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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

2017 Spring/Summer Construction Projects

by jgschreier 4/18/2017
Spring has arrived in Polk City and with the nicer weather comes new and repair construction of City roadways.  Construction projects are often scheduled over wide ranges of time to allow for the numerous variables that can affect each project.  Many construction projects are dependent on multiple circumstances including crew and material availability, jobsite wo... [More]

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City of Polk City Receives 2016 Tree City USA Growth Award

by jgschreier 4/14/2017
 Arbor Day Foundation Names Polk City Tree City USA, Growth Award WinnerPolk City, IA was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.The community also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environmental improvement and higher level of tree care.Polk City achieved Tree City U... [More]

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UPDATE: 2016-17 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

by jgschreier 4/7/2017
UPDATE: Applications are still being accepted for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Be sure to get applications in before April 28, 2017. Call 515-985-7633 for more information on this program. A letter from our friends at IMPACT Community Action Partnership concerning the 2016-17 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program: Applications will be taken starting... [More]

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Bring Your Plastic Bags to City Hall and Receive a FREE Reusable Bag

by jgschreier 3/31/2017
Do you have dozens and dozens of plastic bags stashed around your house and never remember to take them back to the store? You are in luck! Metro Waste Authority presents the Earth Month Plastic Bag Swap! During the month of April, simply bring a bagful of plastic bags to your City Hall (112 3rd Street, Polk City, IA 50226), place them in the designated Earth Month Plasti... [More]

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2017 Severe Weather Awareness Week

by jgschreier 3/24/2017
March 27-31, 2017 The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department and the National Weather Service have declared the week of March 27 through March 31, 2017 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 Polk City Building Permits and Taxable Valuation Report

by jgschreier 2/24/2017
Polk City has recently released its 2016 Polk City Building Permits and Taxable Valuation Report.  Within this comprehensive report readers will be able to review Polk City’s 2016 building permits, total taxable values, a list of the City’s active subdivisions and more.  Released in conjunction with this report is an infographic which showcases the re... [More]

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2016-17 Winter Weather Information

by jgschreier 12/8/2016
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. Polk City's 2016-17 Winter Weather Guide has been put together to provide local businesses and residents a quick reference for what to do when winte... [More]

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2016 Polk City Square Lighting!

by jgschreier 11/28/2016
Polk City's 2016 Square Lighting is next week on Tuesday, December 6th!  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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2016 Polk City GIS Day

by jgschreier 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 jgschreier 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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Contact City Hall

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


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

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Contact Info

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

Phone: (515) 984-6233

Fax: (515) 984-6177

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