The chairman of the Amenity Authority Committee on Wednesday raised issues in regards to the situation of the Springdale Health Path in The Villages.
AAC Chairman Don Deakin mentioned the trail with exercise tools close to the swimming pool within the Village of Springdale has turn into a “mud bowl” with overgrown weeds, crimson ants and sand spurs.
He mentioned the issue is a scarcity of irrigation.
Deakin mentioned owners have been complaining about filth and mud blowing into their homes.
“The atmosphere of that park is spreading onto the properties,” Deakin mentioned.
He instructed that irrigation and recent sod would go a great distance towards resolving the issue.
District Supervisor Richard Baier mentioned the kind of work Deakin was describing would possible value about $100,000. Baier mentioned the actual drawback can be the expectation that comparable work can be requested alongside the Energy Hall, the trail that extends from the Village of Springdale to the Village of Calumet Grove.
Nevertheless, Deakin argued that ignoring the scenario isn’t the reply.
“It’s been uncared for for a really very long time. We must always preserve it and never simply let it go,” he mentioned.