Pocahontas Commission Agenda for 1-3-17


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January 3, 2017

Regular Session

8:30 a.m.   Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Commission 2016 Reorganization and County Commission Board Appointments.

8:45 a.m.   Discussion and/or Action – Exoneration Orders; Approval of Minutes.

8:55 am.    Public Input/Hear Callers.

9:15 a.m.   Cara Rose Pocahontas County Convention & Visitors Bureau – Discussion and/or Action-Update;

Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Bi-Centennial Project Request for Funds.

9:30 a.m.   BJ Gudmundsson Preserving Pocahontas – Discussion and/or Action-Annual Update.

9:45 a.m.   Laura Finch Town of Marlinton – Discussion and/or Action-Petition to Decrease Corporate Limits by Minor Boundary  Adjustment.

10:00 a.m.  Mike O’Brien Pocahontas County 911 Director – Discussion and/or Action-Approve Renewal of Nixle Emergency Communication System.


        (The Following Agenda Items Will Be Discussed During Meeting But Have Not                                                                     Been Allotted a Time) 

  1. Approve Final Settlements and Orders.
  2. Approve Improper Charges.
  3. County Commission Mail Items/Concerns.
  4. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County 911 Advisory Board-Appointment of Donald McNeel Three Year Term Expiring June 30, 2019.
  5. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau-Letter for Hotel/Motel Tax Distribution 2017
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
  7. Approve Invoices


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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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