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EDC, KLB Meetings This Week

The Economic Development Commission/Industrial Development Board (EDC) will meet at 5:30 March 30 at City Hall. Among agenda items are: Updates on projects, plans and...

BOA/SBOA March Meeting Results

By Carl Helton, secretary, BOA/SBOA During the March 20 meeting of the Board of Appeals and Stormwater Board of Appeals, Carl Helton was sworn in...

Mayor Gives State Of The City Address

During his State of the City address today (3.22.17), Mayor Wyatt Bunker announced a Town Square and new City Hall location are among plans...

LSS (Lakeland School System) Perspective: Registration, Accrediation, Legislation

By Teresa Henry, LSB (Lakeland School Board) member It always amazes me how fast the school year passes.  As we enter the last nine weeks...

Lakeland Project Update

By Emily Harrell, PE CPESC, city engineer The City of Lakeland has several large, visible projects underway such as the I-40 at Canada Road Interchange...

Lego to the Sky for First Meeting at IH Clubhouse

The beginnings of a Lakeland Lego Club kicked off last week (2.21.17) with 15 children free-building and then constructing tall towers at the IH...

P&R Monthly Meeting: Parks Update, Capital Projects

By Steve Snow, Parks and Recreation Board member February 14, 2017. Valentine's Day. A day devoted to romance, flowers, candy, greeting cards and the regular...

LSB Members Went to Nashville This Week

By Teresa Henry, LSB member and Tennessee Legislative Network Representative Lakeland School Board (LSB) members were in Nashville Feb. 21 along with Superintendent Ted Horrell...

New Study Ranks Lakeland for Housing Affordability

Tom Skehan, City planning director, provided a ranking of most affordable places to live in Tennessee he received today (2.22.17).  Lakeland is ranked at #9,...

Monthly MPC Meeting: New Member Named to Commission

By Paul Vandiver, Lakeland Currents staff The Feb. 16 Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) meeting began with the introduction and swearing in of new Board member...