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
Pledge of Allegiance – Vice-Chairman Johnson
Approval of Agenda – Agenda items may be added and/or deleted at this time. Motion to approve.
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
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.