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  • PUBLIC WORKS NOTICE: ROAD MILLING & RESURFACING  Posted 14 hours ago
    Contractors working for the City of Lakeland will begin Milling Central Ave from Olive St south to W Highland St on August 29th. 2016 Following milling contractors will be adding new asphalt to roadway. Also the section of W Highland St from Pinewood Ave to Central Ave will also be milled and resurfaced.
  • SHERROUSE NAMED ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER Posted 6 days ago
    LAKELAND, FL (August 17, 2016) -- The City of Lakeland is pleased to announce Michael “Shawn” Sherrouse as the newly appointed Assistant City Manager. Sherrouse has been serving as the Assistant City Manager for the City of Auburndale. He has been with the City of Auburndale since 2006 serving as the Community Development Director for six years and the Assistant to the City Manger for almost four years before taking the position of Assistant City Manager...
  • LAKELAND POLICE DEPARTMENT RETAINS TWO NATIONAL CALEA ACCREDITATIONS Posted last week
    LAKELAND, FL (August 2, 2016) – The Lakeland Police Department is proud to announce that it has successfully retained two national accreditations from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA®). On Saturday, July 30, 2016, Chief Larry Giddens and senior staff accepted the reaccreditations for the department’s overall standards of performance and for their Public Safety Communications operation at the summer conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • LAKELAND FIREFIGHTERS WILL REMIND MOTORISTS SCHOOL IS BACK IN SESSION Posted last week
    LAKELAND, FL (August 11, 2016) - Summer fun is done and school is back in session for most Polk County students starting Monday, August 15, 2016. The Lakeland Fire Department (LFD) will be promoting safety in school zones as part of its Back to School Safety Campaign, for the seventh year in a row! On Monday, August 15, 2016 (and August 18, 2016 at McKeel Central and South McKeel Academy), Lakeland Fire Department personnel will be in school zones holding signs urging drivers to: SLOW DOWN | BUCKLE UP | DO NOT TEXT and DRIVE
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