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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

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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City Council Approves New Council Member

by jgschreier 3/10/2015
Councilman Jeff Walters regretfully announced his resignation from the Polk City Council during the February 9th, 2015 Council meeting.  Mr. Walters’ resignation became necessary due to his family relocating to the Fort Dodge area where he and his wife are pursuing career opportunities.  The City of Polk City is incredibly thankful to Jeff for his past 3 pl... [More]

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Federal Flood Insurance Now Available for Polk City Local Property Owners

by jgschreier 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 jgschreier 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 jgschreier 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 jgschreier 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 jgschreier 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 jgschreier 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 jgschreier 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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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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