With a baby on her hip, Yolanda Vasquez shyly approached the podium at the Sept. 3 city commission meeting.
“I live in District 1, in Royal Poinciana,” Vasquez said. “There is a real lack of safety. There’s not enough lighting, and you know what’s hanging around. Houses have been invaded, there are hit and runs, robberies and drug dealing. A lot of it has to do with insufficient lighting. Keep us in mind.”
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ROYAL POINCIANA CLEANUP
The Oct. 12 cleanup in the Royal Poinciana neighborhood will run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sneakers and long pants are recommended. Gloves will be provided. For more information, call the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency at 561-493-2550.