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Lewis County West Virginia.

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Lewis County Commissioners:

Robert S. Stewart III


Agnes G. Queen


Roderick B. Wyman



County Administrator

Sherry Rogers

Assistant Administrator

Phone: 304-269-8200

Fax: 304-269-2416

Lewis County Courthouse

110 Center Avenue

Weston, WV 26452

County Commission President, Agnes Queen, stands with Commissioners, Robert Stewart and Roderick Wymam, while posing for a group photo.

Lewis County Commission

The County Commission is the governing body of a county. Lewis County is served by three county commissioners, each representing a different magisterial district of the county. Commissioners serve in part-time positions with an annual salary in Lewis County of $44, 722 as determined by WV Code. The President of the Commission is elected each year, at the first meeting in January, by the body.

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 Lewis County Commission meets every Tuesday at 10 AM at the Commission Office located at 110 Center Avenue, 2nd Floor, Weston, WV 26452 (unless otherwise noted). All appointments with the commission must be scheduled by 9:30 AM on the Wednesday prior to the meeting. Notice of all meetings is provided to the public and all meetings are open to the public.

Additional Links:
County Commissioners' Association of West Virginia

National Association of Counties

West Virginia Association of Counties

County Commission President, Agnes Queen, stands alongside County Comissioners, Robert Stewart and Roderick Wyman, while posing for a photo during a groundbreaking ceremony.
Members of County Commission pose for a group photo while attending a conference.
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