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Berckman Street Gets a Facelift

Berckman Street Gets a Facelift

After 90 Years, Fruitland Park’s Main Street is getting a new face. Berckman Street in Fruitland Park is undergoing a major facelift as workers complete a repaving project from Dixie…

City Budget Workshops Slated August 2-3-4

Fruitland Park commissioners will hold workshops to set the 2015-16 budget on August 2, 3, and 4 starting at 6 p.m. If commissioners can, they’ll run through the entire budget…

Fruitland Park Dragster a World Class Competitor

Fruitland Park Dragster a World Class Competitor

As a measure of human prowess, American-style drag racing is an evolutionary leap. Speed, strength, endurance and agility are primitive skills that power most sports today, but drag racing taxes…

Commissioners Set Lowest Tax Rate Target since 2012

Commissioners Set Lowest Tax Rate Target since 2012

Fruitland Park — Commissioners Thursday evening lowered next year’s maximum property tax rate from the 5.0371 mills initially proposed last year to 5.0293 for the 2016 fiscal year, which starts…

Community Center Opens in Villages of Fruitland Park

Community Center Opens in Villages of Fruitland Park

From today’s Daily Commercial: FRUITLAND PARK — The Villages opened its first community recreation center in the Village of Pine Ridge with more than 30 city officials, Villages cheerleaders, neighbors and…

Crowd Packs Commish Chambers for Fewless Oath of Office

Crowd Packs Commish Chambers for Fewless Oath of Office

  It looked like a law enforcement parade Thursday evening when Fruitland Park administered the oath of office to newly appointed Police Chief Michael Fewless. Eighteen law enforcement leaders from…

Commission Okays Grants for New Tennis Courts, Playground Sun Shade

Commissioners Thursday evening approved a pair of $50,000 grant requests that would fund a sun shade over the playground and safety ground cover at Gardenia Park on Berckman Street and…

Commission Okays Rezoning for Upscale Restaurant

Commission Okays Rezoning for Upscale Restaurant

Fruitland Park’s city commissioners okayed a plan to rezone two properties on Rose Avenue south of County Road 466A at Thursday’s commission meeting. Both properties are currently zoned R2 Residential.…

Commissioners Have Whirlwind Agenda Tonight

Commissioners Have Whirlwind Agenda Tonight

Fruitland Park’s City Commission meets tonight starting with a workshop at 6 p.m., a regular meeting at 7 p.m., a Local Planning Agency (LPA) meeting around 7:15 p.m., then back…

Chief To Be Sworn In Tonight

Chief To Be Sworn In Tonight

Fruitland Park will swear in Police Chief Michael Fewless tonight at the commission meeting, starting at 7 p.m. Fewless, 55, earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Religion from Liberty…

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