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The City Council will meet on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Margaret Way Building located at 23 North Polk Ave., Arcadia, Florida 34266.
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The Historic Preservation Commission will meet on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the Margaret Way Building located at 23 North Polk Ave., Arcadia, Florida 34266.
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Request for Qualifications
The City of Arcadia requests that qualified individuals or firms submit Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for consideration in the selection for 10th Avenue and Cypress Street SCOP Road Improvement Projects CEI Services described within the context of the Request for Qualifications.  Proposals are to be submitted no later than Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the City of Arcadia City Clerk's Office located in the Margaret Way Building at 23 N. Polk Avenue, Arcadia, Florida 34266.  For more information concerning this Request for Qualifications, please email Darlene Davis at ddavis@arcadia-fl.gov or call 863-494-4114.    read more»

There will be a Special Master Hearing on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Margaret Way Building located at 23 North Polk Ave., Arcadia, Florida 34266.
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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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CITY COUNCIL

Keith Keene

Keith Keene was appointed by the Arcadia City Council on June 20, 2017, to serve out the unexpired term of Council Member Delshay Turner who passed away. 

 

Keith was previously elected to the council in 2009.  During his five-year term, he served as Mayor for two consecutive years.  He completed the Florida Institute of Government training program for Elected Municipal Officials and additional training on Florida’s Code of Ethics, the Florida Sunshine Law and Public Records Act.  He also represented Arcadia on the Central Florida Regional Planning Council and the Ridge League of Cities. 

 

Keith Keene is a lifelong resident of Arcadia. He earned his BA degree from the University of South Florida after graduating from DeSoto County High School in 1971.  He is a graduate of the Center for Disease Control Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute.  Keith married Cindy Dow in 1977.  They have two sons and four granddaughters.

 

Keith is the Environmental Health Administrator for the Florida Department of Health in DeSoto and Highlands Counties.  He began his career as an Environmental Health Specialist at the FDOH in Charlotte County in 1989. He is a member of and has served on many public health associations and boards, including the Florida and National Environmental Health Associations, the Florida Public Health Association and the National Association of City and County Health Officials. 

 

Additionally, Keith has served on many local efforts including Arcadia Main Street, DeSoto County Economic Development advisory committee, the City of Arcadia Planning & Zoning Board, and the Mosaic Community Advisory Panel.  He is a graduate of Leadership DeSoto Class II.

 

Keith Keene is passionate about Arcadia.  He brings his visionary leadership to work with the council to find ways to stimulate economic growth, preserve our historic character, revitalize our neighborhoods and create partnerships to insure Arcadia is appealing, prosperous and livable.



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