Polk County Board of Commissioner May 15 agenda

Published 10:00 pm Friday, May 12, 2017

Editor’s Note: Following is the agenda for the Polk County Board of Commissioner’s meeting on Monday, May 15. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. with a public hearing regarding a proposed amendment to the zoning ordinance and map and rezoning for certain areas as the Equestrian Village District. The regular meeting will follow the public hearing, both to be held in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice, located on the second floor of the Womack building in Columbus.

Call to Order of the Public Hearing Regarding the Proposed Amendment to the Polk County Zoning Ordinance & Zoning Map, Rezoning & Zoning Certain Areas as the Equestrian Village District – Chairman Melton. The purpose of the public hearing is to take public comment on the proposed ordinance “An Amendment to the Polk County Zoning Ordinance/Zoning Map to Rezone and Zone Certain Areas as the Equestrian Village District.” All those tracts of real property in the White Oak and Green Creek Township more particularly identified and described by the map and tax identification numbers P105-33, P105-20, and P105-66. The public hearing was properly advertised in the Tryon Daily Bulletin. The information is included in the agenda packet under Agenda Item #13.    

Citizen Comments

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Commissioner Comments

Adjournment – Motion to adjourn

Call to Order of the Regular Meeting – Chairman Melton

Invocation – Chairman Melton

Pledge of Allegiance – Commissioner Johnson

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

Consent Agenda

A) Approval of the April 25, 2017, public hearings and regular meeting minutes.

B) Approval of the May 8, 2017, special meeting minutes.

C) Approval of Tax Department written refund requests totaling $510.93.

D) Declaration of 2- 2011 Ford E350 vans as surplus from Transportation Dept.

E) Approval of Budget Amendment #58, $7,520 – To transfer funds within JCPC for program funding. 

Motion to approve the consent agenda    

Citizen Comments on Agenda Items

Citizen Comments on Non-Agenda Items

Introduction of Veteran Services Officer – Joshua Kennedy, Consolidated Human Services Director will introduce Gina Cashion.

An Amendment to the Polk County Zoning Ordinance & Zoning Map, Rezoning & Zoning Certain Areas as the Equestrian Village District – To consider approval of the amendment subsequent to the public hearing. Motion to approve.

Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) Plan for FY 2017/18 – Kim Wilson, JCPC Chair, will present the plan. Motion to approve.

Memorandum of Understanding/Funding Agreement – Michael Crater, EMS Director will present. Motion to approve.

Ratification of Satisfaction of Security Instrument – Jana Berg, County Attorney will present. Motion to approve.

Medical Services Agreement – Jana Berg, County Attorney will present the agreements for review.

Manager’s Report – VAYA Health quarterly fiscal monitoring report; Letters received from Legislature regarding the 2017 Polk County property tax assessment.

Volunteer Boards for Review – Mental Health Advisory Board (MHAB) – 1 application, 2 vacancies.

Commissioner Comments

Closed Session – Motion to go into closed session for the purpose of attorney client privilege and , G.S. 143-318.11(a)(3)(4). 

Adjournment – Motion to adjourn.