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Commission Meeting Highlights from July 18th meeting

At the City Commission meeting held Tuesday, July 18, 2011 the following items were addressed.

The members of the City’s Fleet Management Division were honored for their recent recognition by Government Fleet Magazine as one of the top 100 Best Fleets in the country. The Lakeland crew ranked at number 25!

A proclamation was presented recognizing National Parents’ Day

A Lease Amendment with Gulf Coast Avionics was approved.

Requests to vacate portions of Right-of-Ways located at Sharon Drive, Breezewood Drive, Woodland Drive and Hopewell Avenue were approved.

Comprehensive Plan Amendments concerning the Certification Area Illustration and the Local Mobility Plan were approved.

City residential land use on 18 Acres Located on South Ariana Street, West of Westgate Road was approved.


Land use and zoning for a church and school at 4210 Lakeland Highland Rd. were approved.


Over $20,000 in liens for demolition of unsafe properties were approved.


An ordinance urging retailers to refrain from marketing flavored tobacco products to under aged youth was approved.


Task Authorization with CH2M Hill, Inc. for Water Quality Sampling - Larsen Power Plant was approved.


A fire protection mutual aid agreement between Lakeland and Polk County’s Fire Departments was approved.


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