Pocahontas County Commission Agenda


William S. Beard, Jr., President    

Jamie Walker, Commissioner     David McLaughlin, Commissioner


Telephone: (304)799-6063     Fax: (304)799-3977

September 15, 2015

Regular Session

5:30 pm.     Discussion and/or Action – Exoneration Orders; Approval of Minutes.

5:35 pm.     Public Input/Hear Callers.

5:45 pm.     Emery Grimes Pocahontas County Board of Education – Discussion and/or Action-Green                            Bank Industrial Park Transfer of Property.

6:00 pm.     Pocahontas County Magistrate Carrie Wilfong – Discussion and/or Action-Courthouse                                  Security.

6:15 pm.     Pocahontas County 911 Director Mike O’Brien – Discussion and/or Action – Allen Tracy                              Mapping and Addressing Coordinator Increase of Wages to $12.50 Hour for Added Responsibility; Discussion and/or Action – Approval of Part-Time 911 Dispatcher; Discussion and/or Action – Quote for Purchase of Generator for 911 Offices.

6:30 pm.     Tammie Alderman Pocahontas County Day Report Center – Discussion and/or Action-                                Monthly Update.

6:45 pm.

The following agenda items have not been assigned a time slot but will be addressed                          during today’s meeting.

1. Discussion and/or Action – Approve Final Settlements and Orders.
2. Approve Improper Charges.
3. Commission Mail Items/Concerns.
4. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
5. Discussion and/or Action – Settlement of Laura Combs Wage Claim.
6. Discussion and/or Action – Approval of Estimate for Painting and Repair Costs to Windows, etc. at Jail.
7. Discussion and/or Action – Former Shoe Factory Property-Placement of Wood Chips in Parking Lot (Authorized by Town of Marlinton).
8. Coalition for Safe and Affordable Food – Letter of Support Regarding State Based Food Labeling Laws.
9. Discussion and/or Action – Removal of Coolers and Equipment Belonging to Fas Chek Supermarket from Former Shoe Factory Building.
10. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Local Emergency Planning Committee- Appointment of Mike Holstine National Radio Astronomy Observatory Representative Unexpired Two Year Term Ending 09-30-16; Herby Barlow West Virginia State Police Marlinton Detachment Representative Three Year Term Expiring 09-30-18.
11. 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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