West Deerfield Community Alliance – WDCA Meeting Minutes Wednesday, July 31, 2013
In Attendance: Denise Bogner – Waterford Homes, Joe Cutroni – Starlight Cove, Paula Bazzone – Deer Creek Improvement, Ralph Francione – Crystal Key Pointe, Todd Drosky – Starlight Cove, Perri Cohen – Wildwood, Preston Vegh – Deer Creek Improvement, Barbara Conrey – Waterford Homes, Joan Alpert – Villa d’Este, and Wendy Reichbach.
Call To Order: Joe Cutroni called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Crime Report: BSO Deputy Jeff Vomero reported a number of car burglaries at Splash Adventures and at the mall. Home buglers are now taking large items and liquor.
Hillsboro Canal Maintenance: Laurie Corry and Ashie Akpoji attended and provided information and answered questions. Current project is starting west of 441. The area in Deerfield Beach will run 10 miles west of Military Trail. The only dredging will occur near Military Trail, the rest of the area will be bank stabilization.
Construction affecting Deerfield Beach is expected to start in October 2014 and will start at the west and move east.
Structures such as docks will be removed, even if owner has a permit. Residents will be notified three months in advance if they want to save the materials. When the project is completed, residents will be required to obtain a permit and approval before re-building.
Trees at the top of the bank or in right of way will be removed – right of way will be 30-40 feet.
SFWMD will plant grass on the bank and will provide irrigation pipes for homeowners to tap into.
SFWMD has a map showing each home and how it will be affected.
Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.