• 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • Board and Staff Agenda Review

    Bartow, Fla. (February 17, 2017) —  The Polk County Board of County Commissioners will meet Monday, February 20, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in room 407 of the Neil Combee Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, Bartow, Fla. 33830. AGENDA   Welcome - Commissioner Bell, Chai [...]

  • MEDIA ADVISORY and PUBLIC NOTICE
    posted on 2/17/2017

    Bartow, Fla. (February 17, 2017) — The Board of County Commissioners and County Manager Jim Freeman will meet with Polk County Fire Rescue and Division of Forestry officials this afternoon at Indian Lakes Estates.  Times are approximate, but we expect that they will arrive at the Joint Incid [...]

  • Emergency Water Line Repairs to Cause Traffic Delays
    posted on 2/16/2017

    Bartow, Fla. (February 16, 2017) — Emergency repairs currently underway to fix an apparent water line leak require closing the southbound lane of Thornhill Road in the vicinity of Byni Ridge Road in unincorporated Winter Haven north of State Road 540 (Winter Lake Road). This lane closure is antici [...]

  • Evacuations Ordered in Indian Lake Estates Due To Brush Fire
    posted on 2/15/2017

    BARTOW, Fla. (February 15, 2017) – Polk County Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service are currently battling a large brush fire in the Indian Lake Estates area. The fire is in the area of 7200 HWY 630 E, Frostproof. The Florida Forest Service has issued an evacuation order. Several homes are in da [...]

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