• CSX Repairs to Recker Highway Crossing Starts Tonight

    Bartow, Fla. (February 15, 2019) — Track upgrades to the CSX Transportation rail crossing at Recker Highway  previously scheduled to start on Monday were rescheduled to start tonight. The crossing located between W. Derby Avenue and U.S Highway 92 in Auburndale will close at 7:00 p.m. this evening. Repairs should last through the weekend. Polk County was not notified by CSX of the...

  • Search Continues for Outside Agency to Review Fatal Fire

    Bartow, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2019) – The search for an outside organization to conduct an independent review of the actions surrounding a fatal fire in November continues, Polk County Manager Jim Freeman said Friday.

    “While we acted in good faith thinking the Florida Fire Chiefs’ Association had completed similar reviews for other agencies in the past and would be willing to assist us, the...

  • BoCC Agenda Review Meeting Friday

    Bartow, Fla. (February 13, 2019) — The Polk County Board of County Commissioners Agenda Review Meeting will be at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Board Conference Room (Room 407) at the Polk County Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, Bartow.

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  • TPO Community Forum - State of Transportation in Polk

    Bartow, Fla. (February 12, 2019) — The Polk Transportation Planning Organization has scheduled a Community Forum for Thursday, Feb. 14 at 8 a.m. to be held at the Polk County Administration Building Boardroom, 330 W. Church St., Bartow.

    More than one county commissioner or elected official may be attending this meeting.

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