Polk commissioners to meet in Pea Ridge Tuesday

Published 9:06 am Friday, September 2, 2011

Meeting at Pea Ridge Community Center at 7 p.m.
The Polk County Board of Commissioners will travel on Tuesday, Sept. 6 to holds its first meeting of September at the Pea Ridge Community Center.
The regular meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the community center, located at 207 Big Level Road.
The meeting has been changed to Tuesday because of the Labor Day holiday.
Commissioners decided last year to travel throughout the county for meetings every three months. Tuesday’s meeting will be the third time this year the board has traveled.
Meetings were held previously this year in Green Creek and Saluda with others planned in all the townships.
Commissioners will discuss several topics in Pea Ridge, including the following:
• A resolution in remembrance of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001
• Setting a public hearing for the rural operating assistance program
• Recognizing the finance officer for a certificate of excellence
• Fire district insurance rating maps
• A recycling report for fiscal year 2011
• Possible abandonment of a portion of Hugh Champion Road
• The possibility of adding Winter Dr., Deerfield Dr. and Lighthouse Dr. in the Silver Creek Community to the state maintenance system
• A human service building change order
• The possibility of declaring a 2006 transportation van as surplus
• Volunteer board appointments to the appearance commission, the Columbus Fire Tax Commission and the transportation advisory board
The board will also hear citizen comments.

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