City Hall News: March 16-20, 2020
Elkins W. Va., March 14, 2020: Monday sees the regular meeting of the Elkins Sanitary Board at 3:15 p.m. The sanitary board oversees the city’s wastewater (i.e., sewage) collection system and treatment plant. At this week’s meeting, the board will hear an update on the upcoming Phase II Sewer Project and review invoices and financial statements. The Phase II Sewer Project is the final component of a 2012 consent decree between Elkins and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, requiring the city to install separate stormwater lines in certain parts of the city to reduce sewage overflows to the river during heavy rain events.
Administrative officers and council’s Finance Committee continue work on the budget for fiscal year 2021 this week. After administrative officers finetune their requests and recommendations Monday, the committee meets in special session on Tuesday at 9 a.m. for further budget discussions.
The Elkins Historic Landmarks Commission meets at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Darden House (next door to city hall). Council’s Municipal Properties Committee meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Later that same day, at 5 p.m., the Elkins Parks and Recreation Commission meets at the Phil Gainer Community Center.
The agenda for Thursday’s council meeting will not be finalized until Tuesday, when—in addition to being posted in the city hall lobby and in the kiosk on Davis Avenue—it will also be uploaded to the city website. Agenda items submitted so far include a request from the fire department for permission to apply for a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from FEMA (to fund new firefighter positions) and the proposed reappointment of the city attorney.
All council and committee meetings are open to the public and, unless otherwise stated, held at city hall (401 Davis Avenue). More information: www.cityofelkinswv.com.
Expanded Online Payment Options Now Available
City of Elkins customers can now access expanded online payment options starting soon, with the launch of the city’s new InvoiceCloud electronic payment and billing platform. The city’s previous online payments processor, PSN, has merged with InvoiceCloud, and the new platform will […]Read More
Road Closure: Flood Control Road, April 26
Flood Control Road will be closed between Andrews Street and Georgetown Road on Wednesday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please choose an alternate route.Read More
Training: Addressing Stigma
Did you know that most people who seek recovery from addiction do succeed? It’s true: Addiction, or substance use disorder, is a treatable chronic health condition. But negative attitudes about people suffering from this disorder make recovery much harder than it needs […]Read More
Half Mast Flag: Senator Harry Reid
The U.S. flag at Elkins City Hall is at half mast in honor of the life and legacy of U.S. Senator Harry Reid. See Governor Justice’s proclamation here.Read More
City Hall News: Week of January 10, 2022
Meeting this week are the Elkins Tree Board, the Elkins Planning Commission, the Elkins Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Elkins Police Civil Service Commission. Also meeting are council’s Public Safety Committee, Rules & Ordinances Committee, and Personnel Committee. Christmas trees will […]Read More
Council Committee Diary: October 2021
Following is a summary of committee work from the month of October 2021. Most council agenda items originate in one of council’s standing or ad hoc committees. You can learn more about council committees here and find meeting times and agendas here. […]Read More