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Polk City, Iowa

Public Notices

Public hearing notices, and relevant information, will be posted on this page as they become available. Public hearing notices are published in the Des Moines Business Record.

Citizens are welcome to review the City Code, minutes of City Meetings, and speak with City Officials about current or upcoming issues. Citizens are always welcome to attend Public Meetings. The agendas for upcoming meetings are posted on the City website, as well as at City Hall, on Fridays. View the City calendar for upcoming events and information.

Upcoming Public Hearing Notices:


Public Hearings - 

Notice of Hearing on establishing Franchise Fees - November 11, 2019 6pm 

 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, on the 11th day of November 2019, at 6:00 P.M., in the Council Chambers of City Hall in Polk City, Iowa, a public hearing will be held by the City Council for the purpose of considering a proposed ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances to establish a franchise fee of 1% of gross receipts minus uncollectable amounts starting March 1, 2020 derived by MidAmerican Energy Company for the delivery and sale of electric energy and natural gas and Midland Power Cooperative for the delivery and sale of electric energy in the City of Polk City.

On October 28, 2019, the City Council of the City of Polk City, Iowa, adopted by Resolution the following Revenue Purpose Statement which outlines the purposes for which the City shall use the franchise fee revenues the City will receive if the above-referenced Ordinances are adopted and approved:

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 364.2, subsection (4)(f) of the Code of Iowa, the City of Polk City hereby establishes the following purposes allowed under Iowa Code Section 384.3A, subsection (3)(e), (f) and (g) for which franchise fee revenues from its natural gas and electric franchises with MidAmerican Energy Company and its electric franchise with Midland Power Cooperative may be used or expended, said purposes which may be narrowed after public hearing: Public safety, including the equipping of fire, police, emergency services, sanitation, street, and civil defense departments; the establishment, construction, reconstruction, repair, equipping, remodeling, and extensions of public works, public utilities, and public transportation systems; and the construction, reconstruction, or repair of streets, highways, bridges, sidewalks, pedestrian underpasses and overpasses, street lighting fixtures, and public grounds, and the acquisition of real estate needed for such purposes.

YOU ARE FURTHER AND SPECIFICALLY NOTIFIED that all interested persons may appear at the Public Hearing and at such time and place the City Council of Polk City, Iowa, will consider any comments and objections to the proposed amendment described above and give all interested persons an opportunity to be heard.


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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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City Hall
112 3rd Street
PO Box 426
Polk City, IA 50226

Phone: (515) 984-6233

Fax: (515) 984-6177

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