Keith Tate


 Phone: 863-534-5511

 Toll Free: 800-780-5346

Street Address:  

2160 Marshall Edwards Dr.
Bartow, FL  33830

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9005
Drawer PW05
Bartow, FL  33831-9005

Office Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Facilities Management

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Polk County's buildings don't just take care of themselves. That's the job of Polk's Facilities Management Division. If you notice an issue with a Polk County building or property, email Keith Tate at or call (863) 534-5511.

Facilities Management is divided into two programs:

Building Maintenance Program

Mark Kithcart, Building Maintenance Manager
 (863) 534-5511 |   Email Mark Kithcart

  • Maintenance and repairs for county-owned buildings
  • Custodial services
  • Utilities within county buildings
  • Contracts for preventive maintenance
  • Fire alarm repair, monitoring, fire extinguisher inspections
  • Pest control
  • Elevator maintenance
  • Grounds maintenance
 Parking Garage

Architectural Services Program

Steve McMillan, Architectural Services Manager
 (863) 534-5511 |   Email Steve McMillan

  • Project management and coordination with County divisions and Constitutional Offices in the construction of major and minor Polk County vertical construction and remodeling projects.
  • Development of the scope of services, contract negotiations and project administration for Community Investment Projects. (CIP)
  • Feasibility studies and reports.
  • Project budgets, progress and status reports, letters, files, and other documentation related to projects.
  • Monitors the project schedule and the quality of the work during the design and construction of county vertical projects.
  • Design and construction meetings held with design consultants and contractors.
  • Monthly invoices and/or pay requisitions from the consultants and contractors.
  • Records of project reports, construction documents and files for all completed county vertical construction projects.
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The Polk County Board of County Commissioners is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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