With all the signs telling people to “Keep Lake Worth Low Rise” popping up in town, Lake Worth residents could be forgiven for confusion about what they are being asked to vote on March 12.
The city’s charter already has a height limit on buildings that prevents outsized monstrosities from going up downtown. But a group of residents wants to impose a stricter and less flexible limit east of the downtown area. This shortsighted effort would constrain the city’s ability to grow and do nothing to preserve its character. Voters should reject it.
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