Agenda for the Pocahontas County Commission 2-2-16 Meeting


William S. Beard, Jr., President

Jamie Walker, Commissioner     David McLaughlin, Commissioner 


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February 2, 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.   John Simmons Pocahontas County Senior Citizens – Discussion and/or Action-Annual Update.

9:00 a.m.

9:15 a.m.   Andrea O’Brien Pocahontas County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office – Discussion and/or Action-Approval to Cancel Current Lease and Enter into New Lease for Officer Copier with Different Company.

9:30 a.m.   Jerry Roy West Virginia State Auditor’s Office – Discussion and/or Action-Exit Interview for 2015 Audit.

9:45 a.m.   Lauren Bennett Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation – Discussion and/or Action-Change of Scope- Skate Park Improvements to Wellness Center Equipment.

10:00 a.m.  Discussion and/or Action – Contribution/Funding Requests Various Individuals, Groups and Organizations.

(a) BJ Gudmundsson Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation-Request Contribution for Window Restoration.

10:45 a.m.  Beth Little – Discussion and/or Action-Update on Natural Gas Underground Storage Field in Upper Pocahontas County.

11:00 a.m.  Judge Rowe – Discussion and/or Action-Separation of Pocahontas County Community Corrections Program from Randolph County and/or Participation with Greenbrier County Community Corrections Program for Fiscal Year 2016-2017.

12:00 p.m. Lunch Break.


                        (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 – In-House Budget Revision and Resolution Law Enforcement Overtime.
  5. Discussion and/or Action – Approval of Emergency Absentee Voting Procedures Policy-Primary Election. Discussion and/or Action – West Virginia Interactive–Approval of Electronic Transactions Agreement for Pocahontas County.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Public Service District Appointment of Board Member for Unexpired Six Year Term to 06-30-21.
  7. Discussion and/or Action – Approval/Appointment of Temporary Pocahontas County Day Report Director.
  8. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
  9. Discussion and/or Action – County Commission Board Updates.
  10. Approve Invoices.


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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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