WEEK OF 6/17/19 – 6/23/19

  • 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

FRIDAY JUNE 21, 2019 * NO Recycling This Week!  



2019 Polk County Betterment Grant

Press Release

The Polk City Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (PCCEDC) has received a 2019 Polk County Betterment Grant of $5,500 from Polk County Supervisor Robert Brownell.  PCCEDC has developed a marketing strategy to assist in the recruitment and maintenance of businesses in Polk City. With the help of the Polk County Betterment Grants, PCDC has:

  1. Developed an inter-active web site that promotes Polk City as a prime location to initiate a new business in addition to providing on-going information & assistance to existing businesses.
  2. Developed Marketing tools for business recruitment

The 2019 Polk County Development Grant award will help PCCEDC with the next phase of the marketing plan.  The next phase is to create additional marketing tools to assist with the task of marketing Polk City and update the existing material.  This would include the printing of professionally developed brochures in addition to updating and managing the website.


Wednesday, June 19, 7:00 p.m.: Pastor Arnette will lead a Prayer and Healing Service for the church and the community. It will be a gentle, worshipful and healing time, with opportunity to pray and be prayed with, for anyone who struggles, who grieves, who has encountered loss that still causes distress for them.  Open to all!


THIS Thursday, June 20, 7-8pm, The Story of Saylorville Lake: Details of planning and building Saylorville Lake. Rangers Emma Nelson and Tyler Hill will have photos and info about the lake then and now.

KIWANIS GARAGE SALE 21 locations, Sat. June 22, 8-4pm, shed quilts, oak buffet, hutch, chifforobe, entertainment center, baby items, children’s clothes, toys, gift baskets, home décor, household items, bike, moving sale. Maps Available: June 21 at Casey’s, Kum&Go and www.polkcity.org


Mark your calendars for Lakeside Fellowship’s VBS 2019 “In the Wild”! This
event is for kids entering kindergarten – 6th grade this fall. We will have
fun exploring God’s word, playing games, making crafts, eating snacks, and
more!!! Register at
Mark your calendars!
Monday, September 9, 3:30pm to 10:30pm, on the Town Square, join the Channel 13 RVTV Team to kick off the week long Iowa State/Iowa tailgate party.

Museum Open House Hours for 2019

This year the museum will be open Thursdays 5-7 pm during the Polk City Farmer’s Market. The dates are from May 23rd to September 12th, except July 4th when both the museum and Farmer’s Market will be closed.


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… 


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 you need.


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

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church Morning Services: Saturday 6:00 pm, Sunday 8:15 & 10:30 1701 W. Jester Park Drive; Polk City, Iowa 50226, Website: Info Here


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

Big Creek Historical Society: The Big Creek Historical Society will be open from 5 pm to 7 pm during the Farmer’s Markets on Thursdays. http://www.polkcityhistory.org Email us at info@polkcityhistory.org Find us on Facebook

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


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