Charter Review Committee

Do you have an interest in our local government?  The City of Haines City is actively recruiting residential and business owners to review the City’s Charter.  Please fill out the Advisory Board Application and return it to the City Clerk’s Office.  Appointments will be made in May.  The five (5) member review committee will be meeting in June, July, August, and September.  Thank you for your civic participation.

Online Cemetery Services

We are announcing, today, the addition of an online portal for viewing our Cemetery data. Currently, only the Oakland Cemetery is available for viewing online. The City Clerk Department is working on making Forrest Hill Cemetery data available online in the coming months. You can find the Oakland Cemetery portal link  by clicking here or under the “Online Services” menu at the top of this page.

If you have any questions, feel free to call the City Clerk Department at 863-421-9921.

Ribs on the Ridge 2017


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Haines City’s 9th annual BBQ competition sanctioned by Florida BBQ Association. Ribs on the Ridge draws barbecue teams from across Florida and then nation. Professional and amateur teams compete for cash prizes, trophies, and bragging rights. Enjoy live entertainment throughout the event. Admission is FREE.

Whether you are a backyard cook, a professional or would just like to enjoy good barbecue, Ribs on the Ridge is a can’t miss event!

Ribs on the Ridge 2017 – Cook Team Application (Fillable)

Ribs on the Ridge 2017 – Judge Application (Fillable)

Ribs on the Ridge 2017 – Vendor Application (Fillable)

NOTE: If you are a BBQ Competition Team that wants to vend, please fill out the Cook Team Application ONLY. You do not need to fill out the Vendor Application.


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Cornhole application information will be posted soon! Please check back for updates!