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Polk County Board of Commissioners’ Oct. 21 agenda

Published 3:22pm Saturday, October 19, 2013

Editor’s note: Items two through nine 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.

Call to order of public hearing no. 1 – An ordinance extending certain permits & approvals affecting the physical development of real property located within Polk County – Chair Gage. The purpose of the public hearing is to take public comment. The information is included in the agenda packet under agenda item No. 14.

Call to order of public hearing no. 2 – An amendment to clarify and modernize the zoning ordinance regarding the board of adjustment – Chair Gage. The purpose of the public hearing is to take public comment. The information is included in the agenda packet under agenda item No. 15.

An ordinance extending certain permits and approvals affecting the physical development of real property located within Polk County – For consideration

An amendment to clarify and modernize the zoning ordinance regarding the board of adjustment – For consideration following the second public hearing. Pages 11-31.

NCDOT Secondary Road Funds Update – Commissioner Gasperson asked that this item be placed on the agenda. Steve Cannon, NCDOT District Engineer, will present the update.

Economic Development Consultant Contract – To consider a contract with Strategic Work Systems, Inc., Robert Williamson. Citizen comments. Motion to approve.  If the contract is approved, the board will need to approve BA No.1, Appropriate Fund Balance – $6,000: Appropriate Fund Balance to approve proposed contract for ETDC. Pages 32-35.

DSS Building Update – Commissioner Holbert asked that this item be placed on the agenda as a citizen update. Page 36.

Resolution approving the donation of a surplus county vehicle to the Polk County Board of Education – To consider declaring a 1999 Crown Victoria surplus and donating it to the school system.  (Mileage 120,667; VIN #2FAFP73W3XX118611). Page 37.

Manager’s report – 1) Resources & water joint initiative.

Volunteer Boards for Vote – adult care home advisory committee – one application, three regular vacancies; home & community care block grant – one application, two regular vacancies; JCPC – one application, one regular vacancy; Mental Health Advisory Board – one application, one regular vacancy.  Pages 38-43.

Volunteer Boards for Review – Jury Commission – one application, one regular vacancy. Pages 44-65.

Citizen Comments on Non-Agenda Items

Commissioner Comments

Closed Session – Motion to go in to closed session to discuss a matter relating to acquisition of real property, G.S.143-318.11(a)(5).
Open Session – Motion to return to open session.

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