• Fire Rescue Continues to Offer Free Life Saving Classes

    Bartow, Fla. (April 8, 2019) — Polk County Fire Rescue will continue offering multiple free safety classes for the public at its training headquarters in Bartow during the second quarter of 2019.

    The trio of public safety awareness classes begins on April 23 with the Stop the Bleed training class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. A class on the proper use and application of fire extinguishers will be held...

  • County Drainage Repairs to Close Schoolhouse Road for Up to Two Weeks

    Bartow, Fla. (April 3, 2019) — A Polk County Roads & Drainage Division repair project to relieve chronic roadway flooding will close Schoolhouse Road at the CSX Transportation rail crossing near the Medulla Elementary School in south Lakeland for up to two weeks starting Monday. New drainage pipes and structures will be installed to prevent storm water runoff from discharging across a...

  • Meeting Cancellation

    Bartow, Fla. (April 3, 2019) —  The previously noticed April 11, 2019 Contractor Licensing Board Meeting has been cancelled.

  • Haines City Sewer Project to Close Johnson Avenue for One Month

    Bartow, Fla. (March 28, 2019) — Johnson Avenue (County Road 580) will close Monday to through-traffic at 24th Street North in Haines City for one month as part of a year-long municipal sewer line replacement project. 24th Street North will also close between Melbourne Avenue and Johnson Avenue to allow crews to safely excavate the roadways to replace existing sewer lines and manholes in the local ...

  • BoCC Agenda Review Meeting Friday

    Bartow, Fla. (March 27, 2019) — The Polk County Board of County Commissioners Agenda Review Meeting will be at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Board Conference Room (Room 407) at the Polk County Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, Bartow.


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