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Heath Frederick, Director
Greg James, Assistant Director

Contact our office via email or call us at (863) 834-6040, weekdays from 8am to 5pm.

Our administrative offices are located at City Hall in downtown Lakeland.City Hall

Send written inquiries to:
Public Works Director's Office
City Hall
228 S. Massachusetts Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801

Our Strategic Plan

111th Accredited Agency (APWA)

Public Works Department

The City of Lakeland's Public Works Department consists of seven divisions and 264 full-time employees. These seven divisions include Engineering, Construction & Maintenance, Traffic Operations & Parking Services, Lakes & Stormwater, Facilities Maintenance, Fleet Management and Solid Waste. The fiscal year 2015 budget for the Public Works Department is $61.2 million. This Department also oversees a capital improvement plan budget of $21.5 million.

Project of the Year!

Our City of Lakeland staff recently received an award for 2015-2016 Project of the Year for the Lake Hollingsworth Roundabout.    This award was presented by the Florida West Coast Branch of the American Public Works Association.  Involved with City staff on this project was Kimley-Horn & Associates as well as Florida Contractors.  Receiving the award below are Troy Williams, Public Works Engineering, Rick Brooks, Florida Safety Contractors, Troy McCain and Matt Glenn, both with Public Works Construction & Maintenance.

Public Works Department Receives APWA Accreditation

April 2016 News Release, City of Lakeland Public Works Department is the 111th agency to receive accreditation!


One of the 2016 Leading Fleets

Our Fleet Management division for the City of Lakeland has again been recognized for being a leading Fleet organization.  This recognition comes from Government Fleet Magazine and the American Public Works Association (APWA).