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10-15-19 Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its October 15th regular meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. at their office in the County Courthouse in Marlinton with the following agenda.

They will begin the meeting by approving any Exoneration Orders and approving the minutes of the October 1st regular meeting, followed by public input at 5:35 p.m.

At 5:40 p.m. the Commissioners will open and award the bids received for the heating oil contract for county offices.

At 5:45 p.m., the Commissioners will open and award the bids received for the removal of the county-owned log cabin located near the 911 Center, and for the remediation of the property.

At 5:50 p.m., they will hear from County Clerk Melissa Bennett and Circuit Clerk Connie Carr and will consider a Records Management and Preservation Board Resolution in support of a grant application for 2020-2021.

At 6:00 p.m. 911 Director Mike O’Brien will ask the Commissioners to approve the E911 GIS consulting agreement with Atlas Geographic, Inc. They will also consider approving O’Brien’s request to add a part-time 911 Dispatcher.

At 6:15 p.m. the Commissioners will take up the issue of the discipline of a 911 employee.

At 6:30 p.m. they will consider the adoption of a schedule of fees or rate of compensation for Fiduciary Commissioners in accordance with West Virginia Code.

The Commissioners will also discuss and consider taking action on the following items which are not assigned a specific time on the agenda.

  1. Approval of final Settlements and Orders
  2. Commission mail items and concerns
  3. The joining of the county in a proposed settlement class for the Opioid litigation.
  4. The appointments of Helen Clark; Damon Brock; Jason Scotchie; and Seth Morgan to three-year terms on the Emergency Medical Services Authority.
  5. An in-house budget revision in the amount of $75,000.00
  6. A report from their Counsel, Bob Martin

The Commissioners will then approve invoices prior to adjourning the meeting.

The agenda for this meeting as published by the Commission can be found here: 10-15-19 Commission Actual Agenda

Story By

Tim Walker

Tim is the WVMR News Reporter. Tim is a native of Maryland who started coming to Pocahontas County in the 1970’s as a caver. He bought land on Droop Mountain off Jacox Road in 1976 and built a small house there in the early 80’s. While still working in Maryland, Tim spent much time at his place which is located on the Friars Hole Cave Preserve. Retiring in 2011 as a Lieutenant with the Anne Arundel County Police Department in Maryland, Tim finally took the plunge and moved from Maryland to his real home on Droop Mountain. He began working as the Pocahontas County Reporter for Allegheny Mountain Radio in January of 2015.

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