Welcome To The Polk County Emergency Home Page

Polk County is currently in recovery mode for Hurricane Irma. Residents can continue to check this page for the latest storm-related updates and information regarding recovery efforts.

Citizen's Information Line:
(863) 401-2234
Toll Free: 1-866-661-0228

Storm Debris Hotline:
(863) 451-3357

Licensed hauling contractors who are interested in providing services collecting hurricane debris in Polk County may contact:

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  • Board of County Commissioners Agenda Review Meeting

    Bartow, Fla. (October 11, 2017) — The Polk County Board of County Commissioners will meet  Friday, October 13, 2017,  at 8:30 a.m. in the Board Conference Room #407 at the Neil Combee Administration Building in Bartow.

    AGENDA

    I.     Welcome – Commissioner Bell, Chair

    II.    Dr. Ross to present the County Manager/County Attorney’s evaluations


    III. ...

  • Debris removal on private roads and in gated communities

    Bartow, Fla. (October 11, 2017) —  Polk County is trying to reach residents who live on private roads or in gated communities to obtain permission to pick up storm debris from the roadside in your neighborhoods.

    FEMA requires that owners give the county’s contracted debris haulers a right of entry to their roadways for the purpose of removing and clearing hurricane-damaged debris.

    As of this ...

  • Board of County Commissioners Agenda Review Meeting Time Change

    Bartow, Fla. (October 10, 2017) — The Polk County Board of County Commissioners Board/Staff Agenda Review meeting originally scheduled on Friday, October 13, 2017, at 9 a.m. will now be at 8:30 a.m. in Room 407 at the Neil Combee Administration Building in Bartow.

  • Operation Blue Roof Ends Friday

    Bartow, Fla. (Oct. 9, 2017) — Operation Blue Roof by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ends Friday in Bartow.

    The program provides no-cost temporary repairs for roofs damaged by Hurricane Irma. Representatives from the Corps remain available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Friday at the Bartow Municipal Airport, 5253 Airport Blvd. in Bartow.

    Only primary residences with standard shingled roofs are...

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