County to weigh bids for road and bridge departments
Polk County Enterprise, October 2007
LIVINGSTON – Commissioners will consider added two roads in the Big Thicket Lake Estates Subdivision to the county road system and discuss and possibly approve annual bids for road materials and other supplies for all four Road and Bridge precincts at Tuesday’s regular session of Commissioners Court set for 10 a.m.
The two sections of road in Big Thicket Lake Estates are a 1.384 miles of Swick Trail and .4903 mile of Flamingo St. are recommended for acceptance by Pct. 4 Commissioner Tommy Overstreet.
Tuesday’s agenda also includes consideration of a roof replacement project at the Regional Health Center estimated at $21,000 to be paid from the general fund and included in future capital listing for the reimbursement resolution and equipment purchases for the Precinct 3 Road and Bridge Department.
An amendment to the county’s contract with the Department of Aging and Disability Services to provide home-delivered wheels to elderly Polk County residents.
The court will also consider final plat approval for the Holiday Woods Subdivision in Precinct 1, Four Corners Phase 3 and a partial re-plat of Four Corners Phase 2.
Other items set for Tuesday’s meeting include:
• Setting the county holiday schedule for calendar year 2008;
• Consider purchase of a maintenance engineering truck and aging services van to be purchased from the general fund balance and included in the fiscal year end reimbursement resolution.
• Consider request from the sheriff’s department to purchase equipment from Telcom Supply.
• Consider listing of capital purchases funded through 2008 reimbursement resolution to include purchase of sheriff’s department vehicles totaling $435,556.98.
• Consider offers to purchase foreclosed properties.
• Consider reappointment of Jay Barbee as county fire marshal.
• Approve advertisement for bids for 75 horse-power power takeoff tractor and a 10-foot flex trailer for Precinct 4.
The meeting will be held in the Commissioners Courtroom on the third floor of the Polk County Courthouse.