Polk

News and Announcements

Title Transfers by Appointment Only - January 1
Treasurer News
Title Transfers by Appointment Only - January 1

Change to Title Appointments to Take Effect January 1

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12/9/2022

Holiday Hours
County Recorder News
Holiday Hours

The Office will be closed on the following days: Christmas - Friday, December 23rd & Monday, December 26th |New Year's - Monday, January 2nd |MLK JR. Day - Monday, January 16th

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12/8/2022

Board of Supervisors News
Polk County Seeks to Appoint Members to Condemnation Compensation Commission

The Polk County Board of Supervisors is looking for residents to serve on various boards and commissions.

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12/6/2022

Election News
VOTER REGISTRATION CHALLENGE - Polk County Iowa Resident J. Whitver

Voter Registration Challenge hearing held on Wednesday, November 30th in front of Jamie Fitzgerald, Commissioner of Elections and Auditor of Polk County Iowa.

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12/5/2022

County Attorney News
Deng Convicted of Murder in the First Degree

On November 30, 2022, Danil Deng was sentenced in Polk County Criminal Number FECR3352018.

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12/5/2022

Veteran Affairs News
Christmas Meals

Hope Ministries Christmas Meals

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11/29/2022

Human Resources News
Notice of Public Meeting - 12/01/2022

THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMITTEE WILL HOLD THEIR QUARTERLY MEETING ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2022 AT 11:00 A.M., IN ROOM 390 OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING.

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11/29/2022

Election News
City of Elkhart - Special Election

City of Elkhart Special Election to Fill-a-Vacancy for City Council - Election Date: Tuesday, December 13th

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11/23/2022

New, Year-Round Recreation Feature Coming to Sleepy Hollow Sports Park
Conservation News
New, Year-Round Recreation Feature Coming to Sleepy Hollow Sports Park

Polk County Conservation announces phased approach to re-launching the winter sports destination.

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11/17/2022

Veteran Affairs News
Veterans Mobile Food Pantry

December mobile food pantry

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11/9/2022

Election News
2022 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

POLK COUNTY IOWA GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

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11/8/2022

Senior Services News
The Senior Sites Meal Menu

November 2022

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11/1/2022

Senior Services News
The Senior Bulletin

November 2022

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11/1/2022

County Attorney News
Dunbar Convicted of Kidnapping and Sexual Abuse

On October 21, 2022, a Polk County jury found Michael Dunbar guilty of Kidnapping in the 1st Degree and Sexual Abuse in the 2nd Degree.

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10/21/2022

Board of Supervisors News
Polk County Seeks to Appoint Members to Various Boards and Commissions

By State of Iowa law, the Polk County Board of Supervisors are responsible for appointing residents to various boards and commissions. The Board of Supervisors are currently seeking a number of Polk County residents to fulfill terms with the following boards and commissions:

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10/18/2022

Public Jail Visitations
County Sheriff News
Public Jail Visitations

Polk County Jail Lobby Visitation resumes on Sunday, October 16, 2022. Please see the below flyer for more information.

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10/13/2022

Veteran Affairs News
Free Estate Planning

Free Estate Planning

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10/12/2022

Veteran Affairs News
Understanding the PACT act.

PACT ACT

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9/30/2022

Veteran Affairs News
LIHEAP

LIHEAP opens October 1st

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9/29/2022

Polk County Property Tax Statements Arrive in Mailboxes This Week
Treasurer News
Polk County Property Tax Statements Arrive in Mailboxes This Week

2022/2023 Property tax statements are now available and will be delivered to property owners the week of 8/29/2022.

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9/28/2022

Health Department News
Health Department Urges Everyone to Get a Flu Shot: Australia sees their worst flu season, Iowa could see the same

Each year, flu season is unpredictable and severe. The past several years we have seen mild flu seasons. Other flu seasons, such as when the H1N1 and H2N3 strains appeared, we saw healthy individuals, those with underlying health conditions, the young and old become sick, hospitalized and even die. This year, we could possibly be in for a rough flu season.

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9/19/2022

Long-anticipated bridge over Beaver Creek opens along Trestle to Trestle Trail.
Conservation News
Long-anticipated bridge over Beaver Creek opens along Trestle to Trestle Trail.

A major artery between the cities of Johnston and Des Moines is once again flowing with cyclists and walkers.

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9/15/2022

County Recorder News
Renew Your ATV or Snowmobile Online!

Save yourself a trip downtown and the money of parking. Renew your ATV/ORV or Snowmobile online. Visit Online Renewals to renew your Personal Watercraft today! If you don't know your DNR or PIN # give us a call at 515-286-3160.

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9/12/2022

Board of Supervisors News
Polk County Board of Supervisors to Host FREE Welcoming Week Events

Polk County is thrilled to join Welcoming America and other organizations nationwide in hosting free events to celebrate the contributions of refugees, immigrants, and new residents in our community during this year’s Welcoming Week.

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9/8/2022

Seeking public input on proposed mountain bike park and related re-zoning.
Conservation News
Seeking public input on proposed mountain bike park and related re-zoning.

View virtual presentation on the project.

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9/8/2022

Health Department News
Vaccine Schedule for September 12 - 16, 2022

Vaccine Schedule for September 12 - 16, 2022

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9/7/2022

Health Department News
Vaccine Schedule for September 5 - 9, 2022

Vaccine Schedule for September 5 - 9, 2022

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9/1/2022