On September 10, 2019, in an Emergency Session of Commissioners Court at 11:00 AM, the Court met to ratify the Declaration of Disaster issued by County Judge, Sydney Murphy, on September 9, 2019 and approve the Order for the Prohibition of Outdoor Burning.
Effective September 10, 2019 - By Order of the Polk County Commissioners Court the Prohibition of Outdoor Burning based on the imminent threat of disaster from wildfire was extended until the Commissioners Court meets again to either continue or rescind the Order.
The next scheduled Commissioners Court is Tuesday, September 24, 2019.
A copy of the Burn Ban Order can be viewed on the Public Notices Page.
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