Link2Lakeland - New Mobile App

Mobile users can stay connected with the City of Lakeland by using our new Link2Lakeland app.  Users can access the most recent news posts, view upcoming City events with the community calendar, report neighborhood issues and much more. The City’s official FaceBook page, Twitter feed and YouTube channel can also be accessed very easily with the touch of the screen.  Citizen engagement makes Lakeland a better place and the community is encouraged to join the conversation through social media to learn what the City does each day and how they can play a part. 


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City Boards & Committees - The City of Lakeland wants YOU to get involved in your local government. We believe it is important to have an informed and engaged citizenry and therefore encourage citizen input and participation. We are seeking applicants for several boards and committees to give residents an insight and a voice on important community issues.  Sign Up Today!

 

Recent Posts

  • LONGABERGER GRIEVANCE DENIED Posted 3 days ago
    The City of Lakeland just received the Arbitration Award from Barry J. Baroni regarding the termination of former Lakeland Police Department Sergeant Russell (Rusty) Longaberger. The hearing was conducted on April 16, 2014 under the auspices of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The arbitrator denied the grievance outlined by Longaberger. The report concluded that “It is the Arbitrator’s considered opinion that termination was the appropriate form of discipline and that there was just cause for the termination of Longaberger.”
  • Critical Mass Event Friday, August 29th at 5:30PM Posted 4 days ago
    It is the first of what are planned to be regular rides held the final Friday of each month. Critical Mass, which originated in San Francisco and has spread to cities throughout the world, brings attention to cycling and other forms of transportation as alternatives to driving.
  • Lakeland’s Fire Chief Gary Ballard is New First Vice President for the Florida Fire Chiefs’ Association Posted last week
    On August 5, 2014 Chief Ballard was nominated and elected by his peers to become the First Vice President for the Florida Fire Chiefs’ Association (FFCA). Having served as the West Central Regional Director and the Second Vice President for the FFCA over the past two years, Chief Ballard has the skills and knowledge to continue to lead within the organization. This new role will allow him to share his 37+ years of experience in an expanded capacity with fire service leaders from all over Florida as First Vice President.
  • Lakeland Police Arrest Suspect in String of Residential Burglaries Posted last week
    The Lakeland Police Department recently arrested Carl Stewart Jr., a known burglary suspect and he has been directly linked to six residential burglaries. On August 3rd, Stewart was arrested and he has been charged with burglary and grand theft.
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