Notice is hereby given that the City of Lakeland Canvassing Board will convene at the following times:
May 4, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. at the Election Operations Center, 70 Florida Citrus Bl., Winter Haven, FL 33880 to canvass absentee ballots for the 2021 Lakeland Special Municipal Election.
May 4, 2021 at 7 p.m. at the Election Operations Center, 70 Florida Citrus Bl., Winter Haven, FL 33880 to canvass absentee ballots, receive precinct totals, and certify unofficial results for the 2021 Lakeland Special Municipal Election.
May 7, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in the City Commission Conference Room at Lakeland City Hall, 228 S Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland FL 33801 to review provisional ballots, certify election results and randomly select the race and precinct for the manual audit.
May 11, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in the City Commission Chamber at Lakeland City Hall, 228 S Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland FL 33801 to conduct the manual audit.
These dates are also posted online under the Commission Calendar.
Anyone deciding to appeal a decision by the Canvassing Board on the above subject matter at these meetings will need a record of the proceedings and for purposes of that appeal, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statute, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in these proceedings, or those requiring language assistance (free of charge) should contact the City of Lakeland ADA Specialist, Jenny Sykes. Because providing a reasonable accommodation may require outside assistance, organizations, or resources, the City asks that any request be made with as much notice as possible, preferably 72 hours, but no later than 48 hours in advance of the event, 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.
Para asistencia en Español, por favor de llamar al (863) 534-5888.
Kelly S. Koos, MMC