Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda for Tuesday 4-2-19

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, April 2nd, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Courthouse Commission Office in Marlinton with the following agenda.

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 911 Director Mike O’Brien and consider approval of a memorandum of understanding with West Virginia University’s GIS Technical Center regarding the E-911 Addressing Project Grant.

At 9:00 a.m., the Commissioners will hear from Ed Riley of the Pocahontas Solid Waste Authority to receive an update and discuss their policy changes.

At 9:15 a.m. they will hear from Sheriff Jeff Barlow and Deputy Sheriff Troy McCoy and will discuss and consider a contract for the purchase of body cameras for the Law Enforcement Deputies.

At 9:30 a.m., they will hear from WV House of Delegates Member William Hartman and discuss and consider action on Frontier communications.

At 9:45 a.m. they will hear from Daniel Arbogast, Director of the County Day Report Center and will discuss and consider approval of a Memorandum of Understanding the Community Corrections Criminal Justice Board regarding the Grant Award and approval of the 2019-2020 WV Community Corrections Grant Application.

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

  1. Routine items such as approval of final settlements and orders.
  2. Approval of improper charges if any
  3. Discussion of mail items and concerns
  4. Consideration of the appointment of Joshua Hardy to serve as Fiduciary Commissioner.
  5. The Commissioners will consider approval of an In-House Budget Revision and Resolution for the Day Report Center.
  6. They will consider a lease renewal with the WV Department of Transportation for the Solid Waste Transfer Station at Green Bank.
  7. Consideration of the appointment of Candace Butler as a Board Member for the County Parks and Recreation for the remainder of a three-year term expiring on June 30th, 2021.
  8. There will be a report from their Counsel

The Commissioners will end the meeting with approval of invoices.

A copy of this Agenda as published by the Commission can be found at this link: 4-2-2019 actual commission 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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