• Polk County's Youth Fair teaches the importance of agriculture. Image
    Polk County's Youth Fair teaches the importance of agriculture.
  • Polk County firefighters get out in their communities to raise awareness. Image
    Polk County firefighters get out in their communities to raise awareness.
  • At sunset, an alligator swims on Lake Hancock. Image
    At sunset, an alligator swims on Lake Hancock.
  • Loyce Harpe Park's mountain bike trails are some of the best in Florida. Image
    Loyce Harpe Park's mountain bike trails are some of the best in Florida.
  • Florida Polytechnic in Lakeland is the state's newest university. Image
    Florida Polytechnic in Lakeland is the state's newest university.
  • Polk's History Center is housed in Bartow's historic courthouse. Image
    Polk's History Center is housed in Bartow's historic courthouse.
  • Bok Tower in Lake Wales is a popular and historic attraction. Image
    Bok Tower in Lake Wales is a popular and historic attraction.
  • Roseate spoonbills congregate to feed at Circle B Bar Reserve. Image
    Roseate spoonbills congregate to feed at Circle B Bar Reserve.
  • The Peace River was once the lifeblood of Polk's early settlers. Image
    The Peace River was once the lifeblood of Polk's early settlers.
  • Homeland Heritage Park showcases Polk County's history. Image
    Homeland Heritage Park showcases Polk County's history.
  • Circle B Bar Reserve has become a popular nature destination in Polk. Image
    Circle B Bar Reserve has become a popular nature destination in Polk.
  • The new Bone Valley ATV Park offers rugged outdoor adventure. Image
    The new Bone Valley ATV Park offers rugged outdoor adventure.
  • SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales. Image
    SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales.
  • Nestled in southern Polk County, the Streamsong Clubhouse attracts golfers and fishing enthusiasts. Image
    Nestled in southern Polk County, the Streamsong Clubhouse attracts golfers and fishing enthusiasts.
2014 Annual Report Newsroom
  • Failing Pipe Closes Pryor Road East of Haines City

    Bartow, Fla. (February 26, 2015) — As a cautionary measure, t he Polk County Transportation Division has closed Pryor Road to thru-traffic just east of the intersection with North 30 th Street due to the appearance of a failing drainage pipe.  Crews will be onsite in tomorrow morning to lower wat [...]

  • Board of County Commissioners’ Agenda Review Meeting
    posted on 2/25/2015

    Polk County, Florida – (Feb. 25, 2015) – This is the agenda for the Board of County Commissioners’ agenda review meeting on Friday, Feb. 27. Please note the time has been changed to 8:30 a.m. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AGENDA REVIEW MEETING   FEB. 27, 2015, [...]

  • Vittone Promoted to Deputy Chief of Medical Services
    posted on 2/23/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2015)  — County Manager Jim Freeman today announced the appointment of Raf A. Vittone as deputy chief of medical services for Polk County Fire Rescue. Vittone has been employed by Polk County since 1989, serving as an emergency medical technician (1989-1990), paramedic (1 [...]

  • Time Changed for BoCC Agenda Review Meeting
    posted on 2/20/2015

    Polk County, Florida – (Feb. 20, 2015) – Friday, Feb. 27 - 8:30 a.m. - Board/staff agenda review meeting to discuss the agenda and any other matters that may come before the Board will be held in the Board Conference Room (room 407). [...]

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