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PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

Western wildfire smoke reaches Iowa but likely poses little threat. https://t.co/dimgD8uDbK

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9/16/2020

Public Works News
2021 Weed Commission Season

The 2021 Weed Commission season will begin on May 3, 2021. Please send inquires to weedcommission@polkcountyiowa.gov

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3/30/2021

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

We'll continue to see hazy skies today as smoke from the western US wildfires makes it to the Midwest. https://t.co/E0oT4xI5WI

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8/25/2020

Public Input needed for Comprehensive Plan Update
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Public Input needed for Comprehensive Plan Update

Polk County is in the process of updating its long-range comprehensive plan that will guide growth and development in Unincorporated Polk County through the year 2050. Please take a few moments to provide input on the future at https://confluence.mysocialpinpoint.com/polk-2050.

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3/22/2021

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

With devastating wildfires in the western US, the smoke is forecast to move into Iowa late tonight and throughout Monday and into Tuesday. We'll likely have hazy conditions along with a low potential for air quality issues. It should disperse as it moves east the next few days.

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8/24/2020

Public Works News
NW 26th Street Widening & Resurfacing Project

Polk County will be performing roadway construction along NW 26th Street beginning April 2021 and ending Fall 2021, weather permitting. Click "read more" for additional information.

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3/17/2021

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

As Air Quality Awareness Week comes to an end @PolkCoIAAirQ encourages you to continue learning about Air Quality and checking your local AQI daily. Subscribe to AQI notifications at https://t.co/OObrskaUP0 #AQAW2020 #BetterAirBetterHealth #EPAat50

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5/8/2020

Public Works News
Norwoodville Sanitary Sewer – NE Broadway Avenue – East Phase

The Contractor has begun work on the sanitary sewer extension planned in Norwoodville for 2020. The project will be finished in the Spring/Summer of 2021.

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3/3/2021

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PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING CLOSED TO PUBLIC ACCESS

Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Polk County Public Works Department offices at 5885 NE 14th Street will be closed to public access until further notice. Our office will still be conducting business online or via telephone during normal business hours. Operating Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (3:30 p.m. During COVID-19 Pandemic)

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4/24/2020

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

RT @AIRNow: Distance learning with your students and kids? You can use our resources for stay-at-home environmental lessons and activities…

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5/8/2020

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COVID-19 Response

Until further notice, the Polk County Public Works Department offices at 5885 NE 14 St. will be closed to public access, however, the office will still be conducting business online or via telephone between the hours of 7:00 am to 3:30 pm M-F.

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4/23/2020

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

Air Quality Awareness Week continues with our focus today on Air Quality Around the World. Curious how different the AQI looks around the globe? @AIRNow DOS collects AQ Monitoring data from U.S. embassies and consulates around the world. #AQAW2020 https://t.co/hhUbR6qxrb

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5/7/2020