By: Sutton StokesJanuary 31, 2021

City Hall News: Week of Feb. 1, 2021

Elkins, W. Va., January 30, 2021: Next week will see meetings of the Elkins Tree Board, Elkins Common Council, and council’s Economic Growth and Development (EGAD) Committee, all virtual. Two major infrastructure projects also kick off.

On Monday, excavations begin on Railroad Avenue as part of Phase II of the city’s sewer/stormwater separation project, with the goal of reducing sewage overflows to the Tygart River during heavy storm events. Also starting Monday is the replacement of remote-read meters for all city water customers. More about the sewer project: More about water meter replacement:

At its Tuesday 5:30 p.m. virtual meeting, the Elkins Tree Board will consider a proposed new member and the purchase of new trees.

The agenda for the EGAD Committee’s virtual meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday includes a review of the city’s strategic plan and ongoing discussions of annexation options.

Council meets virtually on Thursday at 7 p.m. The only agenda item so far is consideration of the nomination of a new member to the Elkins Board of Zoning Appeals. Additional items may be added to this agenda through Tuesday.

Next week’s meetings are all virtual. Login information may be found here two days in advance of each meeting:



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Parking Announcement

Beginning May 14, 2018, the Elkins Police Department will be monitoring and issuing citations for vehicles parked facing against the flow of traffic per W.Va. Code § 17C-13-4(a). This activity occurs primarily in residential neighborhoods and presents a significant safety concern for […]

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COE Strategic Plan

Since late 2017 City of Elkins’ elected and appointed officials have been working on a strategic plan for the City and it is nearly ready for adoption. With the help of a highly experienced and qualified facilitator, officials met in February 2018 […]

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Police Civil Service Testing

The City of Elkins Policeman’s Civil Service Commission has announced testing dates for entry-level officers. For general information on how the civil service process works and how the City utilizes this process to fill vacant positions, click here. If you are interested in […]

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