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

  • November 2018


    We are pleased to announce Ms. Vicki Wilkerson Polk County Employee of the Month for November 2018. 

     Ms. Wilkerson has been employed with Polk County for almost 4 years. Prior to joining us at the county, she worked with the Friends of Polk Animal Control.  She helped with a spay and neuter project that resulted in 47 unwanted animals to be fully vetted in hopes they can go on to find their forever homes.  

    Her supervisor, Mr. Jeff Crawford says “Ms. Wilkerson is very dependable and doesn’t mind helping…when help is needed.  She is a great asset to this department.”


    We are very proud to recognize Ms. Vicki Wilkerson Employee of the Month for November 2018!

  • Years of Service Recognition


    Left to Right:  Vicki Johnson -- 5 Years; J.J. Jackson -- 5 Years; Phillip Powell -- 5 Years Volunteer Fire Dept; Al Sharp -- 20 Years; Joe Dyer -- 10 Years; Joy Cornwell --10 Years; Jeff Parish -- 10 Years; Ron McCrickard -- 10 Years; Jeff Crawford -- 20 Years Volunteer Fire Dept; Rolland Devor -- 10 Years  Volunteer Fire Dept



Polk County Board of Commissioners 2018

*** 2018 Millage Rate Notices ***

Polk County
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Authorization Date 02/15/11