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Polk County News 
County economy ramping up
By Lynda Berg Olds
When County Administrator Dana Frey delivers the budget, as per state statute, to the Polk County Board of Supervisors, everyone learns a whole lot about fiscal health from both a macro and micro perspective. At Tuesday night’s meeting of the county board, Frey began his 2015 proposed operating and capital budget presentation by stating, “We are looking at a different environment. The national forecast is for sustained growth.”
See this week's (Sept. 18) County Ledger Press for the complete story.

Polk County levy remains flat
By Lynda Berg Olds
At the September meeting of the Polk County Board of Supervisors the proposed 2015 budget is presented by County Administrator Dana Frey. At the October meeting, the board will approve any amendments to the draft budget for publication, and at the November meeting the board will review, amend and adopt the final budget.
See this week's (Sept. 18) County Ledger Press for the complete story.
Some resolutions hot; others not
By Lynda Berg Olds
The Polk County Board of Supervisors had a lot on their plate at Tuesday night’s meeting. In addition to a number of resolutions to deal with, it was time to listen to Administrator Frey’s 2015 proposed operating and capital budget presentation. The agenda was moved around so supervisors dealt with the eight resolutions prior to Frey’s lengthy presentation, which began with an economic outlook of not just the county, but statewide, nationally and even global economics.
​See this week's (Sept. 18) County Ledger Press for the complete story.