The City of Haines City would like to take the opportunity to extend an invitation of participation for students in “Florida City Government Week” from October 23rd – 29th, 2017.
We are encouraging young men and women, ages 13-17, from Haines City Schools or residents to express “What I Love About My City” through a writing contest of poetry, short story, or personal essay, etc… You may enter only one manuscript not less than 150 words or more than 300 words.
All entries are due by Monday, October 16, 2017 in the City Clerk’s office at City Hall. Please include your name, address, phone number, and email address on your submission for contact information. Best of luck!
First Place Winner – $100.00, City Commission Recognition, and Name on Website
Second Place Winner – $50.00, City Commission Recognition, and Name on Website
Third Place Winner – $25.00, City Commission Recognition, and Name on Website
For more information, please visit our Water Conservation page.
Debris Removal will begin Tuesday September 19th
Preparing Storm Debris for Removal
Vegetative storm debris such as tree limbs and trunks may be placed in the right of way for collection by debris crews.
Avoid stacking debris by utility poles, under power lines and tree canopies, on top of water meters, by fire hydrants, by vehicles, next to mailboxes or fences or on storm drains. Place vegetative storm debris away from other household waste or recycling items. Please do not place storm debris in the street.
Debris Separation Information
Should you have any questions about Debris Removal or Garbage Collection
Please Contact Public Works at 863-421-3777
Residents may now register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to state and federal officials.
Individuals can register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or through the FEMA App.
Applicants will need the following to apply:
-Social Security Number;
-Daytime telephone number;
-Current mailing address and address and zip code of the damaged property; and
-Private insurance information, if available.
By registering for federal assistance on www.DisasterAssistance.gov
You can look up your address to find out if it is in a disaster area declared for Individual Assistance.
Check the status of your application and get updates by SMS or email.
Upload documents to support your application.
Another option for individuals, including those who use 711 relay or VRS, is to call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) while those who use TTY can call 1-800-462-7585.
Follow us on City of Haines City Facebook for local updates and important information regarding Hurricane Irma.
Other important social media links:
Polk County Emergency Management
Polk County Government
Polk County Citizen Information Line:
Phone: (863) 401-2234
Toll Free: (866) 661-0228
The City of Haines City will begin using Conduits Monday, July 10th, 2017 for all lien searches. Please visit our Lien Search page for more information.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Haines City will be cleaning up Forest Hill and Oakland Cemetery beginning the week of July 10, 2017.
SOBREAVISO que la ciudad de Haines City comenzara limpiando los Cementerios Forrest Hill y Oakland la semana del 10th del Julio 2017.
Public Notice and Information
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