Polk County Residents can be notified within minutes of a National Weather Service warning, issued for the following local weather events: 

  • Severe thunderstorms
  • Flash floods
  • Tornados

To receive these notifications, however, you must take a few moments to register an account on the Code Red website (clicking on the link or the Weather Warning icon will open up a new web browser window).

You may also download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app by clicking on the image below:

Employee of the Month

  • September 2018



    Mr. Rodney Williams has been named Polk County Employee of the month for September 2018. 

    Rodney stands out as an employee because of his hard work, dedication, and consistent ability to go over and above his job requirements. He diligently seeks to tackle any task he is assigned, whether it is working on an old building or a new building. He isn't afraid to combat "bats and rats" when the job calls for dirty work! He truly is an asset to this organization in his outstanding work ethic.

    We are very proud to recognize Mr. Rodney Williams Employee of the month for September2018!


  • Years of Service Recognition


    Left to Right back row: Regina Roberts -- 10 Years Of Service, Tandra Owens -- 20 Years Of Service, Kattie Trammell -- 10 Years Of Service, Randy Lacey -- 5 Years Of Service            

    Left to Right front row:
    Raul Segura -- 10 Years Of Service, Stacie Baines -- 20 Years Of Service, Mary Short --20 Years Of Service

Polk County Board of Commissioners 2018

*** 2018 Millage Rate Notices ***

Polk County
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Authorization Date 02/15/11