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  • Land Development Stakeholder Meeting on August 22

    Bartow, Fla. (August 13, 2019) — The Polk County Land Development Division will hold a follow-up public stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, August 22, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in the Polk County Administration Building, located at 330 W. Church Street, Bartow, in Room 413, to receive input on potential changes to Polk County’s land development regulations addressing land use compatibility.

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  • Boil Water Notice for Christina area rescinded

    Bartow, Fla. (August 12, 2019) — Polk County Utilities has issued a discontinuation of the PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE that was issued on Saturday, August 10, 2019.  Bacteriological water samples collected from the area are free of contamination. We are pleased to inform you that your water supply has been completely cleared for your use.

  • Adult Care Centers Public News Release for Non-pricing Programs

    BARTOW, Fla. (August 12, 2019)

    Polk County’s Health and Human Services Division announce the sponsorship of the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Adult Care Food Program.

    Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled eligible participants at the center(s) listed below and will be provided regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, ...

  • Precautionary Boil Water Notice issued in Christina Lakes

    Bartow, Fla. (August 10, 2019) — Polk County Utilities has issued a PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE due to a loss of system pressure during water main repairs in the Christina Lakes subdivision within the Southwest Region Public Water System. Approximately 204 service connections are affected.

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

  • Polk County Helping HANDS program wins state and national awards

    BARTOW, Fla. (August 6, 2019) Both the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) honored Polk County’s Helping HANDS Jail Transition Program with achievement awards. 

    “This is another example of the COC’s efforts to recognize and fund innovative programs that improve the quality of life of our residents,” said Lance Anastasio, Chairman of the...

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