By: Sutton StokesOctober 17, 2020

City Hall News: October 17, 2020

Elkins, W. Va., October 17, 2020: Next week’s meetings include those of the Elkins Sanitary Board, which oversees the city’s sewer system, the Elkins Historic Landmarks Commission, and the Elkins Parks and Recreation Commission. The regularly scheduled meeting of council’s Municipal Properties Committee is postponed, with its new date to be announced.

The Sanitary Board meets Monday in city hall at 3:15 p.m. for agenda items including actions related to the bonds recently issued by council for the Phase II Sewer Project. (For more information about this project:

The Historic Landmarks Commission meets on Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Darden House (next door to city hall). The Parks and Recreation Commission meets Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Phil Gainer Community Center (142 Robert E. Lee Ave. Ext.).

As of Friday, the street sweeper has concluded its 2020 operating season. Street sweeper parking rules will not be enforced until the resumption of street sweeper operations in 2021.

Leaf pick up begins Monday, October 19, 2020 and continues for the rest of the fall, until either all leaves have been collected or snow has started falling. To make use of this service, rake leaves into piles in the grassy area between the curb and the sidewalk or bag up leaves for pick up.

There is no announced schedule for leaf collection by neighborhood or ward; crews will target areas that have the most leaves ready for collection. Contact the Operations Division at (304)-636-1414, ext. 1437 to report the location of bagged leaves for pick up. More information:

Utility bill payments and in-city fire protection service fees (included on utility bills) are due Monday.


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