The Polk County Quorum Court met for their first meeting of the new year Tuesday night. All eleven Justices of the Peace were present, as well as other elected officials a citizens. County Judge Brandon Ellison called the meeting to order and after the invocation and pledge to the flag welcomed the newest member of the Quorum Court, Chris Daniel. The JPs quickly took care of the agenda items. Minutes from last month's meeting and the treasurer's report were approved. An ordinance setting the time and place of the monthly meeting was approved. Quorum Court meetings will continue to be on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Quorum Court Meeting Room, which in in the Polk County Office Complex on Pine Street in Mena. In addition to other routine business, JP Tawana Gilbert was elected to serve as the Delegate to the Arkansas Quorum Court Association. JP Terry Terrell recognized local law enforcement and the Polk County Sheriff's Department for their sacrifices and excellent work. Retiring Polk County Extension Agent Carla Vaught thanked the Quorum Court for their years of support to her. 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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