December 20th Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 20th at the Commission’s office in the Courthouse in Marlinton, with the following agenda. After routine opening procedures, the commissioners will hear public comments at 5:35 p.m.

At 5:40 pm, The commissioners will open and award the winning bid for gasoline for the county offices for 2023.

At 5:45 they will hear from Prosecuting Attorney Terri Helmick regarding the following two items:

  1. Approval of a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.
  2. The lease agreement with the Saddle Club.

At 6:00 the commissioners will discuss and possibly take action on the maintenance of the county’s East Cass property.

At 6:15 the commissioners will receive the annual update from the Historic Landmarks Commission and consider appointing Brad Hertko to the Landmarks Commission to fill an unexpired term.

At 6:30 they will receive the annual update from Preserving Pocahontas.

At 6:45 they will discuss the Hotel Occupancy Tax distribution.

At 7:15 they will consider approval of the ARC Grant Application for the PMH Expansion Project.

They will also take up the following items which are not assigned a time on this agenda:

  1. Final settlements and orders.
  2. Mail items and concerns.
  3. They will consider approving the O & M Agreement with CityNet regarding the ARC Broadband Grant Project.
  4. They will discuss the EMS Services in the county
  5. They will discuss and consider taking action on the East Fork Tannery sewer hookup.
  6. Attorney Stephen Skinner will update the commissioners regarding the Opioid Litigation Settlement if there are any new developments regarding that settlement.

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

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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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