• An alligator swims at sunset on Lake Hancock. Image
    An alligator swims at sunset 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 at sunset is a popular nature destination. Image
    Circle B Bar Reserve at sunset is a popular nature destination.
  • The Blue Angels are a familiar sight at the annual Sun 'n Fun fly-in in Lakeland. Image
    The Blue Angels are a familiar sight at the annual Sun 'n Fun fly-in in Lakeland.
  • 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.
  • Board of County Commissioners’ Agenda Review Meeting(5)

    Polk County, Florida – (January 28, 2015) – This is the agenda for the Board of County Commissioners’ agenda review meeting on Friday, January 30, 2015:   AGENDA REVIEW MEETING JANUARY 30, 2015, 9:00 a.m. BOARD CONFERENCE ROOM (ROOM #407)   Welcome – Commissioner L [...]

  • 2nd Selection Committee Meeting for RFP 15-078 Time Changed
    posted on 1/26/2015

    Polk County, Fla. – (January 26, 2015) - The 2 nd Selection Committee Meeting for RFP 15-078, Design Build a Parking Garage for Polk County, scheduled for Wednesday ,  January 28, 2015, has been rescheduled to 1:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in room 407 of the Neil Combee Administration Buil [...]

  • Polk County Fire Rescue to remodel Sun Air station
    posted on 1/14/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2015) — The Polk County Fire Rescue station at 7800 Watkins Rd. serving the Sun Air area of Haines City will undergo remodeling and be temporarily closed for approximately three months. The station, built nearly 40 years ago, is in need of many improvements. During the r [...]

  • Board of County Commissioners’ Agenda Review Meeting(4)
    posted on 1/12/2015

    Board of County Commissioners’ Agenda Review Meeting Polk County, Florida – (January 12, 2015) – This is the agenda for the Board of County Commissioners’ agenda review meeting on Wednesday, January 14, 2015: AGENDA REVIEW MEETING   JANUARY 14, 2015, 1:30 p.m. BOAR [...]

  • Apply Now for Commercial Fishing Permits at Saddle Creek Park
    posted on 1/12/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (Jan. 12, 2015) — Commercial fishermen will soon have the opportunity to operate in Saddle Creek Park. The park has been unavailable for commercial fishing for many years. Polk County is offering 10 one-year permits, to qualified fishermen to harvest Tilapia and/or Brown Hoplo from [...]

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