Polk County Extension Service District

At the May 18, 2010 General Election, the voters of Polk County overwhelmingly (64%) passed Ballot Measure 27-100 to establish a special tax service district for OSU Extension Service in Polk County called the Polk County 4-H, Master Gardener, Agriculture, Forestry Extension District.


OSU Extension Polk County Organizational Chart

Future Meeting Dates:

  • Wednesday, January 21st, 2015  12:30pm - 2:30pm

Polk Extension District Quarterly Meeting - October 15, 2014

Announcement Flyer Presentation - Joe DeFrancesco
Meeting Agenda
Handout - Joe DeFrancesco
Meeting Minutes Presentation - Luisa Santamaria


Polk Extension District Quarterly Meeting - April 23, 2014

Announcement Flyer PowerPoint Presentation - Diary Extension
Meeting Agenda
PowerPoint Presentation - Field Crops
Meeting Minutes Handout - Service District Information Sheet

Polk Extension District Quarterly Meeting - January 22, 2014

Announcement Flyer
Handout - Forestry                                
Meeting Agenda PowerPoint Presentation - IPM
Meeting Minutes
PowerPoint Presentation - Livestock & Forage




Polk Extension District Quarterly Meeting - October 1, 2013

Announcement Flyer        PowerPoint Presentation - 4-H Outreach
Meeting Agenda PowerPoint Presentation - 4-H Youth Development
Meeting Minutes PowerPoint Presentation - Family & Community Health



Polk Extension District Quarterly Meeting - April 10, 2013

Announcement Flyer PowerPoint Presentation - Christmas Trees
Meeting Agenda PowerPoint Presentation - Berries
Meeting Minutes PowerPoint Presentation - Small Farms

Polk Extension District Quarterly Meeting - February, 6, 2013

Announcement Flyer
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minutes




Polk Extension District Quarterly Meeting - November 26, 2012

Announcement Flyer PowerPoint Presentation - Horticulture
Meeting Agenda  
Meeting Minutes  



Intergovernmental agreement with OSU Extension and Polk County Fair Board

Budget Request for OSU Extension Service

A Strategic Plan for the OSU Extension Service in Polk County | June, 2012


Here are the most recent budget documents submitted for FY2012 (July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012). The Tax Service budget is divided into two parts - the OSU Extension Service component and the Polk County component.

  1. OSU Extension Service budget request (Adobe pdf)
  2. Polk County budget message and proposal (Word 2003 doc)

Formation of Service District

The following documents are related to the history in forming the distict and some of the legal documents related to the district.

Save Polk Extension - "Too Good to Lose!" website - check out the website our volunteers used to communicate to the public about Extension programs, history and upcoming events. Parts of this private website will eventually be migrated to our home Extension website. 

District Formation Summary (history of activities in forming the district, Adobe pdf)

Feasibility Study (Adobe pdf)

Budget for Feasibility Study (Adobe pdf)

Petition for Forming the Tax District (Adobe pdf)

Tax District Approval (Adobe pdf)

Intergovernmental Agreement (Adobe pdf)