• Construction on a new parking garage is about to commence Image
    Stay informed with updates on the new parking garage construction.
  • 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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  • BoCC Agenda Review Meeting(2)

    Bartow, Fla. (August 31, 2016) —  The Polk County Board of County Commissioners will meet Friday, September 2, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. in room 407 of the Neil Combee Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, in Bartow.   AGENDA Welcome - Commissioner Hall, Chairman Review upcomi [...]

  • September Happenings at the History Center
    posted on 8/30/2016

    Bartow, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2016) – Journey into Polk history this month at the Polk County History Center. The following programs and events are open to the public and free of charge:   September’s Family Program – Curators of Curiosity - All Month - Florida’s Spanish Heritage Florida [...]

  • Lt. Nancy Gutierrez receives Florida CERT Association Distinguished Service Award
    posted on 8/30/2016

    BARTOW, Fla. (August 30, 2016) – During the Florida Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 2016 annual conference, Lt. Nancy Gutierrez, a Polk County Fire Rescue employee, received the Florida CERT Association Distinguished Service Award.  Gutierrez began her career as a firefighter with Polk [...]

  • Polk County Utilities issues precautionary boil water notice
    posted on 8/18/2016

    Bartow, Fla. (August 18, 2016) —  Polk County Utilities is issuing a Department of Health required “PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE” due to a main break resulting in a loss of pressure. Approximately 77 service connections are affected.  The notice is for customers located on Hatfield and Colem [...]

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