SOURCE Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance
Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance public opinion survey shows solid support of Wellington Village Council's direction, including on Equestrian Preserve
WELLINGTON, Fla., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents in the Village of Wellington in Palm Beach County strongly support the preservation of the Wellington Equestrian Preserve and the direction the Wellington Village Council is taking the village, an independent public opinion poll shows.
The Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance commissioned the poll, conducted Feb. 20-22 by Florida-based polling firm Vancore Jones/Clearview Research of Tallahassee, of 300 registered voters in Wellington.
"Overall, the residents of this Palm Beach County Village enjoy their community, like where things are headed and – in particular – they are very protective of the Equestrian Preserve," said lead pollster Steve Vancore. "These numbers, along the high satisfaction indices, represent a stark contrast from the rest of the country (and even our state) where most citizens are expressing high levels of dissatisfaction with the direction of things."
Among the poll's findings:
The results indicate that Village of Wellington residents are feeling very good about their new Village Council as well as protecting the local Equestrian Preserve," said Mat Forrest, executive director of the Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance.
"The new Wellington Village Council has focused on protecting the preserve from over-development and on being more accountable to residents," Forrest said. "Villagers overwhelmingly like this new course and believe that we are finally headed in the right direction. As for the Equestrian Preserve, Villagers are very clear – 'Hands off this precious resource!'"
Vancore added, "These results show a well-informed group of citizens who are very comfortable with their local political leaders, the direction of things in their community and especially the protection of the Equestrian Preserve."
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