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Posted on: March 29, 2017

This Saturday...Community Clean-Up Day!

Click link below for flyer with all the details on what hard-to-dispose-of items we're accepting... Flyer...
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Notice of Town Hall Meeting and Public Hearing

NOTICE is hereby given that a Town Hall Meeting will be held by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Lakeland on Thursday, May 11, 2017 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Lakeland City Hall. All interested persons are invited to attend and address the Board r...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2017

I-40 Ramp Closure Began 4/6/17...for 2 Months

Nicole Lawrence, region 4 community relations officer for TDOT (Tennessee Department of Transportation): The westbound exit ramp to Canada Road will be closing on Thursday, April 6, at 10 p.m., for TWO months...for permanent ramp reconstruction....Read on... Detour map...

Posted on: March 15, 2017

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. Early voting, and the 5/25/17 special election, will be at The Refu...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Special Election for Board of Commissioners Vacancy

Early voting, and the 5/25/17 special election, will be at The Refuge Church. Going forward, all voting will be through the Lakeland School System.

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Youth Football, Cheerleading, and Baseball Registration...

Youth Football and Cheerleading sign-ups start this 4/1/17. Registration will continue to 6/23/17. Late registration will be 6/24 - 7/3/17.

Baseball: Regular registration: 4/3 - 4/23/17. Late registration: 4/24 – 5/1/17. Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: April 28, 2017

KLB Plant Days: Free T-shirts, Meet BOC Candidates

Come volunteer with the KLB (Keep Lakeland Beautiful) Advisory Board next week. Receive a special KLB T-shirt for your contribution and meet candidates running for the BOC position.

  • 5:30 p.m. May 2 at City Hall
  • 2 p.m. May 7 at the two Gateway Signs


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Posted on: March 23, 2017

TN Smart Yards Workshop! Friday, 5/5/17, 9 am - 3 pm

Friday, 5/5/17, 9am-3pm, IH Clubhouse $25 ($40/couple), includes lunch, handbook, rain gauge, etc. Advanced registration required: (901) 752-1207 or Read on... Flyer...
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Tour de Lakeland and Spring Festival (5/13/17)

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Lakeland IH Park- 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland, TN The second annual Tour de Lakeland & Spring Festival, celebrating the City’s 40th anniversary, is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and wil...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Lakeland Annual Children’s Fishing Rodeo

Saturday, May 20th, beginning promptly at 8 a.m.
IH Managerial Park Lake, 4523 Canada Rd.
Pre-register to avoid the long line for on-site registration!   Let’s Go Fishing! Bring your pole and bait and join us at the Annual Fishing Rode...

Read on... Info about full day of events incl. concert!
Posted on: March 9, 2017

The LAMP 2017 Concert Series at IH Park!

2017 LAMP Concert Series

May 20: All-day event, starting with the 8 a.m. Fishing Rodeo, followed by School of Rock (1-6 p.m.) and then a yet unnamed band for the 7 p.m. concert. June 5: Super 5 July 22: Memphis Funk N Horns Aug. 20: The 40th Anniversa...Read on... Updates at
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Tie-Dye Naturally! Summer Workshop by Memphis Botanic Garden

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Tie-Dye Naturally! Summer Workshop by Memphis Botanic Garden, for students, grades 1-6 on Friday, June 9th, 11 a.m., at IH Clubhouse. Each student must bring a prewashed white T-shirt. After some tie-dye fun, Lakeland Parks & Re...Read on... Flyer...
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Congrats to Keep Lakeland Beautiful!

They received the President's Circle Recognition Award for 2016 for good standing as a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate and completing all annual reporting requirements.

Posted on: March 24, 2017

City of Lakeland is a recipient of Litter Prevention Program Grant!

Keep America Beautiful announces grants, totaling $297,500, will be distributed to 37 organizations through the 2017 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. This comes off their fantastic 2016 program results with an average cigarette litter reduction of 60%...Read on...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Lakeland Elementary Receives AdvancedED Accreditation (March 2017)

The external review is a diagnostic process to stimulate and guide continuous improvement with focus on Impact of teaching and learning, capacity of leadership and use of resources. The external review team observed the teachers in the classroom and spok...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 8, 2017

The City of Lakeland to Construct 2 New Gateway Signs!

The County Commission approved a $25,000 grant this morning for the City of Lakeland to construct 2 new Gateway signs. The new signs will have the same design theme as the recently constructed gateway signs located along Highway 64 at Canada Road and Fl...Read on...
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Board of Commissioners Meetings...Livestreamed!

Board of Commissioners meetings are livestreamed at
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Posted on: February 22, 2017

The City of Lakeland has Tree City USA Status...11 Years and Counting!

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

360° Virtual Tours Now Available!

IH Clubhouse 360° Tour...

Senior Center 360° Tour...

Delta Blues Winery 360° Tour... Special thank...Read on...