Road Closure

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Verano Drive in Haines City closed for roadwork
Thursday, March 16, and Tuesday through Thursday, March 21 – 23, 2017

POLK COUNTY

SR 17 at SR 544/CR 544 in Haines City: Construction project: Crews working on intersection improvements at SR 17 (South 10th Street) and SR 544/CR 544 will close Verano Drive at CR 544, Thursday, March 16, and Tuesday, March 21 through Thursday, March 23, 2017. The closures will occur during the day from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. while crews build the widening area on CR 544. Workers will reopen the road nightly.

Verano Drive extends between CR 544 and Alta Vista Drive just west of the Haines City post office. Residents and businesses on Verano Drive should travel north to Alta Vista Drive and west to SR 17 (South 10th Street) to access SR 544/CR 544.  Motorists leaving the post office must use the main entrance/exit on CR 544.

Election Press Release

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The City of Haines City will have an election on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

The City of Haines City’s election qualifying period has ended and the following individuals have been declared qualified. All candidates are listed in alphabetical order.

Seat # 5

  • Dina Friedman
  • Anne Grace Huffman
  • Kenneth Kipp
  • Billy K. Young

Precincts for the Municipal Election

Precincts 402, 407 & 408 will vote at the Oakland Neighborhood Center (Auditorium), 915 Avenue E, Haines City, Florida 33844

Precincts 306, 405, 409, & 410 will vote at the Haines City Community Center, 555 Ledwith Avenue, Haines City, Florida 33844

The run-off election date will be Tuesday, May 2, 2017, if necessary.

We thank you for your support of our community.

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.