October 4th Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

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

At 8:35 a.m. the commissioners will hear public comments.

At 8:45 The commission will discuss and consider administratively closing of estates that have had no response or have not progressed.

At 9:00, the commissioners will consider removing a Representative from and appointing a Curator to the Lanty F. McNeel Estate.

At 9:15, they will discuss and consider the opening of bids for the partial reconstruction of the Old County Clerk’s Office in Huntersville.

At 9:30, the commissioners will hear from Donna Ward of Region 4, who will request them to approve a resolution to pay invoices for the PMH Roof/HVAC Project.

At 9:45. The commission will provide an update on the PMH water/sewer project.

At 10:00, Mike O’Brien, the 911 Director, will ask the commission to approve the following three things:

  1. The purchase of a lot on Droop Mountain which will be used as a 911 Communication site.
  2. The hiring of a Part-time 911 dispatcher
  3. And the approval of an MOU with the Green Bank Observatory concerning 911 radio usage.

At 10:30, they will discuss with Harvey Galford and consider action on the appeal of a denial of a Homestead Property Tax Exemption.

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

  1. Approval of final settlements and orders
  2. Mail items and concerns.
  3. A discussion of the East Fork Tannery sewer hook-up.
  4. The relocation of the November 1st County Commission Meeting within the courthouse or rescheduling it due to a conflict of space with early voting,
  5. They will discuss with Attorney Steven Skinner any new developments on the Opioid Litigation Settlement.

The meeting will end following 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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