Polk County Board of Commissioners’ agenda for Aug. 8

Published 10:00 pm Friday, August 5, 2016

Call to Order – Chair Gage

Invocation – Pastor Thomas Olson, Trinity Lutheran Church

Pledge of Allegiance – Commissioner Bradley

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

Consent Agenda

Approval of the July 18, 2016, regular meeting minutes.

Project Budget Ordinance, Detention & Sheriff Facility – To increase Architectural Fees $566,668 to full contract amount, and increase Professional Fees $25,000 for financial advisor fees to be funded with loan proceeds.  Pages 1-6.

Motion to approve the consent agenda.

Citizen Comments

Recognition of IT Director Bruce Yelton – To recognize Mr. Yelton for completing the 2015-2016 Certified Government Chief Information Officers Program through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Government.  Pages 6-7.

Backup Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) – Interim 911 Communications Director James McGuinn will present the information regarding the location of a backup call center in the Green Creek fire station.  Page 9.

Health District Board Appointment – Chair Gage asked that this item be placed on the agenda for discussion.

Additional Pavers for Historic Courthouse Sidewalk – Jay Harden of Jay’s Lawn Service will present the information.  Page 10.

Project Budget Ordinance Amendment – Finance Director Sandra Hughes will present the project budget ordinance amendment to increase the project in the amount of $3,515 from contingency for additional bricks.  Motion to approve.    Pages 11-12.

Manager’s Report – Smoky Mountain LME/MCO 4th quarter finance report for fiscal year 2015/2016.  Pages 13-14.

Volunteer Boards for Vote – Appearance Commission – 2 applications, 3 vacancies.  JCPC – 2 applications, 2 vacancies.  Motion to approve.  Pages 15-19.

Volunteer Boards for Review – Animal Cruelty Investigators – 5 applications, 9 vacancies.  Pages 20-25.

Commissioner Comments

Adjournment – Motion to adjourn.