- City commissioners approved a $577 million budget that holds the line on property taxes and also voted 5-2 to raise their pay from $16.4K to $29.7K.
- The Polk School Board denied an application for a south Lakeland charter school, prompting the applicant’s lawyer to remark, “We will prevail in court on this.”
- Expect delays along North Florida Avenue between Bartow Road and Memorial Boulevard from October to December as crews remove 60 oak trees and make road and sidewalk improvements.
- A dinner memorializing Matt Williams Friday night will benefit K9s for Cops. Tickets cost $75 for dinner and $125 for a VIP reception.
Source: The Ledger
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