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By: Melody HimesApril 30, 2018

Parking Announcement

Beginning May 14, 2018, the Elkins Police Department will be monitoring and issuing citations for vehicles parked facing against the flow of traffic per W.Va. Code § 17C-13-4(a). This activity occurs primarily in residential neighborhoods and presents a significant safety concern for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic. This is not a new law, but the City recognizes that it has not been routinely enforced and is therefore offering this notification so that residents may have the opportunity to correct their parking habits prior to the issuance of a citation.

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Proclamation Declares the Month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Elkins W. Va., February 11, 2024: Mayor Jerry Marco has officially declared the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in the city of Elkins, West Virginia. This proclamation comes as a critical step in raising awareness and fostering community-wide action […]

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Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Information

Elkins W. Va., March 22, 2024: At Thursday’s meeting, Elkins City Council unanimously approved a General Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2025 that is about $600,000 more than the FY 2024 budget and maintains the city’s property-tax rates at current levels. Fiscal […]

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Elkins Launches New Emergency Notification System

Elkins W. Va., March 20, 2024: The City of Elkins is pleased to announce the implementation of a new mass notification system aimed at strengthening emergency communication capabilities within the community. This system will enable the city to disseminate crucial information to […]

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City of Elkins Successfully Removes 11 Dilapidated Structures with DLAP Grant Funding

Elkins W. Va., March 18, 2024: The City of Elkins announces the successful demolition of 11 dilapidated structures throughout the city, made possible through grant funding provided by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) under the Dilapidated Properties Program (DLAP). […]

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Elkins Receives Clean Audit for Fiscal Year 2023

Elkins W. Va., March 8, 2024: City of Elkins received high marks on its latest annual audit, Elkins City Treasurer Tracy Judy reported to council last night. West Virginia cities must undergo yearly audits, per state law. This audit, which examined financial […]

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Elkins Fire Department Offering Free Smoke Detectors

Elkins W. Va., March 7, 2024: With Daylight Savings approaching on Sunday, March 10, the Elkins Fire Department recommends that residents change the batteries in their smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. It is estimated that more than 2,000 people die each […]

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