Before 2030, Polk County will have growth management and infrastructure that protect
the environment, enhance quality of life, promote education and economic development and
are economically sustainable.

Click ‘here‘ to view the all the Infrastructure strategies in the original Polk Vision Document.

Committee Chair:

Ben Dunn

Committee Members:

  • Laura Betts
  • John Bohde
  • Terry Brigman
  • Mike Britt
  • Jennifer Codo-Salisbury
  • Tom Deardorff
  • Cliff Hartsfield
  • Donna Horvath
  • Kevin Ingle
  • Jeff Kincart
  • Ryan Kordek
  • Eric Labbe
  • Joe LaCascia
  • Jason Lewis
  • Pam Luce
  • Nick Nicholas
  • Andy Palmer
  • Tom Phillips
  • Alan Rayl
  • Jean Reed
  • Steven Shealey
  • Paul Simmons
  • Pat Steed
  • Kimberly Warren
  • Mark Wilson
  • Jason Willey


Monthly Meeting Details:

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Date: 4th Friday

Time: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Location: Central Florida Regional Planning Council – 555 E. Church St. – Bartow

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Initiatives & Partnerships:

Broadband Polk is a collaborative effort involving Polk County citizens, business leaders, civic organizations, non-profits, educational institutions, economic development professionals, high tech experts, and key representatives from various segments of the local economy. Facilitated cooperatively by Polk Vision and the Central Florida Regional Planning Council (CFRPC), the Broadband Polk Advisory Committee is working to raise awareness of the importance of robust broadband infrastructure in the 21st century economy and has developed a comprehensive broadband plan to address the current and future broadband needs for Polk County. To learn more about Broadband Polk and/or to view the final Broadband Plan click here.

Polk County Office of Planning and Development – Polk Vision partners with the Office of Planning & Development to actively encourage community involvement in the development of plans and programs and to solicit public review and comment on draft documents.


September 24, 2013 – Polk Transportation Adviser Network – Community Forum: Mobility for Life – event flyer