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Polk County Quorum Court sets time of monthly meeting

The Polk County Quorum Court met Tuesday evening. Their first meeting of 2019.  The eleven Justices of the Peace were present, as well as other officials and citizens. County Judge Brandon Ellison called the meeting to order and afterwards welcomed the newest member of the Quorum Court, Chris Daniel. The JP’s approved the minutes from last month’s meeting and the treasurer’s report was also approved. An ordinance setting the time and place of the monthly meeting was approved. Quorum Court meetings will continue on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm in the Quorum Court Meeting Room in in the Polk County Office Complex on Pine Street in Mena. In addition, JP Tawana Gilbert was elected to serve as the Polk County Delegate to the Arkansas Quorum Court Association. JP Terry Terrell recognized law enforcement and the Polk County Sheriff’s Department for their work reminding those present that every day LEOs are in danger while protecting the public. Retiring Polk County Extension Agent Carla Vaught thanked the Quorum Court for their years of support. The next Quorum Court meeting will be February 26th at 6:00 p.m. Quorum Court meetings are open to the public.

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