The city of Lakeland’s role in transforming an abandoned Publix store into a modern customer service center for the Polk County Tax Collector won a statewide award. The Lakeland Community Redevelopment Agency received the Roy F. Kenzie Award for an outstanding rehabilitation, renovation or reuse project from the Florida Redevelopment Association. The video was part of city’s entry.
Lakeland Electric’s announcement of new rates for solar power users hinted at steps the utility is taking to give customers more control over their electricity bills. More
The head of Lakeland’s airport has turned down an opportunity to move to a similar job in Naples. “I’m honored that I was selected as their No. 1 candidate,” Gene Conrad said. “But as we weighed all the great opportunities that we have here in Lakeland, we decided that staying here was really the best option.” More