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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

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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Follow-up Siren Testing

by Daniel Purcell 3/29/2018
Follow-up testing will be conducted on the Civil Defense sirens today, March 29, 2018, at 2:30PM.

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Recently Passed Ordinances

by Daniel Purcell 3/27/2018
The City of Polk City's City Council passed and approved 3 ordinances at the recent Council Meeting on March 26, 2018. Included in this post you should find a brief description of the ordinance, and also a link to the ordinance in full. We encourage that you read the ordinances in full to ensure you are aware of changes. Ordinance No. 2018-200 An ordinance amending Chapt... [More]

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Annual Statewide Tornado Drill

by Daniel Purcell 3/21/2018
In conjunction with the National Weather Service, the Annual Tornado Drill is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The drill is statewide and all persons in Iowa are encouraged to participate. This drill is part of Severe Weather Awareness Week which lasts from March 26-30, 2018. It is important that you know the hazards, know when to expect dangerous weat... [More]

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Notice of Public Informational Meeting

by Daniel Purcell 3/19/2018
  What: IA 141 & IA 415 Corridor Study - Public Information Meeting When: Tuesday, March 27, 10`8 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Where: Jester Park Lodge, 11121 NW Jester Park Drive, Granger, Iowa 50109 Polk County and Iowa DOT have partnered to review traffic operations, safety and future corridor goals for IA 141 and IA 415 in northwest Polk County. A Public Infor... [More]

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Ordinance No. 2018-100 Amending Parking Regulations

by Daniel Purcell 2/27/2018
Ordinance No. 2018-100 has been passed and amends Chapter 65, Stop or Yield Required, and Chapter 69, Parking Regulations. Within this ordinance there are notable changes along NW Hugg Drive, NW Hugg Circle, and E Southside Drive. To review the newly passed Ordinance No. 2018-100 in full, please click HERE. To view all of the recently passed ordinances in full, visit the ... [More]

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House Burn Notice - Polk City Fire Department

by Daniel Purcell 2/26/2018
The Polk City Fire Department has scheduled a controlled house burn, near the intersection of 3rd Street and Bridge Road, on the morning of Saturday, March 10th. This will be weather and wind dependent and is not anticipated to cause any road closures.

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2017 Building Permits and Taxable Valuation Info

by Daniel Purcell 1/9/2018
The City of Polk City has put together a quick reference information sheet regarding the building permits and taxable valuation for 2017. Please click the image to view the full PDF provided for download.

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Winter Weather Guide

by Daniel Purcell 12/28/2017
This winter be sure that you are aware what your responsibilities are as a resident or business owner regarding snowfall and ice accumulations. The City of Polk City has a convenient checklist to make sure you are always compliant with Polk City's weather codes. View the full post and click the image to the right to be taken to the full PDF checklist. The checklist remind... [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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City Hall
112 3rd Street
PO Box 426
Polk City, IA 50226

Phone: (515) 984-6233

Fax: (515) 984-6177

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