A decision was made at the regular County Commission meeting on Thursday, February 15, 2018, that effective May 1, 2018, for a trial period until October 2018, the Jefferson County Commission will begin a new regular Commission meeting schedule. The Commission hold its regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. on the first (1st) Thursday and at 6:00 p.m. on the third (3rd) Thursday. When applicable, the Commission will meet on the fifth (5th) Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Unless otherwise noted, the meetings will be held in the Jefferson County Commission Meeting Room located in the basement of the Old Charles Town Library at 200 East Washington Street, Charles Town, West Virginia, 25414. Special and Emergency sessions may be called as needed, and the times and locations of these sessions will be noted on the front page of the agenda.
As provided by law, the Clerk of the County Commission shall post at the front door of the Courthouse, notice of the time and place fixed and entered of record by the County Commission for the holding of regularly scheduled sessions. Should any such session fall on a holiday, the session shall be cancelled or held on an alternate day decided by the County Commission. If an alternate day is scheduled or a meeting is cancelled, notice of such alternate day or cancellation shall be posted at the front door of the Courthouse. Media shall be notified of said alternate day or cancellation of session as soon as possible. The Jefferson County Commission meets the first, third, and, if applicable, fifth Thursday of each month.
As provided by law, the County Commission may hold special sessions, whenever the public interests may require, to be called by the president with the concurrence of the majority of the County Commissioners. In the event a special session is called, the Clerk of the County Commission shall post at the front door of the Courthouse at least (2) days before a special session is to be held a notice stating the time, place and purpose for which such special session shall be held. Jurisdiction of said special session is confined to such business as the public shall have been notified in the call of the special session. If the special session is cancelled, notice of such cancellation shall be posted at the front door of the courthouse. Media shall be notified of such special session or cancellation as soon as possible.
As provided by law, regular session and special session requirements shall not apply in the event of any emergency requiring immediate official action. In the event of any emergency requiring immediate official action, the Clerk of the Commission shall post at the front door of the Courthouse notice of the meeting at any time prior to the meeting. The meeting notice shall state the time, place and purpose of the meeting and the facts and circumstances of the emergency. Media shall be notified of emergency sessions as soon as possible.