Tuesday, Sep 02nd



The Bolivar Municipal Court will be held on Wednesday evenings beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Polk County Courthouse starting on May 15, 2013. 


All municipal cases will be heard in the Small Courtroom.  If you have a scheduled court date on any date other than a Wednesday evening, please contact the Court Clerk at 417-328-0233 to verify when your court date is scheduled if you have not been contacted already.


This change ONLY applies to Bolivar Municipal Court.  All regularly scheduled Polk County cases are not affected.


City Court is the Municipal Division of the Associate Circuit Court of Polk County and is located in the City Hall at 345 S. Main Avenue.  Judge Randolf Blosch presides over the Municipal Court.  Regular operating hours of the Municipal Clerk are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; closed on major holidays.


Not all violations require a court appearance and may be made by mail or in person at the office of the Municipal Court Clerk.  Provided with citations at the time of offense is a list of all offenses accepted by mail, along with fine amounts.  Please note that citations with a 10:00 a.m. court time do not require an appearance and are payable by mail or in person.


Mandatory court appearances are held on Tuesday afternoons starting at 2:00 p.m., with check in time starting at 1:00 p.m.


Payment by mail must be in the form of money order, cashier’s check or personal check and include defendants copy of the citation signed on the back by defendant with current address information and telephone number where defendant can be reached.  NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE MAIL.


Payment in person WILL NOT be accepted sooner than five (5) to seven (7) days from the court date given on the citation.


The Municipal Clerk can be reached by phone at 417-326-2489 and by fax at 417-777-6069 should you have questions.

Welcome to Bolivar, Missouri


If you are looking for the UTILITIES DEPARTMENT, they can be found in their original location at City Hall at 345 S. Main. This includes utility service, special events applications, business licenses, building permits and park reservations.

If you are looking for the COURT CLERK to pay a ticket or a fine, you will be able to find them in City Hall at 345 S. Main. They will be located on the bottom floor.

If you are looking for the POLICE DEPARTMENT, they are now located in the new Public Safety Center at 211 W. Walnut.

The FIRE DEPARTMENT has moved to the Public Safety Center at 211. W. Walnut.

The BUILDING INSPECTOR is now located in City Hall

The ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENT has moved back into City Hall. City Hall is open regular business hours from 8am - 5pm. Cit Hall offices can help you with: business licenses, building permits, park reservations, special events applications, human resources, and accounts payable. Members of Administration are available by appointment only.

If you are in need of assistance, or have any questions, please call 326-2489.