Land annexed, rezoned

Dallas City Council approved a nearly 4.5-acre annexation and zoning change for a piece of property near Valley Life Center Church, 1795 SE Miller Ave.

November 1, 2017 noon read more..

Property tax bills are on the way

Property tax bills are in the mail, or should be soon, and many owners will see a reduction in their taxes for 2017-18, said Polk County Assessor Doug Schmidt.

October 25, 2017 noon read more..

Taypayers to see kicker

A more than $436 million tax surplus was confirmed by the Office of Economic Analysis, triggering a tax surplus credit, or “kicker,” for the 2016 tax year.

October 18, 2017 noon read more..

Dallas City Council tames decorum standards

The Dallas City Council approved changes to its rules on Sept. 18, including removing from decorum standards a requirement that councilors act “in manner appropriate to the dignity of their office" outside council meetings.

September 27, 2017 noon read more..


Public Agenda is a listing of upcoming meetings for governmental and nongovernmental agencies in Polk County.

September 20, 2017 noon read more..

Code services cleans up

Being a code services specialist is more than writing parking tickets and issuing warnings to homeowners to clean up their properties.

September 6, 2017 1:45 p.m. read more..

Gala Park renovations back on track

Renovations at Gala Park, at the corner of Uglow Avenue and Hankel Street, are back on track after weather and contractor delays postponed the project over the summer.

September 6, 2017 1:22 p.m. read more..


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