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This Saturday...Community Clean-Up Day! April 29, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: 9822 Beverle Rivera Dr (next to Fire Station #1). Read on...

Notice of Town Hall Meeting and Public Hearing Thursday, May 11, 2017 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Lakeland City Hall. Read on...

I-40 Ramp Closure Began 4/6/17...for 2 Months The entire project is expected to be completed in July. Read on...

Dates Released for Special Election (Board of Commissioners Vacancy) For candidates interested in running for the open slot, the first day to get petitions is Thursday (3/16/17). The final date to turn in petitions is April 13 with early voting May 5-20. Read on...

Special Election for Board of Commissioners Vacancy The BOC approved a special election to fill a BOC vacancy. The date will be 5/25/17 with early voting two weeks before that date. Info on filing deadline...

KLB Plant Days: Free T-shirts, Meet BOC Candidates Keep Lakeland Beautiful planting events May 2nd & May 7th. Also, meet the 3 candidates vying for Board of Commissioners' vacant position. Read on...

TN Smart Yards Workshop! Friday, 5/5/17, 9 am - 3 pm IH Clubhouse, $25 ($40/couple), includes lunch, handbook, rain gauge, etc. Read on...

Tour de Lakeland and Spring Festival (5/13/17) ...Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Lakeland. IH Park, 4523 Canada Rd. Read on...

Lakeland Annual Children’s Fishing Rodeo Saturday, May 20th, beginning promptly at 8 a.m. Read on...

The LAMP 2017 Concert Series at IH Park! May 20th kickoff: Annual Fishing Rodeo (8-12n), School of Rock will perform (1-6 pm), Concert (7-10 pm) Read on...

Tie-Dye Naturally! Summer Workshop by Memphis Botanic Garden MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Friday, June 9th, 11 am, IH Clubhouse (Grades 1-6) Read on...

Mayor Gives State of the City Address The Mayor gave his State of the City address on 3/22/17, at Club Windward. Cost is...

Congrats to Keep Lakeland Beautiful! Keep Lakeland Beautiful was recently recognized for standards of excellence by Keep America Beautiful... Read on...

The City of Lakeland to Construct 2 New Gateway Signs! The County Commission approved a $25,000 grant... Read on...

Board of Commissioners Meetings...Livestreamed! Board of Commissioners meetings are livestreamed at Livestream.com/Lakeland. More info at LakelandTN.gov/livestream. Livestream.com/Lakeland...

The City of Lakeland has Tree City USA Status...11 Years and Counting! Lakeland, TN was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Read on...

360° Virtual Tours Now Available! IH Clubhouse, Senior Center, and Delta Blues Winery... Read on...

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New photos of I-40
Interchange Project!

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New Ranking!!! 
Lakeland Ranks among Top 10 Most Affordable Places to Live in Tennessee, according to a SmartAsset ranking!
LakelandTN.gov/rankings


Trash Changes (in effect since 2/6/17):
Updated map, details, and recycling schedule.

360° Virtual Tours:
IH Clubhouse, Senior Center, and Delta Blues Winery!


Children's Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, May 20th, 8 am-12 pm
           
Fishing_Rodeo_screenshot_2017.jpg...Details with link to flyer, here.
                           
Board of Commissioners Meetings...Livestreamed!

Lakeland's Livestream link, here. 
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Progress on Lakeland Middle Preparatory School!
...Even more progress since this drone video was taken.
LMPS_screenshot_10.16.jpgExciting News About the Old Outlet Mall!
A 160+ acre development is in the hopper!
...January 2017 Lake District update, here.

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California-based developer Gilad Development and local design firm A2H recently revealed exciting plans for The Lake District, a mixed-use development at the site of the former Lakeland Factory Outlet Mall off Interstate-40 and Canada Road.

Conceptual plans feature a combination of uses such as luxury retail stores, two hotels, restaurants, a farmer's market, office spaces, residences, green space including parks, an untouched preserve area, and more.

“The Lake District will have a huge impact on the city,” said Lakeland City Manager Jim Atkinson. “It will be, by far, the largest development that Lakeland has seen with 160-plus acres of high-scale residential and commercial development.

Full story with more images: LakelandTN.gov/LakeDistrict
                        


NLakeland in Top Three TN Cities for Young Families!
Lakeland, named #3, was one of only four communities to receive a perfect 10 from GreatSchools. Lakeland also earned a best risk rating of “most safe,” and its 15-year income growth rate of 69.8% was second-highest in the survey. http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/mortgages/best-places-young-families-tn-2015/
           
View a list of Lakeland rankings, here: LakelandTN.gov/rankings or LakelandTN.gov/buzz