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Tyler County Commission Holds Regular Meeting

By Randy Rutherford - Staff Writer | Oct 28, 2020

The Tyler County Commisson held their regualrly scheduled meeting on October 20. The meeting began with the approval of a new security system for Sistersville General Hospital. Todd Stricker, Director of Nursing, brought to the attention of the commissioners the need for a new system. The cost for the system of $20,157.61 will be paid with the money the county received for COVID-19.

Cathy Post, American Legion Auxiliary President for the Department, addressed the commissioners regarding the location of the Gold Star Mothers Living Memorial. Post was asking if a site had beed chosen so she could move forward with fundraising. Commissioner Mike Smith said the property across form Author I. Boreman Elementary School was currently being surveyed to determine where the lines were and that the project was moving forward.

Tom Cooper, director of the Tyler Co. Office of Emergency Management, advised the commissioners that he is still waiting for the state to get back to him regarding the grant money to place three new signs across the county. The issue was tabled until the next meeting.

Luke Furbee, Prosecuting Attorney for Tyler County, asked the commissioners to have their contract with WYK for the building of the E-911 center to be reviewed by a law firm that has more experience in constructuion contracts before they move forward with approval.

The next scheduled meeting is Nov. 10 at 9 AM in the Courthouse.