Polk County Board of Commissioner Jan. 11 meeting agenda

Editor’s Note: Following is the agenda for the Polk County Board of Commissioner meeting on Monday, Jan. 11. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the Womack building in Columbus.

  1. Call to Order – Chair Pack
  2. Invocation – Chair Pack
  3. Pledge of Allegiance – Vice-Chair Holbert
  4. Approval of Agenda – Agenda items may be added and/or deleted at this time. Motion to approve
  5. Consent Agenda           December 7, 2015, public hearings and regular meeting minutes.

A)    Tax Department December 2015 Property Tax Refund Requests – $830.26

Motion to approve the consent agenda. Citizen Comments

  1. Polk County Personnel Policy Revisions – To consider approving revisions recommended by staff/consultant as necessitated by the creation of the Consolidated Human Services Agency.  Patty Wagner, Human Resource Officer, will present the information.  Motion to approve.
  2. Resolution Creating a Polk County Consolidated Human Services Agency (CHSA) – To consider approving the resolution creating a CHSA, an agency which would carry out the functions of the Department of Social Services (DSS) as well as those of other county human service agencies.  A public hearing on the proposed CHSA was held on December 7, 2015.  Motion to approve.
  3. Appointment of CHSA Board – To consider the appointment of eighteen members to the CHSA Board.  Motion to approve.
  4. North Carolina State Health Plan Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) – To formally ratify an MOU which was previously adopted by Board consensus via email correspondence on December 21, 2015.  Motion to approve.

10. Sheriff’s Department Vehicles for Surplus – To consider approving the surplus of four Sheriff’s Department Crown Victorias.  Motion to approve.

11. Sheriff’s Department Vehicles Purchase Order – To approve the purchase order for three new Sheriff’s Department vehicles as budgeted for FY 2015/16.  Motion to approve.

12. Department of Social Services (DSS)/Maximus Consulting Services Contract – County Manager Pittman will present the contract.  Motion to approve

13. Economic & Tourism Development Commission (ETDC) Membership – Commissioner Gasperson asked that this item be placed on the agenda for discussion.

14. Manager’s Report – 1) Update on road closures.  2) NC Department of Transportation Secondary Road Construction Program.

15. Volunteer Board for Vote – Recreation Advisory Board – 1 application, 2 vacancies.

16. Volunteer Board for Review – Planning Board – 3 applications, 4 vacancies.

17. Commissioner Comments

18. Adjournment – Motion to adjourn.

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