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News and Press Releases

Election News
City of Urbandale - Special Election - Tuesday, March 7, 2023

City of Urbandale - Special Election for a $43 Million Bond Issue to fund the Urbandale Community Recreation Complex. U-Plex.

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2/2/2023

Election News
City of Granger - Special Election - Tuesday, March 7th 2023

City of Granger Special Election - Tuesday, March 7th, 2023. Residents of Granger will vote the proposed issuance of not to exceed $3,000,000 General Obilgation Capital Loan Notes.

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2/2/2023

Election News
Madrid School District - Special Election - Tuesday, March 7th

Madrid School District - Tuesday, March 7th, 2023

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2/2/2023

County Auditor News
2023 Dog License Renewal

Updated renewal for 2023 Dog Licenses can be found here

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1/6/2023

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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6/10/2022

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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6/10/2022

County Auditor News
Publication of Budget Materials

Polk County will hold a public hearing on 3/1/2022 at 9:30 AM to determine the maximum amount of tax dollars to be collected in the upcoming fiscal year. Click here for more information.

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6/10/2022

County Auditor News
2021 Reprecinctlng Committee

The Temporary Reprecincting Committee is having a public hearing on 12/20/2021 at 1 PM to discuss rural voting precincts in Polk County.

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6/10/2022

Election News
2021 Election Law Changes for Iowa Voters

Election Law Changes for Iowa Voters

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10/12/2021

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

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

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