Pocahontas County Commission Agenda – March 21st 2017 Regular Meeting


William S. Beard, Jr., President     

David McLaughlin, Commissioner     Jesse A. Groseclose, Commissioner


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

March 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.     Discussion and/or Action – Approval of County 2017-2018 Pocahontas County Budget.

5:50 pm.     Glenn Galloway Pocahontas County Day Report – Discussion and/or Action-Monthly Update.

6:15 pm.     Randy Irvine – Discussion and/or Action-Permission to Use Area of Former Shoe Factory Building for Pocahontas County High School Baseball Practice.

6:30 pm.     Joe Walker Pocahontas County Board of Education – Discussion and/or Action-Request for Funding for Pocahontas County Board of Education Facilities Major Improvement Projects.

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. Discussion and/or Action – Approval of Agreement Between Pocahontas County Commission and Fire & Life Safety America, Inc. for Repairs/Installation of Sprinkler System at Former Shoe Factory Building.
  4. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County 2017-2018 Court Security Grant Application Change of Project Director from William S. Beard, Jr. to Sue Helton.
  5. County Commission Mail Items/Concerns.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
  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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