Polk County Auditor

News and Press Releases

September 13, 2016 - Dmacc Special Election

The Commissioner of Polk County Elections announces a special election to be held September 13, 2016 To Fill a Vacancy in DMACC Director District #2 (Johnston and Dallas Center-Grimes SD) Polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm more information


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September 13, 2016 - Saydel Special Election

The Commissioner of Polk County Elections announces a special election to be held September 13, 2016 Saydel Community School District - Public Measure Letter A Polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm more information


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Census Population Estimate

May 2016 - The (July 1, 2015) Polk County City census population estimates released.  The city population estimates are split by city (part) if in multiple counties Link


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National Change Of Address

National Change of Address Postcard Mailing FAQs Getting election mail for someone that no longer resides at your address? Every year our office compares address changes made by residents to the U.S. Post Office with the Polk County voter registration rolls. This is required by the National Voter…


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New Downloads Available

April 2016 - As part of our disaster recovery / business continuity project we now have additional historical maps in .ZIP format available on our website. Railroad maps (by PLSS townships) Road maps (by PLSS townships)


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2016 Dog Applications Available

January 2016 - The Polk County Auditor’s Office issues dog licenses to citizens that live in UNINCORPORATED Polk County. We also issue dog licenses for cities that do not issue licenses per a Polk County ordinance: Ordinance No. 136 Concerning Licensing of Dogs and Control of Abandoned or At-Lar…


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Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year ending June 30, 2015 is now available.   View / download the CAFR


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111 Court Avenue, Room 230
Des Moines, IA 50309

 

Phone: (515) 286-3080

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Des Moines, IA 50309

 

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Central Accounting

Administration Building
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Des Moines, IA 50309

 

Phone: (515) 286-3753

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