Boil Water Notice: Update

The Boil Water Notice issued on Wednesday is still in effect; results of testing are expected back early Friday (February 8) afternoon.

Boil Water Notice hotline:  304-637-3582.

Voter Registration Closes on February 12

As per state law, “Voter registration before an election shall close on the twenty-first day before the election.”

The municipal election will be held on March 5, so registration for that election closes on Tuesday, February 12. Please note that it is the Randolph County Clerk who handles voter registration. That office is located in the Randolph County Courthouse; their phone number is (304) 636-0543.

If you are already registered to vote for county and state elections, there is no need to make a special registration for city elections.

City Council Meets Tonight

Elkins Common Council meets tonight at 7 p.m. in council chambers on the second floor of city hall. Click here for a copy of the agenda.

City Hall Now Accepts Plastic

From the Treasurer’s Office: “The city of Elkins now accepts debit and credit cards for payment of utility bills. The fee for using debit cards is $2.50 per payment; the fee for using credit cards starts at $2.50 per payment. Please call the Treasurer’s Office with any questions: 304-636-1414, ext. 1318.”

Boil Water Notice: 2nd, 3rd, 4th Wards

The City of Elkins has issued a Boil Water Notice for the following areas in the City:  2nd Ward, 3rd Ward, and 4th Ward starting on Sycamore Street and including the area north of Sycamore Street, Crystal Springs, and Highland Park.  This is also in effect for customers of the Huttonsville Public Service District and the Leadsville Public Service District.  Customers in other areas of the City may experience cloudy water, but the Boil Water Notice does not include them.

Click here to download a PDF file of our “Boil Water FAQs” brochure.

Water Line Break: Gorman Avenue

There is a 12” water line break on Gorman Ave.; no further details are available at this moment, but updates will be posted as soon as possible.


Street Committee Agenda


401 Davis Avenue
Room 315, 3rd Floor
February 06, 2013
1:00 p.m.

1. Call to order and roll call

2. Agenda adjustments

3. Public comment

4. Informational presentation

5. Consent calendar

a. Minutes proposed for the meeting of January 02, 2013.

6. Unfinished business

a. Wilson Street Swinging Bridge
b. List of alleys to be considered for abandonment
c. Letter from City resident Bob Cowgill

7. New business

a. Request from Davis Health System Foundation
b. Spring Clean-up
c. TV river Clean-up
d. Wees Historic District TE Grant FY 2011
e. Elkins Crosswalk Safety Project TE Grant FY 2012

8. Announcements

a. Street Department – Meth Lab Recognition Training Course

9. Adjournment

Water Leak Repair/Service Interruptions: Marro Drive, Goff Street

The COE Water Distribution department is repairing a water leak on Marro Drive and water may be off in this area for a short period of time.  There is also a water leak on Goff Street that the Water Distribution department will be repairing as soon as possible.

City of Elkins Water Bulletin Board: 304-637-3582.

Pending Early-Voting Change

Last night, in a special-called meeting, council approved an ordinance that would change the city’s early voting period. This ordinance must be read and approved a second time; the second reading is docketed for the meeting of February 7.

If council approves this ordinance on second reading at that meeting, the new early voting period will be as follows:

February 20-March 2 (includes two Saturdays: Feb. 23 and March 2)


  • Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

If you have questions, please contact the city clerk: 304-636-1414, ext. 1211.

Water Committee Agenda: Feb. 4, 2:30 p.m.

Water Committee Agenda


401 Davis Avenue
Room 315, 3rd Floor
Monday, February 4, 2013
2:30 p.m.


1.      Call to order and roll call

2.      Agenda adjustments

3.      Public comment

4.      Informational presentation

5.      Consent calendar: Minutes proposed for the meeting of January 14, 2013.

6.      Unfinished business

    • Phone system for the Water Distribution/Utility Billing departments
    • Water Plant and Distribution Project
    • Water Rate Increase

7.      New business

    • Annual TV River Clean-up
    • Town of Beverly Water usage

8.      Announcements

9.      Adjournment