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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

Federal Flood Insurance Now Available for Polk City Local Property Owners

by Jake Schreier 2/25/2015
The City of Polk City was recently approved to enter into the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  The City started working towards being a part of this program on February 12, 2014.  A Public Hearing held last September 22 led to three separate readings of an ordinance required before applying to enter in the NFIP.  The ordinance was passed on October ... [More]

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When there’s Snow, Where Do Your Carts Go?

by Jake Schreier 1/9/2015
The Metro Waste Authority has some helpful tips for cart placement this winter: Among the many issues winter weather presents, garbage and recycling cart placement can also be tricky. Here are some cart placement tips to keep waste and recycling removal efficient and safe for all involved. When you dig out of your driveway, be sure to make a spot for your carts. Have e... [More]

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Polk City Thanks Retired Clerk & Welcomes New Clerk

by Jake Schreier 1/6/2015
Polk City's City Clerk of the past 31 years retired December 24th, 2014.  Sharon Nickles (pictured top-left) started as Polk City’s Deputy Clerk in 1983 and became the City Clerk in 2004.  During her time with the City she has worked with 4 mayors, seen 31 elections, and has attended an estimated 220 Council meetings. Her years of service have been invalua... [More]

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Police & Fire Giant Holiday Stocking Raffle

by Jake Schreier 12/8/2014
UPDATE:  The Polk City Police Officer’s Association along with the Polk City Fire Fighter’s Association is excited to announce that the winner of our Holiday Raffle Fundraiser is Kim Kellogg of Polk City.  We would like to thank the community for your continued support! The Police Officer Association and the Firefighter Association of Polk City are e... [More]

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2014 Polk City Square Lighting!

by Jake Schreier 11/26/2014
2014 Polk City Square LightingPolk City's 2014 Square Lighting is next week on Tuesday, December 2nd!  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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2014 Polk City GIS Day

by Jake Schreier 11/19/2014
Did you know that today is GIS Day?  Did you also know that Polk City has been utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for 10 years now? 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 City's very own GIS Day page!... [More]

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2014-15 Winter Weather Information

by Jake Schreier 11/15/2014
Winter weather is just around the corner for 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 2014-15 Winter Weather Guide.  On it you’ll find a... [More]

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Welcome to PolkCityIA.gov!

by Jason Morse 11/13/2014
PolkCityIA.gov WebsiteWelcome to Polk City and the new www.polkcityia.gov!  After several months of hard work and dedication to releasing a quality product, we are very excited to share our new website with the world! We are still a small town at heart but as our community continues to grow and flourish, we need the ability to quickly and accurately share information.  This includes ... [More]

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Polk City's Annual Fall Festival

by Jake Schreier 10/21/2014
Polk City's Police and Fire Departments will be hosting the City's 14th Annual Fall Festival this Saturday, October 25th at the Polk City Fire Department (309 West Van Dorn Street).  The Festival will run from 11 AM to 3 PM and is intended for all children up to 7th Grade.  Activities will include: games, a bounce house, food, prizes, costume contest, crafts, and... [More]

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New City Website!

by Gary Mahannah 9/18/2014
Polk City Iowa LogoAs Polk City continues to grow, its residents look toward the Polk City government to be an extension of the community.  It is with that in mind that Polk City is glad to unveil our new web page that we have designed to be more accessible and easier than ever to navigate.  Full of up-to-date events, announcements, and information we hope that this resource will ... [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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112 3rd Street
PO Box 426
Polk City, IA 50226

Phone: (515) 984-6233

Fax: (515) 984-6177

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