Polk County Board of Commissioners’ agenda for March 3 meeting

Published 10:00 pm Friday, May 30, 2014

Publisher’s note: The following is the agenda for the Polk County Board of Commissioners public hearing and regular meeting set for June 2 at 7 p.m. at the Womack Building.  Additional information offered in the agenda packet.
Public Hearing
Call to Order of the 2014/15 Budget Public Hearing – Chair Owens.  The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comment on the proposed 2014/15 budget.  The public hearing was advertised in the Tryon Daily Bulletin.
Citizen Comments
Commissioner Comments
Scheduled Meeting:
Call to Order of the Regular Meeting – Chair Owens
Invocation – Commissioner Gasperson
Pledge of Allegiance – Commissioner Holbert
Approval of Agenda – Agenda items may be added and/or deleted at this time. Motion to approve.
Approval of Minutes – Approval of the May 19, 2014, budget work session and regular meeting minutes, and the May 20, 2014, budget work session meeting minutes.  Pages 1-7.
County Flag Design Competition – Chair Owens will announce the winner.  Citizen comments.
Polk County Community Foundation (PCCF) Ag Economic Development Grant – Alex Rike, AmeriCorps Agricultural Outreach Coordinator, will discuss the Paul Culberson Agricultural Development Fund grant the Ag Economic Development Department was recently awarded by the PCCF.  Citizen comments.  Pages 8-12.
Economic & Tourism Development Commission (ETDC) – The Furman Report – Craig Hilton, ETDC member, will present the report.  Citizen comments.  Pages 13-24.
Wireless Telecommunications Ordinance/Polk County Tower Ordinance Text Amendments – Cathy Ruth, Planner, will present the text amendment.  The Board may choose to schedule a public hearing on June 16, 2014, at 7:00 P.M. in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice, Womack Building.  Pages 25-50.
NC Department of Transportation Agreement Resolution – Dianne Timberlake, Transportation Director, will present the resolution.  Motion to approve.  Pages 51-67.
Request to Surplus Two Polk County Transportation Lift Vans – Ms. Timberlake will present the request.  Motion to approve.  Pages 68-70.
Polk County/Columbus License Plate Agency – Commissioner Holbert will discuss plans for the local agency.  Citizen comments.  Page 71.
Manager’s Report – Discuss proposed additional county fleet vehicle.
Volunteer Boards for Review – Board of Adjustment – 3 applications, 2 regular and 1 alternate vacancy; Harmon Field Board of Supervisors – 3 applications, 1 regular    4-year term vacancy, 1 regular 2-year term vacancy; Nursing Home Advisory Board – 1 application, 2 regular vacancies; Social Services Board – 2 applications, 1 regular vacancy.  Motion to approve.  Pages 72-82.
Citizen Comments on Non-Agenda Items
Commissioner Comments
Closed Session – Motion to go in to closed session for the purpose of potential acquisition of property, GS 143-318.11(a)(5).
Return to Open Session – Motion to return to open session.
Adjournment – Motion to adjourn.

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