This Florida city let residents design a new flag. Tampa's flag remains weird.

The chosen design for a new Lake Wales flag. City of Lake Wales via Facebook
The chosen design for a new Lake Wales flag.City of Lake Wales via Facebook
Published March 7 2018

Lake Wales commissioners picked a design for a new city flag on Tuesday night from among illustrations submitted by residents in a months-long contest.

The winning design featuring a sandhill crane and was chosen over finalists that all featured Bok Tower Gardens in some way, the Ledger reported.

Last year, Orlando picked a new city flag through a similar contest. 

Though some residents and even a city council member have proposed or supported ideas for a similar contest in Tampa, the city's unusual flag, which some have labeled a "monstrosity," remains.


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