MLK Oratorical Youth Contest
The MLK Oratorical Commission of Lakeland presents the 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Youth Contest on Thursday, January 19th at 7 pm.
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Free Lunch & Learn: Tree Care Workshop
In this workshop, UF/IFAS Extension professionals will teach you how to properly plant, prune and care for the trees in your landscape. Register here...
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Name the Orlando Magic D-League Team!
The Orlando Magic's D-League affiliate has announced that it is OFFICIALLY taking submissions from fans to help name its new team that will begin playing in at The Lakeland Center later this year! Visit orlandomagic.com/lakeland to enter.
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Access Lakeland Newsletter | January 2017
Stay up to date with all that's going on in Lakeland this January including our 2016 Year in Review! Click here to learn more.
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The LFD Rescued Pets Calendar is Here!
These LFD Firefighter Calendars are going FAST! Proceeds to to benefit SPCA Florida.
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  • CITY COMMISSION CHAMBER CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT Posted 4 days ago
    MEETINGS HISTORICALLY HELD IN CHAMBERS WILL NOW TAKE PLACE IN LAKELAND ELECTRIC BUILDING CONFERENCE ROOM 1A/1B LAKELAND, FL (January 12, 2017 - The Lakeland City Commission Chamber located at City Hall (228 S. Massachusetts Avenue) is currently closed in preparation for a renovation project that is part of an overall compliance plan to meet ADA requirements. All meetings historically held in the City Commission Chambers will now take place in the Lakeland Electric Building in Conference Room 1A/1B. The Lakeland Electric Building located at 502 E Lemon Street is directly across from City Hall. The meetings that will be impacted during the construction project include:
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PEDESTRIAN KILLED IN TRAFFIC CRASH Posted 6 days ago
    LAKELAND, FL (January 10, 2017) - On Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at approximately 2:45 p.m., Lakeland Police officers responded to the area of Harden Boulevard, near Forest Park Street, in reference to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian struck by a pickup truck.
  • BE A PART OF THE 2017 LAKELAND CITIZENS ACADEMY Posted last week
    LAKELAND, FL (January 4, 2017) - The City of Lakeland is in the process of taking applications for the 2017 Lakeland Citizens Academy. This interactive public information program encourages participants to experience City services and the functions of City departments through hands-on sessions for a true learning experience. This FREE program was designed for local residents and those that participate get a true behind the scenes look at their local government. The Citizens Academy program consists of six (6), two (2) hour evening sessions beginning February 23, 2017 and runs through the first week of April. The program is limited to 30 residents age 16 and older. Enrollment is based on a first-come, first-served basis.
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    LAKELAND, FL (January 3, 2017) - Don Selvage will not be seeking re-election for a third term as Lakeland City Commissioner representing the Southwest District. Selvage was first elected to the Lakeland City Commission in 2009. He currently chairs the Aging Task Force and the Broadband Task Force. He is a member of the Utility Committee and Municipal Boards & Committees. He also serves on the Lakeland Area Mass Transit District Board, Lakeland Downtown Development Authority, SUN 'n FUN Board, Polk Transit Authority, and the Transportation Planning Organization.
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