Agenda for Pocahontas Commission’s 7-19-16 Meeting


William S. Beard, Jr., President    

Jamie Walker, Commissioner     David McLaughlin, Commissioner 


Telephone: (304)799-6

July 19, 2016

Regular Session

5:30 pm.     Discussion and/or Action – Exoneration Orders; Approval of Minutes;

5:35 pm.   Public Input/Hear Callers.

5:45 pm.     Discussion and/or Action – Establish Number of Fiduciary Commissioners for                                                  Pocahontas County and Appointment Thereof.

6:00 pm.     Pocahontas County Sheriff David Jonese – Discussion and/or Action-Approval to Purchase a Law Enforcement Vehicle.

6:15 p.m.    Ashley Pritt, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital (PMH), et als. – Discussion and/or Action-                                  Approval for Walking Path Through Front Field Area of PMH.

6:30 p.m.    Elaine Diller One Room University – Discussion and/or Action-Request to Advance Wages From New River Community and Technical College for July and/or August, 2016.

6:45 pm.     Pocahontas County Emergency Services Director Mike O’Brien – Discussion and/or Action-                         Opening and/or Awarding Bids for 911 Center Renovations.

7:00 pm.     Glenn Galloway Pocahontas County Day Report Center – Monthly Update on Day Report                          Program.

The following agenda items have not been assigned a time slot but will be addressed during today’s meeting.

  1. Discussion and/or Action – Approve Final Settlements and Orders.
  2. Approve Improper Charges.
  3. County Commission Mail Items/Concerns.
  4. Discussion and/or Action – Former Shoe Factory Building-Repairs to Sprinkler System.
  5. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation Board Appointments- Linda Simmons and Ann Finley Three Year Terms Expiring June 30, 2019.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Letter to West Virginia Ethics Commission Seeking Written Advisory Opinion for Pocahontas County Commission Agenda Policy and Procedures.
  7. Report from Counsel.
  8. Approve Invoices.




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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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