Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda for Tuesday 12-19-17

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 16th, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Commission Office in the Courthouse in Marlinton with the following agenda:



William S. Beard, Jr., President     

David McLaughlin, Commissioner     Jesse A. Groseclose, Commissioner 


Telephone: (304)799-6063     Fax: (304)799-3977

January 16, 2018

Regular Session

5:30 pm.     Discussion and/or Action – Exoneration Orders; Approval of Minutes.

5:35 pm.     Public Input/Hear Callers.

5:40 pm.     Shenda Smith Pocahontas County Water Coordinator – Discussion and/or Action-Update on Water Task Force.

5:45 pm.     Pocahontas County Historic Landmarks Commission-Annual Update.

Lauren Bennett Pocahontas County Parks & Recreation-Annual Update.

Pocahontas County Libraries and Visitor Information Centers – Discussion and/or Action-Annual Update.

Discussion and/or Action – 2018 Hotel Occupancy Tax Allotment.

6:30 pm.     Cara Rose Pocahontas County Convention & Visitors Bureau – Discussion and/or Action-Update on Convention & Visitors Bureau.

6:45 pm.     Beth Little – Discussion and/or Action-Lack of Emergency Procedure with Frontier.

7:00 pm.     Daniel Arbogast Pocahontas County Day Report Director – Discussion and/or Action- Monthly Update.

7:30 pm.

The following agenda items have not been assigned a time slot but will be addressed during today’s meeting.

  1. Discussion and/or Action – Approve Final Settlements and Orders.
  2. Approve Improper Charges.
  3. County Commission Mail Items/Concerns.
  4. Discussion and/or Action – Emma Eisenberg Contribution to Pocahontas County Commission.
  5. Discussion and/or Action – Peer Recovery Support Services Grant Application/Resolution.
  6. Discussion and/or Action – Approval of Pocahontas County Fire Association Standards of Operation.
  7. Discussion and/or Action – Change of Scope for Court Security Grant 17-CS-5 to Family Court Offices.
  8. Discussion and/or Action – Pocahontas County 911 Advisory Board-Appointment of Herby Barlow Three Year Term Expiring June 30, 2020.
  9. Discussion and/or Action – Approval of Pocahontas County Hotel Occupancy Tax Notice.
  10. Discussion and/or Action – Report from Counsel.
  11. 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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