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Election News
City of Johnston - Special Election to Fill-A-Vacancy

CITY of JOHNSTON - PRIMARY SPECIAL ELECTION TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2021 JOHNSTON CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE – TO FILL A VACANCY Polls Open: 7:00am - 8:00pm

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5/3/2021

Property Tax News
Polk County Tax Dollars

Polk County will hold a public hearing on March 2, 2021 at 9:30 to determine the maximum amount of county tax dollars to be collected in the upcoming fiscal year. Click here for more information

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2/12/2021

County Auditor News
2021 Dog License Application

2021 Dog License Application

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12/7/2020

Auditor Real Estate Map
Property Tax News
Auditor Real Estate Map

Search for properties by tax parcel number, ownership, and street address with links to the assessor, treasurer, and recorder pages. Search for subdivisions with links to the auditor plat maps and recorded plats (where applicable).

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7/15/2020

Election News
Help Wanted

Every election day, hundreds of Precinct Election Officials are needed to staff polling places located throughout Polk County.  Get paid to help voters in your community!

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4/27/2020

Iowa Department of Revenue - Property Tax Overview
Property Tax News
Iowa Department of Revenue - Property Tax Overview

Property taxes are not determined by a single individual who assesses your property and sends you a bill. The final tax rate is the result of budgets established to provide services, an assessor’s assessment, a county auditor’s calculations, and laws administered by the Iowa...

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4/16/2020

County Auditor News
National Change of Address

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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8/29/2019

County Auditor News
Census Data Released

May 2019 - The (July 1, 2018) City census population estimate released. Polk County population is estimated at 487,204 on pace for 500K in 2020. Polk population is +56,564 since 2010 Link The 8-year population increase of +56,564 is greater than the...

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8/29/2019