Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Polk County Records Inventory
Health and Human Services Records
Series documents the activities of the county health and human services programs operated by the county. Series includes narrative or statistical monthly, quarterly, and annual reports or minutes discussing program goals, objectives, and accomplishments. Program areas include public and mental health; juvenile services; adult and family services; women, infant, and child (WIC) services; alcohol and drug abuse; and developmental disabilities. In 1994 the name of the Children and Youth Services Commission was changed to the Commission on Children and Families.
Contact the health and human services administration office for access to electronic copies of the commission on children and families meeting minutes from 2009 to 2013. Also see the PDF copies listed on the county Web site below.
Records at the Academy Building, Polk County Mental Health & Addiction Services Office, Room 356:
Polk County Health Advisory Board [Minutes-includes public health, mental health, developmental disabilities, alcohol, drug, gambling, and related subjects], 2004-present (4 binders);
Polk County Mental Health Advisory Board [Minutes-includes developmental disabilities, alcohol and drug, and related subjects-includes related records], 1998-2003 (1 binder).
Records at the Polk County Public Works Department Complex, Building 12, Academy Storage Cage:
Minutes [Polk Youth Council-predecessor office], 1990-1993 (.25 cu.ft.);
PCCCF Minutes Meeting Notes [Polk County Commission on Children and Families-Minutes-includes related records], 2000-2005 (1 cu.ft.);
PCCCF [Polk County Commission on Children and Families-Minutes-includes related records], 1994-1997 (1 cu.ft.); 1997-2000 (.80 cu.ft.);
Polk County Commission on Children and Families Minutes from Meetings-includes related records], 1995-1998 (1 cu.ft.).
Records at the Polk County Web Site:
Meetings [includes PDFs of meeting minutes and agendas for the board of commissioners, fair board, planning commission, local alcohol and drug planning committee, commission on children and families, and related bodies], 2010-present (Internet).