City Hall News: Week of May 30, 2022

Meeting this week are the Elkins Water Board and Elkins Common Council. City hall is closed Monday, in observance of Memorial Day, and trash normally collected Mondays will be collected on Tuesday, starting at 6 a.m.

The Water Board is meeting in special session Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. to review a needs assessment concerning the city’s water and wastewater systems prepared by Burgess & Niple.

Council meets Thursday at 7 p.m. The agenda may be adjusted through Tuesday. Current new business items include various recommendations for use of ARPA funds from council’s ad hoc ARPA Advisory Committee and review of proposed designs for new Elkins welcome signs. Also at this meeting, the Elkins Planning Commission will officially submit its proposed new zoning ordinance to council, commencing the final adoption process. This process will not be complete until late summer at the earliest, after two public hearings (to be announced) and other steps required by state law.

First-due area (i.e., outside city limits) Fire & Rescue Service Fee payments are due June 1st. FY2023 business license applications have been mailed out and are due by June 30th. Any outstanding B&O taxes must be paid before an FY2023 business license will be issued.

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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