City Hall News: Week of September 26, 2022

Meeting next week are council’s Municipal Properties Committee, the Elkins Water Board, and the Elkins Planning Commission.

The Municipal Properties Committee meets in special session Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. to consider a request for a utilities easement from the directors of the Mountain State Forest Festival. This easement would allow installation of an electric service pole next to the city-owned parking lot near Railroad Avenue and Third Street for use by a private company during the festival.

On Tuesday at 4 p.m., the Water Board meets on an agenda that includes contracts with Dewaine Corley/C-Com and Steve’s Electrical Service, discussion of the Worth Avenue water-line break, invoices, and tap fees.

Also meeting on Tuesday, at 7 p.m., the Planning Commission will review definitions of various types of events in the new zoning code. Commission members will also discuss items for an FAQ concerning the new law and review the processes that will be used to administer and enforce its provisions. Learn more:

Third quarter business and occupation (B&O) tax returns will be mailed Friday. Returns must be filed by October 31.

Vintage 1930s-era Mountain State Forest Festival costumes are on temporary display at the Governor Kump House this fall. Tours of the home and other exhibits are available Sundays, 3-5 p.m., through October 23. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.

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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