Pocahontas County Commission Agenda for 11-15-16


William S. Beard, Jr., President

Jamie Walker, Commissioner     David McLaughlin, Commissioner


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

November 15, 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.     Open Bids and Award Heating Oil Contract for Courthouse Offices and Jail Building November 16, 1016 – October 31, 2017 Per Advertisement.

6:00 pm.     Cathy Kunkel Energy Efficient West Virginia – Discussion and/or Action-Request for Resolution to Public Service Commission Opposing Pleasants Power Plant Purchase by Mon                                   Power.

6:15 p.m.    Lauren Bennett Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation – Discussion and/or Action- Temporary Use of Former Shoe Factory Building for Skate Boarding Activities.

6:30 p.m.    Ashton Berdine, West Virginia Land Trust – Discussion and/or Action-Memorandum of Understanding with Pocahontas County Commission for Camp Bartow Project (WV DOH                                      Grant).

6:45 pm.     Glenn Galloway Pocahontas County Day Report Center – Discussion and/or Action- Monthly Update.

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. Discussion and/or Action – Approve Improper Charges.
  3. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Water Task Force Approval of Job Announcement and Publication of Request for Resumes.
  4. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Farmland Protection Board-Approval of Bylaws Adopted on September 13, 2016.
  5. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Commission Resolution Designating Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation as Lead Economic Development Organization.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Letter of Support for Green Bank Observatory.
  7. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County Local Emergency Planning Committee Appointment of Anne Walker Town of Hillsboro Two Year Term 09-30-18; Heather Niday Allegheny Mountain Radio Two Year Term 09-30-18; Leisha Cassell Bartow-Frank-Durbin Volunteer Fire Department Two Year Term 09-30-18; Mike Holstine Green Bank Observatory Two Year Term 09-30-18; John Rebinski Cass Fire Rescue Two Year Term 09-30-18; John Leyzorek Community Representative Two Year Term 09-30-18; Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department Representative Three Year Term 09-30-19.
  8. County Commission Mail Items/Concerns.
  9. Discussion and/or Action – Budget Revision and Resolution for County Clerk Grant $6,305.00 and Prosecuting Attorney Refund $121.00.
  10. Report from Counsel.
  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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