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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

Polk City Thanks Retired Deputy Clerk & Welcomes New Deputy Clerk

by jgschreier 6/2/2015
Polk City's Deputy City Clerk of the past decade retired May 27th, 2015.  Charlotte Loter (pictured top-right) started her position as Polk City’s Deputy Clerk in 2005.Charlotte’s position was vital to the City since oftentimes she was a resident’s, developer’s, or official’s first contact when people phoned City Hall.  The City of P... [More]

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Water & Sewer Rate Increases

by jgschreier 5/22/2015
In order to keep the citizens up to date with ongoing utility developments, it was felt that an update to the reasons Polk City is increasing the water and sewer rates would be helpful. The Mayor and City Council are in the process of approving Ordinance No. 2015-400 to increase the City’s current water and sewer rates in order to help sustain our City’s growin... [More]

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Smart911 Now Available in Polk City

by jgschreier 4/24/2015
Smart911, is a free service now available to all citizens. Smart911 is a national service that allows citizens to create a free Safety Profile for their household that includes any information they want 9-1-1 and first responders to have in the event of an emergency.  If that citizen needs to dial 9-1-1, their Safety Profile will immediately display on the call taker&... [More]

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CodeRED Automated Notification System

by jgschreier 4/22/2015
The CodeRED system may be used for significant incidents and events where the timely notification of an effected population or geographic area of the City/County is essential or highly desirable. Calls can be made in a radius around a given location, by streets, custom drawn areas or by contact groups.Some examples of the types of incidents or events where the CodeRED syst... [More]

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City of Polk City Receives the Tree City USA Growth Award

by jgschreier 4/21/2015
The National Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Forestry Bureau are proud to announce that the City of Polk City  has received the 2014 Tree City USA Growth Award at the 25th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon, held at the Stoney Creek Inn on April 9, 2015.   State Forester Paul Tauke commented, “The T... [More]

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9th Annual Polk City Community Garage Sale Registration

by jgschreier 4/20/2015
Polk City's 9th Annual Community Garage Sale will be Saturday, June 27 from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Rain or Shine).  Registration for this event is available until June 15.  Registration forms are available online here as well as at the Reising Sun Cafe, local Casey's General Store and Kum & Go, the Polk City Library, and at City Hall.  Ads will be placed in ... [More]

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Phillip Jensen Receives the 2015 Iowa Urban Forestry Outstanding Volunteer Award

by jgschreier 4/10/2015
Phil Jensen is one of the founding members of The Polk City Arbor League.  Twenty two years ago Phil expressed his interest in helping to form a tree planting group in Polk City.  Phil lives just outside the City limits where he takes care of his own acreage and trees.His passion for horticulture spilled over into the City of Polk City from the beginning; as he h... [More]

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Imagine Polk City.....

by jgschreier 3/31/2015
The City of Polk City is updating our Comprehensive Plan and we need YOUR participation!A Comprehensive Plan is a guide for decision makers about the city’s growth and development. It represents the community’s vision for the future and is therefore heavily dependent upon public participation.  Residents, businesses and city staff work together to identify... [More]

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Severe Weather Awareness Week

by jgschreier 3/20/2015
March 23-27, 2015 The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department and the National Weather Service have declared the week of March 23 through March 27, 2015 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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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off

by jgschreier 3/18/2015
Toxic. Corrosive. Reactive. Flammable.How to dispose of household hazardous waste.When was the last time you cleaned out under your kitchen sink? What about your garage or storage shed? Do you know what to do with unused and unwanted products you’ll find like oven cleaner, furniture polish and insect repellent? What about old automotive stuff like car wax, motor oil ... [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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