Public Meetings (Newest to Oldest)

  • County Line Road and US 92 Intersection Improvements - March 9, 2017

    Project Contact:
    Joe Baan, P.E.
    City of Lakeland
    863-834-6040
    joe.baan@lakelandgov.net

    Public Meeting Notice

    County Line Road and US 92 Intersection Improvements

    The City of Lakeland has scheduled a public meeting regarding the proposed County Line Road and US 92 Intersection Improvements Project. The meeting will be held Thursday, March 9th, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Lakeland Police Department Community Room located at 219 North Massachusetts Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801.

    This project proposes to construct a new northbound right turn lane and a new eastbound right turn lane at the intersection of County Line Road and US 92. It also proposes to close the median opening at the intersection of County Line Road and Old Tampa Highway and add a new median opening at the driveway south of Old Tampa Highway. Traffic desiring to turn onto Old Tampa Highway from southbound County Line Road can take US 92 east to Clark Road as an alternative route.

    The public meeting is being conducted to present the 30% design plans and to obtain input from elected and appointed officials, property owners/tenants, business owners/operators, and other interested parties. City staff and representatives from the design team will be available to discuss the project, receive input, and answer questions. Display boards and other visual aids depicting the project will be available throughout the meeting. Construction is funded and could begin as soon as 2018.

    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, or those requiring language assistance (free of charge) should contact the City of Lakeland ADA Specialist, Jenny Sykes, no later than five business days prior to the proceeding, at 863.834.8444, Email: jenny.sykes@lakelandgov.net.  If hearing impaired, please contact the TDD numbers: Local – 863.834.8333 or 1-800-955-8771 (TDD – Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) or the Florida Relay Service Number 1.800.955.8770 (VOICE), for assistance.

    Design related information may be obtained by contacting the City of Lakeland Project Manager, Joseph Baan, P.E., at the contact information above or by contacting the City’s consultant, John Burkett, P.E. with DRMP, Inc. at 407.896.0594 or jburkett@drmp.com.

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  • ADA Transition Plan - January 9, 2017

    Project Contact:
    Greg James, Assistant Director
    City of Lakeland
    863.834.8440
    greg.james@lakelandgov.net

    The City of Lakeland is developing an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan.  While the Transition Plan will ultimately include all City programs, services, and activities, the initial Transition Plan is focused on pedestrian facilities within the Public Rights-of-Way.  Public meetings will be held on January 9, 2017.  Those interested persons, including individuals with disabilities or organizations representing individuals with disabilities, are requested to participate in the development of this transition plan.

    The meetings will be held at our Lakeland Public Library, 100 Lake Morton Drive Lakeland, FL 33801.   Meeting Times are 10:00 am to 12:00 pm or 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

    Citizens are welcome to view a draft copy of the plan prior to the public meetings.  An electronic copy of the plan can be downloaded from the City’s website below.  If individuals require paper copies or alternative formats of the draft plan, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator. Additional comments or specific recommendations for modifications to City facilities, programs, services, and activities should also be submitted to the City’s ADA Coordinator, david.uria@lakelandgov.net.

  • New York Avenue Cycle Track - October 18, 2016

    Project Contact:
    Ron Laubach, P.E.
    City of Lakeland
    863.834.6031
    ron.laubach@lakelandgov.net

    Public Meeting Notice

    New York Cycle Track Project

    The City of Lakeland has scheduled a Public Meeting regarding a proposed cycle track along New York Avenue, from W Main Street to W Lime Street. This project will include the following elements as part of the project design:

    1. Modification of New York Avenue to include a two-way “cycle track” in the existing southbound lane, limiting vehicular traffic on New York Avenue to one-way northbound only
    2. Traffic separator between the bicycle lanes and northbound vehicular traffic
    3. Construction of streetscape, to include paver sidewalk and decorative street lighting along the west side of New York Avenue between W Main Street and W Orange Street.
    4. Conversion of the New York Avenue at W Lemon Street and New York Avenue at W Orange Street intersections from North-South stop-control to East-West stop-control
    5. Construction of an eight-foot wide pathway on the north side of Lime Street between Sikes Boulevard and S New York Avenue
    6. Enhanced landscaping along the north side of W Orange Street between the Sikes Boulevard on-ramp and S New York Avenue

    The meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 from 6:00pm to 7:00 pm in the City of Lakeland Commissioners Chambers, located at 228 S Massachusetts Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33803.

