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Commissioners to debate funding method to raze a structure on flood-prone property
LIVINGSTON — Commissioners will discuss removal of a structure on property in Holiday Lakes acquired as part of the fl ood buyout program during a meeting set for 10 a.m. Tuesday. County offi cials also will discuss the next steps in construction of the county animal shelter. Commissioners will discuss the method of removal of the structure and determine how costs associated with the removal will be paid. The county acquired Lot 2, Block 19, Section 3 of Holiday Lakes as part of a program to purchase property that has been subjected to multiple fl ood events. Maintenance Supervisor Jay Burks will present plans to provide fencing and a septic system at the county animal shelter site approved during the 2011 fi scal year and determine the method of fi nancing this phase of the project. The court will determine the method of funding in the 2012 fi scal year. Offi cials also will consider action regarding roof repair/ replacement bids for the Onalaska sub-courthouse and Polk County Regional Health Center. County offi cials will consider appointing Melissa Gates to fi ll the vacant position of veteran service offi cer of Polk County and approve a budget amendment from the general fund balance. Following a closed executive session, offi cials will consider action relating to the offering of open Polk County school lands in Throckmorton and Baylor counties for mineral leasing. Consent agenda items include: ■ A request to terminate frozen meal services agreement with the Shepherd Senior Center, as approved by the Aging Services Director. ■ Request from Emergency Management for the purchase of a $600 computer monitor, to be paid from the general fund, and included on the FY2012 reimbursement resolution. ■ Amendment for extension of lease agreement with University of Texas Medical Brand for space at the Polk County Regional Health Center. ■ Application for the 2012- 13 Emergency Management Performance Grant. ■ Ratify Texas Department of Agriculture home delivered meal grant program agreement for 2012. ■ Approve data processing submittal of updated computer maintenance schedule with Tek-Com, reducing budgeted cost. ■ Approve lease with East Texas Copy Systems for replacement and addition of various copiers at reduced cost to county. ■ Adopt order declaring surplus property. ■ Approve request from Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace for expenditure of $1,493 from technology funds to purchase one computer, two monitors, a printer and software. ■ Approve Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace request to spend $1,475 in technology funds for a scanner and $2,000 for annual cost of providing Internet service to the Onalaska Sub-courthouse. ■ Approve annual Chapter 59 asset forfeiture reports from the sheriff’s department and Pct. 2 Constable’s office. ■ Approve postage machine lease with FP Mailing Solutions. The meeting will be held in the Commissioners Courtroom on the third floor of the Polk County Courthouse.