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Commissioners to hear report on debt status, possible R&B funding
LIVINGSTON — Polk County commissioners will discuss the county's debt status and possible funding for road and bridge projects with Coastal Securities, the county's financial adviser during a meeting set for 10 a.m. Tuesday. The court also will discuss upgrades of county radios and finalize the purchase of eight vehicles for the sheriff's department totaling $304,879 with a trade-in allowance for seven vehicles, totaling $53,000 from the general fund balance in the amount of $271,879, as determined in the bid awarded Jan. 22, and to include the amount on the year in reimbursement resolution. Commissioners also will consider approving a request by the county clerk to use records management funds for part-time staffing and necessary budget amendments to the County Clerk's personnel line item. The court also will receive correspondence from the County Auditor regarding distribution of the County Permanent School Fund. Also on Tuesday's agenda, commissioners will consider approval of a request from the museum to purchase a copy/fax machine as submitted with the FY 2013 budget request, revising the amount to $1,250 to be paid from the general fund balance and included on the reimbursement resolution. Before considering the final item on the agenda, the court will adjourn into an executive session which the agenda states will be held under Section 551.074 of the Local Government Code to deliberate about officers and employees of the county. The final item is a request from the district attorney to waive or revise personnel policy limiting merit increases to two steps within the pay schedule. For a list of items on the consent agenda, visit the county's website, at www. polk.co.tx.us. The meeting will be held in the Commissioners Courtroom on the third floor of the Polk County Courthouse.