Polk County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for March 2

Published 1:05 pm Monday, March 2, 2020

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Editor’s note: The Polk County Board of Commissioners will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 2. The meeting will be held in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice, 2nd floor of the Womack Building in Columbus. 

  1. Call to Order – Chairman Yoder


  1. Invocation – Vice-Chairman Melton


  1. Pledge of Allegiance – Commissioner Moore


  1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Motion to approve agenda.


  1. Consent Agenda
  2. February 17, 2020 regular meeting minutes
  3. February Tax Refund Requests in the 

           amount of $223.86.

  1. Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) 

           Submit for review and comments

           Community Action Opportunities, Inc. 

           CSBG application, and Community Anti-

           Poverty Plan.

  1. Sheriff Department Monthly Activity   

           Report for January 2020.

           Motion to approve consent agenda.


  1. Citizen Comment(s)

Agenda I t 

  1. Resolution Reconfirming Polk County, North 

      Carolina Will Support and Maintain the

      Constitution of the United States, Including  

      All Amendments Thereto, as well as the

      Constitution of North Carolina; and All Laws 

      Which Are Consistent Therewith –

      Commissioner Moore requested this item be  

      added to the agenda.

      Motion to approve resolution.


  1. Charters of Freedom Time Capsule Ceremony    

      Robert Williamson.


  1. Health and Human Services Dogwood Health 

      Trust Grant Award Acceptance and Budget

      Amendment – Joshua Kennedy, Health and   

      Human Services Agency (HHSA) Director.

      Motion to accept the Dogwood Trust Grant     

      in the amount of $17,500.00.


      Motion to approve the Budget Amendment 

      appropriating the $17,500.00 grant funds to  



  1. Farmer’s Market Policy and Procedures – 

      Dawn Jordan, Agricultural Economic

      Development Director.

      Motion to approve the revisions to the  

      Farmer’s Market policies and procedures.


  1. Cost of Community Services Study – Dawn 

      Jordan, Agricultural Economic Development



  1. Schedule a Public Hearing on Monday, March 

      16, 2020 to Take Citizen Comments on

      Amendments to the Polk County Wireless 

      Telecommunication Ordinance – Cathy Ruth,


      Motion to schedule public hearing as 



  1. Appoint Commissioner as a Public Liaison to 

      the Department of Environmental Quality

      and the Department of Natural and Cultural 

      Resources – Attorney Berg.

      Motion to appoint public liaison.


  1. Volunteer Board Application(s)
  2. Volunteer Board Applications for Review  
  • Michael Whitt, Appearance Commission
  • Ted Owens, Isothermal Planning and  

              Development Commission (IPDC)

  • Carolyn Baughman, Marci Cannon, 

              Richard Miller and Elna Owens, Library  

              Board of Trustees.


  1. Commissioner Comment(s)


  1. Adjournment