July 2022
Summit Parking Garage
Open To Public at Night
Beginning Monday, August 8th the general public will have access to 150 covered parking spaces located on the first two levels of the Summit Building’s parking garage. The Parking Agreement specifies that no less than 150 non-exclusive parking spaces will be available as free public parking from 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., Monday through Friday and 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 

Interim City Commissioner
The Lakeland City Commission will be appointing an Interim City Commissioner to replace Commissioner Phillip Walker who must vacate his seat because he is running for state office.

The appointment for the Interim City Commissioner will be made by the Lakeland City Commission on September 19th and the chosen candidate will assume office on November 7, 2022, for a one-year term that ends on December 31, 2023.

The City of Lakeland is looking for insight into the awareness of, and hopes for, our recreation facilities. This survey will focus on City of Lakeland recreation centers and their programming.
The Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Department recently partnered with the Historic Lake Morton Neighborhood Association to raise money to install decorative lights on one of the grand oaks located on the lawn of the Lakeland Public Library.
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Citizens Action Center
The City of Lakeland Citizens Action Center serves as a central communications point for citizens to report a concern, make an inquiry or ask questions.

Andrew Gash with the Communications Department breaks down the City Commission Meeting and provides the details.
Se7en Wetlands Park features 8.5-miles of trails with two main access points – Loyce E. Harpe Park and Lakeland Highlands Scrub.

The park is open from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., daily.
Learn about Marvelous Mushrooms at the Larry R. Jackson Branch Library.

Saturday, August 6. Starts at 2:00 p.m.. Free. Registration Required. 
Take a hayride over to a light trap to view nocturnal insects.

Friday, August 5. Starts at 8:30 p.m. Free. Registration Required.
Download Our App
Our app is full of features that allow citizens to access the City. Find the latest news, information on events, report an issue and view live meetings with the touch of a button. The newest feature allows citizens to Submit An Idea on ways to improve City services. Users can easily find the app by searching lakelandgov in the app stores.
City Jobs
Police Department Jobs
The Lakeland Police Department (LPD) is looking for people interested in the rewarding profession of law enforcement, whether as a Police Officer or as a 911 Emergency Communications Specialist.

Municipal Boards
& Committee Opportunities
We are currently seeking applicants for several Boards & Committees.

ART around TOWN
Looking for a little culture?
See what Lakeland's visual and performing arts have to offer.
Lakeland Community Theatre
The Polk Museum of Art
The RP Funding Center
Gallery Exhibition • Aug. 2 – Aug. 5
Concert • Sept. 22 • 7:30 p.m.
The Polk Theatre
Classic movies and new releases