City & County Goverment


By  Proclamation, the City on Monday evening declared the Week of March 8  as Flood Awareness Week.


For owners within the Belize Condominium Association it has been a journey of almost two years, beginning  with what they believed to be illegal acts concerning a board of directors election within the association.  Several owners had never submitted ballots but found ballots had been received by the association for that election with  what they said were forged signatures. Condo […]

Suspension Dates for Chief Frazzano and Chief Byrne

The suspensions for Police Chief Tracy Frazzano and Fire Rescue Chief Chris Byrne will begin on Monday, February 8, 2021 and be in effect for 30 days.    

Letter from Chief of Police Tracy Frazzano

COVID-19 vaccination from Chief Tracy Frazzano

  I would like to offer my heartfelt apology to the citizens of Marco Island, City Council, and the city staff for a decision I made that has negatively impacted our community. I provided a registration link to my husband with the belief that it would go live at the same time for everyone. That was not the case. We […]

Letter to the Marco Island Community

Dear Citizens of the Marco Island Community,  I wish to extend my sincere apology for my serious lack of judgement regarding a local COVID–19 vaccination appointment. I let you all down and I am forever remorseful for the harm I have caused. I have failed in my ethical responsibility to this community. I make no excuses as I know many […]


It was a very somber Michael McNees, City Manager for Marco Island who made the relatively short walk from  his corner office at City Hall to the downstairs lobby of the Marco Police Headquarters.  He would be there  to answer a number of questions from various media outlets regarding the swirling rumors concerning recent suspensions of both Fire Chief Chris […]

Findings and Notice of Intent to Discipline Police Chief and Fire Chief

  The following outlines the findings and intent to discipline Fire Rescue Chief Chris Byrne from City Manager Mike McNees.  Factual Background  On January 20, 2021 City staff members were preparing for the first opportunity to offer  the Covid-19 vaccination on Marco Island. A web link had been provided by Collier  County to the Eventbrite platform to allow reservations for […]

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