Welcome Fire Chief, Chief Jim Mitchell!

Polk City welcomes the city’s first full time Fire Chief, Chief Jim Mitchell.  The city announced the opening of the full time Fire Chief position in April of this year. Chief Mitchell was selected from a field of 30 applicants for this new position.  Mitchell has more than three decades of experience in fire service and had most recently been the Fire Chief leading Knoxville’s Fire Department.  The final stage of the selection process occurred on August 13, 2018 with City Council approval to hire Mitchell as the full time Fire Chief.  Chief Mitchell assumed his Office with the Polk City Fire Department this week and his formal Swear-In Ceremony will be held at the September 24, 2018 City Council Meeting.

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>