Housing Authority holds first meeting


Martha Sparks - [email protected]



LOGAN, W.Va. — The newly appointed Logan County Housing Authority held their first meeting Thursday, May 19, with three of the five members present.

On Wednesday, May 18, during a special meeting, the Logan County Commission established the authority, selecting Roger Ramey, Scotty Dingess, Joel McNeely, Tommy Crosby and Thomas Beckette as commissioners.

Virginia Lewis, with VLB Consults Inc., guided Ramey, Dingess and McNeely in what was mainly an organizational meeting.

Ramey was selected as Chairman Pro Tem, Dingess was selected as Vice Chairman and McNeely was selected as Secretary/Treasurer Pro Tem.

Commissioners also adopted the following resolutions:

— Established the laws and by-laws of the authority

— Annual meeting to be held each May and regular meetings to be held the second Wednesday each month at 3 p.m. at the Logan County Commission building at 325 Stratton Street

— Design of the authority’s seal that is used on all legal documents

— Accepted ownership of property known as the Stratton Street Division of Highways for the development of affordable housing within the county

— Accepted ownership of property at Earling for the development of affordable housing within the county

— Accepted an option to assign the Stratton Street property to Logan Senior Housing; approved a lease option agreement, dependent of Logan County Commission Attorney Brian Abraham’s approval, for the Stratton Street property; developer of the property is AU Associates of Lexington, Ky.

— Accepted a lease for the Earling property to Earling Village Housing LC, depending on approval fro Abraham

The next regular meeting of the Logan County Housing Authority will be June 8 at 3 p.m.

Martha Sparks

[email protected]

Martha Sparks can be reached at 304-752-6950, ext. 1728, or via Twitter at @MarthaSparks

Martha Sparks can be reached at 304-752-6950, ext. 1728, or via Twitter at @MarthaSparks

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