Okeechobee County and the City of Okeechobee have issued a county-wide burn ban effective immediately until further notice.  This burn ban prohibits burning of yard trash, and other types of fires such as campfires, bonfires, and burn barrels. For more information contact Okeechobee County Fire Rescue at 863-763-5544 or Okeechobee City Fire Department at 863-467-1586.

HRTPO Public Comment on Draft Transportation Improvement Program

  • Date: 06/01/2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Okeechobee County Library
    206 SW 16th Street
    Okeechobee, Florida 34974
  • Introduction: The Heartland Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) is seeking public comments on the draft Transportation Improvement Program

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) outlines roadways, bridges, transit, aviation, rail, trail/bicycle/pedestrian facilities, and landscaping projects that are scheduled and funded for the next five years through 2022 in Desoto, Glades, Hendry, Hardee, Highlands. and Okeechobee counties.  HRTPO is seeking public comments on the draft TIP Plan.


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