• PRWC INVITED TO APPLY FOR LOW-COST FEDERAL WATER INFRASTRUCTURE LOAN

    BARTOW FLA (Oct. 17, 2019) - The Polk Regional Water Cooperative (PRWC) has been invited by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to apply for a federal loan to fund the first two projects in a regional, alternative water supply program. If successful, the PRWC could qualify for as much as $235 million towards capital infrastructure costs.

    The loan program, established by the Water...

  • BS Ranch Code Enforcement Hearings Postponed to December

    Bartow, Fla. (October 17, 2019) —  Polk County’s Special Magistrate hearings for the Code Enforcement Notice of Violation and Notice of Hearing cases involving WHS Visions of Lakeland, LLC. have been continued until Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at 10 a.m. Cases were originally noticed to be heard on Thursday, Oct. 17. Attorneys for BS Ranch filed a motion for extension of time with Polk County...

  • Innovation District Preview Event

    Bartow, Fla. (October 16, 2019) —  The CFDC will be hosting a ‘Preview Event’ where Commissioners, Investors, municipal leaders and the public are invited to learn more about the vision for the district. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 28, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. It will take place at Florida Polytechnic University, 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805, in the Innovation, Science and ...

  • Polk County Seeks Feedback at Public Meeting on the Proposed Widening of County Road 557 (Buena Vista Drive)

    Polk County (October 14, 2019) - Polk County is hosting a public information meeting on the proposed widening of County Road 557 (Buena Vista Drive) from north of the CSX Transportation railroad crossing near US 17/92 in Lake Alfred to south of the I-4 interchange. Meeting will be held Tuesday night, October 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the First Baptist Church Worship Center at 280 East...

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