Highlights of today’s City Commission meeting, as shared on Twitter and Instagram:

City Commission meeting is under way.
✓ Agenda: https://t.co/cdC9MNqG3w
✓ Watch live at https://t.co/CD80dhj9jg#lkld

— Lkld Now (@LkldNow) May 6, 2019

Captain Steve Pacheco updating @lakelandgov City Commissioners on our School and College Resource Officer Unit. pic.twitter.com/LGVcslTRT6

— LakelandPD (@LakelandPD) May 6, 2019

@LakelandPD giving presentation on School Resource Officers. From Feb 2018 to present, 37 arrests were made and 189 incidents adverted by SRO’s. #LKLD

— City of Lakeland (@lakelandgov) May 6, 2019

Capt. Steve Pacheco of @LakelandPD is updating city commissioners about the School and College Resource Officer Unit. #lkld pic.twitter.com/nqA9iPSVEL

— Lkld Now (@LkldNow) May 6, 2019

@LakelandPD School Resource Officers have face-to-face interaction with almost 10,000 students, 1500 staff and an untold number of parents/guardians. #LKLD

— City of Lakeland (@lakelandgov) May 6, 2019

Capt. Pacheco of @LakelandPD: 33 public and private schools in #lkld do not have full-time resource officers. If LPD officers were required at each school, it would cost $4.7 million the first year, he says.

— Lkld Now (@LkldNow) May 6, 2019

Next up at City Commission:
✓ Se7en Wetlands staffers will be awarded the Florida Water Environment Association 2019 Public Education Award
✓ Beautification awards. Photos coming.#lkld

— Lkld Now (@LkldNow) May 6, 2019

Five proclamations will be presented at the City Commission meeting:
✓ Bike Month
✓ Community Action Month
✓ Historic Preservation Month
✓ Nurses Week
✓ Water Safety Awareness Month#lkld

— Lkld Now (@LkldNow) May 6, 2019

Congratulations to May 2019 Commercial Beautification Award winner, @LakelandAudi of 1215 Griffin Road! #LKLD #Beautification pic.twitter.com/kBqVCOGyoe

— City of Lakeland (@lakelandgov) May 6, 2019

Appointments to city boards approved today:
✓ Darrence McGriff: Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
✓ Rick Garrity: Code Enforcement Board
✓ Melynda Rinker: Historic Preservation Board
✓ Lesley Chambers, Chandra Fredericks, Michael Maguire: Arts Advisory Council#lkld

— Lkld Now (@LkldNow) May 6, 2019

City Commission approves a swap of small land parcels between the Lakeland CRA and Watson Clinic to even out holdings near the main clinic campus.
✓ Background: https://t.co/4noNQMPrRz
✓ Agenda info: https://t.co/Zj0X31lpfE#lkld

— Lkld Now (@LkldNow) May 6, 2019

City Commission approves $548K project with Miller Construction for new office/lab facility at Glendale Wastewater Treatment Facility. https://t.co/UaJTPBNXkG. #LKLD

— City of Lakeland (@lakelandgov) May 6, 2019

City Commission ratifies collective bargaining agreement with Utility Workers Union of America representing @mylkldelectric unionized employees. Get the deets: https://t.co/K2kt5toWXO. #LKLD

— City of Lakeland (@lakelandgov) May 6, 2019

Lakeland Electric to shutdown Unit 3 by fall 2024 Read more: https://t.co/Uu2BSiA5sO https://t.co/Uu2BSiA5sO

— The Ledger (@theledger) May 7, 2019

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Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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