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By: Jeremy DeighanApril 14, 2024

Elkins City Hall News: Week of April 15, 2024

Elkins W. Va., April 12, 2024: The Sanitary Board, the Elkins Historic Landmarks Commission, the Elkins Tree Board, and City Council meet the week of April 15.

The Sanitary Board meets Monday at 10:00 a.m. Items on the agenda include: discussion of replacement/repair of water sewer lines in the City of Elkins; discussion of Wastewater Collection Storage Building Bids; approval of Sewer Invoices; and discussion of the Georgetown Road Sewer Extension Preliminary Study.

The Elkins Historic Landmarks Commission meets Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. Items on the agenda include: update on website and hosting; Meredith Dreistadt from CHG to discuss grant opportunities; WV Department of Transportation’s proposal for replacing the South Davis Ave. bridge; and proposed changes to the EHLC commissioners.

The Elkins Tree Board meets Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. Items on the agenda include: fundraising updates; tree installation follow-up; DOF Equitree Grant 2024; discussion of Arbor Day; discussion of plumbing at the Kump House; discussion of Earth Day activities for April 20; discussion on educational supplies; and workday scheduling.

Council meets in special session Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. to “lay the levy.” All West Virginia cities and counties must meet on the third Tuesday in April to take this final step in the process of establishing the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 (FY 2025). The city’s FY 2025 budget, which council initially adopted in March, has now been approved by the state auditor. At Tuesday’s meeting, council will take the final steps to finalize this budget, including setting the in-city FY2025 property tax rate, which is to remain unchanged from past years.

Other items on the agenda for City Council on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. include a presentation by Josh Nease from Mon Forest Towns; Ordinance 327: TIF Advisory Committee (final reading); Resolution 1742: Consideration of Supplemental Resolution related to Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 2024; Resolution 1747: Adopting the Region VII PDC Hazard Mitigation Plan Update; Resolution 1748: Adopting FY 2025 Landfill budget; Resolution 1749: Adopting FY 2025 Sanitation budget; Resolution 1750: FY 2024 General Fund budget revisions 8 & 9; Resolution 1751: Lease for Fraternal Order of Police lodge; and attorney consultation concerning the Whitmer water system.

Utility bills and in-city fire fees are due April 17. Business & Occupation taxes are due by April 30 for the 1st quarter of 2024.

The 2024 street sweeper season began on April 8. Tickets will be issued for street-sweeper parking violations starting May 6.

For more information on the street sweeper season visit: https://cityofelkinswv.com/departments/operations/streets/street-sweeper/

All meetings are open to the public and, unless otherwise stated, held at Elkins City Hall (401 Davis Avenue). Find agendas and other meeting information here:
www.cityofelkinswv.com/agenda-center

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