City Hall News: Week of May 2, 2022

Meeting next week are council’s Finance Committee and the Elkins Tree Board. Council meets Thursday. Overdue utility accounts must be brought up to date before Wednesday to avoid shutoff.

The Finance Committee meets Monday at 10 a.m. Agenda items include proposed FY 2023 budgets for the Elkins Fire Department (now being accounted for outside of the city’s General Fund), the Landfill Fund, and the Sanitation Fund. The committee will also review requested budget revisions; consider how best to fund needed repairs to the city-owned Seneca Mall Parking Lot and a project to build a pavilion at the Kump Education Center; and evaluate the proposed purchase of a new sanitation truck. Finally, the committee will also compare bids received for the city’s FY 2023 property and general liability insurance.

Meeting Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Darden House, the Tree Board will discuss summer maintenance and watering at the city’s tree nursery and make plans for the United Way Day of Action (June 21). Old business items include tree tags at Glendale Park and prioritization of funds remaining in the FY 2022 budget.

Council meets Thursday at 7 p.m. The agenda may be adjusted through Tuesday. Current agenda items include final reading of an ordinance regulating parking in alleys, the appointment of Sam Severino to the Elkins Parks & Recreation Commission, an RFQ for streetscape conceptual design, and the consideration of an opioid agreement proposed by W. Va. Attorney General Patrick Morrissey.

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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