By: Sutton StokesNovember 27, 2022

City Hall News: Week of Nov. 28, 2022

Meeting next week are council’s Finance Committee and ad hoc Special Hiring Committee. Also meeting are the Elkins Sanitary Board and the Elkins Tree Board. Council meets Thursday. The Downtown Christmas Parade is Friday at 6 p.m.

The Finance Committee meets Monday at 10 a.m. to continue work on the cable television franchise renewal agreement with Optimum (formerly Suddenlink), the determination of a salary level for a new human resources position, and discussion of asbestos remediation at 5 River Street.

Also meeting Monday at 10 a.m. is the Sanitary Board, which oversees the Elkins sewer system. The board’s agenda includes renewal of a uniform contract with Cintas, discussion of a contract with C-Com for IT services, consideration of the need for a wastewater rate increase, and discussion of next steps for the foam-filled sewer line under Randolph Avenue.

The Tree Board meets Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. The board will continue work to identify a new board member and prepare for the submission of a grant application to the West Virginia Division of Forestry for a final round of replacement trees for downtown.

Council meets Thursday at 7 p.m. The agenda may be adjusted through Tuesday. Current items include reappointment of the city clerk, creation of a new human resources position, and approval of the cable television franchise renewal agreement with Optimum.

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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