Neighborhood clean-up

This past Saturday was the Royal Poinciana neighborhood clean up.  This time the focus was on the real eye sores.     DSCN0562     There was a large turn out,

yes they also helped.

yes they also helped.

the NAPC that supports all the clean ups.  Lake Worth High School volunteers were present and accounted for.  Our commissioners  Andy Amoroso, Scott Maxwell and John Szerdi (in alpha order) lent a hand.  The Newly created NET neighborhood enhancement team an arm of he CRA joined forces for very successful event.

Yes that is Mary Lindsey using the riding mower.  Mary is Pres. of the Napc

Yes that is Mary Lindsey using the riding mower. Mary is Pres. of the NAPC

NAPC  rescheduled their normal mtg. to assist.  The crews aggressively dealt with derbies that is caught in a catch 22.  The overgrown areas and the blight left by the slum lords as they prey on the  needy with fast turnovers on rentals, then no one is responsible.  Old tenants gone new ones left with unwanted furniture and what to do with that.  All in all it was one of the best attended that I participated in.

About Lake Worth Florida by the moment the source of inspiration

A former Unite Press International photographer. Spent 9 years with Cruise Ship Photos of London. Moved to Lake Worth from Coconut Grove, with artist husband Fred Hunt. Never leaves the house without a camera. Writes another blog "One Ear Society" dealing with the ins and outs of the art world. Closed her Art Gallery in Coconut Grove after 17 years to relocate in Lake Worth.
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One Response to Neighborhood clean-up

  1. Sam says:

    As a LW landlord (x2) and a resident, there is no reason that slum lords should be able to get away with dumping debris. Debris on the property gets tagged to the property owner so not sure why this problem perpetuates (unless slum lords are dumping on other property that they don’t own). If my tenants put out trash/debris in violation it gets tagged to their utility bill just like any other resident. If the utility bill is in the name of the land lord, most common with the slum lords, since they don’t want the city inspecting their property (which is triggered by change in utility bill) then they get tagged with the cost.

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