City Manager

Mr. Ryan Leavengood has been Lake Alfred's City Manager since March of 2012. He was formerly the Assistant City Manager for the City of Auburndale. Ryan has a Master's Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Environmental Policy and Science. He was inducted into Pi Alpha Alpha, the national honor society for students of public administration and was the 2007 recipient of the B. Harold Farmer Scholarship.

Mr. Leavengood is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Florida City/County Management Association (FCCMA). He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the FCCMA as the District 8 Director and is also the Chair of the Polk County Manager's Group.


The City of Lake Alfred is proud and welcomes you to a dynamic community that is well-positioned for the future. As we develop the path of Lake Alfred's future; we celebrate its past and embrace the present.

The City administration is guided by the concept of stewardship and understands that the decisions today will have a lasting impact on tomorrow. Each decision that impacts the community must be carefully considered and our staff is working diligently to provide residents and future generations with an outstanding quality of life.