January 3rd Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3rd in their office in the Courthouse in Marlinton.

At 8:30 am, the commissioners will reorganize for the upcoming year, which involves selecting a Commission President and setting County Commission Board appointments.

At 8:35 they will approve any Exoneration Orders and approve the minutes of the last meeting.

At 8:40 am, there will be an opportunity for public comments to the commissioners.

At 8:45 am, the commissioners will discuss and possibly take action on opening the fund account for EMS Services in the county.

At 9:00 they will discuss the Hotel Occupancy Tax distribution of the Pocahontas County Artisan Coop.

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

  1. Final settlements and orders.
  2. Mail items and concerns.
  3. They will schedule the 2023 Board of Review and Equalization hearing dates.
  4. They will discuss and consider action on unprogressed Estates per WV Code 44-2-19a
  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 updates on 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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