§5B-2-2. Appointment and compensation of the Executive Director of the West Virginia Development Office


Published: 2015

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WVC 5 B- 2 - 2

§5B-2-2. Appointment and compensation of the Executive Director of

the West Virginia Development Office.

     (a) The Governor shall appoint the Executive Director of the

West Virginia Development Office who is qualified for the position

by reason of his or her extensive education and experience in the

field of professional economic development. The executive director

serves at the will and pleasure of the Governor. The executive

director shall have overall management responsibility and

administrative control and supervision within the West Virginia

Development Office. It is the intention of the Legislature that the

executive director provide professional and technical expertise in

the field of professional economic and tourism development..

Subject to the provisions of the contract provided in section four

of this article, the executive director may hire and fire economic

development representatives employed pursuant to the provisions of

section five of this article.

     (b) The Executive Director of the West Virginia Development

Office may promulgate rules to carry out the purposes and programs

of the West Virginia Development Office to include generally the

programs available and the procedure and eligibility of

applications relating to assistance under the programs. These rules

are not subject to the provisions of chapter twenty-nine-a of this

code, but shall be filed with the Secretary of State. The executive

director may adopt any of the rules previously promulgated by the

council for community and economic development.





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