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Wellington Council Tweaks Charter Amendments

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Wellington Council Tweaks Charter Amendments

The Wellington Village Council conducted its final charter amendment workshop on Tuesday, further tweaking changes proposed by its Charter Review Task Force. The task force met for about a year and came up with wording for six proposed amendments. Council members removed two of them during Tuesday’s workshop in order to simplify the amendment process. Proposed more...

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Wellington Thanks Garden Club For Pollination Protection Work

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Wellington Thanks Garden Club For Pollination Protection Work

At Tuesday’s Wellington Tree Board meeting, Mayor Bob Margolis presented the Wellington Garden Club with a mayor’s recognition proclamation for protecting the native wildflowers and pollinators in the village. The proclamation was passed, adopted and signed July 23, yet Margolis wanted to present the recognition at the tree board meeting, with Wellington Garden more...

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Actor Quinton Aaron Teams Up With Horses Healing Hearts

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Actor Quinton Aaron Teams Up With Horses Healing Hearts

Nationally known actor Quinton Aaron is bringing his anti-bullying message to Palm Beach County, visiting Wellington recently as part of a new partnership between his Quinton Aaron Foundation and Horses Healing Hearts (HHH), an equine-assisted therapy program for children coping with parents suffering from alcoholism and addiction. Aaron is best known for his portrayal more...

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Wellington Zoners OK Medical Use At Village Green Center

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Wellington Zoners OK Medical Use At Village Green Center

The Wellington Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board approved a conditional use for no more than 15,000 square feet of medical offices in the 15.9-acre Village Green Center on Wednesday. The commercial development, located on the west side of State Road 7 north of Stribling Way, has approval for 56,213 square feet of retail, professional office, restaurant and bank more...

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Wellington Council Tries To Prioritize Unfunded Capital Projects

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Wellington Council Tries To Prioritize Unfunded Capital Projects

The Wellington Village Council held a capital improvements workshop on Tuesday to prioritize the spending of about $3 million that has not been designated for specific projects. Village Manager Paul Schofield passed out a sheet listing 21 projects in the 2016-2020 Capital Plan, with recommended staff priorities that are not currently financed in the plan of projects more...

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Wellington Village Council Approves $7.3 Million Acme District Budget

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Wellington Village Council Approves $7.3 Million Acme District Budget

The Wellington Village Council on Tuesday approved a larger budget for the Acme Improvement District next year, keeping the same per-unit assessment as the current year. Acme is a special taxing district controlled by the Village of Wellington focused primarily on drainage and park maintenance services. Finance Director Tanya Quickel said that the Acme budget is more...

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Wellington, Urban League Team Up On Homeownership

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Wellington, Urban League Team Up On Homeownership

The Urban League of Palm Beach County and the Village of Wellington conducted a Preserving Homeownership Clinic on Saturday, Aug. 22 at Village Park on Pierson Road to provide residents with the opportunity to speak one-on-one with lenders, certified housing counselors and legal assistants from the Florida Legal Aid Society. Jean Louis, director of housing for the more...

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Michael Stone Urges Wellington Business Leaders To Visit Tryon Horse Show

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Michael Stone Urges Wellington Business Leaders To Visit Tryon Horse Show

Michael Stone, president of Equestrian Sport Productions, was the main speaker at Wednesday’s Wellington Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Wanderers Club. Stone shed light on plans for the upcoming Palm Beach International Equestrian Center season, while updating chamber members on the Tryon International Equestrian Center, located in rural North Carolina. The new more...

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Wellington Keeps Close Contact With Manure Haulers

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Wellington Keeps Close Contact With Manure Haulers

Last Thursday, representatives from the Village of Wellington, including Projects Manager Mike O’Dell, gathered with local livestock waste haulers for their third annual meeting to discuss hauling issues in relation to Wellington and the surrounding areas. The meetings began when O’Dell started with the village. The goal was to curtail problems with illegal more...

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Council Ponders Process To Review Schofield’s Contract

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Council Ponders Process To Review Schofield’s Contract

The Wellington Village Council decided Tuesday to look into the methods other municipalities use to negotiate their managers’ contracts, at the recommendation of Mayor Bob Margolis. The council historically has appointed one council member to negotiate, as was done by former Councilman Howard Coates the last time Village Manager Paul Schofield’s contract was more...

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