March 2nd Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 2nd. The meeting will be held at the Commission’s office in the courthouse in Marlinton, with the following agenda.

Although the meeting is open to the public, it will also be available on Zoom Meeting. The instructions to join the zoom meeting can be found at the end of this story.

Folowing the routine opening procedures, the commissioners will hear public comments at 8:35 a.m.

At 8:45, the Region 4 Planning and Development Council will hold a public hearing regarding the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital HVAC Project.

At 9:00, Mike O’Brien will ask the commissioners to approve the employment of a full-time 911 Dispatcher.

At 9:15, Amanda Smarr of the Region 4 Planning and Development Council will ask for commission approval for three routine requests to draw money from the approved Broadband Study Grant.

At 9:30, Commissioner Groseclose will propose a letter of intent to the Appalachian Regional Commission for a broadband implementation grant.

At 9:45. Commissioner Rebinski will lead discussions of local TV channels; the 911 Dispatch Center; and the county towing ordinance.

At 10:00 a.m., Lisa Cutlip, the District Manager of the Snowshoe Resort Community District will gill introduce herself to the commissioners and plans for the Community District.

The following items on the agenda do not have a specific time assigned during the meeting.

  • Approval of final settlements and orders
  • A discussion of mail items and concerns
  • A $430.00 in house Budget Revision and Resolution for the Extension Office.

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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