City Hall News: Aug. 1, 2020
Elkins, W. Va., August 1, 2020: Elkins Common Council meets virtually on Thursday at 7 p.m. The agenda is not yet finalized but includes an ordinance revising municipal court fees, the second of three readings of an ordinance issuing bonds to finance the sewer/stormwater separation project, and an ordinance adopting the first recodification of city laws since 1991.
At Thursday’s meeting, council will also hear a presentation from the attorney advising members on the charter update process. Council will then begin public deliberations toward specific charter-change proposals. After Thursday’s meeting, next steps in the process will include, at a minimum, informal opportunities for questions and input from the public, a formal public hearing, and at least two additional public council meetings.
Utilities shutoffs, suspended since March, resume Wednesday. If you have not paid your June balance in full, including both new charges for June and any additional amounts listed as past due on your June bill, your account will be subject to shutoff as of Wednesday. New charges listed on your July bill, which will be mailed July 31, are not due until later in August and will not subject you to the August 5 round of shutoffs. Utility bills may be paid online (www.bit.ly/ElkinsBills), by mail, by phone, via the dropbox behind city hall, or in person.
The Elkins Firefighters Civil Service Commission meets Wednesday to plan for a round of civil service testing in the fall. Although there are currently no vacancies, it is necessary to test and be placed on the fire department’s list of eligible candidates to be considered for any future openings.
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