City Hall News: Week of Jan. 31, 2022

Meeting this week are the Elkins Planning Commission and the Elkins Tree Board. Council meets Thursday. B&O tax returns are due Monday.

Meeting virtually Tuesday at 5 p.m., the planning commission will consider applications for appointment to a vacant seat. The commission’s recommendation will be forwarded to council, which has appointment authority.

The tree board meets Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Darden House (next door to city hall) to plan this year’s workshops, volunteer days, and Arbor Day activities.

Council meets Thursday at 7 p.m. The agenda, which may be adjusted through Tuesday, currently includes revision of the city’s outdoor burning law; consideration of a request to abandon an unopened alley behind the new Riverview Apartments (formerly Allegheny Apartments); a change to council’s rules concerning order of meeting business; and a grant application by the Elkins Police Department to fund body-worn and vehicle-mounted cameras. The city clerk will present an update on progress toward goals set by council in its 2018-2023 Strategic Plan, and the chief operator of the water system will give a report.

Fourth quarter business and occupation (B&O) tax returns, as well as annual returns (for those businesses that file annually instead of quarterly), are due Monday.

All meetings are open to the public and, unless otherwise stated, held at Elkins City Call (401 Davis Avenue). Find agendas and other meeting information here:

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