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 By Robert Connors    News

City Planners Launch "Envision" Effort, Seek Citizen Input For Future Land Use Planning

Citizens and residents of the Lake Wales area are being invited to take a major role in defining how and where growth will take place in the area as part of a new city effort to... — Updated 2/28/2023


Be Safe as You Work Outdoors

(NAPSI)-Spring is coming, and as we get out our lawn mowers and other outdoor power equipment from storage to work in our yards, businesses and other green spaces, it's important to... — Updated 2/5/2023

 By Robert Connors    News

Electric Rates May Rise Again for Area Residents, Businesses

Lake Wales area customers of both Duke Energy and TECO can expect to pay significantly more for their electricity use if proposed rate hikes are approved. Both companies are among... — Updated 2/3/2023

 By Robert Connors    News

"Annexation Agreement" Will Cement City Guidance of Growth Beyond Lake of the Hills

An unusual "annexation agreement" covering 932-acres of citrus groves owned by Sarasota-based Gardinier Florida Citrus and PCGP, LLC will be considered by the City Commission this... — Updated 1/1/2023

 By Robert Connors    News

Contract Awarded, Construction to Begin on Park Avenue Streetscape

The Lake Wales Connected plan took a major step forward this week as the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) voted Tuesday to award a construction contract for the Park... — Updated 12/1/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

City Land Use Mapping Process to be Reassessed

After an October 27 public forum that City Manager James Slaton described as "disorganized," City of Lake Wales staff is reviewing and restarting the entire process of conducting a... — Updated 11/1/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

Monday Land Use Meeting CANCELLED

UPDATE: Due to the anticipated arrival of storm-force winds this week, the City of Lake Wales has cancelled the Land Use Study Workshop planned for tonight (Monday). Also cancelled... — Updated 9/27/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales Stakes Claim to Exclusive "Utility Service Area"

In a further plan to facilitate the growth of the City of Lake Wales, city commissioners are poised to adopt an exclusive utility service area ordinance intended to keep... — Updated 9/15/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

New "Mobility Fee" Approved to Address Cost of New Development

Faced with a expected wave of new development after approving more than a dozen new housing projects in less than a year, the Lake Wales City Commission on Tuesday unanimously... — Updated 8/20/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales Proposed Development Total Passes 12,000 Unit Mark

The parade of development proposals that have stirred citizen concerns of runaway changes to Lake Wales continued to be evident at the most recent city commission meeting as... — Updated 6/16/2022

 By Eric Marshall    News

City Initiates Land Use Study to Guide Future Development in Lake Wales

Keeping ahead of the numerous development proposals is a concern for city leaders and residents alike as some ten thousand new dwelling are at various stages of the lengthy... — Updated 3/3/2022


Lee Alexander "Alex" Wheeler III, 1953-2020

Lee Alexander "Alex" Wheeler III passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2020 after unexpected complications following surgery. A third generation Lake Walean, Alex was born in Lake Wales... — Updated 10/29/2020


Commissioners Question Why City Hall is Still Closed to Visitors

Lake Wales Interim City Manger James Slaton says if your grocery store has an outbreak of COVID-19 among its employees you can always go to another store. But he says there's no... — Updated 9/10/2020


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