Pocahontas County Commission Agenda, 10-20-15

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Commission Office in the Courthouse in Marlinton.

After normal opening procedures there will be an opportunity for public input at 5:35 p.m.

At 5:45 p.m. The Commissioners will discuss and possibly take action on the opening and awarding of bid for heating oil for the Courthouse complex and the jail to cover the period from November 1, 2015 through October 31, 2016.

At 6:00 p.m. The Commissioners will discuss and possibly take action on the proposal to convey the Slavin property in the Green Bank Industrial Park back to the Board of Education. This could include the execution of the deed itself.

At 6:15 p.m. Tammy alderman of the Pocahontas County Day Report Center will provide the Center’s monthly update to the Commission

At 6:30 p.m. The Commissioners will discuss and possibly take action on the proposed contract from Snowshoe Mountain Resort for the County to provide law enforcement for the Snowshoe area.

Other items on the agenda which are not assigned a specific time include the following:

• Routine items such as approval of final settlements and orders.
• Approval of improper charges if any
• Discussion of mail orders and concerns
• Discussion and possible action regarding providing the Coalition for Safe and Affordable Food with a letter of support for State based food labeling laws.
• A report from the Commission’s Counsel
• Discussion and/or Action regarding possible dismissal or termination of a 911 employee. This may involve a closed Executive Session for discussion; however any action will likely be taken in open session.
• The Commissioners will end the meeting with approval of invoices




William S. Beard, Jr., President
Jamie Walker, Commissioner David McLaughlin, Commissioner

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

October 20, 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. Discussion and/or Action – Opening and Awarding of Bid for Heating Oil for all Courthouse Offices and Jail Building November 1, 2015 through October 31, 2016.
6:00 pm. Discussion and/or Action – Conveyance of Green Bank Industrial Park (Slavin) Property to Pocahontas County Board of Education and Execution of Deed (If Appropriate).
6:15 pm. Tammie Alderman Pocahontas County Day Report Center – Discussion and/or Action- Monthly Update Day Report Center.
6:30 pm. Discussion and/or Action – Proposed Contract from Snowshoe Mountain Resort for Law Enforcement for Snowshoe Area.
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 – Coalition for Safe and Affordable Food-Letter of Support Regarding State Based Food Labeling Laws.
5. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
6. Discussion and/or Action – Dismissal/Termination of 911 Employee.
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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