• Polk County History Center Receives Highest National Recognition

    Bartow, Florida (Aug. 20, 2019) – The Polk County History Center has achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies and to the museum-going public.

    Alliance Accreditation brings national recognition to a museum for its...

  • Media Advisory - Accreditation Announcement Tomorrow

    Bartow, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2019) – Join the History Center at the Board of County Commissioners meeting for a special presentation and announcement of accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums.

    Accreditation through the American Alliance of Museums is a prestigious honor currently given to only 1,078 museums out of approximately 33,000 in the nation.


  • Polk’s Central Regional Water Production Facility Commissioning

    Bartow, Fla. (August 16, 2019) — Polk County Utilities is advising customers in its central utility region that they may experience slight changes in the taste and odor in their water supply during the commissioning of the new Central Regional Water Production Facility in September. This state-of-the-art facility provides advance treatment of the drinking water supply and will produce noticeably...

  • Revised Agenda for BoCC Meeting Friday

    Bartow, Fla. (August 15, 2019) — The Polk County Board of County Commissioners Agenda Review Meeting will be at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Board Conference Room (Room 407) at the Polk County Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, Bartow.


       I.     Welcome – Commissioner Lindsey, Chairman

       II. ...

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