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Hurricane Ian Comprehensive Recovery Report

Dear City of Naples Community, It has been 9 1/2 months since Hurricane Ian devastated Southwest Florida and caused significant damage in the City of Naples. The iconic Naples Pier, a beloved landmark and symbol of beauty and leisure, was reduced to ruins. All forty of our beach accesses were torn apart, severing the connection [...]


City of Naples Beach Closures Reminder

from the City of Naples The following beach access locations within the City of Naples remain closed due to unsafe conditions as a result of damages sustained during Hurricane Ian. Temporary fencing has been installed at the below locations to prohibit access: North Lake Drive 6th Avenue North 2nd Avenue South 3rd Avenue South 10th [...]


City of Naples Announces Chief of Fire-Rescue Department

from the City of Naples Phillip Pennington was promoted to the position of Fire-Rescue Chief for the City of Naples Fire-Rescue Department on Monday, June 19, 2023. Chief Pennington has worked in the fire-rescue profession for 35 years, serving the City of Naples since September 2015 in various roles including Deputy Chief of Emergency Management [...]


4th of July Parade & Fireworks

The City of Naples City Council voted last week to conduct the Fourth of July Parade. The Parade will be held on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at 10 AM. For more information about the parade, please visit: https://www.naplesgov.com/parksrec/page/4th-july-events. The City Council also voted to postpone the Fourth of July fireworks show due to continued recovery [...]


Things to Know: Why is the water brown at the beach?

The City of Naples and Collier County are currently experiencing a bloom of Trichodesmium algae along the coastline. We received reports on June 11, 2023, from Seagate Beach and offshore along Gordon Pass and Keewaydin Island. This bloom can appear brown, green, and reddish pink in color. It is commonly called “sea sawdust” and has a smell [...]


Naples Police Department to host “Coffee with a Cop” on 06/20/2023

The program offers an opportunity to meet local officers, and discuss community issues. Naples, Florida— On Tuesday June 20, 2023, Officers from The City of Naples Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to attend. [...]


Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study – Additional Public Meetings

from the City of Naples The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in partnership with the non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, invite the public to attend upcoming public information meetings for the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The purpose of the study is to identify and evaluate measures formulated to manage the [...]


Hurricane Preparedness

from the City of Naples Hurricane preparedness is crucial when living in coastal regions or areas prone to tropical storms. As hurricanes are powerful and unpredictable natural disasters, it is important to take proactive measures to protect lives and property. Firstly, staying informed is paramount. Regularly monitoring weather updates and heeding warnings from local authorities [...]


Emergency Beach Berm Project Memorial Day Weekend Update

Beachgoers are advised that no work will occur on the Emergency Beach Berm Project this Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, allowing full sun and sand enjoyment on both City of Naples and Collier County beaches over the Memorial Day Weekend. Crews will resume operations on Tuesday, May 30 at 7 a.m. Thus far, [...]


Water Customers: Annual Temporary Modification of Disinfection Treatment Procedures

Annually, the City of Naples Water Department temporarily changes the disinfection process for the City’s potable (drinking water) water supply as part of water quality maintenance. Beginning Thursday, June 1, 2023, through Friday, June 30, 2023, the Water Department will disinfect the water with free chlorine rather than combined chlorine/ammonia (chloramines). This annual conversion to [...]

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