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By Bill Braswell
Polk County Commission 

Fed Sends County $126 Million

 

Last updated 5/6/2020 at 12:48pm

Polk County has been given 126 million dollars from the federal government. It literally was wired into our account with no prior notice. This happened last week.

We have been trying to determine what strings are attached. There are some but not nearly as many as FEMA hurricane clean up money.

Bottom line, this money will not be used for roads or sidewalks or paying other bills. We agreed it will be used to help the citizens adversely affected by our economy collapsing over the last few weeks.

We will get it figured out but I want to see it used for direct payments for bills such as...



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