Polk County Board of Commissioner Aug. 22 agenda

Published 10:00 pm Friday, August 19, 2016

Editor’s Note: following is the Polk County Board of Commissioner agenda for the Monday, Aug. 22 meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice, located on the second floor of the Womack building in Columbus. 

Call to Order – Chair Gage

Invocation – Commissioner Bradley

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Pledge of Allegiance – Commissioner Gasperson

Appointment of the Temporary Acting Clerk to the Board – To appoint Administrative Assistant Yvette Szuster as the Temporary Acting Clerk to the Board for the current meeting.  Motion to approve.

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

Consent Agenda

Approval of the August 8, 2016, regular meeting minutes.

Approval of a Tax Department ownership correction refund request in the amount of $227.33.

Approval of the Polk County Transportation Department FY 2016-2017 Rural Operating Assistance Program Application.

Motion to approve the consent agenda.

Citizen Comments

Proclamation in Appreciation of Retired St. Luke’s Hospital CEO Ken A. Shull – To recognize Mr. Shull for his accomplishments.  Motion to approve.

Award of Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2015 – The certificate is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting and will be presented to Finance Director Sandra Hughes.

2017 Revaluation Schedule of Values & Public Hearing Request – Robert Haskins of Wampler Eanes Appraisal Group will submit the schedule of values and request a public hearing be scheduled for September 19, 2016, at 6:30 P.M. in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice, Womack Building.

2016 Law Enforcement Center Schedule – County Manager Pittman will present the schedule.

Rutherford-Polk-McDowell Health District Board Appointment – The Board will appoint a new member to the board to fill the position recently vacated by Chair Gage.  Motion to approve.

Manager’s Report – A) Environmental Site Assessment on the 21.79 acre Polk County Complex for information only.  B) Appraisal Report on the 21.79 acre Polk County Complex site for information only.  C) Regarding the potential relocation of the Cooperative Extension Offices to the old Adult Day Facility behind the Meeting Place, the BOC will consider charging the Planning Board with making a recommendation to include Special Schools (NC State Extension Office) as a permitted use in the RE1 Zoning District. D) 2016 NCACC Annual Conference.

Volunteer Boards for Vote – Animal Cruelty Investigators – 5 applications, 9 vacancies.  Motion to approve.

Volunteer Boards for Review – Animal Cruelty Investigators – 2 applications, 4 vacancies.  Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 1 application, 1 vacancy.

Commissioner Comments

Adjournment – Motion to adjourn.