Polk County General Services

Polk County Administration Building

General Services - Archives

General Services - Printshop

General Services - Carpentry

General Services - Administration

Polk County Justice Center

Polk County Properties


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Welcome to the General Services Website

The General Services Department provides centralized support functions for all County departments though it's three divisions: Administration, Buildings & Grounds and Central Services.


This Division provides administrative direction and support to the Department and is responsible for many special duties.  Among the functions performed are:  supervision, budgeting & planning, payroll processing, special project coordination, and other administrative responsibilities.

Buildings and Grounds

This division provides maintenance and support services throughout County Government at all owned and most leased facilities. This includes custodial services, building and grounds maintenance, light construction, engineering, telephone support, and other general support duties.

Central Services

This division provides a wide range of services to all County and some State functions, including: purchasing of goods & services, contracting, mail processing, central stores, archives, print shop, and fleet management.

Contact Us

Polk County Administrative Building
111 Court Avenue Suite 365
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2251
General Services: 515-286-3215

County CourtHouse: 515-286-3772
Justice Center: 515-286-3772

Other County Properties: