The Polk County Quorum Court meeting for March was held at the Polk County Extension Service Education Building in Mena. The Extension Service provided a meal for the Justices of the Peace and others in attendance prior to the meeting.
Becky Sterner, Bridgett Martin, and Sherry Beaty-Sullivan all gave reports to the Quorum Court about the many programs of the Extension Service her in Polk County.
The Quorum Court handled routine business only at the meeting.
Polk County judge Brandon Ellison reported that the preliminary Census report for Polk County shows a decline in population for the county. If the preliminary numbers are used, the County will have to reduce the number of Justices of the Peace from 11 to 9, and other things will be affected in the County.
The Next Quorum Court meeting will be April 27, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in the Quorum Court Meeting Room at the Polk County Office Complex (old hospital) located on Pine Street in Mena. Quorum Court meetings are open to the public.
3-29-21 8:00 a.m. KAWX.ORG