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6/21/21 Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that at 5:00 p.m., on Monday, June 21, 2021, in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice, Womack Building, 40 Courthouse Street, Columbus, NC 28722, the Polk County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the Zoning Ordinance.

Land use regulations in North Carolina have been modernized for the first time in decades. A new chapter in the General Statutes, Chapter 160D, was created by North Carolina General Assembly that updated the development regulations. Included in the document are changes; highlighted in red are regulatory, discretionary, or corrections, and gray highlighted are recommendations made by the Planning Board.
Copies of the proposed ordinance are available for review or purchase (at a nominal cost) in the County Manager’s Office in the Womack Building. For additional information about these ordinances, click on the link below to review, or contact the County Planner, Cathy Ruth, at (828) 894-2732.

Zoning Ordinance Draft Changes
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Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Recommended Budget The Polk County Board of Commissioners met at 9:00 am on Monday, May 10, 2021 in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice, Womack Building to receive the County Manager's annual recommended budget. Click here to view the budget presented.  Fire and Rescue Advisory Committee (FRAC) Fire Department recommendations click here. There will be a Work Session to discuss the Annual Budget on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm in the Womack Building.
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Volunteer Board Vacancies

CURRENT PLANNING BOARD VACANCIES  

1 - ColumbusTownship 
1 - TryonTownship
1 - Green Creek Township                                 
1 - Alternate – At Large     

CURRENT BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT  VACANCIES 

2 - Vacant Members 
1 - Vacant Alternate Member                                              

For more information about Polk County Vacancies, or to apply for a vacancy, please visit the Polk County Government website at www.polknc.org/volunteer boards, or call the Clerk to the Board’s office at 894-3301 ext. 223.

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