January 17th h Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17th at the Commission’s office in the Courthouse in Marlinton, with the following agenda.

At 5:35 p.m. the commissioners will consider a request from Amanda Smarr of Region 4 to approve Draw Request #4 from the Pocahontas County Broadband Project funds.

At 5:40 pm, The commissioners hear public comments

At 5:45 Dave sharp of Potesta will update the commissioners on the status of the PMH Water/Sewer Project.

At 6:15  Susan Burt will address the commissioners about “the reasons so many young families want to live here.”

At 6:30 the commissioners will hold a discussion with Brenda Harmon of the Pocahontas County Artisans Co-Op.

At 6:45 they will discuss with Alice Arbuckle alternatives for funding the proposed county EMS Ambulance Service.

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. Commissioner Rebinski will further discuss the EMS Ambulance Services in the county
  4. They may possibly discuss and consider taking action on the East Fork Tannery sewer hookup if there have been any new developments in that project.
  5. 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.

The meeting will also be available on Zoom Meeting. The instructions to join the zoom meeting can be found below.

To join the Zoom Meeting, go to: https://us06web.zoom.us/J/8181361801

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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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