Businessman Guy LaLonde Jr. won 57.58% of the vote in a citywide race against interim Commissioner Samuel Simmons.
The boy, who attended Central Florida Aerospace Academy, was hit and killed by a McKeel Academy school bus on Pipkin Road.
The winner of the runoff election will represent the northwest district on Lakeland’s City Commission for the next four years.
The segment north of Florida Southern College is an ‘unfunded gap’ in plans to link the Fort Fraser and Tenoroc trails.
Project managers thought it might be fixable, but once it was hoisted off the tracks and inspected, the damage was worse that it looked.
City Commission approves spending $239,800 to replace 16 of the 32 courts with longer-lasting concrete surfaces.
New sidewalk will make walking to school a bit safer for Kathleen High School students.
The proposed settlement wouldn’t cover the cost of removing the chemicals, but joining cities that have opted out carries huge risks.
The third-place finisher has thrown her support to interim Commissioner Samuel Simmons in Tuesday’s runoff election.
Third-place candidate Lolita Berrien has yet to endorse either interim Commissioner Samuel Simmons or businessman Guy LaLonde.