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The County Commission is the governing body of a county. Jefferson County is served by five county commissioners each representing a different magisterial district of the county. The President and Vice President of the Commission are elected each year at the first meeting in January by the body.

 

 

  

 

 

 Jane M. Tabb, Vice President
Vinemont.farm@gmail.com
Middleway District
Term: January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2018

  

 

 

 

 

Patsy 

 

 

 
Patsy Noland, Commissioner
commissionerpnoland@gmail.com
Kabletown District
Term: January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2020

 

 

Dale 

 

 

 

Josh Compton, Commissioner
jjcompton05@gmail.com
Charles Town District
Term: January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2022

   

 

walt 

 

 

 

Caleb Wayne Hudson, Commissioner
calebhudsonforjeffersonwv@gmail.com
Shepherdstown District
Term: January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2022

 

 

  

 

 Peter Onoszko, President
ponoszko@aol.com

 

Harpers Ferry District
 Term: July 21,2016 - December 31, 2018

 

 

  

 

Duties of the County Commission:

The Constitution of the State of West Virginia outlines the duties performed by the office of county commission (Section 11, Article 9). Other duties and responsibilities are specified in Chapter 7 of the West Virginia Code. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Custodian of all deeds and other papers presented for record in the county
  • Administration of internal police and fiscal affairs of the county
  • Authority to lay and disburse county levies as prescribed by law
  • Judge of election, qualification , canvass and return of all county and district offices
  • Preparation and adoption of budget for all county offices
  • Jurisdiction in all matters of probate
  • Appoint guardians for minor children, receive court settlements generally
  • Own and maintain county property
  • Sit as a Board of Review and Equalization to hear appeals on property values for assessment purposes
  • Appoint Fiduciary Commissioners to oversee and settle certain estates as required
  • Appoint members of certain county boards, authorities and public service districts
  • Adopt ordinances and orders in areas of jurisdiction
  • Approve purchases and payments for all county elected offices

 

The Jefferson County Commission meets on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the County Commission meeting room located at the Old Charles Town Library 200 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, WV (Samuel Street entrance).

All agenda requests must be submitted by 12:00 noon the Thursday prior to the meeting.

 

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