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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 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED URBAN RENEWAL PLAN AMENDMENT

Notice Is Hereby Given:  That at 6 o’clock p.m., at City Hall, Polk City, Iowa, on April 13, 2020, the City Council of the City of Polk City, Iowa, will hold a public hearing on the question of amending the urban renewal plan for the Polk City Area II Urban Renewal Area to authorize the undertaking of new urban renewal projects in the Urban Renewal Area consisting of (1) providing tax increment financing support to Kimberley Development Corporation in connection with the construction of a walking trail that will serve certain commercial property; (2) providing tax increment financing support to Hy-Vee, Inc. in connection with the construction of certain storm sewer improvements necessary for the development of a new convenience/grocery store; and (3) providing tax increment financing support to Kwik Trip, Inc. in connection with the installation of certain traffic signals necessary for the development of a Kwik Star convenience store. 

A copy of the amendment is on file for public inspection in the office of the City Clerk.

At said hearing any interested person may file written objections or comments and may be heard orally with respect to the subject matters of the hearing.

 


City Clerk
Jenny Gibbons

 

 

NOTICE OF MEETING FOR APPROVAL OF DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH KIMBERLEY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND AUTHORIZATION OF ANNUAL APPROPRIATION TAX INCREMENT PAYMENTS

The City Council of the City of Polk City, Iowa, will meet at the City Hall on April 13, 2020, at 6 o’clock p.m., at which time and place proceedings will be instituted and action taken to approve a Development Agreement between the City and Kimberley Development Corporation (the “Corporation”) in connection with the construction of trail improvements that will serve certain commercial property on certain real property situated at the intersection of Bridge Road and 3rd Street in the Polk City Area II Urban Renewal Area, which Development Agreement provides for certain financial incentives in the form of incremental property tax payments to the Corporation in a total amount not exceeding $110,000 as authorized by Section 403.9 of the Code of Iowa.

The agreement to make incremental property tax payments to the Corporation will not be a general obligation of the City but will be payable solely and only from incremental property tax revenues generated within the Polk City Area II Urban Renewal Area.  Some or all of the payments under the Development Agreement may be made subject to annual appropriation by the City Council.

At the meeting, the City Council will receive oral or written objections from any resident or property owner of the City.  Thereafter, the City Council may, at the meeting or at an adjournment thereof, take additional action to approve the Development Agreement or may abandon the proposal.

This notice is given by order of the City Council of Polk City, Iowa, in accordance with Section 403.9 of the Code of Iowa.

Jenny Gibbons
City Clerk

 

 

 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF POLK CITY IN THE STATE OF IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSAL TO ENTER INTO A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH POLK COUNTY, IOWA AND MJR DEVELOPMENTS, L.L.C., AND THE HEARING THEREON

 

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the City of Polk City in the State of Iowa, will hold a public hearing on April 13, 2020, at 6:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 112 3rd Street, Polk City, Iowa, at which meeting the Council proposes to take action on the proposal to enter into a Development Agreement (the "Agreement") with Polk County, Iowa (the "County") and MJR Developments, L.L.C. (the "Developer").

 

The Agreement would obligate the Developer to construct certain Minimum Improvements and Public Improvements (as those terms are defined in the Agreement) on certain real property located within the County’s Whitetail Ridge Residential Urban Renewal Area as defined and legally described in the Agreement, consisting of the construction of a phase of a single-family housing project including approximately 30 Housing Units, together with all related site improvements for the Big Creek Valley Subdivision Plat 2, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement. 

 

The Agreement would further obligate the County to make up to twenty (20) consecutive semi-annual payments of Economic Development Grants to Developer consisting of 58.88% of the Tax Increments pursuant to Iowa Code Section 403.19 and generated by the construction of the Minimum Improvements, the cumulative total for all such payments not to exceed the lesser of (i) $1,900,000 or (ii) the actual costs of the Public Improvements, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement.

 

The Agreement further proposes that the City will be responsible for receiving and using the portion of the Tax Increments required to be used for LMI housing assistance (currently 41.12%) and will comply with all provisions of Chapter 403 relating to such use, under the terms and following satisfaction of the terms set forth in the Agreement.

 

A copy of the Agreement is on file for public inspection during regular business hours in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, City of Polk City, Iowa.

 

At the above meeting the Council shall receive oral or written objections from any resident or property owner of said City, to the proposal to enter into the Agreement with the County and Developer.  After all objections have been received and considered, the Council will at this meeting or at any adjournment thereof, take additional action on the proposal or will abandon the proposal to authorize said Agreement.

 

This notice is given by order of the City Council of the City of Polk City in the State of Iowa, as provided by Section 364.6, Code of Iowa.

Jenny Gibbons

City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

                                                           

 

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

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Polk City, IA 50226

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