By: Sutton StokesNovember 6, 2022

City Hall News: Week of Nov. 7, 2022

Meeting next week are council’s Finance Committee, Rules & Ordinances Committee, and Personnel Committee. City hall will be closed Tuesday (for Election Day) and Friday (for Veterans Day). Trash will be picked up as usual.

On Monday, at 10 a.m., the Finance Committee will hold a public hearing concerning renewal of the Optimum (formerly Suddenlink) cable franchise agreement. Immediately following, the committee will meet to discuss said renewal, devise a compensation level for a new human resources position, consider a compensation level for the city clerk on reappointment, discuss renewal of the contract with Terra Flora for maintaining landscaping in the city hall parking lot, take up a request for funds to purchase a new Street Department vehicle, and consider next steps for the property at 5 River Street.

To avoid shutoff, overdue utility accounts must be brought up to date no later than Tuesday. Payments may be submitted online here:

Meeting Wednesday at 9 a.m., the Rules & Ordinances Committee will continue reviewing regulation of animals in Elkins.

The Personnel Committee meets Thursday at 12 p.m. to continue discussion of projected FY 2024 health insurance premiums and to consider reappointment of the city clerk.

At 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, there will be a Veterans Day parade up Davis Avenue and down Railroad Avenue, starting at First and Davis.

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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