The Polk County Commissioners Court will discuss and consider orders to adopt effective dates for precinct boundaries for the purpose of providing services—for justice precincts, as well as road and bridge maintenance precincts—during its regular meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Updates to the Master Street Address Guide in regard to recent redistricting will be discussed and considered.
Any necessary action regarding a sheriff’s request to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, for an evidence/procurement manager position will be discussed and considered.
Commissioners are slated to review and consider personnel action form requests submitted since the last meeting and review any authorized emergency hirings.
Fiscal Year 2022 budget revisions and amendments, as presented by the county auditor’s office, will also be reviewed.
Items on the consent agenda include:
• Approval of minutes of the Jan. 11 regular meeting;
• Approval of schedule of bills;
• Receive county auditor’s monthly report, pursuant to Local Government Code Sec. 114.025;
• Approve sheriff’s request to submit application for participation in the Texas Law Enforcement Support Office “1033 Program;”
• Approve sheriff’s request to submit an application to the Office of the Governor Fiscal Year 2022 Criminal Justice Grant Program for Special Victims Officer;
• Transfer 2015 Ford Explorer from the district attorney’s office to permits;
• Approve Lake Livingston Water Supply Corporation’s request for sanitary control easement on Rodgers Street located in Wiggins Village I Subdivision (William Beasley Survey, Abstract 4) in Precinct 2;
• Ratify approval of agreement with Deep East Texas Council of Governments for Solid Waste Program Grant;
• Approve extension to Bancorp South Equipment Finance Lease #26 (for eight 2021 Mack GR64F dump trucks) from Jan. 10 to April 10, with additional interest payment to be paid from the road and bridge capital leases fund;
• Approval interlocal agreements between Polk County and the Democratic and Republican parties for the county’s provision of election equipment and services for the March 1 primary election and (possible) run-off election as recommended by the county clerk;
• Approval of the early voting schedule for the 2022 Democratic and Republican primary election to be held on March 1; and
• Approval to file claim with the state comptroller, pursuant to Government Code, Sec. 61.0015(B), for reimbursement of a portion of the juror fees paid by Polk County during the period of Oct. 1-Dec. 31, 2021.