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Serving a diverse Central Iowa community, Polk County is among the nation’s most innovative public institutions. We bring together creative leaders, collaborative organizations and key resources to empower our communities and make life better for all people in Polk County.
Altoona/Alleman City Council Election Tuesday, December 5 Polls Open 7:00a - 8:00p
All Polk County residents are invited to participate in the Hazard Mitigation survey.
Here’s your chance to visit the Jester Park Nature Center after dark. The hour will include storytelling, crafts, open Nature Center exhibits, and a short program on the theme of the night. This December, feel free to come in your favorite pajamas.
The Office will be closed on the following days: Christmas - December 22nd and 25th, 2023 | New Years - January 1st, 2024 | MLK JR Day - January 15, 2024 | President's Day - February 20, 2024
Welcome the holiday season with a fragrant, homemade evergreen wreath. Learn to assemble a variety of fresh evergreen cuttings into a festive wreath, and then add your own personal touches to make it uniquely yours.
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Voters will need to contact their Political Party as the Iowa caucuses are administrated exclusively by the State Political Parties
Learn the art of needle-felting. You’ll learn step-by-step techniques, and feel confident while creating beautiful felted art with just wool and a needle! All tools and supplies will be provided for use during the workshop, including a 4” embroidery hoop for framing your work.
Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a Polk County Conservation naturalist in the comfort of an indoor pool. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.