Curbside Clean Up – Sat April 8th

It’s clean up time!

Round up the junk from your basement, garage, back yard, or attic and get it to the curb for the Spring Curbside Clean Up. Here is your chance to place general junk, mattresses/box springs, unusable furniture such as desk, couch, chairs, tables, lamps, tires (with out rims) and appliances (“White Goods”) at your curbside and Republic Services will pick up the items.

How to Participate:

  • Place materials at the curb before 6 a.m. on April 8th, 2017.
  • Do not place materials at the curb two days before the scheduled cleanup day.
  • No Construction Debris: (fence materials, remodel materials).
  • Please do not attempt to help the cleanup crew load your material.
  • No Hazardous waste items (paint, batteries, chemicals or solvents, no asbestos items, motor oil, or antifreeze).
  • No food waste


Election Team Hits the Road for Registration Deadline

POLK COUNTY, FL (February 24, 2017) – The last day to register to vote in the April 4th Municipal Elections is Monday, March 6th, and the Polk County elections office will be offering voter registration services in Polk’s cities and towns conducting municipal elections to ensure that residents there have an opportunity to register before this important deadline.

Mobile registration units will be visiting the cities of Bartow, Davenport, Dundee, Eagle Lake, Frostproof, Haines City, Hillcrest Heights, Lake Wales, Mulberry, and Polk City on Monday, March 6th.  City residents who have not yet registered can sign-up to vote, and voters may update their information if it’s not current with the elections office.  Additionally, voters can obtain information about walk-in voting or request a vote-by-mail ballot.

For more information, visit or call the Elections Office at 863-534-5888.

Equipo Electoral se Pone en Camino para la Fecha Límite de Inscripción

CONDADO DE POLK, FL  (el 24 de febrero del 2017) – El último día para registrarse para votar en las elecciones municipales del 4 de abril, es el lunes, 6 de marzo.  La oficina de elecciones del condado de Polk ofrecerá servicios de registro del votante en las ciudades y pueblos de Polk que celebrarán elecciones municipales para asegurar que los residentes de esas ciudades tengan una oportunidad de registrarse antes de esta fecha límite importante.

Los equipos de registro móviles visitarán las ciudades y pueblos de Bartow, Davenport, Dundee, Eagle Lake, Frostproof, Haines City, Hillcrest Heights, Lake Wales, Mulberry, y Polk City el lunes, 6 de marzo.  Los residentes de esos municipios que aún no se han registrado pueden registrarse para votar, y los votantes pueden actualizar su información si no está corriente con la oficina de elecciones.  Además, los votantes pueden obtener información acerca de la votación adelantada en la oficina electoral, o pueden solicitar una papeleta de votar por correo.

Para obtener más información, visite o llame a la Oficina de Elecciones al 863-534-5888.

Polk Cities to Hold Elections on April 4th

POLK COUNTY, FL  (February 23, 2017) – Polk County Supervisor of Elections Lori Edwards announced today that 10 Polk County municipalities will hold elections on April 4th, Polk County’s Municipal Election Day.  “Candidate qualifying has now closed, and residents in the cities and towns of Bartow, Davenport, Dundee, Eagle Lake, Frostproof, Haines City, Hillcrest Heights, Lake Wales, Mulberry, and Polk City will head to the polls on Tuesday, April 4th to cast their ballots,” said Ms. Edwards.

Residents of these cities and towns who are not yet registered to vote must do so by Monday, March 6th.  Applications to register to vote are available at the elections offices, banks, libraries, and other public service agencies, as well as online at  The Supervisor of Elections team will also conduct mobile voter registration events through the March 6th deadline.

For more information visit, or call the Elections Office at 863-534-5888.

Ciudades de Polk se Celebran Elecciones el 4 de abril

CONDADO DE POLK, FL  (el 23 de febrero del 2017) – La Supervisora de Elecciones Lori Edwards anunció hoy que 10 municipios del condado de Polk se celebrarán elecciones el 4 de abril – día de las elecciones municipales en el condado de Polk. “El período de calificación para candidatos ya se ha cerrado, y los residentes en las ciudades y pueblos de Bartow, Davenport, Dundee, Eagle Lake, Frostproof, Haines City, Hillcrest Heights, Lake Wales, Mulberry y Polk City se dirigirán a las urnas el martes, 4 de abril para emitir su voto,” dijo la Sra. Edwards.

Los residentes de estas ciudades y pueblos que aún no están registrados para votar deben de hacerlo a más tardar el lunes, 6 de marzo.  Las solicitudes de inscripción están disponibles en la Oficina de Elecciones, bancos, bibliotecas y otras agencias de servicio público, así como en línea en  El equipo electoral de la Supervisora de Elecciones también está llevando a cabo eventos de registro de votantes móviles a través de la fecha límite del 6 de marzo.

Para obtener más información, visite, o llame a la Oficina de Elecciones al 863-534-5888.

Polk City Elementary Bulldog Blitz – 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, February 25, 2017 – 8:00 am

View the Entry Form

Saturday 8:00 AM SK Run/Walk

Through the beautiful Van Fleet Trail on Berkley Rd 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 a simple out and back through the Van Flee Trail, with water stations at the midway point and at the Fii ish Line.

Guaranteed shirts for all pre-registered participants and 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.

Central City Tennis and Basketball Court Renovation

City of Polk City, Florida
 Central City Tennis and Basketball Court Renovation
Request for Proposals

The City of Polk City, Florida, is requesting cost proposals for the resurfacing of its Central Tennis and Basketball Court.  The scope of the work will include complete resurfacing and striping of the tennis court and basketball court (130’ x 80’ surface); and replacement of the tennis net and basketball backboards and nets.  Specific work will include cleaning the surface area, patching of areas holding more than 1/8” of water, filling of cracks wider than 1/16”, application of resurfacer, and application of color surface and playing lines.  All work shall be in accordance with USTA and ASBA Standards.  Additional accessories including benches, installed trash cans, and shade structures may be requested by the City as part of the project depending on cost and budget.  A description and cost for these items should be included as separate line items in the proposal.

Sealed Bids, in two (2) originals, for furnishing the services, supplies or equipment described above will be accepted at the City of Polk City, c/o Patricia Jackson, City Manager, 123 Broadway Blvd SE, Polk City, FL 33868, until 3:00 pm on January 26, 2016. Under no circumstances shall any proposal be accepted after the above-stipulated date and time. All submittals will be stamped as to the date and time the proposal was submitted. The date and time stamp shall be used to determine the timely basis of all submittals.

All submittal envelopes should be clearly marked, “Sealed Bids – Central City Tennis and Basketball Court Renovation”

For additional project information including a site survey or to schedule a visit to the project site please contact:

Kathy Delp, Public Works Director
City of Polk City, Florida
Phone: 863-984-1375, ex 247

CITY’S RIGHTS RESERVED: The City reserves the right to reject any or all submittals, to waive any informality in a proposal and/or in the procurement process, and to make awards, if awarded, to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder as deemed in the best interest of the City.

Polk City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.