Tag Archives: Town of Dundee-Florida

Dundee Public Library Closing , Public Holiday Closing

Please not the Dundee Public Library will be closing at 12:00 pm on Friday 30th March and will not reopen until Monday 2nd April at 10:00 am, with our usual hours of operation being applicable. The staff looks forward to seeing all of our returning patrons next month, while being able to meet all of your needs.


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Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number: (863) 439-9424
Facebook: http://facebook.com/DundeeLibraryFl

 

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Wishing The Patrons and Residents within the Town of Dundee a Happy and Prosperous New Year ….

Wishing The Patrons and Residents within the Town of Dundee a Happy and Prosperous New Year ….

The Dundee  Public  Library staff  and  volunteers would like  to  take  this  opportunity  to  thank  the  residents  and  patrons of the  town for  their   continued  support  and  patronage  throughout 2017. Please  note that the  library  will be  closed  on  Saturday  30th  December  as well as Monday 1st January, 2018.  We will reopen on Tuesday 2nd January   with our usual operational   business hours   from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm.


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Wishing you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year

Dundee Public Library

202 East Main Street

Dundee, FL 33838

Telephone number:  (863) 439-9424



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2017 Christmas Parade for the Town of Dundee , Florida

On  Saturday , 9th  December the  Town  of  Dundee   held   its  Annual   Christmas  Parade  ,  with  all  of  the Town’s Commissioners turning  out  in   force  for  this  event.   Mayor   Sam  Pennant  and  his  fellow  commissioners  were  part of the  parade  as  they  each   traveled  along  the   route  in  a   brand  new    vehicle from  a  local  dealership.  Several local  businesses and  organizations  were  also  part  of  the  morning’s  festivities ,  as   too were    Santa  and  Mrs. Claus,  who  made  the  event  all   the  more  special  for  the  children  who  were  able  to  meet  them  both  at  the   Dundee  Community   Center, where  they  got  the  chance to  have  their  photo  taken  with   Santa  as  well  as  receiving  an  early Christmas  present.  No  doubt  there  will  be  more at  the  foot  of  their  Christmas  trees  on   Christmas   Eve.


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We  would  like to take  this  opportunity  to  thank  the  Dundee  Public  Library  patrons and  residents  of the  Town  of  Dundee  for  attending  this  event  and  wish  you  all  a  Happy   Christmas  and  a  Prosperous  New  Year  !!!!

 

Dundee Public   Library

202 East Main Street

Dundee, FL 33838

Telephone number: (863) 439-9424

Facebook.com  : http://facebook.com/DundeeLibraryFl

 

 

 

 

 

Helping Hands , Playing Our Part Within The Community

Helping Hands , Playing Our Part Within The Community
Well , on Saturday afternoon for the better part of three and a half hours I spent my time at the local Community Center (Dundee Community Center, FL) with fellow local volunteers, which among them included Dundee Town Mayor Sam Pennant, his wife Doreen Pennant , Town Manager Deena Ware as well as Town Commissioners Rukhsana Harper and Bertram ‘Bert ‘ Goddard , as aid was provided to distressed local residents of not only the Town of Dundee , but also those from the surrounding area of our local community. Working in conjunction with Polk County Sheriffs Department, the town’s own Fire Department, the aid provided, was of considerable help to the residents in question who suffered immeasurable loss do to Hurricane Irma.


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On Sunday morning these volunteers and I will be back in action at the Dundee Community Center from 9:00 am until the designated finish time providing more aid to the residents in need within the community.

http://www.townofdundee.com


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Dundee Town Manager Deena Ware (left) is seen here with a Polk County Sherriff’s  Detective.

Town of Dundee Commission Meeting and Swearing In Ceremony …

On Tuesday, 9th May,2017 , the Town of Dundee held its bi-weekly Town Commission Meeting where they had an agenda scheduled for discussion. Also taking place on the date in question was the official swearing-in ceremony for the town’s newest Commission Members , Commissioner Steve Glenn , Seat number 2 , reelected unopposed and Rukhsana Harper ,Seat 4. The two newly elected members will serve on the five-member commission board, headed by Mayor Sam Pennant , with veteran members Bertram ‘Bert’ Goddard and Willie Quarles , incoming Vice Mayor.


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As a precursor to the Commission Meeting , the Town with its invited guests of visiting dignitaries from neighboring Polk County municipalities, the local county government agency and town residents were also invited to a part-take of the hors-d’oeuvres prepared by Remington Miller of Axis Mundi Enterprises , a locally based Personal Event and Catering Company.

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Rukhsana Harper is seen here taking her oath of office as she is sworn in Town Commissioner for Seat 4 on the Dundee Town Board of Commissioners . Officiating the ceremony is Town Attorney Frederick J Murphy Jr of Boswell & Dunlap LLP

The Town of Dundee of has seen significant growth under the current administration and much of this has come down to the sound fiscal policies put in place by Town Manager Ryan Taylor and his staff with the backing of the Commissioners. It is certainly hoped that in the coming years we can see this being sustained , while the quality of life for Dundee’s residents continues to improve alongside the economic impact made by our local businesses.

