Acreage/Loxahatchee

Lox Groves Council Approves Lower Solid Waste Assessment

By at September 4, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Council Approves Lower Solid Waste Assessment

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved a lower solid-waste collection assessment Tuesday in anticipation of a transfer from its general revenue fund, which will be larger due to an anticipated increase in ad valorem tax collections. Town Manager Bill Underwood said that the council had set notices of a per unit assessment of $300 for next year, which was a $44.10 more...

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Lox Groves Council Keeps Underwood Management

By at September 4, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Council Keeps Underwood Management

In a 4-1 vote, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday invoked its option to extend its current contract with Underwood Management Services Group after its choice for a new management firm backed out. Two weeks ago, the council chose Severn Trent, a large, multi-national firm with a local office in Coral Springs, to replace Underwood. The firm removed itself more...

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Town Honors Special Olympian Christina Cooney

By at September 4, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Town Honors Special Olympian Christina Cooney

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council honored Special Olympics equestrian Christina Cooney on Tuesday for winning silver and bronze medals at this summer’s Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles, Calif. Cooney was among 16 athletes from Florida competing with 7,000 athletes from 177 nations. A client of the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center, Cooney is more...

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Severn Trent Backs Out Of Lox Groves Management Job

By at August 28, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Severn Trent Backs Out Of Lox Groves Management Job

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council’s choice out of two respondents to be the town’s new management firm has backed out of its offer to replace the current management company. Severn Trent Management Services sent a letter to Town Attorney Michael Cirullo and Mayor Dave Browning on Monday stating that it was no longer interested in providing management services to more...

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LGWCD Approves Map, Maintenance Agreements

By at August 28, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD Approves Map, Maintenance Agreements

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District on Monday approved a South B Road maintenance map necessary to provide a quit-claim deed to its 60-foot easement on B Road so that the town and area developers, including Palm Beach State College, could proceed with road work there. The developers — Palm Beach State College, Loxahatchee Equestrian Partners, Solar more...

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Sem Ridge Rolls Over J.P. Taravella In Kickoff Classic

By at August 28, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Sem Ridge Rolls Over J.P. Taravella In Kickoff Classic

BY GENE NARDI The Seminole Ridge High School varsity football team hosted Broward County’s J.P. Taravella High School in a preseason kickoff classic game Friday, Aug. 21, and rolled over the Trojans 47-7 before a capacity crowd at Callery Judge Stadium. The Hawks finished the spring session in big fashion with a 48-35 win over South Fork High School before heading more...

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Lox Groves Town Attorney Announces Firm’s Resignation

By at August 21, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Town Attorney Announces Firm’s Resignation

Loxahatchee Groves Town Attorney Michael Cirullo this week announced the resignation of his law firm, Goren, Cherof, Doody & Ezrol PA, as legal counsel for the Town of Loxahatchee Groves. Cirullo, who is a shareholder with the firm, did not give specific reasons for his firm’s resignation. The firm has provided legal services to the town since its more...

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Lox Council Picks Severn Trent As Management Firm

By at August 21, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Council Picks Severn Trent As Management Firm

In a 3-2 vote, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council agreed Tuesday to enter contract negotiations with Severn Trent Services as its new management company, although the contract will cost more than the current agreement with Underwood Management Services Group. If negotiations are successful, the council is expected to award the contract on Tuesday, Sept. 1. Vice more...

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Acreage Residents Muster For AAL Leader Michele Meredith

By at August 21, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Acreage Residents Muster For AAL Leader Michele Meredith

Many people in The Acreage and beyond love Michele Meredith, a longtime resident who has supported the Acreage Athletic League for many years. Meredith now needs the support of her friends in her battle with cancer. Those friends have teamed up to coordinate the “Fight Like a Girl” kickball tournament and 5k run at Acreage Community Park on Sunday, Aug. 23 to more...

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Town Council Honors ‘World’s Ugliest Dog’

By at August 21, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Town Council Honors ‘World’s Ugliest Dog’

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday recognized Quasi Modo, a local dog with shortened vertebra, for winning first place recently in the 2015 “World’s Ugliest Dog” contest held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. Quasi is shown here with owners Mike Carroll and Dr. Virginia Sayre, and Mayor Dave Browning. Sayre, a veterinarian, rescued and adopted more...

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