Pocahontas Commission Agenda for 9-20-16


William S. Beard, Jr., President    

Jamie Walker, Commissioner     David McLaughlin, Commissioner 


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

September 20, 2016

Regular Session

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

5:35 pm.     Public Input/Hear Callers.

5:45 pm.     Frank DeBerry Snowshoe Mountain Resort – Discussion and/or Action-Request for a Pocahontas County Commission Representative to Participate in a Committee with Snowshoe Mountain Resort to Review and Consider Putting Forth a Resort Area District Petition.

6:00 pm.     Pocahontas County Clerk Melissa Bennett – Discussion and/or Action-Approval of Election Officials for November 8,2016 General Election; and Discussion and/or Action – Civil Service Test Results in Re: Emergency Hire of Certified Deputy Sheriff.

6:15 pm.     Glenn Galloway Pocahontas County Day Report Center – Discussion and/or Action-Monthly Update on Program.

6:30 pm.

6:45 pm.

7:00 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. County Commission Mail Items/Concerns.
  4. Discussion and/or Action – Donation of 2001 Jeep to Town of Marlinton.
  5. Discussion and/or Action – Resignation Letter of Grazia Apolinares as Pocahontas County Water Resources Coordinator.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Approval of Updated Pocahontas County Commission Agenda Policy and Procedures and Request to West Virginia Ethics Commission for Advisory Opinion on New Policy.
  7. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Farmland Protection Board-Appointment of Cyla Allison as County Resident Representative for Four Year Term Expiring June 30, 2020.
  8. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Local Emergency Planning Committee-Appointment of Cindy Wilfong, Barbara Lay, and Preston Cline Three Year Terms Expiring September 30, 2019, and Steve Olson Three Year Term Expiring September 30, 2018.
  9. Report from Counsel.
  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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