Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Polk County Records Inventory
Series documents the annual allotment of funds for county government operations as agreed to by the board of commissioners. Information includes total amount of funds budgeted for each office. Later budgets may include organizational charts and a narrative of each county office function.
Beginning in 1970 the County Budgets were recorded in the Book of Records (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).
Records at the Polk County Courthouse, County Commissioners' Office:
Adopted Budget Polk County [title varies], 1978-1984 (7 binders);
Fiscal Year Adopted Budget, 1984-present (28 volumes).
Records at the Polk County Public Works Department Complex, Building 12, Central Area Pallet:
County Budget Estimate, 1927 (.05 cu.ft.).
Records at the Polk County Web Site:
Board of Commissioners Journal [includes TIFF images and PDFs of minutes, orders, ordinances, resolutions, and some county budgets-searchable], 1984-2011 (Internet).