City Hall News for Week of June 28, 2021

Elkins, W. Va., June 26, 2021: Meeting next week are the Elkins Sanitary Board and the Elkins Planning Commission. Business license renewals are due Wednesday, and council meets Thursday.

The Sanitary Board, which oversees the city’s sewer system, meets Monday at 3:15 to review invoices and financial statements. The board will hear an update on the Phase II Sewer Project (sewer/stormwater separation project). More about this project:

City business license renewals are due to the Treasurer’s Department by Wednesday. B&O taxes must be current in order for your renewal to be processed.

Meeting virtually Thursday at 1 p.m., the Elkins Planning Commission—which has been at work updating the city’s zoning laws since 2016—is set to finalize its proposed draft and forward it to council. The commission will present an overview of the proposed ordinance to council on July 21. Log-in information for Thursday’s meeting is here:

Council meets Thursday at 7 p.m. The agenda may be adjusted through Tuesday. Current items include the final readings of ordinances revising statutory language concerning the Elkins Tree Board, abandonment of public rights-of-way, and nuisance properties. Also receiving a final reading is an ordinance finalizing the recent codification and publication of city ordinances. The city’s external affairs specialist will present an orientation to the city website.

To further protect public and employee safety, Operations Department staff members will undergo flagger/barricade training this week, courtesy of the West Virginia Rural Water Association.

Unless otherwise stated, the above meetings are in person at Elkins City Hall. Meeting times and agendas are available here:


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