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Weekly Roundup | June 3-9, 2018


City Commission - City of Lakeland

City Commission Meeting

The City Commission met on Monday, June 4th

Here's how they voted.


National Garden Club Month - June 2018

City Commission Proclamations - June 2018

Four proclamations were awarded by the Mayor and City Commission at Monday's City Commission Meeting. Here are the proclamations and their recipients:

  • National Garden Club Month, Garden Club of Lakeland
  • Code Enforcement Officers’ Appreciation Week – June 4-8, 2018, City of Lakeland Code Enforcement Department
  • Juneteenth Day – June 19, 2018, Doris More Bailey
  • LGBT Pride Week – June 13-16, 2018, Lakeland Youth Alliance & PLFLAG of Polk County

View the City of Lakeland Facebook Proclamations Album


New Video: Hands-On Experience

Welcome to this edition of Hands-On Experience: City Jobs! This week, Christina Camp (Communications) visits City of Lakeland Parks & Recreation Operations Support Tech II, Jared Freeman, who manages a stellar team of six and helps to make (and keep) the medians of Lakeland's major roads beautiful! ...And Christina gets to help level the grade of the median on S. Florida Avenue!


Tennessee Avenue Road Closure

Under Construction

Portion of South Tennessee Avenue to Close for Sanitary Sewer Project

The City of Lakeland Wastewater Collection Division will perform sanitary sewer work that will impact South Tennessee Avenue just north of East Lemon Street. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 11, 2018 and go until Friday, June 15, 2018.

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Sewer Main Rehab - Griffin Road 

Wastewater Collection Division Will Rehab Sewer Main: Portion of Griffin Road Will Be Impacted

The City of Lakeland Wastewater Collections Division will be rehabilitating a sewer main along the south side of Griffin Road. The project will start June 5th and work is projected to be completed by June 20th.

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All Public Works Projects


now hiring

Now Hiring

There are currently 18 open positions at the City of Lakeland and we want YOU to join our team! New positions this month are:

  • Accounting Clerk I, II or III
  • Electric Utility Academy Intern
  • Internal Audit Manager
  • Lakeland Public Library Page
  • Lakeland Police Athletic League Program Coordinator
  • Warehouse Operations Technician I

Apply today at lakelandgov.net/jobs.



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