The focus is on restoring charm and improving pedestrian safety to bring more families to the city center.
The Lakeland-based supermarket giant is taking over a fourth building downtown and plans to add several hundred IT jobs.
A salary study shows City of Lakeland employees are underpaid. The budget also prioritizes road maintenance and affordable housing.
Residential customers could pay an additional $2.73 per month, on average, instead of $1.76 if approved.
City Commission hopes the panel of high school students will inject ‘fresh ideas and the perspectives of youth’ into its decision-making.
The city’s focus has shifted from subsidizing and promoting events to simply providing rental space.
Historic 1927 building and 1990 annex will be completely re-roofed, but staff may need to keep buckets handy during 40-week wait for tiles.
Plant manager describes celebratory scene in control room as the combustion turbine rolled up to full speed.
Government management veteran Rob Hernandez started in his new post Monday. He will earn $142,700 annually.
At least four Polk municipalities have declared Juneteenth an official holiday. Lakeland isn’t one of them.