Debris Progress Map 

(PDF map; zoom in to see your location on the map.)

The dots represent locations where pick up has occurred and does not reflect that an area is done if multiple debris piles remain.


Daily Debris Location Schedule

This is an AM snapshot of starting locations for FEMA and City of Lakeland debris removal crews for the day. We will update this post daily or as soon as information becomes available.

Debris Removal Right-Of-Entry & Hold Harmless Form

The hyperlink above will take you to a City of Lakeland authorization form that can be used for the purposes of requesting removal and clearing by the City of hurricane damaged debris affecting structure(s) on privately owned property.  

Eligibility: 

  • If you are a City of Lakeland homeowner, property owner or tenant holding a current and proper lease of the premises that lives within a community or neighborhood governed by a Home Owners Association (HOA) or Property Owners Association (POA), or
  • You are a City of Lakeland homeowner, property owner or tenant holding a current and proper lease of the premises, and lives on a privately maintained road within the City limits.

This form, if properly executed and authorized by the City, grants the City of Lakeland the right to enter over and upon the private property premises for the purpose of removing and clearing hurricane damaged debris affecting the structure(s) thereon.


Divisions & Contacts Directory

DIRECTOR'S OFFICE


Heath Frederick
Director

Greg James
Assistant Director

CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE


Michael Whigham
Manager

Warren Bryant
Supervisor

Matthew Glenn
Supervisor

ENGINEERING


Joe Baan
Manager

Ron Laubach
Professional Engineer

Richard Powell
City Surveyor

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE


Richard Baker
Manager

Terry Highsmith
Supervisor

Alan Lee
Supervisor


FLEET MANAGEMENT


Gary McLean
Manager

Phil Chaffin
Supervisor

LAKES & STORMWATER


Laurie Smith
Manager

Jessica Schilling
Senior Environmental Specialist

SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING


Gene Ginn
Manager

Debbie Almon
Program Coordinator  - Outreach and Education

Clay Gillem
Bulk and Roll-off Supervisor

Gordon Harper
Commercial Supervisor

Joe Paholski
Residential Automated Supervisor

Emanuel Rivers
Yard Waste Supervisor

TRAFFIC OPERATIONS & PARKING SERVICES


Angelo Rao
Manager

Rick Grube
Supervisor

Darryl Goolsby
Supervisor

Eric Dennis
Parking Foreman


The City of Lakeland's Public Works Department consists of seven divisions and 264 full-time employees. These seven divisions include Construction & Maintenance, Engineering, Facilities Maintenance, Fleet Management, Lakes & Stormwater, Solid Waste and Traffic Operations & Parking Services. The fiscal year 2017 budget for the Public Works Department is $59 million.