• Polk County Waste & Recycling Memorial Day Schedule

    Bartow, Fla. (May 22, 2019) – The North Central Landfill will be closed on, Monday, May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day. The landfill will re-open, Tuesday, May 28.

    Since Monday falls on a holiday, residential curbside collection services will be delayed one-day. Collection services scheduled for Monday, May 27, will take place on Tuesday, Tuesday services will take place on Wednesday and so on....

  • First Selection Committee Meeting for RFP 19-526 Construction Manager at Risk – New Northeast Polk County Government Center

    Bartow, Fla. (May 22, 2019) Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 3:00 p.m. - The First Selection Committee Meeting for RFP 19-526, Construction Manager at Risk – New Northeast Polk County Government Center, will be held in the Procurement Conference Room, Room 150 at the Polk County Administration Building, 330 West Church Street, Bartow, FL. This is a change from the original meeting that was scheduled for ...

  • Water Main break on U.S. 27 will shut down services

    Bartow, Fla. (May 21, 2019) —  Polk County Utilities is reporting a water main break in the I-4 and U.S. Route 27 area due to a vehicle striking a water hydrant. Water will be turned off in that area for five to six hours to repair the water main.

    Commercial businesses along U.S. 27 between I-4 and Home Run Boulevard in Davenport will be without water while the main is repaired. Utilities...

  • PCFR Battalion Chief Pulls Two from Two Alarm Blaze in Polk City

    Bartow, Fla. (May 16, 2019) — On Wednesday evening, a Polk County Fire Rescue (PCFR) Battalion Chief was first on scene and pulled two residents from their burning home at 1163 Motorcoach Drive in Polk City.

    Just prior to 5:00 p.m., PCFR Battalion Chief, Brian Golden, was traveling west on State Road 33 when he noticed smoke and flames emulating from the roof of the residence. He immediately...

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