Polk County Board of Commissioner March 21 agenda
Published 10:00 pm Friday, March 18, 2016
Editor’s Note: Following is the Polk County Board of Commissioner meeting agenda for Monday, March 21. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the Womack building in Columbus.
Call to Order – Chair Holbert
Invocation – Mr. Myron Yoder
Pledge of Allegiance – Commissioner Bradley
Approval of Agenda – Agenda items may be added and/or deleted at this time. Motion to approve.
A) Approval of the March 7, 2016, public hearing and regular meeting minutes.
B) Adoption of the Polk County Transportation Department Purchasing Policy Addendum – The addendum is required in order for the policy to be state compliant.
C) Economic & Tourism Development Commission Ex-Officio Appointments – 8 recommendations
D) Approval of the Transportation Advisory Board (TAB) Membership Changes – To remove Sandra Hughes, Finance Director, as the ex-officio government/government affiliate appointee to the TAB and appoint Robert Williamson, ETDC Director, in the position.
Motion to approve the consent agenda.
Proclamation Declaring April 2016 Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Month – Michael Crater, EMS Director and Polk County Community Child Fatality Prevention & Protection Team, will present the proclamation. Motion to approve.
2015/2016 Polk County Audit Contract Proposals – County Manager Pittman will present the proposals. The proposals are available for review in the Clerk to the Board’s office. Motion to approve.
Acquisition of Property for the Proposed New Jail/Sheriff’s Department Facility –Commissioner Gasperson asked that this item be placed on the agenda in order for the Board to give guidance and direction to County Manager Pittman regarding the acquisition of property for the proposed new jail/sheriff’s department facility.
Financing Options for the Proposed New Jail/Sheriff’s Department Facility – Commissioner Gasperson asked that this item be placed on the agenda to allow the Board to discuss the full range of financing options available for the proposed new jail/sheriff’s department facility.
Possible Tax Increases to Fund the Proposed New Jail/Sheriff’s Department Facility – Commissioner Gasperson asked that this item be placed on the agenda to allow the Board to discuss the possibility that tax increases will be required to fund the proposed new jail/sheriff’s department facility.
Manager’s Report – 1) Update on finding an appraiser for Lake Adger Dam. 2) Update on the Womack Building “In God We Trust” slogan initiative.
Volunteer Board for Vote – Economic & Tourism Development Commission – 1 social services provider representative vacancy application, 1 social services provider representative vacancy. Motion to approve.
Volunteer Boards for Review – Planning Board – 4 applications, 1 Cooper Gap Township/At-Large vacancy, 1 Tryon Township/At-Large vacancy.
Adjournment – Motion to adjourn.