Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda for Tuesday 5-7-19

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 7th , starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Commission Office in the Courthouse 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 his request for them to approve the Lauttamus Communications quote for Durbin and Snowshoe 911 radio repairs.

At 9:00 a.m., the Commissioners will hear from Carol Cain Bush of the U.S. Census Bureau and discuss and consider the creation of a Census Committee.

At 9:15 a.m. they will hear from George Murphy and will discuss and consider taking action on the Snowshoe Resort Community District.

At 10:00 a.m., the Commissioners will consider contribution/funding requests from the following organizations:

  1. Alex Kinnison of the Pocahontas County Soccer League
  2. The Pocahontas County High School Football Boosters

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 Commission mail items and concerns
  4. There will be County Commission Board Updates.
  5. They will consider appointing Elizabeth Gay to a five-year term on the County Historic Landmarks Commission.
  6. They will consider approval of in-house budget revision and resolutions for the Circuit clerk’s Office in the amount of $1,000.00; for the Tax Office also for $1,000.00; and one for the Day Report Center for $3,000.00.
  7. The Commissioners will consider approval of an insurance proposal from the West Virginia Counties Risk Pool for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
  8. There will be a report from their Counsel

The Commissioners will end the meeting with approval of invoices.

To see the agenda for this meeting as published by the Commission, click this link-5-7-19 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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