City Hall News: Week of Oct. 17, 2022

Meeting this week are the Elkins Sanitary Board, the Elkins Historic Landmarks Commission, and the Elkins Parks and Recreation Commission. Also meeting is council’s Municipal Properties Committee. Council meets Thursday at 7 p.m.

The Sanitary Board meets Monday at 10 a.m. There are two new business items on the agenda: sewer system invoices and purchase of a utility bed/crane. The board is also still working on the Teaberry Hills and Sylvester Drive sewer issue, North Randolph Avenue sewer extension, the water/wastewater needs assessment, a contract with Dewaine Corley/C-Com, and the foam-filled sewer line under Randolph Avenue.

The Historic Landmarks Commission meets Tuesday at 4 p.m. to continue discussion of leases and a new location for meetings.

The Municipal Properties Committee meets Wednesday at 9 a.m. to discuss tree grates and ash bins.

The Elkins Parks and Recreation Commission meets at the Phil Gainer Community Center Wednesday at 5 p.m. The agenda is not yet posted.

Council meets Thursday at 7 p.m. The agenda is not yet final and may be adjusted through Tuesday. Known items include memoranda of understanding with the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office to participate in several opioid-related cases and their eventual settlements as a non-litigating local government, consideration of a request for an easement to allow Gambill Entertainment to install a permanent utility pole on city property, consideration of a request to waive bidding requirements for a truck for the Street Department, and first readings of one ordinance to amend the new zoning code and one to regulate nuisance animal noise.

At Thursday’s council meeting, there will also be presentation from Woodlands Development & Lending and Envision Elkins.

The schedule for the free monthly bulk pickups program is changing this week. Learn more:

All meetings are open to the public and, unless otherwise stated, held at Elkins City Call (401 Davis Avenue). Find agendas and other meeting information here:

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