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Polk County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for June 17

Published 11:25am Thursday, June 13, 2013

Editor’s note: The first five agenda items include the Call to order, invocation, pledge of allegiance, approval of minutes and approval of agenda. The Bulletin will print the Board of Commissioners agendas at the editorial staff’s discretion prior to each meeting.

Appointment of the County Tax Administrator – To appoint Interim tax administrator Melissa Bowlin to a two year term as the Tax Administrator. Motive to approve.

May Refund Request – Melissa Bowlin, Tax Administrator, will present the request. Motion to approve.

Budget Amendments – Sandra Hughes, finance director, will present the budget amendments. BA #110: PCTA, $10,621 – To transfer excess budget from other salary lines to cover amount needed for the rest of the fiscal year due to retiring employee payouts. Motion to approve. BA #111: Capital Reserve/General Fund-Sheriff Capital, $162,818 – To transfer amount spent in the current year from Capital Reserve transfer out to Sheriff Capital for the vehicles approved – total approved was $185k. Motion to approve. BA #11: Internal Service Fund/Health Insurance – To appropriate fund balance of $166,091 for the estimated additional cost of claims to be paid for services rendered as of June 30. Motion to approve. BA #16: Solid Waste, $45,000 – To increase revenues and expenditures based on Neal’s YE estimates due to higher volume than originally budgeted. Motion to approve. BA #17: Water Enterprise Fund, $6,443 – To increase revenue and expense for additional revenues received and billed for tap fees and water/sewer services as of May 31. Motion to approve.

Plan of action for information session for commissioners – Lou Parton, DSS Director, will be presenting. Citizen Comments.

FY 2013/14 Polk County annual budget - A budget work session was held on June 3, 2013. The budget public hearing, advertised in the Tryon Daily Bulletin was on May 22, 2013, was held on June 10, 2013. The Budget Ordinance is in the packet. Citizen Comments. Motion to approve.

Waterline Extension Hwy. 9 S From Peniel Rd. to Hwy 108 – Country Engineer Odom will present bids for Board review, discuss tap fees, and contract award. Citizen Comments. Motion to approve.

Sunny View school water system - Commissioner Owens asked that this item be placed on agenda. Citizen Comments.

Isothermal Regional Human Service Transportation Coordination Plan - Dianne Timberlake, Transportation Director, will present the plan. Citizen Comments. Motion to approve.

Resolution to Enter Agreement for transportation intern – Dianne Timberlake, Transportation Director will present the resolution. Citizen Comments. Motion to approve.

Library window tinting – Wanangwa Dever, technical services assistant, will present the request for tinting the library windows at no cost to the county. Citizen Comments. Motion to approve.

Manager’s Report

Volunteer Boards for Vote – Mental Health Advisory Board – two applications, seven regular vacancies; Social Services Board – one application, one regular vacancy.

Volunteer Boards for Review – Zoning Board of Adjustment - one application, one alternate vacancy.

Citizen Comments on Non-Agenda Items

Commissioner Comments

Closed Session

Open Session

Adjournment

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