Entries by Maylis Farando

Replanting of Trees

Hundreds of trees have been replanted. The City of Naples urban forest consists of 20,120 managed hardwood trees and palms on streets, rightsof-way, parks and other public property. In order to develop a comprehensive assessment of the City’s forest plan, an inventory of all trees and palms located on City property was carried out between […]

New Fire Station Cat 5 Safe

The City of Naples is committed to providing a safe workplace for its first responders as well as strengthening the City’s critical infrastructure and facilities in order to ensure professional, effective and proficient long-term operations within our community. On May 22, 2019 the City held a ribbon cutting for Fire Administration/Fire Station No. 1. Since […]

Financial Accountability

For the 38th consecutive year, the City has earned the Certificate of Achievement for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) from the Government Finance Officers Association for last year’s audit. The Certificate recognizes the spirit of transparency and full disclosure. The 2019-20 budget was adopted in September 2019 using a millage rate of 1.18 mills, […]

Beach Preserve

Naples Beaches are the perfect place for nature lovers who want to enjoy the beautiful warm water of the Gulf of Mexico while being surrounded by a beautiful natural preserve. The beach preserve extends along the whole coastline of the city of Naples and is home to many kinds of plants and species of animals, […]

Armored Police Vehicle

The City of Naples Police Department also acquired Armored Police Vehicles to take the protection of the community to the next level. If an incident occurs, the armored vehicles will protect officers and the public, rather than having to duck behind a vehicle to avoid injury and plan a defense. This effort alights with the […]

City Dock

The Naples City Dock continues to provide residents and visiting boaters with state-of-the-art facilities and a high level of customer service at a reasonable cost. City Dock staff act as ambassadors to the boating industry by promoting tourism and local business patronage, promote Clean Marina practices and maintain an environment that upholds integrity, creditability, quality […]

Hurricane Recovery

During the hurricane, Mayor Bill Barnett kept citizens informed via hourly and daily updates across radio and television station. Barnett citizens up to date with water and power issues, places to avoid and ways to keep safe in the aftermath of the wreckage. The city is still encountering permits for Hurricane Irma damage and to […]

8th Street Improvements

The 8th Street Corridor Improvement Project commenced construction on April 22, 2019. The complete project extends from 5th Avenue South to 7th Avenue North and includes 3rd Avenue South from 8th Street to 9th Street (US41). The construction has been broken up into 2 phases. Phase 1, the south portion, includes 5th Avenue South to […]