City Hall News: Week of May 16, 2022

Meeting this week are the Elkins Sanitary Board, the Elkins Historic Landmarks Commission, and the Elkins Parks & Recreation Commission. Council meets Thursday, and the Darden Garden cleanup is Saturday.

This month’s regular meetings of the Municipal Properties Committee and the Rules & Ordinances Committee have been postponed. Municipal Properties will meet May 24 at 9 a.m. and Rules & Ordinances will meet May 25 at 9 a.m.

The Sanitary Board meets Monday at 2 p.m. New business items include a discussion of the end-of-warranty walkthrough of last year’s sewer/stormwater separation project, a proposal for a study of extending wastewater lines up North Randolph Avenue, and review of invoices.

The Historic Landmarks Commission meets Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Darden House (next door to city hall). There are no new business items; old business items include updates on stained glass repair, historic plaques, rack cards and other promotional items, and the commission’s website.

The Parks & Recreation Commission meets Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Phil Gainer Community Center.

Council meets Thursday at 7 p.m. The agenda may be adjusted through Tuesday. Current items include acknowledgement of the end of the probationary periods for two EPD officers, consideration of applicants for appointment to vacancies on the Elkins Water Board and the Board of Trustees of the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library System, and discussion of an opportunity to apply for a grant to fund programs and activities addressing issues related to substance use disorder in this area.

Elkins Friends of Trees and the Elkins Tree Board are holding their annual Darden Gardens clean-up event on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Darden House. Attendees should bring gloves and gardening tools if possible, but some will be available at the event. Refreshments will also be provided.

To avoid penalty, utility bills and in-city Fire & Rescue Service Fee payments are due to the Treasurer’s Department by Thursday.

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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