May 2nd Pocahontas County Commission Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2nd at their office in the Marlinton Courthouse.

At 8:30 a.m., they will approve any Exoneration Orders and approve the minutes of the last meeting.

At 8:35 there will be an opportunity for public comments to the commissioners.

At 8:45 the commissioners will consider approval of their lease agreement of the campground of the Handley Wildlife Management Area with the WV Department of Natural Resources. Although the commissioners had previously approved the lease, the WV Attorney General has made form changes to that document, which require another approval.

At 9:00 they will discuss and consider approving the request of County Prosecutor Terri Helmick for another full-time employee in her office.

At 9:15 they will consider appointing Teresa Sheets to the North Central Community Action Public Sector Seat.

At 9:30 the commissioners will review the deed received from the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital and Building Commission for two acres of land.

At 9:45 They will consider approving of and issuing a resolution to proceed with the Court Security Grant.

At 10:00 they will consider the appointment of Tiffany Long as a County Coroner.

At 10:15 they will consider Ann Walker’s contribution request for Experience the Arts.

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

  • Final settlements and orders.
  • Mail items and concerns.
  • Commissioner Rebinski will discuss the Pocahontas County EMS Ambulance.
  • They will discuss and consider taking action on the East Fork Tannery sewer hookup.
  • Attorney Stephen Skinner will update the commissioners regarding the Opioid Litigation Settlement, if there are any updates on that settlement.

Next, 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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