LOGAN, W.Va. — The Logan County Commission met Thursday, June 23, for their last meeting in June. First on the agenda was the approval of minutes from the May 16 and may 26 Board of Canvas meeting, special meeting on sober living homes on May 31, and the June 7 regular commission meeting.
Municipalities in the county was presented excess levy checks with Logan, Man and Chapmanville receiving a check for $24,000 each and Mitchell Heights and West Logan each receiving a check for $6,500.
The Commission approved funding requests from the Logan Wildcat Summer Baseball team for $500, Man 13U Travel Baseball team and the Man Warriors 12U Baseball team of $500 each and the Logan Area Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation was approved for $1,000.
The Mitchell Heights drainage problem discussion was tabled until the next Commission meeting set for Tuesday, July 5, due to contractor’s invoice being presented and the Commission did not have the time to examine the invoice.
Logan County Sheriff Sonya Porter requested the hiring of Barry Mynes as a deputy sheriff which was approved.
A letter of commitment for $200,000 by the Logan County Commission for Phase IV of the Big Harts Water Expansion project was presented for Commission President Danny Godby to sign. Phase IV of the project will complete the effort to supply water to residents in the Big Harts area. Logan County Administrator Rocky Adkins said if a request for a Small Cities Block Grant is approved, work on Phase IV would begin in 2018.
Several were reappointed to organizational boards: Claude Williams was reappointed to a four year term on the Solid Waste Authority Board; Eugene Adkins was reappointed to a five year term on the Board of Health; William “Tootie” Carter was reappointed to a six year term on the Buffalo Creek Public Service District and Willie D. Akers Jr. and Allyn Sue Barker were each reappointed to a three year term on the Corridor G Regional Development Authority Board.
A department report from the Logan County Animal Shelter revealed no animals were euthanized during the month of June.
The next Commission meeting will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 5.
Martha Sparks can be reached at 304-752-6950, ext. 1728, or via Twitter at @MarthaSparks