City Hall News: Week of March 15, 2021
Elkins, W. Va., March 13, 2021: Meeting next week are the Elkins council and its Personnel, Public Safety, and Municipal Properties Committees. The Elkins Sanitary Board and the Elkins Planning Commission also meet, and the Elkins Tree Board is offering a tree-pruning workshop.
The Personnel Committee, meeting at 1 p.m. on Monday, will consider a proposal to increase the Elkins Fire Department’s number of civil-service firefighter positions from seven to nine.
Also on Monday, at 3:15 p.m., the Elkins Sanitary Board—which manages the city’s sewer system—will review invoices, including for the ongoing sewer/stormwater separation project, and financial statements.
Meeting Tuesday at 10 a.m. is council’s Public Safety Committee, which will discuss ongoing enforcement efforts concerning properties located at 898 Cole Avenue, 58/60 Eleventh Street, and 1 First Street.
On Tuesday, at 12 p.m., the Elkins Tree Board and W. Va. Division of Forestry urban foresters will offer a free, public tree-pruning workshop in Glendale Park. Bring gloves and tools if you have them and meet at the park office; no registration required.
The Elkins Planning Commission meets virtually on Tuesday at 1 p.m. to elect officers and continue its ongoing project of updating the city’s zoning laws. (Login information: www.CityOfElkinsWV.com/council-and-committee-meetings)
There is a Wednesday, 9 a.m. meeting of council’s Municipal Properties Committee. The committee will discuss the Elkins Main Street Streetscape plan, hear an update on the city-hall parking lot project, and consider the creation of public flower gardens.
Council meets Wednesday at 7 p.m. The agenda may be adjusted through Monday. Current items include the final reading of an ordinance establishing a water board (similar to the city’s sanitary board), a proposal to change the parking enforcement position from part to full time, and consideration of proposed FY 2022 budgets for the General, Landfill, and Coal Severance Funds.
More than 800 new remote-read water meters have been installed as part of the citywide water-meter replacement project. Utility bills and in-city fire-protection service fees are due no later than March 17. Anyone with questions about utility bills should call (304) 636-1414, ext. 1715 or 1720.
Unless otherwise stated, the above meetings are being held in person (not virtually). Committee meetings are held in the council chamber at city hall, and council meets at the Phil Gainer Community Center.
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