About One Collier

About One Collier2018-10-04T13:50:49+00:00

Who We Are

One Collier is a political committee formed in Collier County by the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce to support the passage of Collier County’s seven-year, one-cent infrastructure sales surtax ballot initiative.

Reasons to Vote Yes

One Collier supports the passage of Collier County’s seven-year, one-cent infrastructure sales surtax ballot initiative.

  • 25% to 30% — Paid for by tourists, visitors and individuals who work in Collier County but don’t live here

  • $490 million — Estimated to be raised countywide over the life of tax

  • $420 million — How much Collier County government would receive for county-specific transportation and mobility enhancements; facilities and capital projects; and infrastructure to improve the quality of life for Collier citizens.

  • $70 million — Share of tax revenue Naples, Marco Island and Everglades City will receive over seven years for city-specific infrastructure projects.

  • $125 — The estimated increase a family of three making between $50,000 and $60,000 will pay in sales tax in a year.

  • 12/31/2025 — The date required by law that Collier County’s seven-year, one-cent infrastructure sales surtax must end, unless extended by voter approval.

  • 61 out of 67— The number of counties in Florida with a local option sales surtax to pay for community needs.

  • 11 — The number of new bridges planned for Golden Gate Estates.

  • 140 — The number of HVAC subprojects scheduled to be completed at 112 county-owned facilities, 6 of which are replacing equipment replacing equipment that is more than 100% up to 220% over their useful life.

  • 150 — Inmates in Collier County Jail each day who have mental health issues or substance abuse issues that could be more effectively treated in a mental health or addiction treatment facility.

  • 40,000 — The number of new jobs Collier County will need by 2030. By 2020, Collier County will need nearly 14,000 new jobs.

  • 450,000 — The estimated population of Collier County in 2030. The county is expected to grow by 100,000 people in the next 12 years.