• BoCC Agenda Review Meeting Friday

    Bartow, Fla. (January 16, 2019) — The Polk County Board of County Commissioners Agenda Review Meeting will be at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Board Conference Room (Room 407) at the Polk County Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, Bartow.


  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

    Bartow, Fla (Jan. 16, 2019) The offices of the Board of County Commissioners will be closed on Monday, January 21st, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. Waste and Recycling will be collected in unincorporated Polk County that day.

  • Polk County History Center Postpones Opening of Crossroads: Change in Rural America

    Bartow, Fla (Jan. 11, 2019) – The Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit, Crossroads: Change in Rural America, has been rescheduled to open Feb. 7 at the Polk County History Center.

    The opening ceremony for the exhibit also will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7. The evening celebration will showcase the temporary national exhibit and feature the permanent display devoted to Polk County’s...

  • CSX to Temporarily Close Multiple Combee Area Rail Crossings

    Bartow, Fla. (January 11, 2019) — CSX Transportation will temporarily close several of their Combee area rail crossings on Monday. Closures will take place one after another, for two-hours or less, in a westerly order as track components are dropped-off for upcoming upgrades along the CSX railway corridor between East Main Street and U.S. Highway 92. The following crossings will be closed: North...

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