Key Marco
Community Development District

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The Key Marco Community Development District was established in 1992. This community, located southeast of Marco Island, has 546 acres, 375 of which are natural preserve, 134 single family lots, with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico and Florida's Ten Thousand Islands. The District is overseen by a 5-member Board of Supervisors who are elected public officials.

What We Do

What Does the Key Marco Community Development District Do?

Key Marco Community Development District is a local, special-purpose government entity authorized by Chapter 190 of the Florida Statutes as amended, and established by the Collier County Board of County Commissioners on October 27, 1992 by adoption of Collier County Ordinance No. 92-45.

CDD organization

The Key Marco Community Development District organization is similar to other local governments in Florida. Its five-member Board of Supervisors, who must be, at least 18 years of age who is citizen of the United States, a legal resident of Florida and the district, and who registers to vote with the supervisor of elections in the Collier County in which district land is located and, are elected at a General Election by the residents of Key Marco and hold four-year terms. The Supervisors, who are public officials, have staggered terms. Therefore, every two years either two or three Supervisors are elected. Any vacancies occurring before the General Election, are filled through appointment by the Board.

The Board establishes the policy of the District in accordance with Florida law. The Board, by law, must hire a District Manager and District Counsel. The powers of CDDs, like other special taxing districts, are limited solely to the provision of infrastructure and services for master planned developments and they must abide by Florida ethics laws. For further information. please contact Florida Commissions on Ethics at www.ethics.state.fl.us.

Water Management

The District uses a contractor to maintain the water management system and wetland areas to ensure proper water flow and appearance.

Street Lighting

The District provides for the costs of electric service for street lights along District roads and the maintenance of street lighting fixtures and holiday lighting services are handled for the District by qualified contractors.

Landscaping

The District maintains landscaped areas, including basic landscaping maintenance, tree trimming,renovations and material replacements.

Access Control

District services include staffng and ensuring the operation of access control gates.

Roadway

The District is responsible for repairs of public roadways, sidewalks, and roadway signage, as well as the bridge located within the community.

Irrigation

The District supplies irrigation water to the CDD controlled grounds through a well field, retention pond and a pump station system which distributes the water through a network of delivery lines and is responsible for managing electric, repair and maintenance costs for this service.

Who We Are

The governing Board Members of the Key Marco CDD consist of 5 publicly elected supervisors.

Board of Supervisors

Maureen McFarland, Chairman/ Treasurer
1230 Blue Hill Creek Drive
Marco Island, FL 34145
mmmcfcdd@gmail.com

Mary Beth Schewitz, Vice Chair
505 Whiskey Creek Drive
Marco Island, FL 34145
mschewitzcdd@gmail.com

Corrie Grado, Assistant Secretary
1137 Blue Hill creek Drive
Marco Island, FL 34145
woodenshoes@comcast.net

Dawn Aitkenhead, Supervisor
505 Whiskey Creek Drive
Marco Island, FL 34145
dawnkmcdd@gmail.com

 

Primary Contact / District Manager / Secretary

Katie Maline, CAM
505 Whiskey Creek Drive
Marco Island, FL 34145
239-394-4346
katie@managerkeymarcohoa.org

 

District Attorney

Greg Urbancic, Esq.
Coleman, Yovanovich & Koester, P. A.
4001 Tamiami Trail, Suite 300
Naples, FL 34103-3556
239-435-3535
gurbancic@cyklawfirm.com

 

Auditor

Grau & Associates
2700 North Military Trail, Suite 350
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
561-994-9299

The Cost of a CDD

The cost to operate a CDD is borne by the landowners in the District and are subject to a non-ad valorem assessment, which appears on their annual property tax bill from the Collier County Property Tax Collector. The FY 2018 non advalorem assessment is $4,700.00.

Estoppel information
Estoppel requests are received by AJC Associates, Inc., via phone at 239-435-3988 or fax at (239) 435-3989 to establish the status of accounts and what additional fees are required.

Florida Department of Financial Services
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