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City of Lakeland asks residents to weigh in on vision, future of the community

Posted at 4:29 AM, Jul 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-08 04:57:30-04

LAKELAND, Fla. — The City of Lakeland government is asking for input from its residents about the future.

The city is evaluating its comprehensive plan to look forward and develop a strategy for growth over the next 10 years with "Look Forward Lakeland!"

According to the city, the purpose of the Lakeland Comprehensive Plan is to establish City goals, objectives and policies that will be effective at managing growth and development.

Officials want to identify and understand priorities and concerns of Lakeland residents and city leaders to develop a vision for the future.

An online survey is available here for you to make your voice heard. You can take the survey by clicking here.

Additionally, several public meetings are being held where citizens can learn about Lakeland's comprehensive plan and how it relates to your quality of life. Staff will be available to answer questions and technology will be provided for those who wish to take the survey. A list of the meeting dates and times are below:

June 25, 2019: 6:00PM-7:00PM Lakeland Public Library: 100 Lake Morton Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801

June 27, 2019: 6:30PM-7:30PM Carlton-Palmore Elementary School: 3725 Cleveland Heights Blvd. Lakeland, FL 33803

July 08, 2019: 6:30PM-7:30PM Dixieland Elementary School: 416 Ariana St, Lakeland, FL 33803

July 09, 2019: 6:30PM-7:30PM Kelly Recreation Complex: 404 Imperial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803

July 11, 2019: 7:00PM-8:00PM Coleman-Bush Building: 1104 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Lakeland, FL 33805

July 15, 2019: 7:15PM-8:15PM Lake Gibson Village: 771 Carpenters Way, Lakeland, FL 33809

July 16, 2019: 6:30PM-7:30PM Sleepy Hill Elementary: 2285 Sleepy Hill Rd, Lakeland, FL 33810

July 18, 2019: 6:30PM-7:30PM Parker Street Ministries: 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

You can RSVP for one of the meetings here.

For more information on the project, click here.