May 4th Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4th.  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

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

At 8:45 following a discussion, the commissioners will consider approving the West Virginia Counties Risk Pool coverage intent.

At 9:00 Donna Ward of the Region 4 Planning and Development Council will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed construction of a new Office of Emergency Services, 911 and EMS Center.

At 9:15, Sue Groves, the Greenbrier River Master Naturalist, will request a contribution from the County Commission.

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

  1. Approval of final settlements and orders
  2. A discussion of mail items and concerns
  3. There will be a discussion and possible action of the relocation of the green boxes at Bartow.
  4. Sam Felton, the Mayor of Marlinton, will request a letter of support from the commissioners for a Sidewalk Project from the West Virginia Department of Highways’ 2021 Transportation Alternatives.

The commissioners will approve invoices then adjourn the meeting.

To join the Zoom Meeting, go to:

To view the official agenda for this meeting as published by the County Commission click here:  5-4-21 Official Commission Agenda DOC

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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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