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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

Polk City Town Square Named 1 of 9 Prettiest in Iowa

by jgschreier 7/26/2016
The Des Moines Register recently named Polk City's town square as one of the nine prettiest town squares in Iowa.  Among the other cities to share this distinction were Winterset, Pella, and Oskaloosa. The Des Moines Register had this to say about Polk City's town square: "Polk City Square has a bandstand in the center of the park that was built by William Schaal in... [More]

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2016 Polk City Four Seasons Festival

by jgschreier 7/13/2016
The Polk City Chamber of Commerce, Polk City Development Corporation, and the City of Polk City have partnered to sponsor this Summer's 2016 Four Seasons Festival, a two-day City wide celebration in Polk City.  The Sixth Annual Four Seasons Festival will take place on July 15 & 16.  The Festival has many fun activities planned; including numerous new to this ... [More]

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IDOT Highway 415 (NW Polk City Dr. & West Bridge Rd.) Reconstruction Project

by jgschreier 7/11/2016
Project DetailsThe Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) is moving forward with the Highway 415 reconstruction project scheduled for summer 2016.  The project includes road resurfacing of Highway 415 from the intersection of Oralabor Road and NW 26th Street in Ankeny to the west end of West Bridge Road in Polk City (the east end of the Mile Long Bridge).In addition... [More]

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10th Annual Polk City Community Garage Sale

by jgschreier 6/24/2016
Polk City's 10th Annual Polk City Community Garage Sale will be this Saturday, June 25 from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Rain or Shine).  Ads are placed in the Polk City Square E-mail list, Polk City Iowa Swap and Shop, North Polk Sun, Des Moines Register, Tri-County Times, Bullseye, Ankeny Press Citizen, Kiwanis web site and will also be available at the Kum n' Go and Casey's ... [More]

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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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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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