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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

Polk City Parks and Trails are now Tobacco & Nicotine Free!

by jgschreier 6/9/2016
The City of Polk City is proud to provide the community with tobacco and nicotine free parks.  The City of Polk City has chosen to implement a tobacco and nicotine free parks ordinance to fully embrace the mission of our park and recreation system; promote community wellness and healthy environments. Tobacco and nicotine free park ordinances create cleaner parks, prom... [More]

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UPDATE: Tyler Street & Davis Street Reconstruction Project

by jgschreier 6/8/2016
UPDATE ON 6/8/16:Construction is nearly complete on the Tyler Street and Davis Street intersection reconstruction project.  Minor work including permanent signage will be completed soon.  The intersection is currently open to all traffic.PREVIOUS POST ON 5/4/16: Construction is underway on the Tyler Street and Davis Street intersection reconstruction project.&nb... [More]

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Police Chief Appointed to Polk City Police Department

by jgschreier 5/20/2016
POLK CITY, IOWA -- Polk City Mayor Jason Morse announces the appointment of Trace Kendig as the next Police Chief for Polk City. Chief Kendig was selected from a field of forty applicants for the position. "This the first time Polk City has had a need to select a new Police Chief in over 30 years" Mayor Morse said. He also commented "All parties involved have worked dilige... [More]

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10th Annual Polk City Community Garage Sale Registration

by jgschreier 5/11/2016
Polk City's 10th Annual Community Garage Sale will be Saturday, June 25 from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Rain or Shine).  Registration for this event is available until June 13.  Registration forms are available online here as well as at the Reising Sun Cafe, the Polk City Library, and at City Hall.  Ads will be placed in the Polk City Square E-mail list, Polk City I... [More]

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Neighborhood Citizen Group Representatives

by jgschreier 5/6/2016
The City of Polk City is currently looking for residents interested in providing a voice for their community by becoming a Neighborhood Citizen Group Representative (NCGR).  NCGRs serve as a sounding board and vehicle for submitting input to City Council on areas affecting your neighborhood and the City.  Further details concerning the open NCGR positions includi... [More]

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City of Polk City Receives 2015 Tree City USA Growth Award

by jgschreier 4/25/2016
Arbor Day Foundation Names Polk City Tree City USA, Growth Award WinnerPolk City, IA was named a 2015 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 USA rec... [More]

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Metro Waste Authority Comingle Survey

by jgschreier 4/13/2016
The City of Polk City would like your input about a possible change that would allow yard waste to be collected with garbage.  The City of Polk City is a member community of the Metro Waste Authority and offers their Compost It! program for residential yard waste collection.  Yard waste is collected from April through November each year.  Currently, yard was... [More]

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2016 Imagine Polk City.....

by jgschreier 4/7/2016
The City Council will review the completed draft of Imagine Polk City, the City’s Comprehensive Plan, at their regularly scheduled Council meeting on Monday, April 11, at 6:30 pm.  Residents are encouraged to attend to see a brief presentation about the plan and provide feedback.  A hard copy of the draft plan is available at City Hall for the public to rev... [More]

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2016 Severe Weather Awareness Week

by jgschreier 3/18/2016
March 21-25, 2016 The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department and the National Weather Service have declared the week of March 21 through March 25, 2016 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 Yard Waste Collection Starts March 28

by jgschreier 3/16/2016
Get rid of yard waste right from the curb through Metro Waste Authority’s Compost It! program. Yard waste collection is on Thursday each week in Polk City starting March 28 through December 2, 2016. There are two easy ways to dispose of yard waste through the program – or you can mix and match: 1. Bag & Sticker ProgramCompost It! Bags The cost of the Compos... [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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