LDDA Open Container Review

Document sent to the Mayor and City Commission ahead of the Policy Review Meeting on Open Containers in Downtown.  FULL DOC PDF In preparation for your policy meeting about changes to the open container ordinance in Downtown Lakeland, please consider the following information in your discussion.   The LDDA Board of Directors, as representatives of the Downtown Businesses and Property...
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PROPOSED Fall and Spring Special Event Schedule!

PROPOSED Fall and Spring Special Event Schedule! Based on feedback received from our last merchant meeting and from the various merchant committees, we learned that the majority of Downtown business owners would like greater awareness of Downtown events with plenty of advance notice and time for planning. As a result, we have put together a PROPOSED event schedule. We took into consideration...
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Downtown Update Meeting Summary June 6, 2018

Downtown Update Meeting Summary June 6, 2018 Topic: Special Events – Changes in the Process Presenters: Julie Adams and Kim Stopiak, City of Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department Typically LDDA does not summarize Downtown Update Meetings and share via email. However, this was a particularly important subject that affects many businesses who were not in attendance. In 2014, the city of...
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NOTICE OF ELECTION

NOTICE OF ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the election of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. for all property owners not wholly exempt from ad valorem taxation and registered electors within the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority area. The election shall be held in the office of the City Clerk...
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Classy Car Show Sign Up

FIRST FRIDAY CAR SHOW CHANGES First Friday has changed ownership and management. The Lakeland Downtown Development Authority is now the organization responsible for the event. As the new owners, we have assessed the event and need to make some changes. Those changes to the CAR SHOW portion of the event are outlined below: We will brand the CAR SHOW as the First Friday Classy Car Show and include...
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