Polk County Board of Commissioner Feb. 22 agenda

Published 8:38 am Friday, February 19, 2016


Editor’s Note: Following is the agenda for the Polk County Board of Commissioner meeting on Monday, Feb. 22. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the Womack building in Columbus.


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Call to Order – Chair Pack

Invocation – Mr. Ted Owens

Pledge of Allegiance – Commissioner Gasperson


Approval of Agenda – Agenda items may be added and/or deleted at this time.  Motion to approve.


Consent Agenda


A)    February 8, 2016, regular meeting minutes.

B)   Department of Social Services Records Retention Schedule – A copy of the entire schedule is available for review in the Clerk to the Board’s office.

C)   Public Hearing for the Tryon Equestrian Waterline Extension Project Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Closeout as Required by the State – To schedule a public hearing on March 7, 2016, at 7:00 P.M. in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice, Womack Building to close out the project.

Motion to approve the consent agenda.

Citizen Comments


Polk County Property Revaluation Update – Melissa Bowlin, Tax Administrator, and Wampler Eanes Appraisal Group revaluation coordinator Robert Haskins will present the information.


Project Bids for Hwy. 9 Sunny View Waterline Extension form Sunny View School to the County Line + Green Creek Waterline Extension on Ken Miller Rd. – Dave Odom of Odom & Associates will present the bids.  Motion to approve.


Turner Shoals Dam Project Initial Phase – Mr. Odom will present the information.  Motion to approve.


Moseley Architects Agreement for the Design of a County Jail & Law Enforcement Facility – To consider approval of the Moseley Architects contract.  Motion to approve..


Project Budget Ordinances, Budget Amendments & Resolution – Sandra Hughes, Finance Director, will present the information. A) Project Budget Ordinance, Hwy. 9 Waterline Extension & Ken Miller Rd. Extension – Construction of the Hwy. 9 waterline extension from Sunny View School to the Polk County line, and for the Ken Miller Rd. waterline extension.  Motion to approve.  B) Budget Amendment #40, Water Capital Fund – To transfer unspent funds from Green River Church waterline to Hwy. 9 and Ken Miller Rd.  Motion to approve.    C) Budget Amendment #4, Transfer to Water Capital – To appropriate General Fund balance to construct waterline from Hwy. 9 to Ken Miller Rd.  Motion to approve.  D) Budget Amendment #41, Water Capital Project Fund – To transfer funds from the Capital Reserve Fund to the Water Capital Project Fund for a stability analysis, dam modification preparation, and permitting.  Motion to approve.  E) Project Budget Ordinance, Detention & Sheriff Facility – Architectural Design.  Motion to approve.  F) Budget Amendment #5, Transfer to the Capital Project Fund, Detention/Sheriff Facility – To appropriate General Fund balance to Capital Project Fund for the schematic design and design development phases for a Detention & Sheriff Facility.  Motion to approve.  G) Resolution Declaring the Intent to Reimburse Expenditures for the Polk County Detention & Sheriff Office Facility capital project through financing.  Motion to approve.


Manager’s Report – Update on the Polk County Mobile Driver License Unit.


Volunteer Board for Vote – Planning Board – 1 Tryon Township application, 1 Tryon Township vacancy.  Motion to approve.


Volunteer Boards for Review – Animal Cruelty Investigators – 1 application, 4 vacancies; Economic & Tourism Development Commission – 15 applications, 15 regular vacancies; Economic & Tourism Development Commission, Ex-Officio Members – 7 applicants, 7 vacancies; Green Creek Fire District Tax Commission – 3 applications, 3 vacancies; Planning Board – 1 “At Large” application; 1 “At Large” vacancy.


Commissioner Comments


Adjournment – Motion to adjourn.