Weekly Roundup | April 8-14, 2018
The City Commission met on Friday, April 13th to discuss the agenda for Monday's City Commission meeting. You may view the full Agenda Study on our Vimeo page. View/download the agenda and join us at the City Commission Chambers on Monday, April 16th starting at 9 AM for the meeting. You may also tune in online or on Spectrum 643/FiOS 43.
Simpson Park Afterschool Meals Program
The City of Lakeland is pleased to announce that Simpson Park will be participating in the Afterschool Meals Program, a subcomponent of the Child Care Food Program. Learn More
As part of the City of Lakeland’s commitment to reduce the digital divide, the City Commission has funded a project for installation of SurfLakeland WiFi and directed staff to administer the program as a grant to qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Learn more and apply here.
Welcome to the City of Lakeland team, John Casey, Steven Czop, Timothy Davis, Kurtis Emery, Spencer Faux, Corey Gierok, Richard Grimes, Aaron Hart, Wade Kirkland, Deven Knight, Kelly Krok, Felix Lopez, Rafael Mercado, Jeremy Perez-Miranda, Lisa Pieri, James Pruitt, Joseph San Miguel, Eric Strom and Sol Terkovich!
Se7en Wetlands Grand Opening
On Saturday, April 14th, City of Lakeland's Parks & Recreation and Water Utilities Departments celebrated the much-anticipated Grand Opening of our newest park, Se7en Wetlands. We will be posting photos next week of the big event, which included a ribbon cutting, speeches, vendors, guided hikes, hayrides and LOTS of activities! Learn more about Se7en Wetlands (more info coming soon).
• April 18th | Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience
• April 20th | Green Celebration at the Frances Langford Promenade at Lake Mirror
• April 28th | National Medication Take Back Day with LakelandPD
• April 18th | National PAL Mentoring Day
FLOSC: Cast Your Votes!
We need your vote to award the People's Choice Award for the 2018 Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition on Lemon Street! Voting is SUPER easy! FIRST, browse through our FLOSC Facebook album featuring of the sculptures featured this year and LIKE your favorite. NEXT, share the album and encourage your friends to do the same! The sculptures are displayed along Lemon Street in Downtown Lakeland.