Recent News


August 13, 2019 Leesburg gas crew assists Williston
Leesburg gas crew assists Williston
August 08, 2019 Leesburg receives budget award
Leesburg receives budget award for twenty-first consecutive year
July 18, 2019 Leesburg is seeking citizens to fill board vacancies
The City of Leesburg is seeking residents to fill several board vacancies.
July 03, 2019 Celebrate July 4th in Leesburg
Celebrate July 4th in Leesburg
June 26, 2019 Leesburg Welcomes New Electric Director
Leesburg's new Electric Director, Mr. Brad Chase,  will start work on August 5th.
June 21, 2019 Leesburg Improves Credit Scores with Good Financial Management
Leesburg continues to improve its bond credit ratings through strong
financial management.
May 31, 2019 Downtown Master Plan Workshop - May 30, 2019 (video)
Downtown Master Plan Workshop - May 30, 2019




May 30, 2019 Leesburg Water Plant Receives Award
Leesburg's Water Department received the "Most Improved Water Treatment Plant" award from AWWA
May 28, 2019 Leesburg Electric Department Receives National Commendations
Leesburg Electric Department has received four commendations from the American Public Power Association
May 24, 2019 Leesburg to hold public workshop on Downtown Master Plan
The City of Leesburg will hold the first in a series of public workshops to discuss the Downtown Master Plan on May 30th
May 21, 2019 Power bills dropping in time for the summer heat
The Leesburg City Commission is lowering rates for electric customers
May 20, 2019 Leesburg offices will close for Memorial Day
City of Leesburg offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance of Memorial Day
May 01, 2019 Leesburg offers water conservation assistance

Leesburg Water Conservation Coordinator helps customers and the environment

April 19, 2019 City of Leesburg offices to close during Bikefest
Some city of Leesburg offices/facilities will close during Bikefest
April 15, 2019 Downtown Leesburg Gearing Up for Bikefest
Downtown Leesburg Gearing Up for Bikefest -
Expect traffic delays starting this weekend
April 01, 2019 Leesburg Current Newsletter April - June 2019
Leesburg Current Newsletter April - June 2019


March 21, 2019 Dozier Circle and Venetian Gardens boat ramp will temporarily close due to construction
Dozier Circle and Venetian Gardens boat ramp will temporarily close due to construction
March 01, 2019 Leesburg Welcomes New Building Official
Leesburg Welcomes New Building Official
March 01, 2019 Fire Assessment Hardship Assistance
Fire Assessment Hardship Assistance applications are due May 1, 2019


February 01, 2019 Wings of Freedom Tour flies into Leesburg International Airport
Wings of Freedom Tour flies into Leesburg International Airport
January 29, 2019 Leesburg partners with Habitat for Humanity and LHS Construction Academy on home project
Leesburg partners with Habitat for Humanity and LHS Construction Academy on home project
January 22, 2019 DAR presents historic marker to Leesburg International Airport
DAR presents historic marker to Leesburg International Airport
January 17, 2019 Arbor Day Foundation names Leesburg Tree City USA
Leesburg named Tree City USA
January 15, 2019 Leesburg electric offers energy efficiency rebates for residential customers
Leesburg electric offers energy efficiency rebates
January 14, 2019 City offices/facilities to close for Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
City offices to close for Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
January 10, 2019 City lowers building permit fees
City of Leesburg lowers building permit fees
January 09, 2019 City Commission Organizes for 2019
City Commission Organizes for 2019
January 04, 2019 Leesburg Fire Department begins hydrant testing
Leesburg Fire Department begins hydrant testing
January 03, 2019 Leesburg Commissioners to take Oath of Office
Leesburg Commissioners Christian, Pederson and Robuck to take Oath of Office


January 02, 2019 Leesburg Electric Implements New Trouble Reporting System

Electric Electric Implements New Trouble Reporting System

January 01, 2019 Leesburg Current Newsletter January - March 2019
Leesburg Current Newsletter Jan-Mar 2019
December 24, 2018 City offices closing for holidays
City offices closing for holidays - December 24 and 25 and January 1
November 27, 2018 Leesburg Public Library Annual Food Drive
Leesburg Public Library holds annual food drive
November 20, 2018 Leesburg gives away trees for Arbor Day

Arbor Day Tree Giveaway

November 19, 2018 Herlong Park will close for maintenance November 26-December 17
Herlong Park to close for maintenance
November 15, 2018 City offices will close for Thanksgiving
City offices and facilities will close for Thanksgiving holiday
November 15, 2018 Leesburg Resource Center and Community Partners Join in Thanksgiving Basket Drive

