April 4th Pocahontas County Commission Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4th at their office in the Marlinton Courthouse.

At 8:30 a.m., they will approve any Exoneration Orders and approve the minutes of the last meeting.

At 8:35 there will be an opportunity for public comments to the commissioners.

At 8:45 the commissioners will consider OES Director Mike O’Brien’s request for the Commission President to sign the updated and approved LEPC By-Laws.

At 9:00 they will discuss and consider action on the lease agreement with the Department of Natural Resources for the county to lease the campground of the Handley Wildlife Management Area.

At 9:15 they will consider several budget revisions.

At 9:30 they will they will update the Commission Board assignments.

At 9:45 Commissioner Rebinski will update the commission on the status of the EMS/911 building.

From 10:00 am until 11 am, the official agenda lists slots every 15 minutes for “Discussion and/or Action, but does not include any subject matter in these 4 time periods.

At 11:00 they will consider and discuss the proposal by SecuriTech to implement a telephone system upgrade for the county.

The commissioners will also take up the following items which do not have specific times assigned to them.

  • Final settlements and orders.
  • Mail items and concerns.
  • Commissioner Rebinski will discuss the Pocahontas County EMS Ambulance.
  • They will discuss and consider taking action on the East Fork Tannery sewer hookup.
  • Attorney Stephen Skinner will update the commissioners regarding the Opioid Litigation Settlement, if there are any updates on that settlement.

Next, the commissioners will approve invoices then adjourn the meeting.

To see the official agenda as published by the County Commission, click here4-4-23 Official Commission Agenda DOC

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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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