    This public meeting is being conducted to present the 60% design and to obtain input from elected and appointed officials, property owners/tenants, business owners/operators, and other interested parties. It will be conducted in an open-house format beginning at 6:00 pm.  City Planners and Engineering Staff will be available to discuss the project, receive input, and answer questions. Display boards and other visual aids depicting the project will be available.

    Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or family status.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, or those requiring language assistance (free of charge) should contact the City of Lakeland ADA Coordinator, no later than forty-eight (48) hours prior to the proceeding, at 863.834.8447, Email: David.Uria@lakelandgov.net.  If hearing impaired, please contact the TDD numbers: Local – 863.834.8333 or 1.800.955.8771 (TDD – Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) or the Florida Relay Service Number 1.800.955.8770 (VOICE), for assistance.

    Please visit the City of Lakeland Public Works website at http://www.lakelandgov.net/publicworks/public-works/projects  for more information regarding this project. Design related information may be obtained by contacting the City of Lakeland Project Manager, Ron Laubach, P.E., at the contact information above.

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  • South Wabash Avenue Extension (90% Design) - October 11, 2016

    Project Contact:
    Joseph R. Baan, P.E.
    City of Lakeland
    863.834.6040
    joe.baan@lakelandgov.net

    Public Meeting Notice

    South Wabash Avenue Extension

    The City of Lakeland has scheduled a public meeting regarding the proposed South Wabash Avenue Extension Project. The meeting will be held Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pmat the Legacy Christian Church located at 901 West Beacon Road, Lakeland, FL 33803. 

    This project includes a new two-lane divided roadway with pedestrian and bicycle facilities. It begins at the intersection of Beaker Boulevard and Harden Boulevard, extends north along the Beaker Boulevard alignment under the Polk Parkway and along the west side of the Lakeside Village Shopping Center and Grasslands Subdivision, and ends at the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Ariana Street.

    The public meeting is being conducted to present the 90% design plans for the South Wabash Avenue Extension and to obtain input from elected and appointed officials, property owners/tenants, business owners/operators, and other interested parties. City staff and representatives from the design team will be available to discuss the project, receive input, and answer questions. Display boards and other visual aids depicting the project will be available throughout the meeting. The latest schedule includes construction starting in Fiscal Year 2020.

    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, or those requiring language assistance (free of charge) should contact the City of Lakeland ADA Coordinator, no later than forty-eight (48) hours prior to the proceeding, at 863.834.8447, Email: david.uria@lakelandgov.net.  If hearing impaired, please contact the TDD numbers: Local – 863.834.8333 or 1.800.955.8771 (TDD – Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) or the Florida Relay Service Number 1.800.955.8770 (VOICE), for assistance.

    Design related information may be obtained by contacting the City of Lakeland Project Manager, Joseph Baan, P.E., at the contact information above or by contacting the City’s consultant, James Hunt, P.E. with Cardno, at 727.431.1593or james.hunt@cardno.com.

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  • Robson Street Sidewalk, Drainage and Roadway Resurfacing - March 2, 2016

    Project Contact:
    Joseph R. Baan, P.E.
    City of Lakeland
    863.834.6040
    joe.baan@lakelandgov.net

    Public Meeting Notice

    Robson Street Sidewalk, Drainage and Roadway Resurfacing Project

    The City of Lakeland will conduct a Public Meeting on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for the Robson Street Sidewalk Project. This project includes the construction of a 6 foot sidewalk along the north side of Robson Street between Pyramid Parkway and N Florida Avenue. The improvements also include adding pipes and drainage structures.  The meeting will be held at the North Lakeland Elementary School of Choice cafeteria located at 410 Robson Street, Lakeland, Florida 33805.

