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.”
Main story: Lakeland Removes Sunday Alcohol Exceptions Source: Ledger County Government Blog
Source: The Ledger
Interim City Manager Tony Delgado this morning attempted to stifle rumors that the city of Lakeland plans to sell Bryant Stadium and said he is still seriously weighing the opportunity to remove the “interim” from his title.
Phillip Walker will keep his Lakeland City Commission seat, winning 60 percent of the vote in today’s election. Ricky Shirah, in his fourth run in six years, received 21 percent, and newcomer Alberto (AJ) Rodriguez got 19 percent.
Source: The Ledger
Registered voters in Lakeland go to the polls Tuesday to choose between three candidates for the seat that represents northwest Lakeland on the City Commission. Incumbent Phillip Walker, right, is being challenged by Alberto (AJ) Rodriguez, left, and Ricky Shirah. Here’s what you need to know before voting.
City commissioners are moving toward loosening Sunday alcohol sales in Lakeland. A proposal to make rules on Sunday the same as all other days will get a final vote after public hearings Nov. 16 and Dec. 7.
At a meeting Wednesday on ways to expand Lakeland’s fiber optic network, city commissioners said they’d like to see a pilot program making ultra-fast Internet available to homes and businesses in and near the downtown area.
City leaders will have a chance to show how far they’re willing to go to make Lakeland a “gigabit city” in a series of meetings that begin with a workshop at 4 this afternoon. In advance of that meeting, here is a quick look at seven options for high-speed Internet offered by the city’s broadband consultant. (Consultant’s […]