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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

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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Polk City's 2016 Fall Festival

by jgschreier 10/19/2016
Polk City's Police and Fire Departments will be hosting the City's 16th Annual Fall Festival Saturday, October 29th at the Polk City Fire Department located at 309 West Van Dorn Street.  The Festival will run from 11 AM to 3 PM and is intended for all children in 6th Grade or younger.  Activities will include: games, food, prizes, costume contest, crafts, and muc... [More]

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2016 Preventative Sanitary Sewer Cleaning

by jgschreier 10/13/2016
  The City of Polk City has contracted with a company named Central Iowa Televising to perform preventative maintenance by cleaning the sanitary sewer. This will improve the sewer's performance and significantly reduce the chance for future sewer backups and related problems.  The map to the right shows where cleaning is scheduled to take place. The cleaning ... [More]

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Polk City Fire Department Pancake Breakfast & Open House

by jgschreier 10/3/2016
Join the Polk City Fire Department for a Pancake Breakfast and Open House this Saturday, October 8th!  From 7 AM to 11 AM the Polk City Fire Department will be serving up pancakes in celebration of 2016's Fire Prevention week (October 9-15) at 309 West Van Dorn Street.  This free-will donation event will include family friendly activities including fire truck rid... [More]

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2016 NFL Punt, Pass, Kick

by jgschreier 9/23/2016
On September 17 the Polk City Police Department hosted a NFL Punt Pass Kick event. Children ages 6 to 13 from Polk City and the surrounding area gathered at the Polk City Sports Complex on a perfect afternoon for football.  We had a great crowd of participants and spectators this year and the event was fun for everyone involved.  Seven of the participants qualifi... [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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