• GROWTH PLANS: The city of Lakeland is spending $280,000 to hire  three consulting groups to draft strategic plans for three fast-growing areas: South Florida Avenue in Dixieland, the Main Street gateway to downtown, and Downtown West.
  • GARBAGE: Polk County is suspending recycling collection in March for homes in unincorporated areas served by FCC Environmental, freeing the company’s workers to concentrate on its backlog of household waste, yard trash and bulk materials. | Learn more

Source: The Ledger

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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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  1. I am surprised the airport area of Lakeland was not included. There is so much construction in the area of Drane Field Rd and Airport Rd. I would think the city would be concerned that it is growing to fast wich will result in a lot of empty warehouses in the future

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