Pocahontas Commission Agenda for 8-2-16


William S. Beard, Jr., President

Jamie Walker, Commissioner     David McLaughlin, Commissioner


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August 2, 2016

Regular Session

8:30 a.m.   Discussion and/or Action – Exoneration Orders; Approval of Minutes.

8:35 a.m.   Public Input/Hear Callers.

8:45 a.m.   Discussion and/or Action – Courthouse Maintenance Personnel Matter.

9:00 a.m.   Kathy Carpenter – Discussion and/or Action – Request to Pocahontas County Commission to Place “Brunch Bill” (Senate Bill 298) Referendum on Pocahontas County’s Ballot for the General Election on November 8, 2016.

9:15 a.m.   Pocahontas County Sheriff David Jonese – Discussion and/or Action-Approval of Full-Time Law Enforcement Deputy.

9:30 a.m.  Chris Negley Pocahontas County Public Service District – Discussion and/or Action-Motion to Enlarge the Boundary of the Pocahontas County Public Service District (PSD).

9:45 a.m.   Doris Selko West Virginians for Affordable Health Care – Discussion and/or Action-Information Update on Medicaid Benefits to Pocahontas County.

10:00 a.m.  Discussion and/or Action – Contribution/Funding Requests Various Individuals, Groups and Organizations.

    1. Dawn Workman Pocahontas County High School – Request for Contribution Purchase of Football Helmets.
    2. Diane Hinkle Tucker Community Foundation – Request for Contribution Run-For-It 2016.
    3. Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation – Request for Contribution Cass Community Park.
    4. Pocahontas County Prevention Coalition – Request for Contribution.
    5. Terry White Mountain Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc. – Request for Contribution.

(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. Discussion and/or Action – Mail Items/Concerns.
  4. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees – Appointment of Donald McNeel Six Year Term Expiring 06-30-22.
  5. Discussion and/or Action – Adoption of Emergency Absentee Voting Procedures Policy for Pocahontas County General Election on November 8, 2016.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Spruce Knob Seneca Rocks Telephone Inc. – Discontinuation of Cable Television for 46 Customers in North Fork of Deer Creek and Wesley Chapel Areas.
  7. Discussion and/or Action – Budget Revision and Resolution Unassigned Fund Balance 2016-2017, Insurance Reimbursement for Pocahontas Memorial Hospital and Refund for Prosecuting Attorney.
  8. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
  9. Discussion and/or Action – County Commission Board Updates.
  10. 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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