Changes coming to Immokalee impact fees

Collier County Commissioners approved a measure 4-1 last week to fundamentally change the amortization of the impact fees as they exist in Immokalee. The effort, led by Commissioner Bill McDaniel, will allow developers and future property owners the ability to pay impact fees over a course of 10, 20, or even 30 years rather than […]

Voter registration drives for National Voter Registration Day

COLLIER COUNTY – National Voter Registration Day is on Sept. 27 and the Collier County Supervisor of Elections office will host various voter registration drives throughout Collier County in an effort to register voters in time to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election. Diplomats from the elections office will be at various locations including […]

Collier County looking for input on Immokalee Accelerator

Collier County wants to reach out to farmers, local chefs and homemakers hoping to take their product or recipe to the next level. Collier County wants to hear what aspiring culinary entrepreneurs’ needs are by asking them to take a short survey to help planners and builders tailor a state-of-the-art kitchen, food processing and packing […]

Four commission candidates vying for your vote

With County Commissioner Tim Nance choosing not to run for reelection, Immokalee residents got their chance Thursday night to hear what the four candidates for Collier County Commissioner – District 5 had to say about the future needs of Immokalee. The forum, which was moderated by Bernardo Barnhart, lasted just over an hour and a […]

McDaniel running for Commission District 5 seat

Bill McDaniel is a Republican running for District 5 commission seat. He feels his extensive business background and experience is exactly what the county commission needs to help create the county everybody wants. For 34 years he has called Collier County home for his family and business life. His business knowledge extends back to1987 when […]

Cash running for District 5 commission seat

Randy Cash, Republican candidate for Collier County District 5 commission seat, wants people to know that he believes that everyone needs a voice on county issues. He wants to represent the people and be the voice of the community. In fact, he believes that public service in some form is the civic responsibility of everyone. […]

Rankin running for District 5 commission seat

As a candidate for the Collier County Commissioner District 5 seat, Doug Rankin has an impressive resume. He has some 30 years of service to his community of Golden Gate Estates and District 5 including being a business owner for 22 years and civic involvement that includes helping to stop expansion of a quarry into […]

Paquette running for county commissioner

Focus and determination are concepts that Democratic candidate for Collier County District 5 Commissioner Tamara Paquette said she has always lived by. Ms. Paquette combines a very positive outlook with natural energy and many years of experience with people in many different venues. She was raised on a farm in New Hampshire and came to […]

Donalds campaigning for District 80 seat

For Byron Donalds, politics is essential to our government. It’s how we organize our lives. A Republican candidate for the Florida House of Representatives seat for District 80, Mr. Donalds has definite ideas about what legislators should do and how they should do it. Previously, he lost a bid for US House of Representatives. Education […]

Lundin running for District 80 House seat

John Lundin is running as a Democrat in the Florida House of Representatives District 80 race. Matt Hudson currently holds that seat but will be unable to run for it again due to term limits. He is, instead, running for Florida Senate District 23 seat. Originally from Broward County, Mr. Lundin lives in Golden Gate […]