In case you missed it, here's what happened over the week in Lakeland!
LAKELAND, FL (September 18, 2018) – The 100 Block of South Kentucky Avenue was closed on Monday, September 17th for a waste water construction project. Both lanes on South Kentucky Avenue were closed to traffic between Main Street and Lemon Street along with a section of sidewalk on the westside of South Kentucky Avenue.
LAKELAND, FL (September 17, 2018) - On Saturday, September 29th Hollis Garden will host the Plantae Orchideum plant sale in conjunction with world renowned R.F. Orchids. The event will take place at Hollis Garden, 702 East Orange Street, Lakeland, Florida from 10 AM – 4 PM. R.F. Orchids is one of the great orchid nurseries, not only in Florida, but around the world. Robert Fuchs renovated and reopened his grandfather’s nursery in 1970.
LAKELAND, FL (September 10, 2018) – The 100 Block of South Kentucky Avenue will close on Monday, September 17th starting at 7:00 a.m. for a waste water construction project. Both lanes on South Kentucky Avenue will be closed to traffic between Main Street and Lemon Street. A section of sidewalk on the westside of South Kentucky Avenue between East Lemon Street and the service alley just south of E. Main Street will also be closed as part of the construction. It is anticipated that this closure will be in place through the end of the business day on Friday, September 21st. Please see attached diagram showing the proposed work area. Appropriate road closure, sidewalk closure and detour signs will be placed in advance of this work.
Lakeland, FL City Update (September 7, 2018) | With a 5-2 vote last night, the Lakeland City Commission approved a property tax rate not to exceed $5.5644 per $1,000 of taxable property value. The property tax rate has remained at $5.5644 since 2016.
Portion of S Kentucky Avenue Will Close for Wastewater Visual Inspection
LAKELAND, FL (August 27, 2018) - Traffic Operations and Parking Services (TOPS) is introducing plan to help enhance the operational safety of the Cleveland Heights Boulevard/Lake Miriam Drive/Scott Lake Road intersection. A number of stakeholders and citizen advocates assisted in the development of the safety enhancements. Input was received from Lakeland Highland Middle School, Polk County Traffic Operations, Lakeland Police Department and members from the City of Lakeland’s Public Works Department.