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Lakeland Taxes Going Down

I wonder how many Lakeland residents realize their property taxes were lowered last night at the Lakeland BOC meeting. While most of the surrounding cities in Shelby County were raising taxes for one reason or another, the Lakeland BOC lowered property taxes. I just want to reassure our citizens that the BOC is a conservative […]

BOC Update

Here is a great update from the recent work session as reported by Lakeland Currnets. – Clark BOC work session – Dec. 4, 2014 The Lakeland Prep Project took front and center Dec. 4 at the Lakeland Board of Commissioners work session at City Hall. The first resolution was to authorize an engagement letter for […]

City Manager Changes

I wanted the opportunity to put to rest the removal of Chris Thomas as Lakeland City Manager. When I agreed to go along with the hiring of Chris in 2013, I felt that uneasy feeling you get when you know you are making a mistake. Mayor Bunker made a tremendous sales pitch in the favor […]

Lakeland Prep Is Moving Forward

Property taxes are slated to increase in Lakeland after the Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Oct. 14 to raise the current 85 cents to $1.40 effective in 2015. According to the amended ordinance, the special property tax will assist in funding the construction of additional school buildings and is solely for the retirement of the […]