Turnout was low with only 14.9% of the city’s registered voters casting ballots — more than half of them by mail.
The new location offers primary care and family medicine. An emergency department is coming soon.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Both races include one current commissioner and two challengers.
Qualifying for the 2023 municipal election ended at noon on Friday. Early voting begins Oct. 23 and Election Day is Nov. 7.
Incumbents Chad McLeod and Bill Read have drawn no opponents yet; candidates have until Sept. 22 to file.
County Commissioner George Lindsey is hoping to get the proposed 20-year levy on the ballot in November 2024.
Lakeland city commissioners voted unanimously Monday to make it easier for developers to put affordable, multifamily projects alongside warehouses and factories in commercial or light industrial areas of Lakeland.
The interim city commissioner chosen to replace Phillip Walker could possibly be … Phillip Walker. The 13-year incumbent had resigned from his city position in connection with his bid to become a state representative. He lost that race to Jennifer Canady on Tuesday; on Friday morning, just before the noon deadline, he submitted an application […]
Stephanie Madden had geared up for a major campaign for re-election to a second term on the Lakeland City Commission. At one point, two other people had said they were running for her at-large seat. But when candidate qualifying ended at noon today, she found herself re-elected without opposition.
At a rousing faith-based rally Tuesday night, four Lakeland city commissioners pledged to reach a goal of adding 500 housing units for families with homeless children by 2023. Mayor Bill Mutz and commissioners Stephanie Madden, Justin Troller and Phillip Walker drew cheers for their pledges from the approximately 1,400 participants at the 19th annual Nehemiah […]