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' Morrisey praises swift action by Congress to stop stream buffer rule West Virginia Attorney states in challenging the General Patrick Morrisey rule in court. Their lawsuit praised the U.S. House and seeks a permanent injunc- Senate for taking action tion, in addition to a court to strip implementation of order declaring that the rule former President Obama's violates federal law and un- stream buffer rule. constitutionally sidesteps In January, Ohio Attorney Congress. General Mike DeWine and The regulation fails to Attorney General Morrisey respect state control over led a coalition of states urg- mining regulations as re- ing Congress to use its power quired by Congress and un- under the Congressional Re- necessarily seeks to regulate view Act to disapprove the areas already monitored by rule so that it would have no other federal entities and the continuing force or effect, individual states, they said. Mon'isey said the regula- It also exceeds the Of- tion was a last-ditch attempt rice of Surface Mining by the Obama administra- Reclamation and Enforce- tion, and sought to prohibit ment's authority as it would any change to the land and broadly prohibit almost all environment around coal mining-related activity in mines- "an unrealistic stan- a specified stream buffer dard clearly designed to zone, subject longwall min- eliminate an activity crucial ing to unrealistic standards to the economic lifeblood of and set forth increased wa- West Virginia and the ener- ter sampling requirements gy needs of the country, that ignore local geology, The Congressional they said. Review Act establishes In late 2015, the attorneys streamlined procedures for general led 14 states in op- Congress to pass legislation posing the proposed regu- vetoing regulations within lations and calling for the 60 days of their issuance. Office of Surface Mining Doing so required a simple Reclamation and Enforce- majority of both chambers, ment to coordinate with Ohio and West Virginia states in drafting a balanced attorneys general, also in rule. Such cooperation did January, led a group of 13 not occur, they said. tm,em.,, Position Available: Parent Partner, RAU 6 Job Site: Regional Position, will be located in Lewisburg. Coverage area will include Braxton, Greenbrier, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Sum- mers and Webster counties. Minimum Requirements: The Parentof a child who was eligible for and received either WV Birth to Three services or Preschool Special Education Services. The successful candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED. Additional early childhood education or college experience will be considered. Job Description: The individual selected for this position must be willing to travel within our seven county area of Region 6 to promote Early Inter- vention services and complete child find activities. The Parent Partner will work directly with the Program Director who will as- sign all job duties and responsibilities. To Apply: Submit a resume and letter of interest to: Rachel T. Hamner, Pro- gram Director 1200 Harrison Ave. Suite 220 Elkins, WV 26241 or email to or fax to 304-637-2845 Deadline to Apply: March 3, 2017 by 4:30 pm All employees are at will employees MountainHeart Community Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer ES eI RIT T. EI .iEiW E!R H!I pip ~ DIE CH I,,_ ~,)T " II _ o VIE -i E C RIU m=IEIPIH I -----G E P U I -_~ ~ oZii~i_~ A D I E UIRIOIS E __ NZI vI E S C A ~lO N STA L 311D Greenbrier Mini Storage, Inc. Now Offering Climate ControJ VeT 25@ Ur/its 24-Hou~ Video SLmr\,'(}illorlf;f} Various Sizes Availablo LOCATED ON AIRPORT INDUSTRIAL PARK RD 304-497-3303 P E R S Ai A R D O )IE KI J A W G P A L I N E A A B S T E D I[:1 IN it- IF IO The Weekend Paper For The Greenbrier Valley - February 25, 2017 - Mountain Messenger - 9 [] The West Virginia Depart- ery two years and offers in- ment of Agriculture reminds formative presentations and the public about the upeom- demonstrations to farmers ing Appalachian Grazing with cattle, goats and sheep. Conference, Mar. 9-11, at Participants will hear from the Waterfront Plaza Hotel America's leading speak- in Morgantown. ers on strategies designed "This is another great op- to increase their profits. The portunity for West Virginia Appalachian Grazing Con- farmers to hear from the ference is a cooperative of leaders of the industry. From the Pennsylvania Depart- grass-based health to fencing ment of Agriculture, South- 101, participants will be able west Pennsylvania Project to learn better teohniques on Grass, USDA-Natural Re- a wide variety of topics," sources Conservation Ser- said Commissioner of Ag- vice in West Virginia and riculture Kent Leonhardt. Pennsylvania, West Virginia "Our goal at the Department Association of Conservation ofAgriculture is to grow our Districts, West Virginia Con- agriculture industries and we servation Agency, West Vir- are glad to play a small role ginia University Davis Col- in this conference." lege of Agriculture, Natural The conference is held ev- Resources and Design and Position Available: Interim Service Coordinator Job Site: Regional Position, will be located in either Lewisburg or Summersville. Coverage area will include Braxton, Nicholas, Summers and Webster counties. Minimum Requirements: BA in approved human services field such as elementary education, spe- cial education, sodal work or a relevant field related to child development as set by the WV Birth to Three Personnel Guide. Must be knowledgeable concerning Foundations in Early Intervention, Infantffoddler Development, Family Centered Services, Effective Team Practice, Evaluation and As- sessment, and Individual Family Service Plans. Job Description: Serves as the primary initial contact for children and their families; ensures the implementation of