Article Courtesy of
By Meta Minton
Published June 9, 2016
Residents of Community Development Districts 5 through 10 are footing the bill
for two recent sinkholes which drained ponds in The Villages.
The repair of a sinkhole at a pond on the
Allamanda 9 at Cane Garden Championship Golf Course amounted to
|It cost $6,300 to repair the pond at Pimlico Executive Golf
Course. It was the second sinkhole at that problematic pond this
The figures were revealed by Sam Wartinbee of District Property
Management at Monday’s Project Wide Advisory Committee meeting.
CDD 10 Supervisor Don Wiley questioned why PWAC was picking up
the tab for the sinkhole at Cane Garden Championship Golf
Course, which is owned by the Developer.
The Developer allowed the District to
construct the ponds on his property, said District Manager Janet
Tutt. The ponds are a critical part of the District’s overall
stormwater management system.
Crews work at a pond at Pimlico Executive Golf Course
drained by a sinkhole in May.