Parking Changes Coming & the City Seeks Input

Parking Summit Wednesday, May 31st 10am-2pm Munn Park Parking Charrette Wednesday, June 7 8-9am Breakfast and repeated at noon-1pm Lunch LKLDTV – Studio B 202 S. Massachusetts Ave. RSVP REQUIRED: (No Charge, but we need reservations as space is limited. Please sign up using the form at the bottom of this page.) The City of Lakeland’s Traffic Operations and Parking Services (TOPS) and...
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Downtown Lakeland Universal Valet

SUMMER HOURS: The Universal Valet service will temporarily pause the Thursday service through the summer. Valet is still available on Friday and Saturday nights on Main Street. FAQs about the Program Quick Reference of Validations Offers: (please be sure to tip your valet) Full validation offers:  Fresco’s;  POSTO 9 Brazilian Gastropub; Lakeland Loft Cigars, Jazz ,Spirits; Urban Appeal Other...
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Preservation Alley Compactor is up and running!

Preservation Alley now has a new trash receptacle. The city has gotten rid of the open dumpsters and replaced them with one, single 90 cubic feet compactor.  The compactor holds almost 10 times as much garbage as the previous dumpsters combined. Plus, it is locked so only authorized users have the ability to use it. The closed/locked construction also keeps birds and other dumpster divers out of...
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South Florida Ave Corridor Study

Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council and Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meting on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Polk Museum of Art beginning at 6pm with an Open House and the presentation at 6:30pm.  See the flyer linked below for the details. The Plan offers suggestions and recommendations to improve mobility, safety, quality of life, and economic vitality along...
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Preservation Alley Water Utilities Improvements

As part of infrastructure improvements for preservation alley, water utilities will be doing work beginning as soon as tomorrow (see linked map) in the portion of preservation alley between Kentucky Avenue and the “T” of the alley (directly behind Nathan’s, POSTO9, and Property Shoppe)  AND  portions of the alley directly behind what will be Café Roti – 116 S. Tennessee Ave. (details about the...
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Parking Lot Changes – Lot D Notice

Downtowners, The City of Lakeland will be converting Lot D ( next to Mitchell’s) back into a metered only lot beginning Tuesday, September 6. Please see the attached letter from parking services. Customers will be able to pay via the pay by space machine and/or PARKMOBILE, but the 2 hours free will be discontinued. LOT D...
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Florida Avenue Corridor Study

Florida Avenue Corridor Study Saturday, May 14 Public Half Day Workshop 9am-2pm (Please see flyer linked HERE for complete details) First United Methodist Church The Florida Department of Transportation, District I (FDOT), in collaboration with the Central Florida Regional Planning Council (CFRPC) supported by the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council (TCRPC) staff, and the City of Lakeland,...
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Giraffe – Pop Up Art Project #1!

David Collins went out on a limb recently to paint a life-sized giraffe on one of the camphor trees in Munn Park. The process took about a week to complete and required scaffolding to reach the high spots. The public art installation could last several months, depending on nature and humans. Why paint a giraffe on a tree? “Because of its size,” Collins says. I wanted it to be a big project, one...
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