The Polk County Board of County Commissioners created the Citizens' Healthcare Oversight Committee to ensure the integrity of the expenditure of the Indigent Health Care Sales Tax funds for the Polk HealthCare Plan, and to provide a forum for resident participation in health care planning.
The Citizens' Healthcare Oversight Committee meets the third Friday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the County Commission boardroom.
The Citizens' Healthcare Oversight Board annually approves Polk County residents to serve on the committee. Members are appointed to a four-year term. Upon appointment, each member may be requested to serve for a second term of four years. No appointees shall serve more than two consecutive terms (Resolution No. 14-070).
Members of the Citizens' Healthcare Oversight Board should represent the following areas:
Meeting schedules and agendas
The Citizens Health Care Oversight Committee meets the third Friday of each month from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the board room of the County Administration Building, 330 W. Church St., Bartow.
2018 Meeting Schedule
*Please note, agendas for the meetings are tentative and subject to change prior to the meeting*