Over the objections of several western community residents, the village council last week unanimously agreed to change the land-use designation for 10.5 acres on State Road 7 to commercial from single-family homes, paving the way for the property to be developed for retail and personal service use.
“We want this (land) to stay residential,” Maria Camacho, homeowners’ association president for Whispering Woods in Wellington, told the council at its May 2 meeting. “We don’t want crime that will be brought in from that commercial portion.”
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