WVC 17 - 10 - 16
§17-10-16. Claims of contractors and others.
All claims of any contractor or others, which may, under the
provisions of this chapter, be due to such contractor or other
persons for labor done or materials furnished in and about the
construction, reconstruction or improvement of a road or bridge
under the jurisdiction of the county court, shall be presented to
the county court at the proper session thereof, and if found
correct, shall, upon the order or warrant of such court, signed
by the president and clerk thereof, be paid by the sheriff. No
claim shall be paid by the county court until a thorough
investigation of its validity has been made.