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Global Spectrum presents Iowa Events Center Profits to Polk County

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa -  Global Spectrum, operators of the Iowa Events Center, presented a check in the amount of $1,207,288 to the Polk County Board of Supervisors …

Crisis Observation Open

Monday, July 28, 2014

Des Moines, Iowa, July 8, 2014 — A Crisis Observation Center will be opening at the Central Iowa Shelter & Services (CISS) building on 1420 Mulberry Street …

Polk County Assessor Appointed

Monday, July 28, 2014

On May 6 The Polk County Conference Board, by a unit vote of 3-0, appointed current Polk County Chief Deputy Assessor Randy Ripperger to replace Jim Maloney as …

Polk County Board of Supervisors Approves Budget for Upcoming Fiscal Year

Thursday, June 19, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa – March 11, 2014 — At today’s meeting, the Polk County Board of Supervisors approved a $239.4 million balanced budget for the fiscal year begin…

Polk County Assessor, Jim Maloney, to retire after 45 years

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Jim Maloney, Polk County Assessor, announced his plans to retire after 45 years of service with Polk County. Elected as County Auditor in 1969 Maloney then beca…

Polk County Board of Supervisors Seek Applications for Board Opening

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – December 30, 2013 — The Polk County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications for an open seat on the Polk County Aviation Authority Board…

Polk County Board of Supervisors Announces Hiring of New Polk County Administrator

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa - October 8, 2013 - Today, the Polk County Board of Supervisors unanimously ratified a contract to hire Urbandale’s Mark Wandro as the new Polk…

Polk County awards funds to Easter Seals for Cabins for Campers Project

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – Tuesday, September 17, 2013 —  The Polk County Board of Supervisors today, in its regular meeting, awarded a $100,000 Community Development G…

Polk County Veteran Affairs prepares for Homeless Stand- Down set for September 13 - 15

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – September 11, 2013 —Polk County Veteran Affairs prepares for participation in the Homeless Stand-down set for this weekend on the east side o…

Board of Supervisor Angela Connolly Receives Habitat for Humanity Key Community Award

Friday, September 06, 2013

Des Moines, Iowa, September 6, 2013 — Second District Polk County Supervisor Angela Connolly received the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity Key Community …

Iowa Events Center provides another Year of Profit to Polk County

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – Tuesday, August 27, 2013 —  The Polk County Board of Supervisors today, in its regular meeting, approved the Iowa Events Center budget for FY…

Homeless Stand-down Donations Needed

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Media Advisory What: Homeless Stand-down Who: Polk County Veteran Affairs, Veterans Administration MedicalCenter, Veterans Benefits Administration, State of Iow…

Polk County Board of Supervisors to break ground On the Westside Community Center

Friday, August 02, 2013

What:              The Polk County Board of Supervisors will formally break ground for the construction of a new community center in West Des Moines Who:       …

Board of Supervisors award bid to construct Westside Community Center

Friday, August 02, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – July 30, 2013  — The Polk County Board of Supervisors took action today to award the bid to construct a new community center in West Des Moin…

Election Date Set to Consider Public Safety, Security and Space Needs of the Courts

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – July 23, 2013 — The Polk County Board of Supervisors took action today to set a referendum date which will be part of the existing municipal …

Polk County Board of Supervisors Vote to Place Courts Issue on the November Ballot

Monday, July 22, 2013

What: The Polk County Board of Supervisors will act on placing the public safety, security and space needs issue of the Courts on the Ballot for voter considera…

Managed Irrigation Requested, Even as Drought Conditions throughout Central Iowa Improve

Thursday, May 23, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa (May 23, 2013) – Des Moines Water Works is asking metro area customers – residential and commercial – to manage seasonal irrigation for the nex…

Polk County Board of Supervisors receive Fifth Judicial District Master Plan

Monday, May 20, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – May 20, 2013 — The Polk County Board of Supervisors received the Fifth Judicial District Master Plan from the National Center for State Court…

Board of Supervisors to Receive Courts Master Plan from National Center for State Courts

Friday, May 17, 2013

What: The Polk County Board of Supervisors will receive a presentation of the Courts Master Plan from the National Center for State Courts and OPN Architects.Wh…

Iowa Wild to Start Play In American Hockey League in 2013-14

Monday, April 22, 2013

DES MOINES, IOWA – The Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL) announced today that the Iowa Wild will be the team’s new American Hockey League (AHL)…

Polk County Board of Supervisors Approve Downtown Land Transaction

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – April 2, 2013 — The Polk County Board of Supervisors took action today to finalize the property transaction between Polk County, the Young Me…

Polk County Board of Supervisors to act on Property Transfer

Monday, April 01, 2013

The Polk County Board of Supervisors will take action on Tuesday to finalize the property transaction between Polk County, the Young Men’s Christian Association…

Board of Supervisors issue concern regarding pending Property Tax Legislation

Thursday, January 17, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – May 8, 2012 — The Polk County Board of Supervisors expressed concern today regarding the pending property tax legislation and its impact on s…

Board of Supervisors Chair Angela Connolly Receives Capital Crossroads Award

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Des Moines, Iowa, May 15, 2012 — Fifth District Polk County Iowa Supervisor Angela Connolly received the first ever “Capital Crossroads Award” recognizing visio…

Play "Design My DSM" Today!

Thursday, January 17, 2013

You can design your dream home. You can plan that ideal vacation. But what if you could design your perfect community? The last 40 years have seen the Greater D…

Polk County Internet and Phone Connectivity Issues Resolved

Thursday, January 17, 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – May 30, 2012 — Internet and phone connectivity issues that impacted Polk County offices yesterday have been resolved. Yesterday morning, a ma…

Polk County Board of Supervisors Pursues Debt Refinancing to Save $15.9 Million; AAA Bond Rating Reaffirmed

Thursday, January 17, 2013

At today’s meeting, the Polk County Board of Supervisors approved the marketing of $131.7 million of General Obligation bonds to be sold July 10th. The majority…

Board of Supervisors vote to establish In-house Substance Abuse Treatment at the Polk County Jail

Thursday, January 17, 2013

During this morning’s meeting, the Polk County Board of Supervisors approved a lease agreement with Bridges of Iowa, Inc. to provide in-house substance abuse tr…

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