Polk County News

Special Meetings Today Regarding Employment Of County Administrator

The Polk County Executive Committee will hold a meeting today at 10:30am in the County Board Room at the Government Center in Balsam Lake.  This meeting will be a closed session regarding the employment of a County Administrator. A special meeting of the Polk County Board of Supervisors will follow at 11am in the County…

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Polk Co. Board of Adjustments Meets Today

The Polk County Board of Adjustment will meet this morning, Tuesday, August 28th, at 8:30am in the West Conference Room at the Government Center in Balsam Lake.  A closed session will discuss litigation in the pending Circuit Court case of Frigo and others against the Board of Adjustment.  At 8:45am the Board of Adjustments will…

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Polk Co. Emergency Planning & County Administrator Interviews

The Polk County Emergency Planning Committee will meet this afternoon, Thursday, August 23rd, at 3:30pm in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Justice Center in Balsam Lake.  The agenda includes a review of off-site plans, spill reports, and an update on training.  The Polk County Board of Supervisors will hold an informal gathering at Paradise Landing…

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DNR To Hold Hearing On Clayton Wasteater Treatment Variance

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to the Village of Clayton Wastewater Treatment Facility.  This hearing will be held today, Wesneday, August 22nd, at the Spooner DNR Service Center, 810 West Maple Street in Spooner from ten to…

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Clayton School Board Meets today

The Clayton School Board will meet today, Monday, August 20th, at 6pm in the Media Center.  Its agenda includes teacher contracts, staff handbook, support staff assignments, co-curricular contracts, County Health School Nursing agreement, transportation contract, and budget, among other matters.

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Polk Co. General Gov’t. Committee Meets Today

The Polk County General Government Committee will meet today, Thursday, August 16th, at 10am in the County Board Room at the Government Center in Balsam Lake.  In addition to reports, the General Government Committee is scheduled to act on a resolution regarding the closure of the lime quarry, another on a business plan for the…

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Clear Lake School District Meets Today

The Clear Lake School Board will meet today, Monday, August 13th, at 6:30pm in the Junior-Senior High School Library.  Its agenda includes approval of the activities code, coaching roster, and student and staff handbooks for the coming school year.

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Two-Car Crash Sends Two To Hospitals

On Saturday, August eleventh at 10:35am, The Polk County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a two car crash with injuries on State Highway 35 at Ravine Drive in the Village of Dresser.  The Polk County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Dresser-Osceola-Garfield Fire Association, Osceola EMS and Lakes Regions EMS responded.  Two people were transported to…

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Polk CO. Board of Adjustment Considers Two Court Cases

The Polk County Board of Adjustment will meet today, Tuesday, August seventh, beginning at 8:30am in the West Conference Room on the second floor of the Government Center in Balsam Lake.  A discussion of litigation strategy in the pending Circuit Court case of Frigo and others against the Board of Adjustments and another pending Circuit…

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West Nile Virus Found In Polk Co. Dead Crows

The Polk County Health Department reported two dead crows have tested positive for West Nile Virus.  These are the first birds that tested positive for West Nile Virus in Polk County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began on May first. West Nile Virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. …

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