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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE - OCTOBER 1, 2019 AT 5:00 P.M. Public invited to help identify flood prone areas within the City of Arcadia.
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The City Council will meet on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Margaret Way Building located at 23 North Polk Ave., Arcadia, Florida 34266.
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ATTENTION: INVITATION FOR BID #2019-07 - LINCOLN PARK WATER AND SEWER IMPROVEMENTS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Arcadia will accept sealed bids for IFB #2019-07 Lincoln Park Water and Sewer Improvements described within the context of the Bid Documents. Due to an Addendum, proposals are to be submitted no later than Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the City of Arcadia, City Clerk's office, Margaret Way Building, 23 N. Polk Avenue, Arcadia, Florida 34266.  Deadline for inquiries and clarifications requests:  Monday, October 7, 2019, at 12:00 p.m.  For more information concerning this Invitation for Bid, please contact Beth Carsten at ecarsten@arcadia-fl.gov or 863-494-4114.    read more»

The Historic Preservation Commission will meet on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at the Margaret Way Building located at 23 North Polk Ave., Arcadia, Florida 34266.
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There will be a Special Master Hearing on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Margaret Way Building located at 23 North Polk Ave., Arcadia, Florida 34266.
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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS - #2019-01 CODE ENFORCEMENT SPECIAL MASTER
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Arcadia will accept sealed Proposals for RFQ #2019-01 CODE ENFORCEMENT SPECIAL MASTER described within the context of the proposal documents.  Proposals are to be submitted no later than Friday, October 18, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the City of Arcadia, City Clerk's Office, Margaret Way Building, 23 N. Polk Avenue, Arcadia, Florida 34266.  For more information concerning this Request for Qualifications, please contact Gail Renaud: email grenaud@arcadia-fl.gov or call 863-494-4114.    read more»

Friends of Arcadia Airport Pancake Breakfast
The Friends of Arcadia Airport invite the public to attend their Pancake Breakfasts at the airport which will be held on November 17, 2018, December 15, 2018, January 19, 2019, February 16, 2019, March 16, 2019 and April 20, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.  All you can eat pancakes for $6.00!    read more»

DESOTO COUNTY LONG TERM RECOVERY PLAN

 PLEASE FOLLOW LINK BELOW TO MANY DOCUMENTS THAT MAY PERTAIN TO THE CITY'S RECOVERY FOLLOWING 2004 HURRICANES

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THANK A CITY EMPLOYEE FOR THEIR SERVICE
Has a City Employee provided exceptional service to you?  If so please fill out the form using the following link and mail to 23 N. Polk Ave, Arcadia, FL  34266 Attn: Personnel Department
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CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES

City of Arcadia Code now online and searchable

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ATTENTION ALL VENDORS
ATTENTION ALL VENDORS: The City of Arcadia requires a purchase order for the purchase of all supplies and services prior to ordering.  Any purchases made without a purchase order are not the responsibility of the City of Arcadia.    read more»

Accepting Applications for Committee Memberships
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Fair Housing

Fair Housing is the Law!

City of Arcadia support Fair Housing.

Click this link to see the Fair Housing Public Announcement.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiH4QyJWobo

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ADA Compliance Message:

Please be advised that this website is currently under remediation to ensure accessibility to our disabled residents and visitors. To request a copy of any meeting, agenda, budget or other documents, please contact the City Clerk's office at 863.494.4114 or pdelaney@arcadia-fl.gov

Welcome to the City of Arcadia

The City of Arcadia is the county seat for DeSoto County. It is centrally located between Orlando, Ft. Myers; Sarasota and Lake Okeechobee at the crossroads of US 17 and State Route 70.

Arcadia is famous throughout Florida for its historic downtown antique district. Additionally, on the fourth Saturday of each month, vendors from surrounding locations take over our streets with even more wares and precious finds. Tucked between the shops, you'll have the chance to enjoy cafes, home cooking, a tea room and even an old fashion ice cream parlor, complete with homemade delicious flavors, sundaes and shakes.

The Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo is held in March, the Annual Watermelon Festival in May at the height of the harvesting season, and car shows, parades, and special events take place throughout the year.


Roadway and Utility Improvement Project

The City of Arcadia is undertaking a roadway and utility improvement project for two streets within the City. The project limits are 10th Avenue (from East Oak Street to East Maple Street) and Cypress Street (from Hillsborough Avenue to Mills Avenue). Work on the project will begin on March 25th 2019 and continue through approximately December 2019.

The City has obtained grant funding from FDOT for the two road improvement projects through the Small County Outreach Program (SCOP). In adsition to the SCOP funded roadway improvements, and as [art of the same contract, the City of Arcadia is also completing some underground utility improvements. The work includes:

  • Roadway Mill and Resufacing
  • Drainage pipe removal and replacement
  • Driveway and sidewalk construction
  • Utility installation - water and sewer

The roads will be closed, except for local traffic, while the construction proceeds. Alternate access will be provided for anyone whose driveway connects to either street. The water services to homes will be shut off wjile new connections are installed. The contractor will notify each resident prior to shutting off water services.

If residents have questions, concerns or issues, you may contact the City at any time. However you may obtain quicker results if you contact the construction team directly.

A+ Environmental Restoration will be constructing the project. If you need to contact them please feel free to call their offices at 863-513-6554 during the business hours of 8 AM to 4 PM. After hours a Supervisor can be reached at 863-513-6554.

The inspection company on the project is KCCS, Inc. They can be reached during the busines hours of 8 AM to 4 PM at 239-278-5999. After hours they can be reached at 239-707-6981.

A+ Environmental Restoration, and KCCS Construction Services


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City of Arcadia Civil Rights Contacts
ADA/Accessibility Coordinator
Penny Delaney, City Clerk
Phone: 863-494-4114 Ext.301 Fax: 863-494-4712
Email: pdelaney@arcadia-fl.gov

Fair Housing Coordinator/Housing Program Manager
Shelley Peacock, Personnel Department
Phone: 863-494-4114 Ext.313 Fax: 863-494-4712
Email: speacock@arcadia-fl.gov

EOE/Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinator
Shelley Peacock, Personnel Department
Phone: 863-494-4114 Ext.313 Fax: 863-494-4712
Email: speacock@arcadia-fl.gov