Polk Charter

Polk County, FL


Charter Review Commission Meeting

Bartow, Fla. (September 18, 2017) —  The Charter Review Commission will meet Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in Room 413 of the Neil Combee Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, Bartow, Fla. 33830.


I.             Call to Order – 6:00 PM, (Alice Hunt, Chair)
               Please turn all cell phones off

II.            Pledge of Allegiance (Alice Hunt, Chair)

III.           Public/Audience Comments (Alice Hunt, Chair)

Each speaker addressing the Charter Review Commission is kindly asked to sign in and to announce his or her name and address for the record before beginning remarks. By rule of the Commission, each speaker is given three (3) minutes to make a presentation on any topic regarding the Polk County Charter, including items that are scheduled for official action of the Commission on today’s agenda. While making remarks, speakers should refrain from personal attacks and derogatory comments, discussing items in litigation or under investigation, and commenting on matters unrelated to Polk County and the Polk County Charter.

IV.          Approve Minutes – Action Item
               a.            CRC Minutes – August 15, 2017

V.            Introduction – New CRC Commissioner
               John B. “Bart” Allen, Esq., Peterson & Myers, PA

VI.          Financial Report

VII.         CRC Recommendations
               a.            Procedural Explanation
               b.            Efficiency Commission Discussion Update
               c.            Ballot Language – Elimination “Efficiency Commission”

VIII.        Old Business
               a.            Update CRC Email/Website

IX.           Final Action Item(s)

X.            New Business
                a.            Approval of Boswell & Dunlap, LLP Contract – Action Item
b.            Discuss suggested CRC Future Action Items 
                c.            Recommendation(s) for October 17, 2017 Agenda

XI.           CRC Member Comments

XII.         Adjourn