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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

Rock Creek Sanitary Sewer Surcharge

by Daniel Purcell 6/28/2018
The City of Polk City would like to remind residents that a new $15.00 Rock Creek Sanitary Sewer Surcharge will be assessed for each sewer connection on utility bills this next billing cycle. This surcharge is in line with Ordinance No. 2018-600 that was previously passed by City Council. The proceeds of this surcharge will be used to pay off debt for the associated sanita... [More]

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New Fireworks Use Law

by Daniel Purcell 6/26/2018
The City Council has passed Ordinance No. 2018-800 amending provisions of the ordinance regarding fireworks use in Polk City, Iowa. To help better understand the new regulations, please see the outlined allowed usage schedule below. Firework Use Allowed: July 3, 9:00AM - 10:00PM July 4, 9:00AM - 11:00PM Firework Use NOT Allowed: Any dates or time outside of the ... [More]

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IA-415 & Parker Blvd Road Work

by Daniel Purcell 5/31/2018
The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) has completed the road work on Iowa Highway 415 (Bridge Road portion) and the intersection of Parker Blvd. Traffic flow has been opened back up to two lanes with traffic able to utilize Parker Blvd. There may still be potential delays as painting is completed and equipment is removed throughout the evening. The City appreciates y... [More]

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Bridge Rd & Parker Blvd Closures

by Daniel Purcell 5/29/2018
The Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) will be conducting road work beginning 5/30/18 at 9:00AM. This work requires the reduction to one lane of traffic on Bridge Road between the area of Tyler Street and the Polk City Sports Complex. Parker Boulevard will also be closed from the intersection with Bridge Road to Phillips Street (local traffic only). No turning will b... [More]

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Mosquito Spraying Notice

by Daniel Purcell 5/29/2018
The Polk City Public Works Department will begin spraying for mosquitoes twice a week, weather permitting, until the mosquito season comes to an end. In order for a successful application to be applied, the wind speed must be less than 10 mph and there can be no threat of rain two hours after the application. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at (515) 98... [More]

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Recognition of Public Services

by Daniel Purcell 5/21/2018
EMS and Public Works are vital public services to the City of Polk City. In recognition of this, Mayor Morse has proclaimed the week of May 20-26, 2018 as Emergency Medical Services Week and Public Works Week in Polk City. Please join us in thanking both EMS Practitioners and Public Works employees for all that they do each day. To view both proclamations click here, or cl... [More]

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National Police Week 2018

by Daniel Purcell 5/14/2018
 Mayor Morse proclaims the week of May 13-19, 2018 as National Police Week in Polk City, Iowa. Communities all across the United States come together during National Police Week to honor and remember the service and sacrifice of those law enforcement officers that risk their lives to protect our communities. The Congress and the President of the United States have des... [More]

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Polk City's 2017 Water Quality Report

by Daniel Purcell 5/4/2018
In this post you will find Polk City's 2017 Water Quality Report. In compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, Polk City provides a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) annually on our website. Every citizen has a right to know where their water comes from and what's in it. This report highlights the great quality of water that the City provides to our citizens. To view a f... [More]

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Polk City - Tree City USA Growth Award

by Daniel Purcell 4/6/2018
CITY OF POLK CITY: TREE CITY USA GROWTH AWARD RECIPIENT DES MOINES – The City of Polk City was recently honored with the 2017 Tree City USA Growth Award at the 28th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des Moines. The award was presented by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources April 4th at the Sheraton in West Des M... [More]

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2018 Plastic Bag Swap

by Daniel Purcell 3/30/2018
April is Earth Month. Metro Waste Authority is shining a light on the negative affect plastic bags have on our environment. During the month of April, bring your used plastic grocery bags to city hall. When you bring in a bag of bags, you’ll get a reusable grocery tote courtesy of Metro Waste Authority (one tote per household)! This is a great opportunity to keep th... [More]

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

Phone: (515) 984-6233

Fax: (515) 984-6177

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