Recent News


July 01, 2020 "FLW Fishing" show will feature Leesburg tournament
The July 10th episode of "FLW Fishing" will feature a tournament staged at Ski Beach
June 26, 2020 Leesburg Provides Funding for Utility Payment Assistance
Leesburg has increased funding  to the CURE program to assist utility customers experiencing financial difficulties
June 24, 2020 Leesburg Electric continues rate relief for customers
Leesburg Electric extends fuel savings reduction for all customers through July.
June 24, 2020 City of Leesburg July 4th holiday closings
City of Leesburg offices and facilities will be closed July 3rd in observance of the Independence Day holiday.
June 11, 2020 City of Leesburg Public Notices of Application for Rebuild Florida Critical Facility Hardening Program Funding
The City of Leesburg is anticipating applying for funding for city facilities.
June 03, 2020 Leesburg offers coronavirus payment plan for utility customers
The City of Leesburg is offering a special payment plan for utility customers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
June 02, 2020 June 8 City Commission meeting will be held at the Venetian Center
The June 8, 2020 regular meeting of the Leesburg City Commission will be held at the Venetian Center
May 29, 2020 Leesburg will begin reopening facilities in June
Leesburg will begin reopening some facilities in June
May 18, 2020 City of Leesburg offices will close for Memorial Day
City of Leesburg offices will close on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day.
May 01, 2020 City of Leesburg Facility Closings Update - May 1st
City of Leesburg facility closings update
April 13, 2020 Public Hearing Notice - TEFRA Alachua County Health Facilities Authority
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - TEFRA Alachua County Health Facilities Authority
April 10, 2020 City website offer information and fun activities
City website offers information and fun activities
April 09, 2020 Leesburg City Commission to hold virtual meetings
Leesburg City Commission to hold virtual meetings
April 06, 2020 Leesburg Electric provides rate relief to all utility customers

Leesburg Electric provides rate relief to all utility customers

April 02, 2020 Measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to public works and utility workers
Please follow these steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to city workers
April 01, 2020 Some City facilities to close effective April 2nd
City facilities will close in response to Governor's order
March 31, 2020 Leesburg COVID-19 Updates

City of Leesburg business and closing updates

March 18, 2020 Leesburg declares State of Emergency - Updated closings and cancellations
Leesburg declared a State of Emergency effective March 18, 2020.  List of closings/cancellations has been updated.
March 17, 2020 Leesburg modifies customer service operations
Leesburg Customer Service Department has adjusted operations to promote social distancing based on CDC recommendations.
March 16, 2020 Code Enforcement & Planning Commission Meetings Postponed
The March 17th Code Enforcement and March 19th Planning Commission meetings have been postponed.
March 15, 2020 AARP tax assistance program suspended
The AARP tax assistance program at Leesburg Public Library has been suspended effective immediately.
March 13, 2020 Leesburg closings related to COVID-19
City facilities will close in a precautionary measure to help curb the spread of COVID -19.
March 09, 2020 Student art exhibit coming to Leesburg Public Library
The Leesburg Public Library will be hosting a student art exhibit from March 23-April 2.
March 06, 2020 AARP offers free tax help at Leesburg Public Library
AARP is offering free tax help at the Leesburg Public Library through April 15th.
March 04, 2020 Leesburg library to hold Literary Arts Festival
The Leesburg Public Library will hold the 7th annual Literary Arts Festival on March 14 & 15.
February 21, 2020 Fire Assessment Fee Hardship Assistance Applications Due May 1st
Applications for exemption from the City's fire protection assessment fee are due by May 1, 2020.
February 13, 2020 Leesburg firefighters receive Life Saving Award
Two Leesburg firefighters were recognized by Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children with the 2019 Life Saving Award.
January 31, 2020 Leesburg celebrates installation of wheelchair swing at Kids Korner
City of Leesburg will hold a ribbon cutting for a wheelchair accessible at Kids Korner on  February 3rd at 3:00pm
January 17, 2020 New 4-way stops in downtown area
The Public Works department is converting two downtown intersections to four-way stops this month.
January 13, 2020 City of Leesburg will close offices/facilities for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
City of Leesburg offices will be closed on Monday, January 20 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
January 03, 2020 City of Leesburg to host meeting for Safe Routes to School grant

A public meeting for the Safe Routes to School grant will be held on January 7th at 6pm at Faith Community Church.

December 16, 2019 City of Leesburg will close offices and facilities for Christmas and New Year's observance
City facilities will be closed Dec. 24th and 25th and Jan. 1st in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
November 19, 2019 City of Leesburg will close offices and facilities for Thanksgiving holiday
City of Leesburg offices and facilities will be closed November 28-29 for Thanksgiving holiday observance.
November 04, 2019 Veterans Memorial Park walkway will honor Don Van Beck
A ceremony dedicating the Don Van Beck Memorial Walkway will be held on Nov. 8th at 10:00am at Veterans Memorial Park
November 03, 2019 Hot Air Ballon Festival at Ski Beach

Hot air balloon festival coming to Ski Beach Nov. 8-10.  Ski Beach, including boat ramps, will be closed.

November 01, 2019 City of Leesburg offices will close for Veterans Day
City of Leesburg offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day.
November 01, 2019 City of Leesburg plans grand opening of Venetian Center
The City of Leesburg will hold an open house for the new Venetian Center on Tuesday, November 12th from 3:00pm-5:00pm
October 31, 2019 Leesburg to hold GIS Day events for students
Leesburg GIS and Library staff will hold GIS Day activities for students at the Leesburg Public Library on November 13th
October 01, 2019 Leesburg Current Newsletter October - December 2019
Leesburg Current Newsletter October - December 2019
September 27, 2019 Volunteers needed for Leesburg community cleanup
The city of Leesburg is looking for volunteers to join our community cleanup on October 5th.
September 05, 2019 Leesburg seeking volunteers to fill board vacancies
The City of Leesburg is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on several boards.
August 22, 2019 Leesburg offices will close for Labor Day
City of Leesburg offices will close for the Labor Day holiday
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 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 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