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  • FEMA Includes Polk County in Individual Assistance Program

    Polk County Emergency Management received word this morning that the Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration has been amended to include Polk County in the Individual Assistance Program. The amendment was issued Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

    Residents may now register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to state and federal officials.

    Individuals can...

  • Notification of an Incident or Discovery of Pollution

    Bartow, Fla. (September 13, 2017) — Although no longer required, the Board of County Commissioners is providing you notification that a formal report was sent, via email, to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

    Polk County Board of County Commissioners
    330 W. Church Street

    Bartow, FL 33830

    Incident Information
    Name of Incident: Southwest Regional Utility Service Area (SWRUSA)
    State...

  • Notification of an Incident or Discovery of Pollution

    Bartow, Fla. (September 13, 2017) — Although no longer required, the Board of County Commissioners is providing you notification that a formal report was sent, via email, to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

    Polk County Board of County Commissioners
    330 W. Church Street
    Bartow, FL 33830

    Incident Information
    Name of Incident: Northwest Regional Utility Service Area (NWRUSA)
    State...

  • Notification of an Incident or Discovery of Pollution

    Bartow, Fla. (September 13, 2017) — Although no longer required, the Board of County Commissioners is providing you notification that a formal report was sent, via email, to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

    Polk County Board of County Commissioners
    330 W. Church Street
    Bartow, FL 33830

    Incident Information
    Name of Incident: Lift Station ##196; 160 Adrienne Rd in Haines City
    ...

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