September Clerk of Courts

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The Clerk’s Report – September 2023

The peak of hurricane season is officially upon us. Collier County did not take a direct hit from Hurricane Idalia, but we need to remain vigilant throughout the season. Make sure to get your supplies ready and regularly check the news for hurricane warnings and updates. Always stay prepared!

Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation Budgeting Practices Impact Taxpayers

Over the past few months, we’ve shared news about critical issues impacting Courts around the state with updates on HB 977 and its impact on the budget issue. The current funding model for Clerks of Court around the state is unworkable.

Collier Clerk’s Satellite Locations Make Services More Accessible

Did you know that in the first half of 2023, an average of 76% of the passport applications processed by the Clerk of Courts were accepted through the Clerk’s satellite offices? That includes a staggering 7,691 passport applications.

Your Career Path Starts Here!

Meet Satellite Deputy Clerk Tim Jones!
Watch his full video here.
Become a part of our team! Visit to see available job opportunities!

Collier County is Florida’s Most Generous County

Congratulations, Collier County citizens! According to a recent study by SmartAsset, Collier County is the most charitable county in Florida, with 11.87% of tax returns itemizing charitable contributions, contributing an average of 2.99% of our income.

Closing the Books on Fiscal Year 2023

One of the critical roles of Collier County Clerk’s Finance Department is closing the books and preparing an audit report of how Collier’s $1.9 billion budget was spent. As September approaches, it’s time for the County and Constitutionals to prepare for the fiscal year end 2023.

Moments in Collier County’s History:
A Conversation with Lila Zuck

During our Centennial Celebration, it was an honor to sit down with one of our local historians. Upon arriving in Collier County, Ms. Lila Zuck found no comprehensive history of our community. She spent more than a decade researching and interviewing local officials to author “Naples, A Second Paradise” a 1,007 page history of Collier County since its inception in 1923. Additionally, she authored “Naples’ Oldest Tradition: Swamp Buggy Days.”

Unveiling the Web of Email Threats

Email threats continue to be a pressing concern for our community. With the nation’s widespread digital connectivity, cybercriminals capitalize on the familiarity of email to launch attacks on your computer.

Why Did My License Get Suspended?

There are several reasons a driver’s license may be suspended/revoked. Many agencies have the authority to have a suspension placed against your driver’s license and for multiple reasons.

We asked our Deputy Clerks one question,
“Why do you serve the public?”

September 15th-October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month! We celebrate all our Hispanic staff who are tirelessly working to provide quality services for the people of Collier County.

Rocio Moran, a Hispanic immigrant and a dedicated Deputy Clerk for the Clerk’s office, shares with us why she chose to serve Collier County.

Thank you to the Naples Interagency for inviting me to speak about the Future of Collier County!

It was a privilege to speak with members of Lely ProMedica about the role of the Clerk’s Office and the Future of Collier County.

Would you like Clerk Kinzel to speak at one of your upcoming events?

Email to confirm a date!




Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
3315 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 102
Naples, Florida 34112  USA

Community Relations and Outreach
(239) 252-6879

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