September 28, 2023

The Group Improvement District 6 Board of Supervisors voted on Friday to carry a public listening to in October relating to the abolishment of the nameless criticism course of.

Below stress from residents, CDD 6 voted 4-0 to carry the general public listening to on Oct. 20. The movement was made by Supervisor Linda Grzesik and seconded by Supervisor Tweet Coleman. Supervisor Tom Griffith was not current.

“I want to see us cease the nameless complaints,” mentioned Grzesik, prompting applause from residents who attended the assembly at SeaBreeze Recreation Heart.

Residents have been adamant that these making complaints with regard to deed compliance needs to be required to provide their names.

“It’s best to have to provide an actual title and an actual handle and be a resident of District 6,” mentioned Robert Jalbert of the Village of Bridgeport at Lake Sumter.

Some questions stay about how the complainant’s identification will likely be verified. Grzesik has advised making the complainant go to the District Workplace and current a Villages ID.

“I favor the ID be used, so we all know that it’s not a renter,” Grzesik mentioned.

She additionally mentioned she believes the complainant ought to must be a resident of CDD 6, however not be restricted to a resident of the village the place the topic of the criticism is situated.

Larry Stuart, additionally of the Village of Bridgeport at Lake Sumter Touchdown, was impressed by this previous Monday’s all districts’ assembly and mentioned he want to see some uniformity all through The Villages in terms of deed compliance.

“I’m calling for unity,” he mentioned.

CDD 6 contains Amelia, Bridgeport at Lake Sumter, Bridgeport at Miona Shores, Caroline, the Edgewater Bungalows, Lake Shore Cottages, Largo, Mallory Sq., Tall Bushes and Virginia Hint.

Group Improvement Districts 2 and 5 have already ended the acceptance of nameless complaints.