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Government

Government news, elections, and meeting coverage from Leesburg and Lake County, Florida. Keep up with the Leesburg City Council, the Lake County Commission, and all the governmental happenings in Leesburg, Florida.

59 Lake County School District workers recognized as Employees of the Year

A total of 59 Lake County School District workers have been recognized as School-Related Employees of the Year.

Some Lake County Schools employees to get 2 percent raises

The Lake County School Board has approved a $1 million compensation package that includes a 2 percent raise for the district’s classified employees, including bus drivers, food service workers and custodians.

Lake County commissioners to be sworn in during Tuesday morning ceremony

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners will host a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday morning.

Lake County Clerk’s Office to help those wishing to pay outstanding fees and fines

The Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller will host a week-long event to help those with a suspended driver's license, those nearing a suspension, or persons in past-due collections, save money on select delinquent fines and fees.
Leesburg Fire Rescue training facility

Leesburg Fire Rescue puts finishing touches on largest training facility in area

Leesburg Fire Rescue put the finishing touches on the largest training facility in the area, according to a recent social media post. 
Leesburg City Hall

City of Leesburg offices and facilities to close for Veterans Day

City of Leesburg offices and facilities, including City Hall and Customer Service, will close on Wednesday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

Lake County government offices to close for Veterans Day

All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections, Tax Collector, the Lake County Animal Shelter and the Lake County Extension Center will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day.

Lake County Fire Rescue signs mutual aid pact with Marion County Fire Rescue

Lake County Fire Rescue has entered into an automatic aid agreement with Marion County Fire Rescue that will benefit residents and businesses of both counties that reside along the Lake/Marion County line.

Lake County preparing to present annual State of the County presentation

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners is preparing to host its annual State of the County presentation.

Lake County Fire Rescue hires new firefighters with SAFER grant money

Lake County Fire Rescue recently hired 12 new firefighters – nine of which are being funded with money provided through a SAFER grant.