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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

Polk City City-Wide Fire Drill

by Jake Schreier 10/1/2015
Does your family know what to do when there is a fire in your house? Polk City's Fire Department is holding a City-Wide Fire Drill October 6th at 6:00 PM.  All residents are encouraged to take part in this City-Wide safety event.  Outdoor sirens will sound at 6:00 PM signaling the start of the City-Wide Fire Drill.  When you hear the sirens have your family... [More]

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Plant Some Shade® Polk City!

by Jake Schreier 8/20/2015
Plant Some Shade® order forms now available for MidAmerican Energy Company’s Iowa residential customers!Plant Some Shade® is a residential tree-planting program funded through MidAmerican Energy Company in cooperation with Polk County Conservation, Great Outdoors Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forestry Bureau. Des Moines & S... [More]

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2015 Polk City Four Seasons Festival

by Jake Schreier 7/14/2015
The Polk City Chamber of Commerce, Polk City Development Corporation, and the City of Polk City have partnered to sponsor this Summer's 2015 Four Seasons Festival, a two-day City wide celebration in Polk City.  The Fifth Annual Four Seasons Festival will take place on July 17 & 18.  The Festival has many fun activities planned; including numerous new to this ... [More]

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Polk City Thanks Retiring Police Chaplin & Reserve Officer

by Jake Schreier 6/30/2015
Pastor Mark Schwalenberg has been part of the Polk City Police Department for more than 12 years by volunteering his time for community programs and technical support.  Mark also spent his time supporting and strengthening our officers mental fortitude throughout the years; something that is often overlooked but needed in their line of work. During the 12 years that ... [More]

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9th Annual Polk City Community Garage Sale

by Jake Schreier 6/25/2015
Polk City's 9th Annual Polk City Community Garage Sale will be this Saturday, June 27 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 g... [More]

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UPDATE: Polk City Works to Improve NW Polk City Drive/Highway 415 Safety

by Jake Schreier 6/18/2015
UPDATES In 2013 the City of Polk City requested a Traffic Engineering Assistance Program (TEAP) to perform a study to analyze what options the City had to make the southern entrance to the City on NW Polk City Drive (also known as: Highway 415, S 3rd Street) safer.  The panel, which was led by Andy Swisher and H.R. Green presented their results to the Mayor and Cit... [More]

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Summer 2015 Mosquito Spraying

by Jake Schreier 6/12/2015
The Polk City Public Works Department will start spraying for mosquitoes June 20.  These applications will be done twice a week, weather permitting and will continue until the mosquito season comes to an end. In order for a successful application to be applied, the wind speed must be less then 10 mph and there can be no threat of rain two hours after the application. ... [More]

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Polk City Thanks Retired Deputy Clerk & Welcomes New Deputy Clerk

by Jake Schreier 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 Jake Schreier 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 Jake Schreier 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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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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