Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda for Tuesday December 18th, 2018

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, December 18th, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Commission Office in the Courthouse in Marlinton with the following agenda:

Following the usual opening items, there will be an opportunity for public input at 5:35 p.m.

At 5:45 p.m. the Commissioners will open bids on and consider awarding the 2019 gasoline contract for the Courthouse offices.

At 5:50 p.m., they will hear from Travis Miller of the WV Forestry Division and consider the Division’s request to use a small parcel of land on the Former Shoe Factory property for placement of a portable saw mill.

At 6:00 p.m., Cree Lahti will deliver the Pocahontas County Libraries and Visitor Information Centers annual update.

At 6:15 p.m., Eric Werner will deliver the annual update of the Pocahontas County Arts Council.

At 6:30 p.m., they will hear from 911 Director Mike O’Brien and will discuss and consider action on acquiring a new 911 Computer Aided Dispatch – Phone system and a new Records Management System for the Sheriff’s Department. This item was carried over from the last meeting.

At 6:45 p.m., Sheriff Jeff Barlow will discuss with the Commissioners a possible contract work agreement with US Pipeline, Inc.

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. There will be a discussion of Commission mail items and concerns
  4. They will consider the appointment of Donald McNeel to a five-year term on the Pocahontas County Board of Health, which will expire on June 30, 2023.
  5. They will schedule the 2019 Board of Review and Equalization Hearing Dates.
  6. They will discuss and consider approval of a Budget Revision and Resolution for the State Grants Records Management Preservation Board in the amount of $9,123.00.
  7. They will receive a report from the Commission’s Counsel. Bob Martin.
  8. The Commissioners will end the meeting with approval of invoices.

A copy of this Agenda as published by the Commission can be found here: 12-18-18 Commission actual Agenda DOC

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