Planning Board


The Board assures development compliance with the City’s Comprehensive Plan and the Unified Land Development Code.


Meetings are generally held on the third Wednesday of every other month at 6:00 p.m. The proposed schedule is posted on the Meeting Schedules page and Events Calendar page.  For more information regarding meeting topics, please visit the Agenda and Minutes page.

 Staff Contact

Valerie Ferrell, Community Development Director (863) 291-5748

 Board Membership

The Board is made up of seven regular board members and two alternate board members. The members are appointed by the City Commission and serve a term of three years. If you wish to apply, please visit Board and Committees to download an application.


All members must be a resident of the City of Lake Alfred and has resided in the City for no less than one year.

Board Members

Member Term Ends
Chair -TBD October 31
Vice Chair -TBD October 31
Bette Biggar October 31, 2017
Deborah Hoffman October 31, 2017
Karen Abdul-Hameed October 31, 2016
Joseph Hults October 31, 2018
Judy Schelfo October 31, 2017
Matthew Noone October 31, 2018


Member Term Ends
Ireneo Ferrer Jr. October 31, 2017
Vacant October 31, 2018
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