News

  • Passing of a Polk County BoCC retiree

    It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Douglas W. Smith. Douglas worked as a senior right of way agent in the Transportation Division. Visitation will be on Monday, February 18th at Family Worship Center, starting at 1 p.m - 2 p.m., and service will follow.

  • Vitality Nutrition Challenge

    Nutrition Challenge - February 18 to March 17
    Registration Now - February 15

    To register you must email vitalitychallenges@polk-county.net and state that you would like to participate in the Nutrition Challenge. You must do this no later than midnight Feb. 15. If you do not register, you cannot participate in the challenge.

    This challenge is an individual challenge and it has two parts. For you to...

  • Open Enrollment for Sick Leave Pool

    It is Open Enrollment time for the Sick Leave Pool.

    If you have not already enrolled in the Sick Leave Pool and wish to do so, you may enroll now through February 28, 2019. All you need to do simply send an email to richardbradford@polk-county.net or alejandrovelazquez@polk-county.net, stating “I wish to join the Sick Leave Pool”.

    The Sick Leave Pool, as described in Employee Handbook Procedure...

  • Inaugural Kick, Rattle and Roll Co-Ed Kickball Challenge

    After six grueling and exciting games, Polk County’s Parks and Natural Resources Division were declared the champions of the inaugural Kick, Rattle and Roll Co-Ed Kickball Challenge.

    This competition, which was held Jan. 26 at Walker Road Park in Lakeland, featured a double elimination tournament that had Polk County BoCC employees representing their divisions in a battle to the finish. The...

  • Polk County Youth Fair Needs Volunteers

    This year the Polk County Youth Fair will be held from January 26- February 1, 2019. This fair highlights Polk County students involved in 4-H, FFA and FCCLA. The Division for Family and Consumer Sciences' related activities will begin receiving and judging entries on January 22, 2019. If you have the time and would be interested in volunteering with FACS committee, please review the...