Town Commission

All Town Commissioners are elected for 2 year terms. Terms are up every odd year.

Town Commission meeting are open to the public and are usually held on the second Monday of every month at 7:00pm at the Town Hall on State Road 17.
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Town Commissioners as of 2014-2015

Mayor – Mike Bishop
Vice-Mayor – Sam Knight
Commissioner –┬áTom Harmeling
Commissioner – Rick Lee
Commissioner – Ray French

Town Clerk Larry Blackwelder S.R. 17 863/638-2732

Town of Hillcrest Heights

P.O. Box 129
Babson Park, FL 33827-0129
(863) 638-2732

Minutes of Commission Meetings

  • Regular Town Meeting

Hillcrest Heights Town Profile

Incorporated: 1923
Size: 100 acres
Population: 248
Government: Town council with a mayor and four commissioners who operate governmental tasks. The commission meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, located at 151 N. Scenic Highway.

Budget: proposed Revenue $79,380 Expenses $75,985
Property Tax Rate: 0.3100 mills per $1,000
Police: Polk County Sheriff’s Office, (863) 533-0344
Fire Department: The Babson Park Fire Dept (863) 679-4203 (24/7)
Water: Polk County Utilities Division
Garbage: Florida Refuse (863) 967-5801
Electricity: DukeEnergy
Telephone: Verizon
Code Enforcement and Occupational Licenses: Polk County