Polk County Board of Commissioner June 5 agenda

Published 10:00 pm Friday, June 2, 2017

Editor’s Note: following is the agenda for the Polk County Board of Commissioner meeting on Monday, June 5, 2017. Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. for the fiscal year 2017-2018 budget and a budget work session. The regular meeting will begin 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 of Regular Meeting – Chairman Melton

Invocation – Commissioner Bradley

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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) Approval of May 15, 2017, budget work session minutes.

B) Approval of Tax Department written refund requests totaling $ 1,693.69.

C) Budget Amendment #66, $20,000 – Transfer funds from General Fund ED, to Reserve for ED.

D) Budget Amendment #67, $22,850 – To transfer the health insurance increase of 3.4% to each department that has covered employees.

Motion to approve. 

Citizen Comments on Agenda Items

Citizen Comments on Non-Agenda Items

Polk Fit Fresh Friendly (PF3) – Ben Ellington and Linda Greensfelder will present the information.

Resolution of Appreciation for Collaborative Efforts of Emergency Agencies – Chairman Melton will present the resolution. Motion to approve.    

Set Public Hearing For An Amendment to the Polk County Zoning Ordinance/

Zoning Map to Rezone a Certain Areas as the Equestrian Village District – Cathy Ruth, Planner, will present the request to schedule a public hearing on June 19, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice, Womack Building, to take public comment on the proposed amendment to the Polk County zoning ordinance and zoning map. Motion to approve. 

Broadband Committee – Bruce Yelton, MIS Director will give an update on the Broadband Survey.

Reappointment of the County Tax Administrator – To reappoint Melissa Bowlin as the Tax Administrator. Motion to approve.

Polk County Transportation System Safety Plan – Joshua Kennedy, Consolidated Human Services Agency (CHSA) Director will present the plan for review. Copy available for review in County Manager’s office.

Polk County Department of Social Services Emergency Operation Plan – Joshua Kennedy, CHSA Director will present the plan. Motion to approve.

Polk County Consolidated Human Services Board (CHSB) –  Joshua Kennedy, CHSA Director will present the request to change membership terms. Motion to approve.   

Medical Services Agreement – Jana Berg, County Attorney will present the agreement between St. Luke’s Hospital and Polk County Sheriff’s office. Motion to approve.

Manager’s Report – Polk County Law Enforcement Facility construction update; Update on meeting with NCDOT.

Volunteer Boards for Vote – Mental Health Advisory Board – 1 application, 3 vacancies.

Volunteer Boards for Review – Consolidated Human Services Board – 1 application, 3 vacancies; Home Care and Community Block Grant Committee – 3 applications, 3 vacancies; Mental Health Advisory Board – 2 applications, 3 vacancies.

Commissioner Comments

Closed Session – Motion to go into closed session, attorney-client privilege, economic development and personnel, G.S. 143-318.11(a)(3)(4)(6).

Return to Open Session – Motion to return to open session.

Adjourn – Motion to adjourn.