Podcast Ep. 7 - County Bond Series Ep. 1 - Polk County's Two Bond Referendums

Polk County voters have passed two bonds to be used by the county conservation department for park and trail development, water quality, and other quality of life improvements. The first bond passed in 2012 with over 70% support. The second one passed in 2020 with 81% support. In this episode, I talk with County Conservation Director Rich Leopold about how these bonds came to be, what they learned through two bond referendum processes, and how Polk County Conservation has developed such immense public support. 

This is the first in a series of episodes focused on county conservation bond referendums that have passed throughout the state over the years. 

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