Frequently Asked Questions




Q: Where do I vote?
A: To find your polling place, please click here.

Q: How do I register to Vote?
A: To get more information on registering to vote, please click here.

Q: Where do I get Voter Registration Forms?
A: Forms are available from many sources, including:

Office of the County Auditor
Office of the Iowa Secretary of State: in person, by mail, or on-line.
Most QwestDex telephone books
Most Yellow Book USA telephone books
Iowa Income Tax Booklets – even numbered years

Q: When does the Board of Supervisors meet?
A: Meetings are held most Mondays and Wednesdays, with additional meetings called by the Chairman.

Q: Which holidays are County offices closed?
A: The county recognizes the following holidays:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  Monday January 21, 2019
President’s Day Monday February 18, 2019
Memorial Day Monday May 27, 2019
Independence Day Thursday July 4, 2019
Labor Day Monday September 2, 2019
Veterans Day (observed) Monday November 11, 2019
Thanksgiving Day Thursday  November 28, 2019
Lieu of Lincoln’s Birthday Friday November 29, 2019
Christmas Day Wednesday December 25, 2019
New Year’s Day Wednesday January 1, 2020

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Hope 4 Iowa

The HOPE 4 IOWA Crisis Call Line connects individuals in crisis to a helping hand and the resources to address and improve mental wellness. Available 24/7. For more information visit our website here.








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Pottawattamie County Emergency Notification System

Pottawattamie Alert is the countywide emergency notification system serving all residents within Pottawattamie County and its communities.

Part of the Alert Iowa System, Pottawattamie Alert is a high-speed notification and weather warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses and residents of Pottawattamie County and its Communities that allows public officials to warn citizens of pending emergencies, critical public information during disasters, recommended protective actions, and provides automated severe weather warnings tailored to your preferences. The system can also be used to provide other important information to communities.