Town Facts / Information

  

Hillcrest Heights Town Profile


Incorporated: 1923
Size:
 107 acres & Crooked Lake (bottom area, +/- 4274 acres)
Population: 262
 

Government:


Comprised of a Town Council consisting of a Mayor, Vice Mayor, and three additional Commissioners.  There is one part-time Town Clerk.


Collectively they perform all related governmental tasks and functions. Some services are administered in conjunction with or delegated to various Polk County Agencies / Departments.  


The Commission meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, located at 151 N. Scenic Highway.



Taxes:


HH Property Tax Rate:                  0.9807 mills per $1,000 of taxable value

Total - all Taxing Authorities:     14.5033 mills per $1,000 of taxable value


Budget: Summary for Fiscal Year 2019 / 2020: 


    Revenue    $ 136,726   

    Expenses  $   96,123 *

    Reserves   $   40,603


* Expenditures / Expenses are anticipated to be 11.5% more than last year.



Services:


Police Services:        
Polk County Sheriff’s Office    Sheriff Grady Judd

                                        - Emergency -  DIAL 911 (24/7)

                                        - Non Emergency - (863) 678-4170  SE District

                                        - Crime Tipline: Tips@polksherriff.org  (email)


Fire Services:            
Polk County Public Safety / Babson Park Fire Dept

                                         - Emergency -  DIAL 911 (24/7)

                                         - Non Emergency - (863) 679-4203


Animal Control:         
Polk County Animal Control  

                                          - (863)  577-1762

                                          - Toll Free:  1-888-275-8941 

 

Property Appraiser:              Polk County Property Appraiser 


Code Enforcement &            Polk County Code Enforcement      

Occupational Licenses:       - (863) 534-6054


Building Permits:        Building Permits are issued by Polk County.

                                      For additional info:    CLICK HERE.  


Water Service:            Polk County Utilities Division  (863) 298-4100


Electric Service:         
Duke Energy  (800) 700-8744

                     

Home Telephone:       Verizon  (877) 785-6707


Trash / Garbage:        Trash Services billed annually by the Town Office

                                     Contractor:   Advanced Disposal  (863) 661-0869


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