By: Sutton StokesJune 12, 2022

City Hall News: Week of June 13, 2022

Meeting next week are council’s Public Safety Committee and Finance Committee, as well as the Elkins Parks and Recreation Commission. Council’s regular Thursday meeting has been moved to Tuesday, and Blue Grass Park has reopened.

The Public Safety Committee meets Monday at 10 a.m. The only new business item concerns traffic controls at downtown intersections.

The Finance Committee also meets Monday, at 11 a.m. The committee will take up requested budget revisions and consider a proposal from Invoice Cloud.

Council meets in special session Tuesday at 7 p.m. The final agenda includes the following new business items: request to transfer portions of Industrial Park Road and Riverbend Park Road to the W. Va. Department of Highways; request from Woodlands Development and Lending to place a generator and transformer in the Seneca Mall parking lot as part of the Tygart Hotel renovation; a grant application to fund purchase of a generator at the Wastewater Treatment Plant; renewal of the contract with Mitchell Tree Care on behalf of the Elkins Tree Board; and budget revisions recommended by the Finance Committee.

Meeting at the Phil Gainer Community Center on Wednesday at 5 p.m., the Parks and Recreation Commission will discuss skate park art; a draft of a design for an Elkins Riverfront Trail; a floor protector for the Phil Gainer Community Center; and plans for improvements at City Park.

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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Parking Announcement

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COE Strategic Plan

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Police Civil Service Testing

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