Citizens Academy Fall 2022

The Citizens Academy is returning to Polk City in the Fall of 2022.  This is a program that allows a group of residents to learn more about... more ››

press release

Press Release

For immediate release... more ››

hydrant flushing

Annual Water Main Flushing

PUBLIC NOTICEPolk City’s annual water main flushing is scheduled for:April 18-22  (alternate dates due to inclement weather April 25-29)... more ››

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Polk City Friends of the Parks Earth Day Family 5k Run/Walk

First annual Earth Day Family 5K Run/Walk!  Join us in enhancing, growing, and supporting the Polk City parks, trails, and greenspaces.... more ››

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Statewide Tornado Drill

The Statewide Tornado Drill will occur at 10am on Wednesday, March 23, 2022.

717 Waldo

Request for Proposals for the purchase of 717 Waldo St.

The City of Polk City is requesting proposals (RFP) for the sale of 717 Waldo Street. The proposal acceptable to the City shall at a... more ››

Budget in brief

FY 22-23 Budget

The FY 22.23 budget has total revenue (excluding transfers) of $14,235,339 and total expenditures (excluding transfers) of $14,083,216. The... more ››

Clean Up Day

2022 City-Wide Clean-Up Event

CITY-WIDE CLEAN-UP EVENTCurbside Pick UpMonday April 25, 2022The purpose of the City Clean-Up is to help residents dispose of clutter... more ››

mowing and turf care

RFP for Mowing and Turf Care of City Property

2021 was the last year of the City's current mowing and turf care contract.  Therefore it is time to solicit RFP's for those services. ... more ››

winter weather

Winter Weather Guide

Make sure you know what your responsiblities are as a resident or business owner regarding snowfall and ice accumulations.  You can use the... more ››

prescribed fire

Big Creek prescribed burns

Starting November 22, 2021, Big Creek will be doing prescribed burns throughout the rest of the year, weather permitting.  For more... more ››

one lane

Temporary Lane Closure

AUS is the contractor for Mi Fiber and they are currently constructing a fiber optic pathway along Van Dorn Street.  As this pathway... more ››


City Hall Closed

Reminder City Hall is closed September 15, 16, and 17th for Staff to attend the Iowa League of Cities annual conference.  Normal hours will... more ››


Utility Account Access

The City of Polk City is excited to announce the transition to a new and improved web-based platform for our customers to manage their... more ››


Soil Quality Restoration Presentation and FAQs

This information is intended for homeowners who have already applied and are awaiting project completion. 


Citizen Academy Reminder

Reminder the City of Polk City will be hosting a FREE, four-week education course to offer additional insight and information to a focus... more ››

Road Closed

Road Closure - NW Hugg Drive

Beginning July 13th, NW Hugg Drive will be closed between 72nd and Timber Valley Drive for approximately three weeks as the Developer works... more ››

Go paperless

Utility Rates

Polk City Utility Rate ChangesIn February, the City Council approved an increase to water and sewer of 6.5%.The Metro Waste Authority also... more ››


Press Release: Water Shortage Plan Implementation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Des Moines Water Works Implements Water Shortage Plan

Public Works

National Public Works Week

Mayor Morse proclaims May 16-22, 2021 as National Public Works Week in Polk City, Iowa. ... more ››