitors to share the love this Valentine’s Day, not sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), STDs continue to rise in the United States. When taking the necessary steps, STDs are preventable. DOH-Collier […]

Collier County Clerk Launches the Risk Alert Notification Program

Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller Crystal K. Kinzel is pleased to announce the launch of the Risk Alert Notification Program, a free service designed to help Collier County property owners monitor and protect their property records and quickly stop scammers in their tracks. According to the FBI, property fraud is one […]

Call for Artists – Collier County looking for Artwork/Photography

Collier County continues to display a rotating exhibit of local artists’ and photographers’ work in the Board of County Commissioners chambers, third floor, Collier County Government Center, 3299 Tamiami Trail E., Naples, Florida 34112. Artists must be residents of Collier County, at least on a part-time basis. The artwork must be appropriate imagery for a […]