Leesburg Resource Center Thanksgiving Basket Drive

November 09, 2018 Ski Beach Ribbon Cutting
City to hold Ski Beach Ribbon Cutting on November 13th
November 08, 2018 Leesburg Public Library Celebrates GIS Day

Leesburg Public Library to hold GIS Day events for students on November 14th

November 02, 2018 Lane Closures on US 27 begin Nov 5th

Lane Closures on US 27 near Center Street in Leesburg begin November 5th

November 01, 2018 Early Voting Underway
Early Voting is Underway at the Leesburg Public Library
November 01, 2018 FDOT Hearing for Trail Improvements

City of Leesburg to host FDOT Public Hearing for US 27 trail crossing improvement plan

October 11, 2018 Electric crews head to panhandle
Leesburg electric crews head to panhandle to assist with Hurricane Michael recovery
October 05, 2018 Leesburg Current Newsletter: Oct - Dec 2018
Leesburg Current Newsletter: October - December 2018
September 17, 2018 Lineworkers head to North Carolina
Leesburg electric crews head to North Carolina to assist with Hurricane Florence recovery
September 10, 2018 New Community Center Underway
Community Leaders broke ground on the new Leesburg Community Center on July 24th.
September 06, 2018 Leesburg Police and Fire Departments to hold training exercise in downtown

Leesburg Police and Fire Departments to hold training exercise in downtown Leesburg on Friday, September 7th

August 03, 2018 Education Career Fair - Energy Industry
Career Source Central Florida to hold Education Career Fair for energy industry jobs on August 8th
July 25, 2018 Budget Workshop Cancelled
City of Leesburg cancels Budget Workshop scheduled for July 26th.
July 19, 2018 Community Center Ground Breaking

Community Center Ground Breaking set for July 24th

July 11, 2018 Seaplane ramp opens at Leesburg International Airport
Seaplane ramp Opens at Leesburg International Airport
July 08, 2018 Bentley Rd Precautionary Boil Water Notice Rescinded
Precautionary Boil Water Notice for Bentley Road area rescinded
July 06, 2018 Water Line Break Bentley Road
Crews working to repair water line break in the Bentley Road area
July 05, 2018 Boil Water Notice Rescinded US 27/25A area

City of Leesburg rescinds Precautionary Boil Water Notice for area near the intersection of US 27 and CR 25A

July 03, 2018 Ski Beach 4th of July Parking
Ski Beach construction impacts 4th of July parking
July 01, 2018 Leesburg Current newsletter July-September 2018
Leesburg Current Newsletter July-Sept 2018
June 27, 2018 City offices to close for July 4th holiday
Leesburg offices to close for 4th of July holiday
June 26, 2018 Leesburg Annouces Budget Workshops
City of Leesburg Annouces Budget Workshops
June 15, 2018 Businesses and Students Build Set for Veterans Show

Businesses and students join forces to build new set for veterans show

 

June 05, 2018 City of Leesburg Receives Budget Award
Leesburg Receives Budget Award for Twentieth Consecutive Year
May 31, 2018 City Commission Recognizes Students

Leesburg City Commission Recognizes Outstanding Student Athletes

May 13, 2018 Leesburg International Airport Recently Featured in Business View Magazine
Leesburg International Airport was Recently Featured in Business View Magazine.
May 11, 2018 Fire Assessment Hardship Assistance
Fire Assessment Hardship Assistance Applications due June 1, 2018
April 20, 2018 Downtown Leesburg Gearing Up for Bikefest
Downtown Leesburg Gearing Up for Bikefest
April 18, 2018 LakeExpress Bikefest Routes

LakeXpress offers 160 special bus stops to Leesburg Bikefest

April 18, 2018 Leesburg Bikefest Closings
City of Leesburg Offices/Facilities to Close During Bikefest 2018
April 17, 2018 Bus route will change April 9

Route 2 LakeXpress bus in Leesburg receives new route and stops; Part of downtown route will be on Magnolia Street

March 20, 2018 A short section of Griffin Road will close for the day on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

Leesburg Public Works Department crews will replace a stormwater pipe.

March 15, 2018 Precautionary Boil-Water Notice Planned for Section of Leesburg

Crews will repair a water main on Radio Road

February 08, 2018 Lane Closures on Center Street in Leesburg  Beginning February 8

Center Street in Leesburg will close at U.S. Highway 27 for about eight weeks 
beginning February 8.
October 09, 2017 Hurricane Irma - Debris Removal Update - October 9, 2017
1,120 truckloads have removed more than 23,000 cubic yards of debris
September 25, 2017 Debris Removal Update
September 12, 2017 Power Restoration Updates
December 12, 2016
February 23, 2016 Kids Korner Renovations
February 02, 2015 Open for Business
September 30, 2014 Leesburg Police Go Pink