May 16th Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16th at the Commission’s office in the Courthouse in Marlinton, with the following agenda.

After opening procedures, at 5:35 pm, The commissioners hear public comments

At 5:45, The commissioners will Open the received bids and award a proposal for site clearing behind PMH.

At 6:00, Amanda Smarr of Region 4 will ask the commissioners to approve the Pole Attachment Agreement with Mon Power for the ARC Broadband Project.

At 6:15, the commissioners will consider selecting the STI Connect Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) telephone service to replace Frontier service.

At 6:30, Michael O’Brien, the county Emergency Management Director will ask the commissioners to sponsor the Community Emergency Response Team.

At 6:45, the commissioners will consider a hay removal lease at the East Fork Industrial Park.

Also scheduled for 6:45, the commissioners will consider approval of an agreement with the Records Management & Preservation Board

They will also discuss and/or consider action on the following

  1. Final settlements and orders.
  2. Mail items and concerns.
  3. Approval of a $1938.00 budget revision by the 911 Center.
  4. Commissioner Rabinski will discuss the status of the County EMS Ambulance Service, and will ask for the approval to change the employment statis for Sheila Varner and Keith Boehmer, and request to hire Holy Arbogast as a part-time EMT/Driver.
  5. They will consider approving of the 2023-2024 WVCORP proposal.
  6. They will discuss the East Fork Tannery sewer hookup if there have been any new developments in that project.
  7. Attorney Stephen Skinner will update the commissioners regarding the Opioid Litigation 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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