Principles and Performance. Not Promises.
Immokalee's Salazar Machine Company breaks ground on expanded factory "We're looking at 50 new jobs over a period of time and that's going to be immense when you look at Immokalee and the need for full time employment," - Collier County Commissioner Jim Coletta. [Read more...]
Golden Gate Estates I75 Interchange
Jim Coletta led a grassroots campaign, quickly endorsed from fire and ambulance agencies, to acceleration construction of an interchange on I-75 at Everglades Boulevard. Planning for the interchange, crucial to the safety of Golden Gate Estates residents, is now underway by the Florida Department of Transportation.
Jim Coletta on job creation in Collier County
Jim will continue to lead the fight to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses here in Collier County. Jim fought to cut impact fees by 40%, worked diligently with companies like Arthrex to make sure they not only stay in Collier County but expand their operations. As Commissioner, Jim is leading the charge to move online much of the business permitting, licensing and other county, making it easier and less expensive for business. Business owners must be able to spend more time in commerce and less time dealing with county government.
Jim Coletta on economic recovery:
We need industry, business in Collier County that surges forward into the 21st Century, is not affected by seasonal changes, will include high-paying jobs, is green and high-tech. We need businesses Collier County residents will support and of which they can be proud.
Jim Coletta on construction of roads and infrastructure
Jim leads the way on the improvements for Golden Gate Blvd., Immokalee Rd., Collier Blvd., and the paving of Lime Rock Roads in the Estates. In addition, Jim advanced the construction of the proposed Everglades Blvd. interchange on I-75 and, with your help, secured $2 million in federal funding for the project. Jim continues to be the “go to” guy for improving the infrastructure throughout Collier County
Jim Coletta believes in government that is affordable.
You don’t have to look far to see the impact a tough economy is having on the folks in Collier County. As you and I take a hard look at our household budgets and spending habits, it is clear to me that we can expect no less from County Government.
Jim Coletta believes government should be accountable.
Affordable, well-managed government has always been part of Jim’s commitment to the citizens of Collier County. The best way to deliver a government that is accountable to the people is to demand transparency at all levels of county government. The taxpayers of Collier County deserve respect and more importantly, they have the right to demand that tax dollars are spent wisely and efficiently.
As your Commissioner, Jim Coletta will continue the fight for:
- Job growth and economic expansion
- Lower taxes for working families and retirees
- Tighter controls on county spending
- Honest, open and accountable government