Board of Commissioners’ Regular Meeting Agenda

Published 3:41 pm Friday, July 14, 2017

The Polk County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular meeting Monday, July 17, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice, Womack Building, Columbus, N.C.

Call to Order Regular Meeting – Chairman Melton

Invocation – Chairman Melton

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Pledge of Allegiance – Vice-Chairman Johnson

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

Consent Agenda

A) Approval of the June 19, 2017, public hearings and regular meeting minutes.

B) Approval of Tax Department written refund requests totaling $238.94.

C) Clarification on the November 7, 2016 approval for Commissioners to participate in the County health care plan to include the options of receiving a stipend or abstaining effective July 1, 2017.

Motion to approve the consent agenda.

Citizen Comments Agenda Items

Citizen Comments Non-Agenda Items

Resolution in Recognition of Lennie Rizzo, Foothill Humane Society’s (FHS) 2017 Love of Animals Award Recipient – Chairman Melton will present the Resolution and Susan Wallahora, FHS Board President, will explain the award given to Mr. Rizzo from FHS. Motion to approve. 

Resolution Endorsing Solid Waste Management & Recycling Efforts During The 2018 World Equestrian Games – Larry Walker, Solid Waste Director and Polk County Recycling Advisory Board member will be present. Chairman Melton will read the resolution. Motion to approve.

Doughboy Statue Preservation – To discuss delegating to the Appearance Commission investigation of funding, preservation and protection methods for the Doughboy statue.

Letter of Appreciation to Legislators Opposing House Bill 581 – Commissioners will discuss. Motion to approve.

Recreation Department Fee Schedule – Jerry Stensland, Recreation Director, will present the information. Motion to approve.

PC Jail Health Services Contract – On-site inmate medical services contract presented at the June 19, 2017 Board of Commissioners’ meeting. Motion to approve.

Annual Fire Contract Addendums for Fire Departments Outside of Polk County – Bobby Arledge, Fire Marshal, will present the information. Motion to approve.

Manager’s Report – Mindkare Kiosk unveiling August 9, 2017 at the Polk County Library.

Volunteer Boards for Vote – Appearance Commission – 1 application, 1 vacancy; Consolidated Human Services Board – 1 application, 2 vacancies; Isothermal Community College Board of Trustees – 1 application, 1 vacancy. Motion to approve. 

Volunteer Boards for Review – Consolidated Human Services Board – 1 application, 1 vacancy 

Commissioner Comments

Closed Session – Motion to go into closed session, Personnel, G.S. 143-318.11(a) (5).

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

Adjournment – Motion to adjourn.