Republic Services is back on regular service schedule this week (9/18/2017).
The cleanup of unbound or loose debris resulting from Hurricane Irma will be collected by the disaster debris contractor Crowder Gulf, Inc. hired by Polk County.
In an effort to help, and better communicate the expectation of routine yard waste collection and to minimize disruption of services following Hurricane Irma, Republic Services residential curbside collection for yard waste will be in bags or containers weighing less than 50 pounds
FEMA Includes Polk County in Major Disaster Declaration
Bartow, Fla. (September 13, 2017) — Polk County Emergency Management received word this morning that the Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration has been amended to include Polk County. The amendment was issued Wednesday, September 13, 2017.
Residents may now register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to state and federal officials.