Acreage/Loxahatchee

Laura Danowski Replaces Snowball On LGWCD Board

By at June 26, 2015 | 12:06 am | 0 Comment

Laura Danowski Replaces Snowball On LGWCD Board

Laura Danowski was elected Monday to the “qualified elector” seat on the Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors, replacing 15-year incumbent Robert Snowball by a vote of 98-80. The seat is the only one filled on the board by a vote of qualified electors, rather than through the one-acre, one-vote process used for the other four supervisors. more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Acreage Music Fest At Community Park

By at June 26, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Acreage Music Fest At Community Park

The Acreage Landowners’ Association and the Indian Trail Improvement District hosted the quarterly Acreage Music Fest at Acreage Community Park on Saturday, June 20 with fun for all ages. There were vendor booths, food trucks and musicians of all styles. Photos by Sergio more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured

Vinceremos Volunteers Hold Car Wash

By at June 19, 2015 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Vinceremos Volunteers Hold Car Wash

Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center volunteers held a car wash on Saturday, June 13 at Palms West Presbyterian Church to benefit riding student Christina Cooney. Cooney is headed to Los Angeles in July to participate in the Special Olympics World Summer Games in trail equitation and dressage. For more info., call (561) 792-9900 or visit more...

Around Town , Featured , Loxahatchee Groves , People

ITID Approves Dust Control Test For A Portion Of 130th Avenue North

By at June 19, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Approves Dust Control Test For A Portion Of 130th Avenue North

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors last week approved a test dust control project on a half-mile section of 130th Avenue North. Based on findings presented at the board’s May meeting, ITID staff recommended a test of one of the more cost-effective dust control products under consideration. Materials will be supplied at no cost for the trial more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Lox Groves Prepared As 2015 Storm Season Gets Underway

By at June 19, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Prepared As 2015 Storm Season Gets Underway

Loxahatchee Groves has way more trees than people, but its hardy residents are ready to take on any hurricane that dares cross the community’s path. Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Administrator Steve Yohe explained that a hurricane preparedness plan was adopted in 1999 that goes through what needs to be accomplished each storm season in order for the area more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Lox Groves Council Will Seek Bids For Management Firm

By at June 19, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Council Will Seek Bids For Management Firm

By a 3-2 vote, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved a request for proposals (RFP) for a new town management firm Tuesday. The current management firm, Underwood Management Services Group, had indicated in discussion during previous council meetings that it would not participate in an RFP. Under its current contract, the council has the option to extend the more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Indian Trail Officials Feel Prepared For Hurricane Season

By at June 12, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Indian Trail Officials Feel Prepared For Hurricane Season

Two weeks into the Atlantic hurricane season, the tropics are quiet. However, the Indian Trail Improvement District remains vigilant, making plans to head off some of the problems caused by Tropical Storm Isaac back in 2012. “Indian Trail is a unique situation. We got hammered by Isaac, so we never really stand down at all after Dec. 1. When hurricane season ends, more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

LGWCD Preliminary Budget Leaves Assessments Unchanged

By at June 12, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD Preliminary Budget Leaves Assessments Unchanged

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors approved its preliminary 2016 budget on Monday. The budget includes financing for a utility vehicle with chemical tanks for aquatic vegetation control and the extension of water mains for a fire sprinkler system at the district office. No assessment increases will be necessary for the improvements, more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

ITID Approves A 2016 Budget Focused On Drainage Projects

By at June 12, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Approves A 2016 Budget Focused On Drainage Projects

In 3-2 votes, the Indian Trail Improvement District approved a $13.97 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 on Wednesday, along with assessment rates calling for a small increase. Operational expenses are estimated at $11.77 million, while debt service is $2.2 million. Assessments will average $478.09 for all units, up 3.03 percent from $464.04 in fiscal year more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

SRHS Hosts Inaugural Hawks Flag Football Tournament

By at June 12, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

SRHS Hosts Inaugural Hawks Flag Football Tournament

BY GENE NARDI The inaugural Hawks Flag Football Tournament took place at Seminole Ridge High School last Saturday and Sunday and served as a fundraiser for the football program at the high school. Both the boys football and the girls flag football programs will benefit from the event. “We have the space to host an event like this here, as big as flag football is more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports