WEEK OF 10/8/18 – 10/14/18

COMMUNITY NEWS & INFORMATION THIS WEEK IN POLK CITY

MONDAY OCTOBER 8, 2018 

Library:

  • Storytime: 10:30 am
  • Open Euchre: 1:00 pm

TUESDAY OCTOBER 9, 2018 

City:

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING! Polk County and Iowa DOT have partnered to review traffic operations, safety and future corridor goals for IA 141 and IA 415, including the intersection of IA 415 and Beaver Drive in northwest Polk County. A Public Information Meeting is planned for Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 5p-630p at Jester Park Lodge, 11121 NW Jester Park Drive, Granger, Iowa 50109. Polk County and Iowa DOT staff will be present to discuss both highway corridors under review. All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting and express their opinions regarding the proposed project.

Library: 

  • Storytime: 10:30 am
  • Adult Coloring : 6:00 pm

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10, 2018

 Library: 

  • Coffee Wednesdays: 10:00 am
  • Friends of the Library: 6:30 pm

THURSDAY OCTOBER 11, 2018

Library:

  • Sit N Stitch: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • SHIIP Welcome to Medicare: 6:00 RSVP

FRIDAY OCTOBER 12, 2018

Citywide:

  • Non-Recycling Week 

Library:

  • Men’s Coffee: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SATURDAY OCTOBER 13, 2018


SUNDAY OCTOBER 14, 2018

Lakeside Fellowship Morning Services: 8:30 & 10:30 1121 W Bridge Rd., Polk City, Iowa 50226, Website: Info Here Facebook: Info Here

Polk City United Methodist Church Morning Services: 8:30 & 10:30 1421 W. Broadway St., Polk City, Iowa 50226, Facebook Page: Info Here Website: Info Here


UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IN POLK CITY: Week of October 7-13, 2018 as Fire Prevention Week throughout the city see below or city website for more information.
  • LIBRARY: 10/30/18 TRUNK OR TREAT 5:30-7:30 pm a new, WARMER location! Join us INSIDE the Polk City Community Library.
  • MONSTER MASH DANCE MARATHON: 11/2/18 North Polk High School. Website:Click Here  Facebook: Click Here
  • POLK  CITY FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER: 11/30/18 5-8 PM Papa’s Pizza

IMPORTANT LINKS:

CITY OF POLK CITY : Click here for website…..

POLK CITY POLICE FACEBOOK PAGE: Click here for website

POLK CITY COMMUNITY LIBRARY: Click here for website…. 

NORTH POLK COMETS: Click here for website…. 

JESTER PARK CALENDAR:  Click here to view the calendar… 


PUBLIC NOTICE: Public hearing notices, and relevant information, will be posted on this page as they become available.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING! Polk County and Iowa DOT have partnered to review traffic operations, safety and future corridor goals for IA 141 and IA 415, including the intersection of IA 415 and Beaver Drive in northwest Polk County. A Public Information Meeting is planned for Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 5p-630p at Jester Park Lodge, 11121 NW Jester Park Drive, Granger, Iowa 50109. Polk County and Iowa DOT staff will be present to discuss both highway corridors under review. All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting and express their opinions regarding the proposed project.

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IN POLK CITY! Mayor Morse proclaims the week of October 7-13, 2018 as Fire Prevention Week throughout the city, and urges all residents to be aware of their surroundings, look for available ways out in the event of a fire or other emergency, respond when a smoke alarm sounds by exiting the building immediately, and to support the many public safety activities and efforts of the Polk City Fire and Emergency Services throughout the week.

City of Polk City:

  • Council Meetings: City Council 2nd & 4th Mondays at 6:00 pm.
  • Parks Commission: 1st Monday at 6:00 pm.
  • Planning and Zoning: 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm.

All meetings are held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 112 3rd St. All meetings are open to the public and anyone interested in them is encouraged to attend. Click here for agendas & minutes >


ON-GOING COMMUNITY EVENTS & INFORMATION:

Polk City United Methodist Church Free Medical Clinic  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm first and third Wednesday each month Clinic staffed by volunteer healthcare providers. No insurance filed, $5 donation appreciated. Come in for sports physicals, school physicals, immunizations, or ill visits.

Polk City United Methodist Church Free outdoor mini-food pantry (NP Cupboard) has food available 24 hours a day. Please take what yo need.


ORGANIZATIONS:

PCCEDC: Polk City Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation. www.polkcitychamber.com

Polk City Foundation: Information can be found here: www.polkcityfoundation.com

Library Board Meetings: First Monday of the Month 6:30 pm. www.polkcitylibrary.org

Kiwanis Meetings: First and third Thursday nights at Miller park at 6:30 pm. All welcome! We are looking for community minded people to join us in our community programs and services!

Polk City Women Meetings: 7 pm, 1st Tuesday of every Month at the Miller Park Shelter House. All Women of Polk City our Welcome. Facebook page and website www.polkcitywomen.org for more information!

Operative Lodge #308 (Masons): Meets every 2nd Monday of the month for dinner at 6:30 PM at the Lodge building next to City Hall. Dinner is open to anyone interested in joining. Email us at Operative308@gmail.com

Polk City Historical Society: The Big Creek Historical Society announced the opening dates of the museum for 2018. Sunday September 9, 2 – 4, and Sunday October 14, 2 – 4 

Cub Scouts Pack 89: Your child will go camping and hiking, earn awards, make friends, and learn lifetime values through fun and adventure. Info can be found here: Info Click Here

Polk City Democrats: Meet on the 2nd Tuesday every month from 6:30 – 8:00 PM at the Polk City Methodist Church community center (building in the back). email can be found here: polkcitydemocrats@gmail.com


RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS:

Lakeside Fellowship: Morning Services: 8:30 & 10:30 1121 W Bridge Rd., Polk City, Iowa 50226, Website: Info Here  Facebook: Info Here

Polk City United Methodist Church Morning Services: 8:30 & 10:30 1421 W. Broadway St., Polk City, Iowa 50226, Website: Info Here Facebook Page: Info Here


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