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Lakeland City Commission Meetings are held on the first and third Monday of every month. Meetings begin at 9:00 AM and take place inside the Commissioner Chambers at City Hall, located at 219 N. Massachusetts Ave. Meetings are televised and air on Brighthouse Networks Channel 615 and Verizon FiOS Channel 43. View Agendas
Due to the overwhelming appeal of great food as featured on today’s television programming, increasingly high-profile chefs are being recognized for their culinary genius. That energy, excitement and epicurean entrees are coming to Polk County! The Achievement Academy is proud to announce a new and fun-filled event, “Top Chef of Polk County,” which places the spotlight on the area’s leading chefs while raising funds for the Achievement Academy. This is a one-of-a-kind event!
As many as 15 of Polk County’s premier chefs will be invited to participate in this culinary extravaganza with each chef creating their own menu and preparing tableside a five-course meal with accompanying wine (or other libations) for a table of 12. Each Chef will create an ambience as unique as their culinary creations. An all-star panel of judges will rate each Chef on the taste of their creations and award the title of “Top Chef of Polk County.” Guests will rate the table and its Chef on a list of qualities that will include taste, menu selection, food presentation, wine pairings, tableside manner (“Personality!”) and a host of others that will combine to crown the “Top Chef of Polk County People’s Choice.” Awards will also recognize the “Top Philanthropic Chef” winner as well as the “Top Table Decor.”
Lakeland Linder Regional Airport will celebrate the groundbreaking for a new Air Traffic Control Tower on Tuesday, April 21st starting at 10 a.m. The public is asked to arrive by 9:30 a.m. and park in the Lakeland Linder terminal parking lot located at 3900 Don Emerson Drive. The new 141 foot tower will be nearly three times the size of the current 50-foot tower. The majority of the funding for the tower is coming through grants from the Federal Department of Transportation.
The Lakeland Derby captures the thrill of a race and the purity of sports entertainment in a hometown setting. The true essence of the Derby is the reward of knowing the proceeds will support Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine. The Derby features ten beautifully hand-crafted swan paddle boats in a thrilling race to the finish line. Visit Lakeland Chamber for more...
Join us on our Quest to Progress! Baking is Therapy will be hosting a "Girl Spring Forward" Brunch on Saturday May 2nd, 2015, at Simpson Park in Lakeland, FL! Topics will focus on setting healthy appearance goals, financial goals, academic goals, and relationship goals. This is an OPEN, FREE, AND SAFE event catered to ALL girls!
Contact Katia for more information- (863) 797-3392
The Utility Committee serves as an advisory board to the Mayor & City Commission and is responsible for the review of Lakeland Electric financial and operational reports, fuel cost recovery, rate structures, contracts, programs and departmental initiatives. Utility Committee Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. Meetings begin at 1PM in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall located at 228 S. Massachusetts Ave.
The Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals hears and decides appeals for variances from the literal enforcement of the terms of the Zoning Code. Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers at City Hall located at 228 S. Massachusetts Ave Lakeland, FL.