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Wellington Could Require Licensing For Single-Family Home Rentals

By at September 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 3 Comments

Wellington Could Require Licensing For Single-Family Home Rentals

The Wellington Village Council last week unanimously directed its staff to prepare an ordinance requiring owners of single-family rental homes to get a license similar to one that regulates multi-family rentals. At the Sept. 9 meeting, Village Manager Paul Schofield said that Wellington had instituted a successful program several years ago for licensing multi-family more...

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Equestrian Committee Discusses Permits And Master Plan

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Equestrian Committee Discusses Permits And Master Plan

Wellington’s Equestrian Preserve Committee met last week to discuss revamping the Equestrian Master Plan and tweaking the wording on permit rules covering equestrian uses on land outside of the Equestrian Overlay Zoning District. “The three golf course properties where polo and other equestrian activities occur are the Wanderers, Polo West and, occasionally, Palm more...

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Wellington Council Honors Top Cops, Top Firefighter

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Wellington Council Honors Top Cops, Top Firefighter

Wellington Village Council members recognized Wellington’s “Top Cop” and “Top Firefighter” last week, bestowing awards upon the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office District 8 Street Crime Unit and Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue Battalion Capt. Darla Leal. The street crime fighters — Robert Rohman, Kent Kummerfeldt, Scott Bates and Ricardo Safford — have more...

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Patriot Day Event At Emerald Cove

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Patriot Day Event At Emerald Cove

Wellington American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Post 390 joined public safety personnel to celebrate the eighth annual Patriot Day Luncheon at Emerald Cove Middle School on Thursday, Sept. 11. Members of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue and the school police shared lunch on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist more...

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Wellington Remembers 9/11 Tragedy

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Wellington Remembers 9/11 Tragedy

Wellington Village Council members joined public safety personnel and members of the community on Thursday, Sept. 11 for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Wellington Community Center. Speakers honored the lives lost that day, sharing memories and paying respects. The guest speaker was John Napolitano, a Wellington resident who lost his son on more...

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Wellington Council Decides To Keep Four-Day Workweek

By at September 12, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Council Decides To Keep Four-Day Workweek

In a 3-2 decision, the Wellington Village Council gave preliminary approval to its 2015 budget Tuesday, dropping a planned return to a five-day week for municipal complex staff. Without any public comment, the council debated the merits of the current four-day week as opposed to a five-day week, which requires about $93,000 more in the budget. The four-day workweek more...

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Wellington Council Votes To Seek Waste Hauling Proposals

By at September 12, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Wellington Council Votes To Seek Waste Hauling Proposals

In a 3-2 decision Tuesday, the Wellington Village Council decided to seek proposals for a new solid waste removal contract rather than renew its current seven-year contract with Waste Management of Palm Beach for another seven years. Although council members said that they had received good service in the past, and the Office of Inspector General agreed that renewing more...

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Wellington Rotary To Celebrate World Peace Day Sept. 21

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Wellington Rotary To Celebrate World Peace Day Sept. 21

The United Nations International Day of Peace will be observed Sunday, Sept. 21 across the world. Locally, the Wellington Rotary Club and the Village of Wellington will host a 3 p.m. observance that day at the Wellington Rotary Peace Park. At the event, the Wellington Rotary Club will culminate its ninth annual World Peace Initiative, a series of community programs and more...

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Wellington Looks To Loosen Commercial Parking Restrictions In Multifamily Areas

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Wellington Looks To Loosen Commercial Parking Restrictions In Multifamily Areas

Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board supported a plan Monday that would ease rules regarding commercial vehicle parking in multifamily residential areas. Wellington Growth Management Director Bob Basehart presented an ordinance changing how the code regulates the parking of commercial vehicles. Currently, one commercial vehicle can be parked per more...

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Back To Basics Rotary Donation

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Back To Basics Rotary Donation

Members of the Wellington Rotary Club visited Back to Basics on Saturday, Sept. 6 to present a check to support the local nonprofit’s school uniform program. Rotary members volunteered to organize uniforms and toy donations. For more about Back to Basics, call Beverly Perham at (561) more...

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