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City of Lake Helen
City of Lake Helen
327 S. Lakeview Drive
PO Box 39
Lake Helen, Florida 32744

Phone: (386) 228-2121
Fax: (386) 228-9714

 

 Welcome to the City of Lake Helen

Known as the “Gem of Florida”, Lake Helen was founded by Henry DeLand and named after his daughter. Intended as one of the prettiest and most pleasant towns in Florida, the residents are proud of the well preserved Victorian architecture and small-town atmosphere. Incorporated as the Town of Lake Helen on October 24, 1888.
With a population of 2700, Lake Helen's land area is 2 4 square miles.  There are 20 miles of paved roads and 4 miles of unpaved roads.  The City's recreational facilities include Blake Park, Royal Park, Lake Macy Park, Melissa Park, Mitchell Sports Complex. Equestrian Center/Trailhead, as well as Asa Gray Park.

  News, Events and Information

ROAD CLOSURE – EXTENSION – CR 4139/SUMMIT AV
To accommodate road base work/paving, CR 4139/SUMMIT AV, between VIRGINIA DR and NORA LN, will continue to be closed to traffic continuously through Thursday, November 6, 2014. A well signed road closure with detour will be in place.
If you have any questions, please contact Brian Fleming, Volusia County Road & Bridge at 386-747-1766.

ROAD CLOSURE – CHAUNCEY ST, LINCOLN ST, MCKINLEY ST,
STEVENS ST and MARION ST, CASSADAGA

To accommodate Spiritual Camp security, CHAUNCEY ST, LINCOLN ST, MCKINLEY ST, STEVENS ST and MARION ST, will be closed to through traffic south of CR 4139/Cassadaga Rd. for three (3) days beginning Thursday, October 31, 2014, (6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.) Well signed road closures will be in place. Cassadaga Hotel will have access from CR4139/Cassadaga Rd.

If you have any questions, please contact Meghan McGowan, Southern Cassadaga
Spiritualist Camp Meeting Association at 386-228-3171.

Lake Helen Meetings
November 5 - Parks and Recreation Meeting - 7pm City Hall
November 13 - Commission Meeting - 7pm  City Hall
November 17 - Special Commission Meeting for Attorney Services - 1pm City Hall
              

Lake Helen Calendar
(click the Calendar for community events)
 

City of Lake Helen FY 2014 - 2015 Adopted Budget

Creative Arts Cafe Classes Available

City of Lake Helen (Western Area) Economic Development Plan
Prepared by the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council and funded through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Open Position: City Administrator
($65,000 - $85,000)
 
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Urban & Regional Planning or related field w/ seven (7) years progressively responsible governmental administrative work at the manager or department head level, or MPA or related degree w/ 5 years experience.  A minimum of three (3) years urban planning experience preferred.
Submit resume to City of Lake Helen, City Clerk Becky Witte at
bwitte@lakehelen.com with copy to rmkelton@earthlink.net.
 
Full Job Description
Application deadline is 4:00pm October 31, 2014.


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