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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

2016 Polk City GIS Day

by Jake Schreier 11/16/2016
Did you know that November 16th is GIS Day?  Polk City has been utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to create City inventories, maps, and more for over a decade! We are a proud participant of GIS Day and would like to share with you how and why we as a City use GIS and to take a moment to explain what exactly GIS is!  Please click here to visit Polk ... [More]

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Introducing Neighborhood Citizen Group Representatives

by Jake Schreier 10/28/2016
Polk City’s Neighborhood Citizen Group (NCG) will be holding its inaugural meeting November 1st at 5:30 PM within City Hall’s Council Chambers.  This newly formed group consists of appointed citizen representatives from each of the six Polk City districts that can be found here.  This group’s intent is to provide an easily accessible line of com... [More]

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Polk City's 2016 Fall Festival

by Jake Schreier 10/19/2016
Polk City's Police and Fire Departments will be hosting the City's 16th Annual Fall Festival Saturday, October 29th at the Polk City Fire Department located at 309 West Van Dorn Street.  The Festival will run from 11 AM to 3 PM and is intended for all children in 6th Grade or younger.  Activities will include: games, food, prizes, costume contest, crafts, and muc... [More]

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2016 Preventative Sanitary Sewer Cleaning

by Jake Schreier 10/13/2016
  The City of Polk City has contracted with a company named Central Iowa Televising to perform preventative maintenance by cleaning the sanitary sewer. This will improve the sewer's performance and significantly reduce the chance for future sewer backups and related problems.  The map to the right shows where cleaning is scheduled to take place. The cleaning ... [More]

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Polk City Fire Department Pancake Breakfast & Open House

by Jake Schreier 10/3/2016
Join the Polk City Fire Department for a Pancake Breakfast and Open House this Saturday, October 8th!  From 7 AM to 11 AM the Polk City Fire Department will be serving up pancakes in celebration of 2016's Fire Prevention week (October 9-15) at 309 West Van Dorn Street.  This free-will donation event will include family friendly activities including fire truck rid... [More]

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2016 NFL Punt, Pass, Kick

by Jake Schreier 9/23/2016
On September 17 the Polk City Police Department hosted a NFL Punt Pass Kick event. Children ages 6 to 13 from Polk City and the surrounding area gathered at the Polk City Sports Complex on a perfect afternoon for football.  We had a great crowd of participants and spectators this year and the event was fun for everyone involved.  Seven of the participants qualifi... [More]

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Don’t Despair We’re Updating the Square!

by Jake Schreier 9/1/2016
UPDATE: 10/5/2016 - Polk City's Town Square playground renovations are nearly complete with only some minor landscaping remaining.  Fenced in areas are installed where landscaping activities are still being performed but the playground equipment is currently open to all patrons.  Access to the playground equipment is currently located off of the Square's southeas... [More]

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Polk City Town Square Named 1 of 9 Prettiest in Iowa

by Jake Schreier 7/26/2016
The Des Moines Register recently named Polk City's town square as one of the nine prettiest town squares in Iowa.  Among the other cities to share this distinction were Winterset, Pella, and Oskaloosa. The Des Moines Register had this to say about Polk City's town square: "Polk City Square has a bandstand in the center of the park that was built by William Schaal in... [More]

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2016 Polk City Four Seasons Festival

by Jake Schreier 7/13/2016
The Polk City Chamber of Commerce, Polk City Development Corporation, and the City of Polk City have partnered to sponsor this Summer's 2016 Four Seasons Festival, a two-day City wide celebration in Polk City.  The Sixth Annual Four Seasons Festival will take place on July 15 & 16.  The Festival has many fun activities planned; including numerous new to this ... [More]

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IDOT Highway 415 (NW Polk City Dr. & West Bridge Rd.) Reconstruction Project

by Jake Schreier 7/11/2016
Project DetailsThe Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) is moving forward with the Highway 415 reconstruction project scheduled for summer 2016.  The project includes road resurfacing of Highway 415 from the intersection of Oralabor Road and NW 26th Street in Ankeny to the west end of West Bridge Road in Polk City (the east end of the Mile Long Bridge).In addition... [More]

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112 3rd Street
PO Box 426
Polk City, IA 50226

Monday-Friday
8:00am-5:00pm

Phone: 515-984-6233
Fax: 515-984-6177

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  • North Polk School District
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112 3rd Street
PO Box 426
Polk City, IA 50226

Phone: (515) 984-6233

Fax: (515) 984-6177

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