Anyone is eligible to become a member of the Polk County Fair Society. This organization is responsible for conducting the fair. The membership fee is $5.00 for five years. Memberships can be purchased at anytime, but must be purchased more than 30 days prior to the annual meeting to vote the first year.
Please send membership requests to Interim Secretary, Diane Kuhl, 298 30th St., Clear Lake, WI 54005. Please include your name, address, telephone number, email, and committees you would be interested in serving on.
The Polk County Fair Board of Directors are elected from the members of the Fair Society.There are four geographical districts and one at-large district.Three individuals serve from each district, creating a board of 15 directors.The Secretary,Treasurer, and Financial Secretary can be selected to serve rather than elected from one of the districts.
The following are geographical descriptions of each geographical district:
Northwest: Comprised of the area north of Highway 8, west of Highway 46 to Milltown, and west of Highway 35 from Milltown to the northern county line.
Northeast: Comprised of the area north of Highway 8, east of Highway 46 to Milltown, and east of Highway 35 from Milltown to the northern county line.
Southwest: Comprised of the area south of Highway 8 and west of Highway 65.
Southeast: Comprised of the area south of Highway 8 and east of Highway 65.
When a director is recognized as an Outstanding Fair Person by the Wisconsin Association of Fairs, they become an Emeritus director. There is no limit to the number of Emeritus Directors the board may contain.