Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda for Tuesday 10-1-19

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 1st , starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Commission Office in the Courthouse in Marlinton.

After normal opening procedures there will be an opportunity for public input at 8:35 a.m.

At 8:45 a.m. the Commissioners will hear from Emergency Management Director, Mike O’Brien who will ask the Commissioners to discuss and approve the following:

  • Authorization to apply for a grant for an Emergency Management Vehicle.
  • Authorization to apply for a grant for Radio equipment for Shavers Fork Fire and Rescue
  • And for permission to advertise used 911 equipment for sale.

At 9:00 a.m., the Commissioners receive an update on the status of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline from Denise Campbell.

At 9:15 a.m., John Simmons of the Pocahontas Senior Citizens Programs will deliver an update to the Commissioners on those programs.

At 9:30 a.m., Vivian Parsons of the WV Counties Risk Pool will discuss Cyber Security Insurance Coverage with the Commissioners.

At 9:45 a.m. the Commissioners will hold a discussion on and consider approval of the Pocahontas County 2018-2019 Financial Statement.

At 10:00 a.m. The Commissioners will hear from Andrea O’Brien and will consider her request for Commission sponsorship of a “Trunk or Treat” event at the Former shoe Factory parking lot.

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

  1. Approval of final settlements and orders.
  2. Commission mail items and concerns
  3. A discussion and consideration of taking action regarding the creation of a separate checking account and funding for the Pocahontas County Broadband Study Grant.
  4. There will be a report from their Counsel

The Commissioners will end the meeting with approval of invoices.

A copy of the official agenda published by the Commission can be found here: 10-1-19 Commission Actual Agenda DOC

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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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