provisions for the WV Birth to Three program, Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) through the initial multidisciplinary evaluation and assessment process. Responsibilities: The general responsibilities of the ISC include: coordinates a multidisci- plinary evaluation and assessment for all children referred into the Birth to Three System; completes intake documents via face to face visits with family; explains to the family their procedural safeguards and rights under Part C of IDEA, FERPA, and HIPPA; obtains written consent for the evalu- ation and assessment process, including assisting families in the selection of their evaluation team; facilitation of the development of the initial IFSP for all eligible children; and completes all required documentation. To Apply: Submit a resume and letter of interest to: Rachel T. Hamner Program D rector 1200 Harrison Ave: ~umte 220 E kins, WV 26241 or ema to rham- ~x to 304~637,2845 Deadline to Apply: March 3, 2017 by 4:30 pm All employees are at will employees TOS RCH 1'8467359 ATA C.D 9 3 6 1 8 .4 7 ELY X-el 4 73 9186 B I C LOE 1 6 7 4 9 3 8 lib 8 49 5 1 3 6 7 EDO RMS TT- 7 6 3 8 9 5 1 4 ....~ __ __ EIT S l|l 9 741863 OIN S .-.~ .--. ~-. CIH E A-TZ- 6 8 4 3 5 7 9 1 L!E G A'REi 3 7 1 9 86 4 5 [] West Virginia University get up to speed on the most Extension Service, efficient and profitable prac- "Agriculture of. yester- flees the industry has to of- year is not the agriculture of fer." today. In an ever-evolving Many West Virginia Con- world, our farmers and ag- servation Districts are offer- ricultural businesses need to ing scholarships to cover the have the newest techniques conference fee. Call your lo- to compete," stated WVDA cal conservation district for Chief of Staff Norm Bailey. more information or visit the "This is a great opportunity conference website at: http:// for West Virginia farmers to I LEGAL I LEGAL NOTICE LET IT BE KNOWN THIS IS LEGAL NOTICE TO THE COUNTY OF GREENBRIER PUBLIC AND JUDICIAL 1st ACTION ENTER- PRISES, INC., D/B/A 1st ACTION BAIL BONDS HAS A RENEWAL HEARING SET TO CONTINUE THE BUSINESS OF BAIL BONDING IN GREENBRIER COUNTY MARCH 6, 201 7AT 11:00 A.M (CASE# 13-P-09) IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF GREENBRIER COUNTY. ANY ONE VOICING OBJECTION WITH RENEWAL NEEDS TO BEFORE MARCH 6, 20 1 7 WITH THE CIRCUIT COURT GREEN- BRIER OF COUNTY. i LEGAL I NOTICE OF GRANT APPLICATION AND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Notice is hereby given that Mountain Transit Authority is applying for a grant under 49 U.S.C. Section 5311. A general description of the grant proposal is as follows: Mountain Transit Authority is seeking ap- proximately $605,000 of FTA 49 U.S.C. Section 5311 and Local (in- cluding State) funding to provide operating assistance for MTA during Fiscal Year 2018. MTA intends to offer deviated fixed-route service to the general public, which includes services tailored to meet the needs of the eldedy and disabled. These services will be provided in the West Virginia counties of Nicholas, Greenbder and Webster. MTA currently provides the following services to meet the needs of eldedy and/or disabled individuals: 1 ) A call-a-ride service Monday through Friday in the Summersville area; 2) A check-point route Monday through Friday in the Lewisburg/Faidea area stopping at several apartment complexes; 3) Daily services to/from a Sheltered Workshop near Craigsville for the benefit of people in the Summersville-Richwood-Craigsville area; 4) Available transportation for the clients of Seneca Health Services; 5) Non-emergency Medical Transportation services in Nicholas County; 6) Lift-buses on every route; 7) MTA drivers that are ready to assist any passenger on or off the buses, or assist with parcels if the need is apparent. In order to ensure that the transportation needs of the disabled and elderly are being met, MTA requests that any interested party submit comments and/or suggestions on the service to MTA at the address below. Comments must be received by MTA before March 8, 2017. Should any 49 U.S.C. Section 5311 capital funds become avail- able, equipment to be purchased under this category may include, but not be limited to: buses, vans or other para.transit vehicles; ra- dios and communications equipment; passenger shelters; wheel- chair lifts and,restraints; computer hardware/software; spare parts or components; and, other durable goods. Persons interested in holding a public hearing regarding the possible procurement of capital equip- ment must submit a written request before March 8, 2017. MTA's operations will not have a significant impact on the environ- ment. Also, no persons, families or businesses will be displaced by this project. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, no person shall, on the grounds of race, color or national ongin, be excluded from partici- pation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discnmination under its program of transit service delivery and related benefits. If translation services of any type (written or oral) are needed, please contact Mountain Transit Authonty. The purpose of this notice is to afford affected citizens, private transportation providers, and other interested agencies an opportuni- ty to examine the proposal and offer comments and or recommenda- tions of the overall scope of the proposed project. The grant proposal will be available for public inspection and comment until March 8, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the offices of Mountain Transit Authonty. If requested, Mountain Transit Authority will schedule a public hearing to further discuss the grant application. For further information and/or submission of comments, please contact: Manager, Mountain Transit Authonty, 1096 Broad Street, Summersville, WV 26651. 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