LEWISBURG (WVDN) – The Greenbrier County Commission met on Tuesday, July 12, with Commissioners Lowell Rose and Michael F. McClung physically present at the meeting room in the Greenbrier County Courthouse and Commissioner Tammy Tincher attending remotely. Due to some technical difficulties, Tincher was delayed in her responses, but this was easily solved by allowing her to be the last to vote and to be the second on motions.
The commission announced they are considering adoption of the update to the building code at this time. Building code amendment 87CSR4, called the 2018 version, is available online to download from the West Virginia secretary of state’s office and a hard copy for viewing-only is in the building permits office at the Greenbrier County Courthouse. As reported before, this amendment is proposed to take effect starting Aug. 1.
Arts and Recreation grant fund transfers from savings to checking, for the 2022-23 projects, were made in the amount of $67,262.36.
Budget revisions included a revision to the coal severance budget to the courthouse maintenance and repair of $100,594.28 to adjust the fund balance for July 1, 2022.
The commission approved the new hire for home confinement, Jonathan Walker. Sheriff Bruce Sloan informed the commission that a second vacancy remains to be filled.
The Big Draft Waterline (a TIP project) submitted an invoice for the contractor under design and construction of $72,225.03 which was approved for payment by commission vote.
Before adjournment fiduciary clerk Cindy Alley stated that among the estates to be closed on this date included those of two previous County employees. The three Commissioners acknowledged the loss of their colleagues who were previously employed in the assessor’s office.