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Weekly Roundup

2.2 - 2.8.2019

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Join us this Saturday, February 9th from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, as City of Lakeland and Polk County Government Florida Solid Waste Divisions sponsor a FREE Household Hazardous Waste and End-Of-Life Electronics Collection Event, located at 605 Evelyn Avenue (off Parker Street).

Weekly Highlights

🏛️ The City Commission met on 2.4.2019; here's how they voted

📣 Proclamations for Black History Month & Toastmasters International Appreciation Month were proclaimed!

🌷 February's Residential & Commercial Beautification Award winners were honored

🏆 41st Annual MLK Parade winners were presented with their awards

🐕 The Lakeland Police Department hosted regional K9 Field Trials & a public K9 Demonstration!

🏁 The race for Lakeland's new Assistant City Manager got a little narrower

💦 Water quality at Lake Hunter will soon be improving—it was designated as a "priority lake" for remediation

♿ Improved accessibility ramps were added near City Hall

🚗 Lake Morton Drive is getting a facelift (including resurfacing and new safety enhancements)

 🤑 Lakeland Electric announced a number of rebates available to utilities customers

⚾️ The Detroit Tigers' truck full of Spring training supplies arrived in Lakeland!

🎂 ​The Coleman-Bush building turned 10!

✈️ Supersonic fighter jets are coming to Lakeland Linder Int'l Airport

🔥🔥🔥2019 Lakeland Fire Department - SPCA FL Rescued Pets calendars are on sale for $5🔥🔥🔥

🎉 The Lakeland Public Library is celebrating Black History Month

🌻 Parks & Rec hosted the Florida FFA Nursery & Landscape Career Development Event Practice Session

🤔 The City wants to hear from citizens those who wish to make Lakeland more accessible for those with disabilities

🏛️ The cool kids of UthMpact visited us on their Government & Judiciary Leadership Day

👚 Did you know that Toby's Water Warriors can earn free t-shirts?!

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