County Receives Care Funds

The Hancock County Commission announced that it had received $1.2 million in CARES Act funds at its Oct. 22nd meeting. The Federal funds will assist the countyin the extraordinary costs incurred during the COVID pandemic. Commission President Joe Barnabei praised the diligence and hard work of Finance Manager Karen LaScola and Emergency Services Director Jeremy Ober in preparing the application for the funds.
Chief Deputy Art Watson said the Sheriff’s office will once again be on hand Halloween evening to scan all Halloween candy through the X-Ray machine.
Carol Scheerbaum, WVU extension office, told the Commissioners she will be attending training for certification as an ATV trainer for youth and adults.
In other business, the Commission:
**Approved an amended Teen Court order. The order was amended to authorize counties to adopt a mandatory fee when the county institutes a Teen Court Program to fund the program.
**Approved payment of Assessor’s extra duties;
**Approved a Securities Release and Substitution Order request for Hancock County Savings Bank;
**Accepted the resignation of Autumn Moninger;
**Approved the advertisement for a part-time 4-H & Youth Program Assistant for the WVU Extension Service Office;
**Appointed Amanda Alexander as Fiduciary Commissioner for Hancock County for a term beginning Oct.22 2020 to Oct. 22, 2021;