Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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

Lake Alfred Fall Cruise-In

  Join us Saturday October 19th 2019 from 10 – 2 for the Lake Alfred Cruise In. Located at the city parking lot on E. Seminole Ave. For more information or to register contact Judy Schelfo at 863-602-2942 or [email protected]

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

9/3 Planning Board- CANCELLED

The Planning Board Meeting scheduled for September 3rd is being cancelled due to the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Dorian.  The hearing will be re-scheduled for September 24th. Stay safe everyone!


September 2nd City offices and the library will be closed in observance of Labor Day Please see the Sanitation Schedule below. HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE: MONDAY ROUTES WILL BE PICKED UP TUESDAY (ALL OTHER ROUTES STAY THE SAME) HOUSEHOLD JUNK: NO MONDAY … Continue reading


POLICE OFFICER SWEARING IN CEREMONY   Chief Art Bodenheimer introduced the new Police Officer Brad Callaway stating he comes to Lake Alfred from another City and he has shown his professionalism and his ability.  His wife was present to pin … Continue reading


POLICE OFFICER SWEARING IN CEREMONY   Chief Bodenheimer introduced Officer Clyde Harris Jr. stating he comes to Lake Alfred from Winter Haven bringing 17 years of experience. He came to the City at a time Lake Alfred needed more officers, … Continue reading

Medication Take Back Day

The Lake Alfred Police Department will be accepting unwanted or expired HUMAN and PET medications on Saturday April 27, from 10 am to 2 pm. For more information or other drop-off locations, contact StandUP Polk at 863-802-0777

RFP for Civil Engineering and Consultant Services

The City of Lake Alfred, Florida is soliciting engineering firms to provide a proposal for engineering and consultant services in relations to future projects and various needs of the City. INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBMITTING ORGANIZATIONS All PROPOSALS must be in a … Continue reading

2018 Employee of the Year – Mamie Drane

City Manager Ryan Leavengood presented Mamie Drane with the Employee of the Year at the Employee Holiday Party on December 14, 2018.  Mamie is currently Deputy City Clerk and has been a great asset to the City of Lake Alfred.  … Continue reading

20 Years of Service – Captain Brian Beasley

Fire Chief Chris Costine presented Captain Brian Beasley with his 20 Years of Service award on Monday evening, February 18th and stated that Captain Beasley started his career with the Lake Alfred Fire Department in 1992 as a volunteer firefighter … Continue reading

Five Years of Service Recognition – Keri Jones

Director Richard Weed presented Keri Jones with her Five Years of Service.   Keri is the Children’s Librarian and does more than just story time. She helps plan summer entertainment for the library and summer recreation, hosts the Library’s annual egg … Continue reading

Five Years of Service Recognition – Patsy Esposito, Jr.

Director John Deaton presented Patsy Esposito, Jr.  with his Five Years of Service plaque.  Mr. Deaton stated that Pat Esposito has been with the City of Lake Alfred since February 2014.  Pat works in the Public Works Utility/Service Department and … Continue reading

2019 Election Notice

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Florida Statutes 100.021; the City of Lake Alfred will conduct its Municipal Election on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing, at … Continue reading

Proposed Impact Fee Changes

Notice is hereby given that the City of Lake Alfred City Commission will consider the following Ordinances on second/final reading and hold a public hearing on Monday, November 19, 2018, at 7:30 pm in the Lake Alfred City Commission Chambers … Continue reading