• 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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  • Polk County Utilities issues precautionary boil water notice

    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 [...]

  • BoCC offers Open Houses to view new flood hazard maps before final adoption
    posted on 8/18/2016

    (Bartow, Fla) August 18, 2016 – New digital flood hazard maps for portions of Polk County will become effective on December 22, 2016. The maps, known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps, show areas throughout the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) portion of Polk County are at risk for [...]

  • Customers in Northwest Service Area will have payment date extended due to missed billing
    posted on 8/16/2016

    Bartow, Fla. (August 16, 2016) — Polk County Utilities was informed of a billing problem on Monday, when many residents in the northwest section of the county reported that they had not received their water and/or wastewater invoices. The county has determined that there was a problem, has taken s [...]

  • BoCC announces meeting changes for Friday, August 12, 2016
    posted on 8/10/2016

    Bartow, Fla. (August 10, 2016) — The time for the Board Agenda Briefing, scheduled for Friday, August 12 at 9:00 a.m., has been rescheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. in Room 407 of the Neil Combee Administration Building, Bartow. The RFP Committee for Residential Waste Collection (RFP 16-366), sched [...]

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