County approves ACS payment
Tyler County Clerk Teresea Hamilton presented commissioner’s with the bill from ACS Scanning for the final payment on the scanning of the books at the courthouse. The final bill included extra scanning and tagging of 12,174 pages. Hamilton said the work has been completed. Final payment in the amount of $2,313.06 was approved unanimously by the commission on Feb. 24.
Jennifer Wetzel, from the Tyler County Victim’s Advocate office, appeared before the commission to seek approval for the annual victim’s advocate grant. She said the amount of the grant this year is $35,000, which is an increase over last year. The commissioners voted unanimously to approve the request.
Don Williams from the Diabetes Camp presented the commissioners with a plaque of appreciation for their support of the Diabetes Camp of W.Va.
He said the camp is for children ages six through 16. Children from Tyler County participate and the camp couldn’t happen without the support from the counties. He asked for their continued support. Williams also presented a plaque of appreciation to Office of Emergency Management Director Tom Cooper for his support and the help his office provides.
Hamilton also presented the commissioner’s an estimate for lighting for the back office.
She said the office is occupied by three employees and the present lighting is not sufficient. The estimate is for four lights installed at a cost of $868.26. Commissioner’s unanimously approved the request.
Heather Weekley director of the Sistersville Public Library, sent a request for continued financial support of $3,000 for this coming budget season. Weekley was unable to be at the meeting because of surgery. No action was taken.
The commissioner’s approved a request from the Honorable Judge David Hummel for Wi-Fi in the circuit court. This would be high speed internet. The approval was unanimous.
Approval was also given for a cordless phone for the county clerk’s office.
Cooper received approval for a $39,969 reimbursement grant and he reported receiving a check for the training grant in the amount of $4,000.
Commissioner John Stender reported the 4-H needs a wood burning stove. He also said they are looking at a small building to store the tractor.
He said the rates at the 4-H would be increasing a small amount.
Jackson Hayes, assessor, presented the commissioners with the tax exonerations. Hamilton read the fiduciary report. Both were unanimously approved, as were the minutes from the Feb. 10 meeting.