78.3 F
The Villages
Monday, May 16, 2022

Villager appointed to ARC alternate seat concerned about trees planted too close to driveways

Nancy King
Nancy King

A Villager appointed to an alternate seat on the Architectural Review Committee said she is concerned about trees planted too close to driveways years ago by the Developer.

Nancy King of the Village of Lynnhaven was appointed Friday to the alternate seat representing Community Development District 5.

King has lived in The Villages since 2005. She is a lifetime gardener and attained master gardener status with the Sumter County UF/IFAS Extension Office.

She said she is concerned that years ago tree were planted too close to driveways at homes in The Villages.

“We are all paying the price for that now,” she said.

Root damage is a common concern here in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.

Tree removal requests have frequently been a hot button issue for the ARC.

Before retiring to The Villages, King was a TWA service manager, working for the airline in St. Louis. She resided in Alton, Ill. where she was involved in Alton Marketplace, a National Main Street program.

More Headlines
Stories in and around The Villages, Florida

Headlines
The Villages, Florida

Letters to the Editor
Opinions submitted by residents in and around The Villages

We need to hold our elected leaders accountable

In a Letter to the Editor, a Villager contends we need to hold elected leaders accountable and they should maintain the lifestyle residents bought into.

It’s wrong to picket the homes of U.S. Supreme Court justices

A Village of De La Vista resident says it’s wrong to picket the homes of U.S. Supreme Court justices over the leaked Roe v. Wade opinion. Read his Letter to the Editor.

We need more seating at Brownwood and not a windmill and water tower

A Village of Dunedin resident, in a Letter to the Editor, contends we need more seating at Brownwood and not a windmill and water tower.

Punishing Disney is wrong

A Village of Chitty Chatty resident writes that Disney has been paying its fair share and should not be punished by elected officials. Read his Letter to the Editor.

It is scary what is happening to the United States of America

A resident of the Haciendas of Mission Hills reacts to a previous Letter to the Editor asking, “What has become of our country?”

Photos
The Villages, Florida