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  • Recruiting for new Fire Rescue PDRTP class underway

    Bartow, Fla. (May 1, 2019) — Orientation was held this week for potential applicants for the 2019/20 Proactive Diversity Recruitment and Training Program (PDRTP). Since its inception in 2005, PDRTP has successfully brought more diversity to Polk County Fire Rescue through actively recruiting and training economically disadvantaged Polk County residents interested in a career as a first responder.

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  • Boil Water Notice Issued for Sand Hill Point Circle area

    Bartow, Fla. (May 1, 2019) — Polk County Utilities has issued a Department of Health required PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE due to a main break for customers located on Sand Hill Point Circle within the Northeast Region Public Water System due to a water main break that caused reduced pressure.

    As a PRECAUTION, we advise that all water users drink bottled water and/or boil water to a rolling...

  • Boil Water Notice issued for Sand Hill Point Circle

    Polk County Utilities has issued a Department of Health required PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE due to a main break for customers located on Sand Hill Point Circle within the Northeast Region Public Water System due to a water main break that caused reduced pressure.

    As a PRECAUTION, we advise that all water users drink bottled water and/or boil water to a rolling boil for at least one minute...

  • Committee Meeting Notice

    Bartow, Fla. (April 30, 2019) — The COC Prevention, Wellness & Access Subcommittee meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the Indigent Health Care Building, Administrative Conference Room, 2135 Marshall Edwards Drive, Bartow, FL.

  • May Happenings at the History Center

    Bartow, Fla (April 29, 2019) -- Journey into Polk history this month at the Polk County History Center. The following programs and events are open to the public and free of charge:

    • May’s Family Program – Curators of Curiosity - All Month
      • We are celebrating mothers this month at the History Center. Students will make their own book to celebrate their mother and all the wonderful things they do to...
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