• PROPERTY TAX: Polk County commissioners are being asked to keep the millage rate the same as last year’s, meaning taxes will increase for many residents due to higher property assessments. County administrators say they need the added funds to keep up with road needs and to prepare for voter-mandated minimum-wage increases. Commissioners discuss the tax rate at a 9 a.m. meeting Tuesday. (Subscribers-only story)
  • KIDNEY SOUGHT: Marc Hutek, CEO of the Early Learning Coalition of Polk County, is seeking a kidney donor after his kidneys failed in December. Until he gets a transplant, he’ll be on a six-times-a-night dialysis regimen. (Subscribers-only story) | MORE: News release | Living Donor form

Source: The Ledger

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  1. I would love to speak to Mark Hubek regarding his kidney transplant. I have information that may be helpful to him and his family. I had two sons that a transplant and one a donor. Please have him give me a call at 863-206-0590. There transplant was in 1999 and they are both doing great. Please call. Thank you
    Martha Bentz, Winter Haven Fl.

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