Agenda for Pocahontas Commission Meeting June 7, 2016, 0830 a.m.


William S. Beard, Jr., President

Jamie Walker, Commissioner     David McLaughlin, Commissioner


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June 7, 2016

Regular Session

8:30 a.m.   Discussion and/or Action – Exoneration Orders; Approval of Minutes.

8:35 a.m.   Public Input/Hear Callers.

8:45 a.m.   Pocahontas County Sheriff David Jonese – Discussion and/or Action-Approval of Full-Time Law Enforcement Deputy.

9:00 a.m.   JAK Kincaid – Reaching the Summit – Discussion and/or Action-Community Service Projects.

9:30 a.m.   Christopher Negley, Attorney for Pocahontas County Public Service District (PSD) – Discussion and/or Action-Request for Boundary Revision PSD Water Division.

10:00 a.m.  John Simmons Pocahontas County Senior Programs – Discussion and/or Action-Status Report and/or Funding of Walk-In Freezer Project at Green Bank Senior Citizens Building.


                        (The Following Agenda Items Will Be Discussed During Meeting But Have Not                                                                     Been Allotted a Time) 

  1. Approve Final Settlements and Orders.
  2. Approve Improper Charges.
  3. Mail Items/Concerns.
  4. Discussion and/or Action – Approval of Mutual Aid Agreement between Bath County and Pocahontas County.
  5. Discussion and/or Action – Budget Revision and Resolution Various Year End Revenues and Expenditures $779,436.00.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority-Appointment of Ed Riley as County Commission Representative Four Year Term Expiring June 30, 2020.
  7. Discussion and/or Action – Dramas, Fairs and Festivals Board-Appointment of Oreana “Rene” White-Southern District and Barbara B. Shaw-Member at Large Three Year Terms Expiring June 30, 2019.
  8. Discussion and/or Action – In-House Budget Revision and Resolution Emergency Services $40.00; 911 Office $150.00; and One Room University $400.00.
  9. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
  10. Approve Invoices.

*** Agenda amended at 10:00 am. Friday, June 3, 2016 to remove agenda line item scheduled for 10:15 am., by    order of Pocahontas County Commission President William Beard.


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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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