BROADBAND: Freshly back from a national “gigabit city” summit, City Commissioner Justin Troller pledges to push for expanded access to high-speed Internet in Lakeland. Troller, Commissioner Don Selvage and Assistant City Manager Shawn Sherrouse will share insights from the summit at a public “policy session” at City Hall Sept. 15 at 9:30 a.m.
EXPLORATIONS V: Georgann Carlton, 62, says she’s stepping down in December from directing the downtown Lakeland children’s museum she’s been affiliated with since 1992.
UTILITY FEES: Lakeland Electric might get rid of an accounting and p.r. headache by folding the “Inside the City Utility Tax” and the “Florida Public Service Surcharge into a single rate for all customers.