    The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. as an open-house. City staff and representatives from the project team will be available to discuss the project, receive input, and answer questions. Display boards depicting project concepts will be available throughout the meeting.

    The public meeting is being conducted to present the 60% design plans for the Robson Street Sidewalk and to obtain input from elected and appointed officials, property owners/tenants, business owners/operators, and other interested parties. 

    Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, or family status. Anyone requiring special accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or persons that require translation services (free of charge) at the meeting should contact Mrs. Frances Halbert at frances.halbert@lakelandgov.net  at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting.

    Project related information may also be obtained by contacting Mr. Joe Baan, P.E., City of Lakeland Project Manager at 863.834.6040, or by email to joe.baan@lakelandgov.net, or follow the City of Lakeland Public Works Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/fbcolpw.

  • Westgate Central Trail - February 23, 2016

    Project Contact:
    Joseph R. Baan, P.E.
    City of Lakeland
    863.834.6040
    joe.baan@lakelandgov.net

    Public Meeting Notice

    Westgate Central Trail

    The City of Lakeland has scheduled a Public Meeting regarding a proposed shared use path (trail) connecting the Westside Park on Oakhill Street to the Southwest Complex on West Highlands Street. This project also includes a sidewalk from the Southwest Complex to the intersection of Lotus Avenue and Ariana Street. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Legacy Christian Church (901 W. Beacon Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803).

    The public meeting is being conducted to present the 90% design by the City’s consultant and to obtain input from elected and appointed officials, property owners/tenants, business owners/operators, and other interested parties. It will be conducted in an open-house format beginning at 6:00 pm. City Staff and the engineering consultant will be available to discuss the project, receive input, and answer questions. Display boards and other visual aids depicting the project will be available.

    Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, or family status.

    Anyone requiring special accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or persons that require translation services (free of charge) at the meeting should contact Mrs. Frances Halbert at frances.halbert@lakelandgov.net at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting.

    Please visit the City of Lakeland Public Works Engineering website at http://www.lakelandgov.net/publicworks/engineering/projects for more information regarding this project.

    Additional information on the project can be obtained by contacting Mark E. Wilson, P.E., Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. at 863.226.6863, or by email at MarkE.Wilson@kimley-horn.com. Residents can also contact Joseph R. Baan, P.E., City of Lakeland Project Manager, at 863.834.6040 or via email at Joe.Baan@lakelandgov.net.

  • W. Lake Parker Dr / Lakeshore Dr. Bicycle Facility and Lakefront Enhancements - June 30, 2015

    Project Contact:
    Naomi Tillett, P.E.
    City of Lakeland
    863-834-6032
    Naomi.tillett@lakelandgov.net

    Public Meeting Notice

    West Lake Parker Drive / Lakeshore Drive Bicycle Facility and Lakefront Enhancements

    The City of Lakeland will conduct a Public Meeting for the proposed improvement alternative analysis to install bicycle lanes or construct a 10 to 12 foot bicycle track on W. Lake Parker Dr./Lakeshore Dr. between E 1st Street and E Bella Vista Street.  The bicycle facility improvements are proposed as part of an overall lakefront enhancement plan that includes an evaluation of street lighting, stormwater/litter control and beautification improvement options within the study area.  The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine 2nd Floor located at 1021 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33805.

    The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. in an open-house format, where City staff and representatives from the project team will be available to discuss the project, receive input, and answer questions. Display boards and other visual aids depicting project concepts will be available throughout the meeting.

    The public meeting is being conducted to present the enhancement alternatives and to obtain input from elected and appointed officials, property owners/tenants, business owners/operators, and other interested parties. 

    Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, or family status. Anyone requiring special accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or persons that require translation services (free of charge) at the meeting should contact Mrs. Naomi Tillett at naomi.tillett@lakelandgov.net  at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting.

    Project-related information may also be obtained by contacting Mrs. Naomi Tillett, P.E., City of Lakeland at 863.834.6032, or by email to naomi.tillett@lakelandgov.net, or follow the City of Lakeland Public Works Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/fbcolpw.