Memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with eligible water supply corporations for water improvement projects will be considered by the Polk County Commissioners Court during its regular meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The MOUs will specifically address the purchase and installation of generators utilizing hazard mitigation grant program funds, requiring a 10% match, and infrastructure projects utilizing American Rescue Plan Act coronavirus local fiscal recovery funds, requiring a 25% match.
The advertisement of bids for the courthouse restoration project will be discussed and considered for action.
Commissioners will consider requests for capital purchases to be paid from the general fund balance and included on the FY2022 reimbursement resolution for the year-end issuance of legally authorized debt, as follows: the district attorney’s request for the purchase of three desktop scanners, not to exceed $1,339.50; the county court at law’s request for the purchase of a portable projector screen, not to exceed $399; the information technology’s request for the purchase of a central server (cloud backup), not to exceed $15,000; and the district clerk’s request for four printers and three desktop scanners, not to exceed $1,576.
The acceptance of a 2021 Ford F250 and a 2021 Palomino Caper awarded to the Precinct 1 Constable’s office will be considered, as will the determination for the method of funding vehicle maintenance and operations.
Commissioners will consider approval, approval upon conditions met, or rejection of Rocking R RV Park, located in Precinct 1, and Falcone Forest IV Subdivision, located in Precinct 4.
An offer to purchase tax foreclosure property, specifically, part of Lot 7 of Ella Woods in Precinct 4 (Cause No. 12-084) will be considered.
A variance for Rocking R RV Park, located in Precinct 1, will be considered, as will an order authorizing the sale of fireworks during the Memorial Day period of May 26 through midnight on May 31.
Commissioners will review and consider personnel action form requests submitted since the last meeting and will review any authorized emergency hirings.
Items on the consent agenda include:
• Approve minutes of April 26 regular meeting and special session;
• Approve schedules of bills;
• Approve order designating surplus property;
• Approve order of special election to be held on May 24;
• Approve order relocating sheriff’s/tax sales to Dunbar gym effective August 10 until completion of the courthouse renovation;
• Approve update to master street address guide;
• Approve sprinkler system removal in Health and Human Services and Greater East Texas Community in Action sections of regional health center, not to exceed $9,257, to be paid from maintenance capital outlay buildings (budgeted funds);
• Approve update to Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace network equipment, not to exceed $2,000, to be paid from information technologies capital outlay repair/replace equipment (budgeted funds);
• Approve sheriff’s request to submit application for participation in the Texas Law Enforcement Support Office “1033 program;”
• Approve update to grant agreement with Department of Family and Protective Services;
• Approve cooperative agreement with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for the provision of educational programs;
• Receive county treasurer’s amended FY2021 4th quarter report (July, August and September 2021);
• Receive county treasurer’s amended FY2022 1st quarter report (October, November and December 2021); and
• Receive county treasurer’s FY2022 2nd quarter report (January, February and March 2022).