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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Recognized Nationally for Safety
APPA bestows national recognition to LE workers.
In Memory of Fallen Comrades
Lt Mike Moran and Sgt. Mike Lewis will be participating in the 2014 Police Unity Tour
Behind-the-Scenes Look
New video highlights outstanding employees of 911 Comm Center
Receive Alerts Via Text or Email
Lakeland Electric is now offering you the ability to be notified if there is an outage in your area and we will send you a message once power has been restored. Customers
Portion of New Jersey Rd to Close
New Jersey Road (from Edgewood to Crystal Lake Dr) will be closed to traffic beginning March 24, 2014 through April 11, 2014

Get Involved With YOUR Local Government

City Boards & Committees - The City of Lakeland wants to YOU 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

    On Friday, April 18th there will be a free Green Celebration in honor of Earth Day with a concert & showcase at the Lake Mirror Promenade from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. There will be live music from the Sofa Kings along with a variety of exhibits and displays promoting green living initiatives.
  • Allegations Against Acting Chief Giddens Unfounded - Giddens Exonerated Posted 4 hours ago
    Allegations against Acting Chief Larry Giddens by Officer Will Long are determined to be unfounded and Giddens exonerated. City Manager Doug Thomas said, “I’m pleased that we can now close this chapter and move on. Ultimately the allegations against Chief Giddens were unfounded in one instance and he was exonerated in another.”
    Red Trail Racing of Lakeland will host the City Challenge Urban Mountain Bike Race in downtown Lakeland on Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. The registration and head table for the event will be in front of City Hall on Lemon Street. Registration for the event will start at 5 p.m. with a practice session starting at 6 p.m. before the racing starts around 6:30 p.m.
  • CFAA Teacher Arrested After Having Sex with Student Posted 3 days ago
    On April 14, the Lakeland Police Department received information from the victim’s mother that her son was engaged in sexual activity with his English teacher who is employed at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy, 4141 Medulla Road, Lakeland, Florida. The English teacher has been identified as Jennifer Christine Fichter, 29 years of age. It was discovered that the victim, 17 years of age and Fichter had been texting each other with Fichter using two different alias’ and later meeting in the early morning hours for sex in the parking lot of the Reserve Apartments, 4920 State Road 33, Lakeland. The sexual encounters occurred in Fichters vehicle.
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