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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

Metro Waste Authority Comingle Survey

by Jake Schreier 4/13/2016
The City of Polk City would like your input about a possible change that would allow yard waste to be collected with garbage.  The City of Polk City is a member community of the Metro Waste Authority and offers their Compost It! program for residential yard waste collection.  Yard waste is collected from April through November each year.  Currently, yard was... [More]

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2016 Imagine Polk City.....

by Jake Schreier 4/7/2016
The City Council will review the completed draft of Imagine Polk City, the City’s Comprehensive Plan, at their regularly scheduled Council meeting on Monday, April 11, at 6:30 pm.  Residents are encouraged to attend to see a brief presentation about the plan and provide feedback.  A hard copy of the draft plan is available at City Hall for the public to rev... [More]

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2016 Severe Weather Awareness Week

by Jake Schreier 3/18/2016
March 21-25, 2016 The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department and the National Weather Service have declared the week of March 21 through March 25, 2016 Severe Weather Awareness Week. Severe Weather Awareness Week is an annual event to remind Iowans that severe weather is part of living in our state and that understanding the risks and how to respond to... [More]

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2016 Yard Waste Collection Starts March 28

by Jake Schreier 3/16/2016
Get rid of yard waste right from the curb through Metro Waste Authority’s Compost It! program. Yard waste collection is on Thursday each week in Polk City starting March 28 through December 2, 2016. There are two easy ways to dispose of yard waste through the program – or you can mix and match: 1. Bag & Sticker ProgramCompost It! Bags The cost of the Compos... [More]

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5 Ways to Help Make Polk City a Little Greener!

by Jake Schreier 2/24/2016
No Cost and Reduced Cost Landscape Trees and Seedlings available through 5 programs! Two programs for planting trees on public grounds are through the Trees For Kids program.  Trees For Kids is a grant for up to $5,000.00 that can be used to plant trees on public property and school grounds.  If you are interested in applying for your community or school, please ... [More]

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HomeServe & Polk City Partner to Offer Customers Home Repair Service Plans

by Jake Schreier 1/4/2016
Polk City, IA – January 4, 2016 – HomeServe USA (HomeServe), a leading provider of home repair solutions, announced it will offer home repair service plans to homeowners in Polk City, IA through a new partnership with the City. HomeServe will offer optional Exterior Water Service Line repair plans to the approximately 1,200 households in Polk City.  Servic... [More]

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Metro Home Improvement Program

by Jake Schreier 12/10/2015
The City of Polk City with the collaboration of nine other metro cities participates in The Metro Home Improvement Program with the purpose to preserve affordable housing stock in these communities. The participating cities are Ankeny, Altoona, Bondurant, Grimes, Johnston, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Urbandale, West Des Moines, and Windsor Heights. The Program is currently a... [More]

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2015 Polk City Square Lighting!

by Jake Schreier 11/25/2015
Polk City's 2015 Square Lighting is next week on Tuesday, December 1st!  This event will be fun for the whole family with festivities starting at 5:00 PM and going until 8:00 PM. Make sure to be there at 6:00 PM when Santa appears just as the Square Lights are turned on!  Stop into Polk City's local businesses for special holiday deals and to enter into a raffle... [More]

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2015-16 Winter Weather Information

by Jake Schreier 11/19/2015
Winter weather has arrived in Polk City!  Whether you’re a resident, a contracted snow removal crew, or a small business you need to know how and when to properly deal with this season’s snow and ice removal. Just in time for winter’s first storm, Polk City is releasing our 2015-16 Winter Weather Guide.  On it you’ll find a snow and ice r... [More]

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2015 Polk City GIS Day

by Jake Schreier 11/17/2015
Did you know that November 18th 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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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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112 3rd Street
PO Box 426
Polk City, IA 50226

Phone: (515) 984-6233

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