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9-17-19 Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its September 17th 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 September 3rd regular meeting.

At 5:40 p.m., Cara Rose, the Executive Director of the Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau will deliver for the Commissioners discussion and action, the Bureau’s Annual Report and Financial Review and also present an update on the Bicentennial Celebration preparations.

At 5:45 p.m., the Commissioners will hear from Alice Arbuckle who will introduce them to the Kanawha County Animal Cruelty and Canine Tethering Ordinance and request that the Commissioners amend the Pocahontas County Dog Ordinance using the Kanawha Ordinance as a model.

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. A resolution designating the Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation as the County’s lead economic development organization for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
  4. The Pocahontas County Sheriff’s request for approval of a weapons notification posting at the Courthouse.
  5. The checking account for the Pocahontas County Broadband Study.
  6. A report from their Counsel, Bob Martin

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

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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