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Interim City Commissioner

Interim Candidate Contact Form

Thank you for your interest in the Interim City Commissioner position.  The City Attorney has opined that any candidate would have to meet all the qualifications to serve on the City Commission.  This means:

  1. Lives in District A (northwest) for 1-year prior to Nov 7, 2022.
  2. Never been convicted of a felony.
  3. Registered voter in Polk County.

Candidates will not raise or spend campaign funds. The appointment will be made by the City Commission.

Please complete the Interim Candidate Contact Form and return via email to cityclerk@lakelandgov.net

Upon receipt of your Interim Candidate Contact Form and verifying the above listed qualifications, the City Clerk's Office will send you a packet for the Interim City Commission position. To have your name added to the list of potential candidates, please return the completed packet no later that 12 Noon, August 26, 2022. Remember to include your resume/cover letter, voter ID card, and proof of residency. Late applications will not be accepted. 

The City Commission plans to make a selection prior to the end of September. 


If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Koos, City Clerk:

Kelly Koos, MMC
City Clerk, City of Lakeland
228 S. Massachusetts Avenue
Lakeland 33801

For information from the Polk County Supervisor of Elections, visit PolkElections.com, or call the Elections Office at 863.534.5888