September 30, 2023
Irv Markley

The longtime chairman of the Architectural Evaluate Committee has handed away.

Irvin “Irv” Markley, 82, of the Village of Bridgeport at Miona Shores died Aug. 6 at Freedom Pointe Rehabilitation Heart after a four-month sickness.

In January, Markley introduced he can be stepping down from the ARC. He represented Neighborhood Growth District 6 for 11 years on the ARC. He served for 10 years because the ARC’s chairman.

“It’s been an exquisite expertise for me,” Markley mentioned on the time.

Markley was well-known for wielding the gavel with good humor and conserving the very busy committee shifting in a well timed, environment friendly style. He was additionally well-known for displaying nice respect to residents and contractors showing earlier than the committee, which meets every Wednesday morning. He at all times had a knack for placing nervous first-time candidates comfortable after they needed to communicate earlier than the committee.

The obligation of the ARC is to uphold the aesthetic worth of The Villages.

Markley mentioned the inhabitants of The Villages was 35,000-40,000 when he joined the ARC. The Villages has greater than tripled in dimension. Markley guided the ARC via a lot of that progress.

You’ll be able to learn his full obituary at this hyperlink.