Public Notice for Municipal Election

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with Section 100.021, Florida
Statutes, Polk City in Polk County, Florida, will hold a Municipal Election
on Tuesday, April 3, 2017. The following seats are up for a four-year term:
Seat 2, Seat 4 and Seat 5. The following seat is up to fill an unexpired term
ending 4/2020: Seat 3.

Qualifying begins at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018, and ends at
1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Candidates must submit
qualifying papers and pay qualifying fees and election assessment fees
during this period at the Office of the City Clerk, located at 123 Broadway
Blvd., SE in Polk City.

Candidates shall be qualified electors of Polk City, and all candidates shall
have continuously been residents of Polk City for a period of six (6) months.

Please contact the City Manager at 863-984-1375, ext. 237, or the Assistant
to the City Manager at 863-984-1375, ext. 238 for more information.

Patricia Jackson
City Manager
City of Polk City

Registration Deadline Approaching for February 20th Special Primary Election

POLK COUNTY, FL  (January 8, 2018) – Residents of Florida House District 39, who wish to register to vote in the February 20th Special Primary Election must do so on or before Monday, January 22nd.

Only voters registered with the Republican Party, and who reside in House District 39 are eligible to vote in this election, as they will choose their nominee for the Special General Election on May 1st to fill the seat being vacated by Representative Neil Combee.

Voters wishing to change their party affiliation to participate in the Special Primary Election must also do so by the January 22nd deadline

Voter registration forms may be completed online at PolkElections.com, or paper copies are available for pickup at many convenient locations throughout the county including city halls, banks, libraries, and chambers of commerce.  Those who are already registered are reminded to notify the Elections Office of any name, address, or signature changes before Election Day.

Voters can look up their voter registration information and see a map of House District 39 at PolkElections.com or receive additional information by calling the Supervisor of Elections at 863-534-5888.

Employment Opportunities in Polk City

Polk City has an immediate opening for the following positions:

Water Plant Operator (Full-Time)  – performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance and repair of water treatment facilities and systems.  Must possess a Class C License or greater (dual operator in water and wastewater is a plus).

Service Worker I  (Full-Time) – Performs a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work, and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City water, sewer, street, and storm drainage facilities and systems.

Applicant must possess a valid Florida Driver’s license.   Pay is commensurate with education, training and experience.  For a complete job description and application please contact the Public Works Director please call 863-984-1375, extension 232.  These positions are opened until filled.  Polk City is an Affirmative Action Employer and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Polk City Elementary Bulldog Blitz 5k

https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/PolkCity/PolkCityElementaryBulldogBlitz5k

On Saturday, February 3, 2018 at  8:00 AM 5K Run/Walk Through the beautiful Van Fleet Trail on Berkley Road directly across from Freedom Park.  All proceeds benefit Polk City Elementary.

Race check-in and “day of” registration begins at 7:00 AM

The race is simple out and back through the Van Fleet Trail, with water stations at the midway point and at the Finish Line.

Guaranteed shirts for first 100 people to register on the day the event (sizes are limited)

Prizes and Awards for the Top 5 Male and Top 5 Female Finishers and Participation Medals will also be given out)

The Van Fleet Trailhead entrance can be located in beautiful Polk City near the intersection of SR 33 and CR665/Berkley Road.