County to weigh tax abatements
Polk County Enterprise - December 2007
LIVINGSTON – Polk County Commissioner’s Court will open their meeting with a public hearing at 10 a.m. Dec. 11 to receive public comments relating to the consideration of an order to tax tangible personal property in transit which would otherwise be exempt pursuant to Texas tax code, Section 11.253. Commissioners will consider action on bid #2008-3.01-3.06 to purchase road materials for Precinct 3. The court will discuss Precinct 3 Commissioner Buddy Purvis’ request for approval to purchase equipment totaling $783,506 with a trade-in totaling $500,000 with discussion and determination of the method of purchase, financing and remaining debt attributable to equipment offered for trade-in. Also on the agenda for consideration: • Approval of update to Polk County subdivision regulations. • An order to tax tangible personal property in transit which would otherwise be exempt pursuant to Texas tax code, Section 11.253. • Rescheduling or cancellation of Commissioner’s Court meeting regularly scheduled for Dec. 25 (Christmas Day). • Amending County’s on-site sewage facilities order relating to maintenance of systems. • Amendment to Polk County tax abatement guidelines and criteria, to concur with City of Livingston guidelines and criteria for reinvestment zone #3 - Main Street District. • Renewal of workers compensation coverage though Texas Association of Counties risk management pool.