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  • CSX Crossing Repairs to Close W. Pierce Street in Lake Alfred for a Half-Day

    Bartow, Fla. (July 22, 2019) — CSX Transportation will close West Pierce Street in Lake Alfred for a half-day on Wednesday morning to install new wooden railroad crossing ties at the junction with Old Lake Alfred Road. West Pierce Street should reopen around noon, while traffic is detoured around the work zone. Eastbound traffic along Old Lake Alfred Road will detour south onto Lynchburg Road....
  • 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.

    AGENDA

       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...

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