This decision was made by the School Crossing Guard Committee
Polk County, Florida -- The Cleveland Court Elementary crossing guard located at Cleveland Heights Blvd. and Edgewood Drive in Lakeland will be removed due to the inconsistent use of the crossing by elementary students.
This decision was made by the School Crossing Guard Committee, following crossing counts and data collected throughout the school year.
The School Crossing Guard Committee is comprised of representatives from the School Board, the Florida Department of Transportation, the Board of County Commissioners Traffic Engineering Division, the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and a number of the municipalities within Polk County.
The school crossing guard at this location will be removed on Monday, April 21.