Grills Gone Wild Winners
"Grand Champion Professional Division - Uncle Toads"
"Reserve Grand Champion Professional Division - Pig Chicka Cow Cow"
"Grand Champion Backyard Division - Cooter's n Smoke
"Reserve Grand Champion Backyard Division - Strip n Time
The City is now accepting applications for its Community Grant Program for the 2017/2018 cycle. Please see the sidebar for more information or click HERE to access the link directly.
Parks & Recreation Open Forum
March 14th - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
City Commission Chambers
Bring all your ideas, interests and concerns about the City's parks, facilities, festivities and available recreational activities.
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Please take a moment to complete the Recreation Advisory Committee Survey below. This will allow the City to determine the needs and interest of its residents concerning Recreation in the City.
The City is accepting applications for the following Summer Camp positions:
One (1) Camp Supervisor
One (1) Bus Driver/Camp Counselor
Three (3) Camp Counselors
Please HERE to view the Positions
PUBLIC NOTICE: All residential garbage services will be picked up on Wednesdays starting Wednesday, February 28th. This includes household garbage, recycling, yard debris and bulk items.
Also effective February 28th, there will be no alleyway pickup. Everything will be PLACED and PICKED UP front curbside.
The City is upgrading its recycle containers to 65-gallon containers. These will be delivered starting the week of February 19th.
Davenport Land Development Regulations (LDR) Update
Community Workshop #2
Tuesday, February 27th - 6:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Davenport
110 W. Maple Street
Join us for this community workshop to learn how the City's LDRs regulate your home, business, and city as we explore updating the current requirements.
Original Florida Highwaymen Weekend Extravaganza
March 2nd, Dinner & Auction - 6:30pm
March 3rd, Art Show - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
TheatreWorks Florida is bringing their award-winning professional musical productions to the community of Davenport for the very first time and are excited to share the magic of theatre with Polk County and all of Central FL at their new theatre venue, Davenport Community Campus - 8 W. Palmetto Street.
For Tickets and more information: http://www.theatreworksfl.org/
THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL (Mar 9 - 18, 2018)
TWF’s 2010 winner of 13 awards from the Orlando International Fringe Festival, including “Best In Fest”, is finally back! There's a new tenant at Armadillo Acres—and she's wreaking havoc all over Florida's most exclusive trailer park. Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested; strong language, adult situations and spray cheese)
"The Great American Trailer Park Musical" presented by special arrangement with Dramatist Play Service.
Bookmobile now comes to Davenport- The Polk County Library Cooperative's Mobile Branch Library has returned to service and it will now come to downtown Davenport. Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 9:00am to 11:30am the Bookmobile will be at Market Square Park near the Gazebo.
Little Free Library is open - The Davenport Historical Society has opened Davenport's Little Free Library in Market Square (Market Street). The little free library is a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share. You can, too!
Missed the State of the City? Click the link below to review the presentation.
Click here for the 2016 Consumer Confidence Annual Drinking Water Report: 2016 CCR Report