General responsibility of county government. Sets local property tax rates and adopts county budget. Passes ordinances, resolutions and orders to establish county policies. Clerk to the Board keeps official records of board meetings and decisions, publishes notices, conducts research and provides information.

Contact Information:

Board of Commissioners - Clerk to the Board - County Manager
40 Courthouse St 

Columbus NC 28722
PO Box 308
8:30-5:00 Mon-Fri
(828) 894-3301 

If you would like to contact the Commissioners, please click here to send an email.

Public Information Requests contact 
Kristy Tipton - Clerk to the Board
828-894-3301 ext. 239

Meeting Schedule 

Meeting Information 

County Ordinances 

Polk County Commissioners:
Polk County Commissioners       

Tommy Melton
Tommy Melton 
Paul Beiler 2
Paul (Little) Beiler
David Moore
David Moore
Andre Overholt 3
 Andre Overholt 
Myron Yoder
Myron Yoder

Meeting Decorum for Citizens

Meeting Decorum for Board of Commissioners'