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Porch Pirates Arrested

Christmas Cheer Over Porch Thief Arrests It is a Merry Christmas ending for some Lakeland victims of the “porch pirates.” Two suspects in a “porch pirate”...

Porch Pirates in Lakeland – Report to SCSO

At least seven Lakeland neighborhoods have been targets of “porch pirates” this week, according to reports on social media and Earl Farrell, public information...

BOC December Work Session

BOC (Board of Commissioners) Work Session 12.1.16 Lakeland sewer rates consumed a fair amount of work session time with discussion on the final reading of an...

BOC Town Hall Meeting

A Town Hall meeting preceded the regular business meeting of the BOC (Board of Commisiioners) Nov. 10, allowing four citizens to share their concerns...

Lake District TIF Approved

In a historic night for Lakeland, $39 million in TIF (Tax Increment Financing) was unanimously approved for The Lake District by both Boards Oct....

The sewer rate conundrum

The sewer rate conundrum: Cap the rate? Use winter averages? Bring billing in house? Increase fees to developers? These ideas were among many discussed at...