Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 15th, 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 5:40 p.m. the Commissioners will hear from Elizabeth Friel will discuss her update on the Girl Scout Cemetery Project.

At 5:45 p.m., they will receive an update from Cara Rose on the Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors. Bureau and will hear from and receive a request from Katherine Gillispie that Art in Green Bank be included in the Hotel Occupancy Tax Allotment.

At 6:00 p.m., the Commissioners will consider the 2019 Hotel Occupancy Tax allotment and will receive annual reports and updates from the following Hotel Occupancy Tax recipients:

  • BJ Gudmundsson of Preserving Pocahontas
  • Jason Bauserman of the Pocahontas County Historic Landmarks Committee
  • Lauren Bennett of the Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation

At 6:45 p.m., the Commissioners will hear from Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr and will discuss and consider her request to hire a Full-Time Deputy Clerk.

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 receive a report from the Commission’s Counsel. Bob Martin.
  5. The Commissioners will end the meeting with approval of invoices.

A copy of this Agenda as published by the Commission can be found with this story on our website – alleghenymountainradio.org.

Story By

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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