• Polk County finishes in Top 10 in 17th annual Digital Counties Survey

    Bartow, Fla. (July 12, 2019) — The Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) announced the winners of the 17th annual Digital Counties Survey. The survey, conducted by CDG in partnership with NACo, identifies the best technology practices among U.S. counties, including initiatives that streamline delivery of government services, encourage open data,...

  • BoCC Agenda Review Meeting Friday

    BoCC Agenda Review Meeting Friday

    Bartow, Fla. (July 10, 2019) — The Polk County Board of County Commissioners Agenda Review Meeting will be at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Board Conference Room (Room 407) at the Polk County Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, Bartow.


       I.    Welcome – Commissioner Lindsey,...

  • Polk County to host meeting on regulations addressing land use

    Bartow, Fla. (July 3, 2019) — The Polk County Land Development Division will hold a public stakeholder meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in the Polk County Administration Building, located at 330 W. Church Street, Bartow, in the Multi-Purpose Room, Room 413, to receive input on potential changes to Polk County’s land development regulations addressing land use compatibility.

  • Polk County Waste & Recycling Independence Day Schedule

    Bartow, Fla. (July 1, 2019) – The North Central Landfill will be closed July 4 for Independence Day. The landfill will re-open, Friday, July 5.

    Since Thursday falls on a holiday, residential curbside collection services will be delayed one-day. Collection services scheduled for Thursday, July 4, will take place on Friday. Friday services will take place on Saturday. The one-day delay will...

  • Polk County Fire Rescue to Host Grand Opening Ceremony for New Mulberry Station

    Bartow, Fla. (July 1, 2019) — The newly-built Polk County Fire Rescue station in Mulberry has been completed. The station is located in the East Mulberry area, at 300 Kid Ellis Road, Mulberry, Florida 33860. A grand opening ceremony will take place on Tuesday, July 2 at 11 a.m.

    This is the first of several new proposed stations for Polk County Fire Rescue.

    All are welcome to the event, where...

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