In case you missed it, here's what happened over the week in Lakeland!
LAKELAND, FL (September 10, 2018) – The 100 Block of South Kentucky Avenue will close on Monday, September 17th starting at 7:00 a.m. for a waste water construction project. Both lanes on South Kentucky Avenue will be closed to traffic between Main Street and Lemon Street. A section of sidewalk on the westside of South Kentucky Avenue between East Lemon Street and the service alley just south of E. Main Street will also be closed as part of the construction. It is anticipated that this closure will be in place through the end of the business day on Friday, September 21st. Please see attached diagram showing the proposed work area. Appropriate road closure, sidewalk closure and detour signs will be placed in advance of this work.
Lakeland, FL City Update (September 7, 2018) | With a 5-2 vote last night, the Lakeland City Commission approved a property tax rate not to exceed $5.5644 per $1,000 of taxable property value. The property tax rate has remained at $5.5644 since 2016.
LAKELAND, FL - On September 4, 2018, Jamal Carson was charged with First Degree Murder and Aggravated Child Abuse for the death of Mekhi Laster. On August 31, 2018, at approximately 10:56 p.m., the Lakeland Police Department Uniform Patrol Division responded to 1020 North Stella Avenue in reference to an unresponsive two-year-old child identified as Mekhi Laster. Upon arriva ...
The Lakeland Fire Department (LFD) is excited to announce that it will be accepting applications to fill vacant firefighter positions September 4 through September 28, 2018. The firefighters to be hired will fill positions created by recent promotions and retirements.
Portion of S Kentucky Avenue Will Close for Wastewater Visual Inspection
LAKELAND, FL (August 27, 2018) - Traffic Operations and Parking Services (TOPS) is introducing plan to help enhance the operational safety of the Cleveland Heights Boulevard/Lake Miriam Drive/Scott Lake Road intersection. A number of stakeholders and citizen advocates assisted in the development of the safety enhancements. Input was received from Lakeland Highland Middle School, Polk County Traffic Operations, Lakeland Police Department and members from the City of Lakeland’s Public Works Department.