Pocahontas County Commission Agenda – February 21st 2017 Regular Meeting

On Tuesday, February 21st, at 5:30 p.m., the Pocahontas County Commission will hold its regular meeting at the Commission Office in the Courthouse in Marlinton with the following agenda:



William S. Beard, Jr., President     

David McLaughlin, Commissioner     Jesse A. Groseclose, Commissioner


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

February 21, 2017

Regular Session

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

5:35 pm.     Public Input/Hear Callers.

5:45 pm.     John Simmons Pocahontas County Senior Citizens – Discussion and/or Action-Annual Report.

6:00 pm.     Glenn Galloway Pocahontas County Day Report – Discussion and/or Action-Monthly Update.

6:15 pm.     Cara Rose Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau – Discussion and/or Action- Appointment of Pocahontas County Bi-Centennial Commission.

6:30 pm.     Mike O’Brien Pocahontas County 911 Director – Discussion and/or Action-Approval of Part-Time 911 Dispatcher.

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 – Schedule 2017-2018 Budget Work Sessions.
  5. Chaste Barclay – Discussion and/or Action-Permission to use Former Shoe Factory Building for Overnight Storage of Bicycles on May 13, 2017 for American Lung Association Annual Fundraiser.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Watoga Art in The Park – Letters of Support for Grant Applications to West Virginia Division of Culture and History and Mon Power.
  7. Discussion and/or Action – Budget Revision and Resolution Law Enforcement $500.00 (Juror Supplies); In-House Budget Revision for Day Report Center $5,000.00 (Automobile Supplies $2,500.00 and Contracted Services $2,500.00).
  8. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
  9. Approve Invoices.


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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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