2-4-20 Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its February 4th regular meeting starting at 8:30 a.m. at their office in the County Courthouse in Marlinton with the following agenda.

At 8:30 a.m., they will approve any exoneration orders and will approve the minutes from the prior regular and special meetings, followed by the opportunity for the public to comment to the commissioners at 8:35 a.m.

At 8:45 a.m. the commissioners will hear from the County Clerk’s Office regarding the removal of the estate representative for the Louise Johnson Estate and the appointment of a new estate representative.

At 9 a.m., the commissioners will hear from the County Clerk’s Office regarding the removal of the Administratrix for the Leo Ames Estate and the appointment of a new Administratrix

At 9:30 a.m., Carol Bush of the U.S. Census Bureau will provide an update on the 2020 census.

At 10 a.m., there will be a Board of Review and Equalization session.

At 10:15 a.m. the commissioners will receive contribution/funding requests from the following organizations:

  1. The Family Resource Network
  2. The Northern Pocahontas County Community Assistance, Inc.
  3. Art in Green Bank, Inc.
  4. Pocahontas county Historic Landmarks Commission
  5. The Humane Society of Pocahontas County
  6. The Retired Senior Volunteer Program

The Commissioners will also take up the following Administratrix items which are not assigned a specific time on the agenda.

  1. They will discuss and consider approving final Settlements and Orders
  2. The commissioners will be briefed on mail items received since their last meeting, and, after discussion, consider taking any appropriate actions on these.
  3. They will consider approval of a lease agreement with the West Virginia Division of Forestry
  4. They will conduct County Commission Board Updates.
  5. Bob Martin, the Commission’s Counsel, will deliver a report to the commissioners.

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

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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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