Polling places have been announced for the Aug. 6 special election on the question of a proposed county administration and public safety facility that would be constructed on county-owned land in east Adel.
The question on the ballot is, "Shall the County of Dallas, State of Iowa, issue its General Obligation Bonds in an amount not exceeding the amount of $16,850,000 for the purpose of constructing, erecting, equipping and furnishing a new Administration/Public Safety building, to be constructed on County-owned property?"
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday Aug. 6. Absentee ballots are available through the Elections Office at the Dallas County Courthouse or online at the county’s official website under the county auditor’s page.
In Adel, polling places include the Adel Public Library, 303 S. 10th St., for voters in Adel 1 and Faith Lutheran Church, 602 S. 14th St., for residents of Adel 2. For surrounding precincts, Adams Township will vote at Crossroad Evangelical Free Church, 18293 365th St., Earlham; Colfax/Adel Townships, Grace Lutheran Church, 23932 Meadow Road, Adel; DeSoto voters will vote at the DeSoto City Hall, 405 Walnut St., DeSoto. Sugar Grove/Dallas Center voters will cast ballots at the First Presbyterian Church, 1204 13th St., Dallas Center. Union township residents will vote at the Redfield American Legion, 116 Thomas St., Redfield; and Van Meter at Van Meter United Methodist Church, 100 Hazel St., Van Meter.
Waukee polling places are as follows:
Waukee 1, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 900 Warrior Lane;
Waukee 2 Point of Grace Church (this election only), 305 NE Dartmoor Drive;
Waukee 3, Waukee Public Works Building, 805 University Ave.;
Waukee 4, Westview Church, 1155 SE Boone Drive;
Waukee 5, St. Boniface Church 1200 Warrior Lane
Waukee 6: Waukee School Administration Building, 560 SE. University Ave.
County residents can also vote at the elections office, 910 Court St., in Adel, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Residents can also vote via mail by calling the office and asking for a request form.
The deadline for absentee ballot requests is Friday Aug. 2. Monday, Aug. 5, is the last day to vote in the elections office. Absentee ballots must be postmarked Aug. 5. Absentee ballots may also be dropped off at the elections office instead of returning them by mail.