City Hall News: April 20-24, 2020
Elkins W. Va., April 18, 2020: City council meets Tuesday at 7 p.m. in virtual special session. (Login information and the full agenda are available here: www.cityofelkinswv.com/login.) All West Virginia cities and counties must meet on the third Tuesday of every April to finalize their annual budgeting process by “laying the levy,” or formally setting the in-city property tax rate. (In the budget council takes up at Tuesday’s meeting, this rate is proposed to be unchanged from last year.)
Work continues Monday on a partially blocked sewer main under Randolph Avenue and may extend for several days. The city is working in collaboration with the West Virginia Division of Highways to solve the problem as quickly as possible; however, it is not yet certain how long the job will take.
Collaboration is also ongoing between city officials and various local, state, and national agencies working together to counter the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes regular conference calls and webinars with the Randolph County Office of Emergency Management, Health Department, and other agencies focused on county-level efforts; the West Virginia Municipal League to discuss topics related to orders and relief funds pertaining to cities; and others.
Although city hall is closed to the public, all city departments are operating under modified procedures to reduce infection risk to the public and city employees. To contact a city employee, use department contact information available on the city website: www.cityofelkinswv.com.
Reducing infection risk is also the reason why the city can no longer accept trash that is not in a standard, tied trash bag. This is a measure to protect not only crucial city employees but the public at large.
City Hall News: Week of December 4, 2023
Elkins W. Va., December 1, 2023: The Rules and Ordinances Committee, the Tree Board, City Council, and the Sanitary Board meet the week of December 4. The Rules and Ordinances Committee meets Monday at 3:30 p.m. Items on the agenda include continuing […]Read More
City Hall News: Week of November 27, 2023
Leaf collection from the city of Elkins has been extended one more week. Normal operation will continue the rest of the week of November 27. Starting Monday, December 4, anyone who needs leaves picked up should place them in bags and contact […]Read More
City Hall News: Week of November 20, 2023
Elkins W. Va., November 17, 2023: City Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday (11/23-24) in observance of Thanksgiving. Garbage collection scheduled times will change the week of November 20. If your garbage is usually picked up on MONDAYS or THURSDAYS, this […]Read More
City Hall News: Week of November 13, 2023
Elkins W. Va., November 9, 2023: The Municipal Properties Committee, the Finance Committee, and City Council will meet the week of November 13. The Municipal Properties Committee meets Monday at 11:00 a.m. Items on the agenda include: architect’s update concerning sanitation garage; […]Read More
City Hall News: Week of November 6, 2023
Elkins W. Va., November 3, 2023: The Public Safety Committee, the Rules & Ordinances Committee, and the Planning Commission will meet the week of November 6. The Public Safety Committee meets Monday at 10:00 a.m. to hear reports and updates from public […]Read More
City Hall News: Week of October 30, 2023
The Sanitary Board and City Council will meet the week of October 30. The Sanitary Board meets Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. in special session. The agenda may be adjusted through Monday. Items on the agenda include: creation of CSO Inspector/Pretreatment Coordinator Position […]Read More