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).

Employee of the Month

  • February 2018


    Mrs. Erica Payton was selected as Employee of the Month for February 2018. Mrs. Payton is a lifelong resident of Polk County.  She serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Department of Public Works.  Mrs. Payton enjoys working and serving the citizens of Polk County.  Mr. Michael Gravett, Public Works director, nominated Mrs. Payton for her hard work and dedication to her job.  He states “Erica is the first line of defense for Public Works.” She handles many tasks and insures the smooth operation of our department.  From public relations, purchasing, to personnel, “She definitely makes a difference daily in our department… and is a valuable asset that contributes to the success of our team.”

    Congratulations to Mrs. Erica Payton

Polk County Board of Commissioners 2018

  • March Board of Commissioner's Meetings
    Monday March 5, 2018  Work Session 5:15 p.m.

    Tuesday March 6, 2018 Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

  • Current Board of Commissioner's Agenda
    Deadline for adding items to the Agenda is 12:00 noon on the Friday before the meeting.

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