Polk County Board of Commissioner March 6 agenda

Editor’s Note: Following is the agenda for the Polk County Board of Commissioner Monday, March 6 meeting. The meeting begins 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 – 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. 

Consent Agenda

A) February 20, 2017, regular meeting minutes.

B) Approval of Tax Department written refund requests totaling $204.51.

Motion to approve the consent agenda. 

  Citizen Comments on Agenda Items

Polk County Property Revaluation Update – Melissa Bowlin, Tax Administrator, and Brandon Highsmith, Property Appraiser will present the information.

Veteran’s Services Director – Chairman Melton asked for this item to be placed on the agenda to discuss modifying the position to full time. Motion to approve.      

Fire & Rescue Advisory Committee (FRAC) – Bobby Arledge, Fire Marshal, will present the resolution and by-laws. Motion to approve. 

Manager’s Report – Polk County Law Enforcement Facility Construction Update – Paul Luzier, Mosely Architects will give the update.

Volunteer Board for Vote  Recycling Board – 1 application, 1 vacancy; Isothermal Planning and Development Commission- 1 application, 1 vacancy.

Volunteer Boards for Review – Board of Adjustment – 1 application, 1 vacancy; Mental Health Advisory Board – 1 application, 2 vacancies; Planning Board – 2 applications, 4 vacancies.

Citizen Comments on Non-Agenda Items

Commissioner Comments

Closed Session – Motion to go into closed session attorney-client privilege, G.S. 143-318.11(a) (3).

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

Adjournment – Motion to adjourn.

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Suspect in custody after shooting at Ashley Meadows apartments

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PEDALING FOR A PURPOSE: 14th Annual Climb to Conquer Cancer

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Landrum welcomes new police officer, establishes new historical board

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Registration for Senior Games, SilverArts is open

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Hoax active shooter call reported at  Polk County High School

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Man wanted after drugs, guns found in Campobello shed

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Riders on horseback discover body along River Road 

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Tryon greenlights soliciting contractors for major infrastructure overhaul

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Polk BOC receives PCHS medallions, declares April Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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Landrum man pleads guilty after pit bulls fatally attack neighbor’s pony

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Two critically injured after motorcycle collides with SUV in Mill Spring

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Landrum City Council discusses funding for parks, police

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Landrum City Council presents candidates for Rail and History Museum Board

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Earl Scruggs Music Festival announces 2024 lineup

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Home saved after structure fire on Lanier Drive

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Mooresville man arrested on drug, stolen gun charges in Sunny View

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Former CEO of Washburn Law dies in car crash 

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Landrum High School alumni wins town council seat in Irmo

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Polk County primary election results

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Polk Board of Commissioners declares April Isothermal Community College Month