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Board of Commissioners

County Board of Commissioners

The Polk County Commissioners meet the 1st, 3rd and 4th Tuesday’s of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the Boardroom located on the second floor of the Courthouse in Osceola, NE.


Functions of the Commissioners

The primary responsibilities of the County Commissioners are:

  • The management of county funds
  • Care for county property
  • Adoption of the county budget
  • Setting of tax levies
  • Setting salaries of elected and appointed county officials
  • Administration of several programs established by law

Polk County has 3 County Commissioners, which represent their three respective districts within the county. The County Commissioners are elected to serve four-year terms. A Commissioner may serve as many terms as he/she wishes. The terms are staggered so all are not elected to office in the same year.


The Commissioner’s meetings are open to the public and a current agenda is available in the County Clerk’s Office.