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Lake Alfred Christmas Parade

Free Face Mask Available to the Public

To help slow the spread of COVID-19, masks will be distributed at the following City locations:   Highlands Community Center Fruitland Park 700 N. Third St.   Tuesday & Thursday July 21 & July 23 9 AM – 11 AM … Continue reading

Polk County Curfew

Curfew extended in Polk County June 1 City Commission meeting canceled in observation of Polk County curfew.   For more information, click here.  

COVID-19 UPDATE #3

April 3, 2020 CITY OF LAKE ALFRED: OPERATIONAL CHANGES Playgrounds, Public Library, Public Restrooms, Athletic Courts (Basketball & Tennis) and Pavilions will be CLOSED while the Stay-at-Home order is in effect. Boat Ramps and Trails will remain OPEN. Please observe … Continue reading

CENSUS 2020 – Happy Census Day!!

Today is Census Day! It’s time to respond and complete the #2020Census so you and your community can be counted! It takes only 10 minutes to complete the Census online at https://my2020census.gov/. Below is our latest self-response rate for the City of Auburndale. … Continue reading

COVID-19 UPDATE #2

  March 20, 2020  |  5:15 pm Effective Sunday, March 22, 2020, all City Offices are closed to the public except for essential services and any services that can be paid online, by telephone, or by electronic means. This affects … Continue reading

COVID-19 UPDATE

March 19th, 2020  |  12:20 pm As the COVID-19 situation develops, City Administration is closely monitoring multiple resource outlets to make the best decision for the safety of our residents, visitors, and staff. All Municipal programs and events are closed … Continue reading

John “Randy” Knight, 5 Years of Service Recognition

  On March 2, 2020 Public Works Director John Deaton presented the 5 Years of Service Recognition award to John Randy Knight, Service Worker II. We are here to recognize Randy for his five years of service with the City … Continue reading

Amee Bailey, 5 Years of Service Recognition

  On February 17, 2020, City Manager Ryan Leavengood presented the 5 Years of Service Recognition award to Ameé Bailey. City Manager Leavengood stated this is a rare opportunity for him to recognize one of his management team.  Ameé Bailey … Continue reading

FIRE CHIEF WALLACE NIX SWEARING IN

FIRE CHIEF WALLACE NIX SWEARING IN On Monday, February 17, 2020, at the City Commission Meeting Wallace Nix was sworn in as the new Fire Chief. Fire Chief Wallace Nix has been with the City of Lake Alfred 28 years, … Continue reading

Amber Deaton, 15 Years of Service Recognition

On February 3, 2020 City Manager Ryan Leavengood presented the 15 Years of Service Recognition award to Amber Deaton, Finance Director, CPA City Manager Leavengood stated every now and then he is able to bring recognition to one of his … Continue reading

Robert Turner, 15 years of Service Recognition

  On January 6, 2020 Deputy Fire Chief Wallace Nix presented the 15 Years of Service Recognition award to Robert Turner, Captain, Firefighter/EMT and Fire Inspector. Robert Turner has been a member of the Lake Alfred Fire Department since December … Continue reading

Charles Parr, 10 Years of Service Recognition

On January 6, 2020 Fire Chief Chris Costine presented the 10 Years of Service Recognition award to Charles Parr, Firefighter/EMT . Charlie has been in the Fire Service for 32 years.  He began his career as a volunteer firefighter with … Continue reading

Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives

Notice is hereby given that the City of Lake Alfred, Florida has prepared a draft Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) in preparation of environmental remediation to be conducted at 505 S LAKE SHORE WAY / 0 SHINN BLVD.  The … Continue reading

Adam Leatherberry, Employee of the Fourth Quarter

  On December 2, 2019 the Employee of the Quarter was awarded to Adam Leatherberry, School Resource Police Officer with the Lake Alfred Police Department.  The award was presented by the Police Chief William Bodenheimer. Officer Adam Leatherberry began his … Continue reading

Mike Davis, 10 Years of Service Recognition

On November 4, 2019 Public Works Director John Deaton presented the 10 Years of Service Recognition award to Mike Davis, Public Works Superintendent. We are recognizing Mike Davis for his ten years of service with the City of Lake Alfred.  … Continue reading

Cheryl Vice, Employee of the Third Quarter

On October 21, 2019 the Employee of the Quarter was awarded to Cheryl Vice, Service Worker II in the Parks & Recreation Department.  The award was presented by the Parks & Recreation Director Richard Weed. “Cheryl came to work for … Continue reading

Eddie Adams, 5 Years of Service Recognition

On September 26, 2019 Public Works Director John Deaton presented the 5 Years of Service Recognition award to Eddie Adams, City Mechanic. Director John Deaton stated Eddie has been with the City for five years, he has been able to … Continue reading

Kimberly Walker, 10 Years of Service Recognition

On September 26, 2019 Parks & Recreation Director Richard Weed presented the 10 Years of Service Recognition award to Kimberly Walker,  Library Assistant in the Lake Alfred Public Library. Director Weed stated that Kimberly Walker has been working at the … Continue reading

Cynthia Daniels, 10 Years of Service Recognition

On September 26, 2019 Police Chief Bodenheimer presented the 10 Years of Service Recognition award to Cynthia Daniels, Communication Operator in the Lake Alfred Police Department. Chief Bodenheimer stated Cynthia started her career at the Lake Alfred Police Department on … Continue reading

Parks & Recreation Director Richard Weed, 5 Years of Service Recognition

      City Manager Leavengood stated the Parks and Recreation Department is not about one specific thing there is a facility side, a maintenance side, and the event side.  It is working with the complexity of Mackay Gardens and … Continue reading

Citizen Recognition: James Walton

  Lt. Gerald Dempsey presented Lake Alfred Citizen James Walton with a Citizen Recognition Award during the City of Lake Alfred Commission Meeting on Thursday evening September 12, 2019 “I believe that there are about a thousand different ways to … Continue reading

Police Officer Gettle receives 15 Years Service Recognition

On Thursday, September 12, 2019, Police Chief Bodenheimer presented Officer Anthony Gettle with his 15 Years of Service recognition plaque.  Officer Anthony Gettle began working for the Lake Alfred Police Department starting on Sept. 1st, 2004. While working for the … Continue reading

Celeste Stillion, Employee of the Second Quarter

   On August 6, 2019 the Employee of the Quarter award was given to Celeste Stillion, Communications Coordinator with the Lake Alfred Police Department.  The award was presented by the Chief of Police William Bodenheimer. “Celeste Stillion began her career … Continue reading

Rachel Puentes, Employee of the First Quarter

On June 3, 2019 Finance Director Amber Deaton presented the Employee of the Quarter award to Rachel Puentes, Utility Billing Clerk. “I am so proud to recognize an employee that has made a great impact on my department, Rachel Puentes. … Continue reading