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Town of Dundee
P O Box 1000
Dundee, FL 33838
Website : http://townofdundee.com
Facebook : http://facebook.com/TownofDundeeFl

Boswell & Dunlap LLP
245 South Central Ave
Bartow , FL 33830
Telephone number : (863) 617-7336
Website : http://bosdun.com



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Dundee Public Library New Drop-box

The Dundee Public Library now has a new drop-box (located at the rear of the main entrance to the Dundee Town Hall & Municipal Complex) for use by the patrons of the library for their returning books and DVD’s. Please note, this newly designed drop-box has two partitions, one on the left, will which will be for books , while the other , to the right, will be for DVD’s. There will be a $1.00 fine levied against the account of library patrons if an item is returned in the drop-box and placed in the wrong compartment . Damaged items , once assessed by the staff , again, the patron will be charged and notified , as per the library’s usual protocols.


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We encourage the patrons to make sure they follow these instructions , in order to facilitate an efficient service for all. The Dundee Public Library is here to serve its patrons in the usual friendly and professional manner and we appreciate your patronage of this facility and making use of the services offered.

Julie Feagle , Library Superintendent
Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424
Facebook.com : http://www.facebook.com/DundeeLibraryFl
Twitter.com :http://www.twitter.com/dundeelibraryfl

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


New Emergency Service Facilities for the Town of Dundee, Florida …

Town of Dundee , Florida officially opened the Emergency Services’ operations for its very own Fire Department and a sub-station for the Polk County Sheriffs’ Department . The ribbon-cutting ceremony was officiated by Vice Mayor Bertram ‘Bert’ Goddard and Commissioner Steve Glenn . Overseeing the ceremony to open both venues was Town Manager Ryan Taylor . Also in attendance , were visiting dignitaries from the town of Lake Alfred as well Auburndale. Lake Hamilton Mayor Marlene Wagner , along with a number of administrative staff along officer from the town’s Police Department were in attendance.

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With a growing economic base and demographics within the Town of Dundee , the municipality is now witnessing the rise of its profile and the opening of the Sheriff’s substation which will be presided over by Sergeant Doug Tanner of the PCSO (Polk County Sheriffs’ Office and the Fire Department by Chief Joe Carbone . These two facilities will provide the town with a rapid response team for a wide variety of emergency services as well as dealing with local issues of crime within the area. It will also create an atmosphere that the town is finally on the map and can measure up to some of its larger counterparts within Polk County.


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The Dundee Fire Chief Joe Carbone (left)  is seen here speaking with a journalist from The Ledger .


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Town of  Dundee
PO Box 1000
Dundee  FL ,33838
Telephone :  (863)  438-8330
Website : http://www.townofdundee.com

The Dundee Public Library Begins its Christmas Celebrations ….

In the spirit of Christmas and the Yuletide festivities which comes with the season , the Dundee Public Library and the staff members began with the decorating of the library itself, along with the customary Christmas Tree.

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Library Superintendent Julie Feagle watched as staff member Kaliyah Monroe undertook this task with the help of Nicole Santana . They dressed the tree with the customary ornaments, creating the festive mood associated with Christmas.

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424


September is Florida Literacy Month , Proclamation Received ….

On Tuesday 23rd August,2016 the Town of Dundee held its bi-weekly Commission Meeting at the town’s Municipal Complex , which is open to Dundee’s residents and members of the public.

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As part of the Commission Meeting , Dundee recognized and proclaimed the month of September Florida Literacy Month , in line with the statewide initiative by the Florida Department of State & Library Information Services . It is a statewide proclamation to recognize the importance of literacy and in particular the value of reading and education within the public school system.

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In recognizing the month and the initiative of the Department of State the town sought to award a memorandum to the Dundee Public Library and their emphasis to acknowledge the month and for all of its continued work within the community involving the local residents as well as the children. On hand to accept the award , representing the library was Dundee Public Library Superintendent Julie Feagle , who accepted the proclamation award from Mayor Sam Pennant .

Florida Department of State Division of Library & Information Services
Website : http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us


Big Idea Balloons post-event …

On Wednesday morning the Dundee Public Library and Friends of The Library Dundee Inc hosted another Summer Reading Program event at the Dundee Community Center, Dundee, Florida. As hosts of the event , we had Keith Harvey of Big Idea Balloons entertaining the children with an array of magic tricks , while parents , guardians, children and even library staff members participated in assisting Keith with his performance. A fun morning was indeed on the agenda, with a little comedy thrown in for good measure by the magician.


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With each of the events planned by the Dundee Library and Friends of The Library, our intent is provide an environment for the children to have a great deal of fun at each function. As the Summer comes to a close , we hope all of the attendees, along with their guardians and parents have enjoyed the experience we have provided. The library’s staff and volunteers’ endeavor has been to make each of the scheduled events a singular yet enjoyable experience for everyone. We hope through the remainder of the Summer, all of the attendees for our upcoming events are able to have a great deal of fun, while making some new and long-lasting friendships.

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

Friends of The Library Dundee Inc
PO Box 1467
Dundee, FL 33838

Dundee Community Center
603 Lake Marie Boulevard
Dundee , FL 33838

Big Idea  Balloons

Website : http://bigideaballoons.com/about