Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda for Tuesday May 2nd, 2017


William S. Beard, Jr., President

David McLaughlin, Commissioner     Jesse A. Groseclose, Commissioner 


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May 2, 2017

Regular Session

8:30 a.m.   Discussion and/or Action – Exoneration Orders; Approval of Minutes.

8:35 a.m.   Public Input/Hear Callers.

8:45 a.m.   Discussion and/or Action – Public Hearing/Meeting Small Cities Block Grant Application for Pocahontas County Public Service District (Wastewater Extension Service to Frank and Bartow).

9:00 a.m.   Lesley Taylor, et al. Region 4 Planning and Development Council – Discussion and/or Action-Small Cities Block Grant Application for Pocahontas County Public Service District (Waste Water Extension Service to Frank and Bartow).

9:15 a.m.   Frank DeBerry – Presentation of Snowshoe Resort Area District Petition and Request for Approval of Completeness of Petition.

9:30 a.m.

9:45 a.m.

10:00 a.m.  Discussion and/or Action – Contribution/Funding Requests Various Individuals, Groups and Organizations:

(a) Trish McNaull, et al. Humane Society of Pocahontas County – Request for Contribution

(b) Peggy Stull, et al. Youth Health Service Inc. – Request for Funding.

(c) Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce – Request for Funding for Website Creation.

(d) Family Resource Network – Request for Contribution for Food Pantry.11:00 a.m.


 (The Following Agenda Items Will Be Discussed During Meeting But Have Not                                                                Been Allotted a Time)

  1. Approve Final Settlements and Orders.
  2. Approve Improper Charges.
  3. County Commission Mail Items/Concerns.
  4. Ratification of Termination of Lease Agreement with Human Resource Development Foundations, Inc.
  5. Discussion and/or Action – Approval of Agreements with Pocahontas County Board of Education for Use of Former Shoe Factory Building for Pocahontas County Archery Team and Pocahontas County High School Baseball Practice.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – First Reading Pocahontas County Amended Dog Ordinance.
  7. Discussion and/or Action – Budget Revision and Resolution County Commission Contracted Services to Regional Jail Authority $50,000.00; In-House Budget Revision and Resolution Law Enforcement $1,000.00; Family Law Master $800.00; and One Room University $500.00.
  8. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
  9. Discussion and/or Action – County Commission Board Updates.
  10. Approve Invoices.


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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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