January 4th Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will meet in regular session at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 4th at the Commission’s office in the Courthouse in Marlinton, with the following agenda.

At 8:30 a.m., the commissioners will reorganize and make new commission board appointments for the new year.

At 8:35 the commissioners will approve any Exoneration Orders and approve the minutes from prior meetings and will then hear public comments at 8:40 a.m.

At 8:45, the commissioners will consider allowing MTA Vehicles to park in the Hanover Shoe Building’s parking lot.

At 9:00, the commissioners will consider signing a memorandum of understanding concerning Pocahontas County Aerial Imagery, the County Assessor and the 911 Center.

At 9:15, the commissioners will discuss the Thornwood Water Project with Mark Smith of the PSD.

At 9:30, the commissioners will hear from Cree Lahti who will deliver the annual update for the Pocahontas County Libraries and Visitor Information Centers.

The commissioners will also discuss and consider action of the following items that do not have a specific time assigned to them

  1. Approval of final settlements and orders
  2. Mail items and concerns
  3. The scheduling of the 2022 Board of Review and Equalization hearing dates.
  4. The writing of a letter to the State Historical Preservation Office concerning the removal of the Pocahontas Jail from the National Historical Registry.
  5. The commissioners will discuss amending the Towing Ordinance.
  6. The meeting will end following the approval of invoices

To join the Zoom Meeting, go to: https://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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