Monday, March 17, 2008

City briefs

he following information was provided by Lisa M. Douglass, public information coordinator for the city of Marco Island.

East Winterberry bridge project requires lane closure
On Tuesday, March 11, the contractor working on the East Winterberry bridge project will shut down one lane of traffic on South Barfield at the Winterberry intersection.

Barfield will be reduced to one lane southbound for the eight hour work day to enable the water main tie-in to be completed. Message boards and signs will be located on Barfield north of the construction area. This work will not affect the two northbound travel lanes. More more information, please contact Tim Pinter at 239-389-5018.

Updated sex offenders list now online
The Marco Island Police Department is providing the community with updated information regarding registered sexual offenders residing on Marco Island.

Florida law requires each city to notify the community of all registered sexual predators residing in the city. Sexual predators are designated as such by court order. There are currently no sexual predators residing on Marco Island.

The Marco Island Police Department is not required to notify the community about sexual offenders, but is authorized to do so. Currently, there are four sexual offenders registered with Marco Island addresses. An officer from the Police Department recently visited each registered sexual offender and verified his address. This information is public record and can be accessed by contacting the following website: Clicking on the sexual predator file, you can enter any location to find the predators or offenders registered in that area. The city is sending this information to all schools, churches, day care centers and youth facilities in the city limits.

If you have any questions, contact police department at 239-389-5050 or FDLE at 888-357-7332. To view the flyer, click on the link below:

Spring Jubilee volunteers needed
The city of Marco Island Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers to be part of the annual Spring Jubilee on Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m.-noon.

Volunteers will be needed to help move more than 12,000 Easter eggs and provide various other activity support.

Activities include; music and games by Mobile Sound Entertainment, snow cones and a special dance performance by Island Dance Troop, food and drinks by Lely High School Marching Band Boosters, Egg Science booth by Super Science and Amazing Art, Easter Bunny photos available by Bradford Cox Photography, Caricatures by John Salustro, bounce house, sand art, Legos, and much more.

Those interested in volunteering, contact Mindy Matusiak at 239-642-0575.

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