EPD Receives $950,000 in Congressionally Directed Spending
The City of Elkins would like to thank Senator Joe Manchin III and Senator Shelley Moore Capito for their efforts in securing $950,000 in Congressionally Directed Spending for the Elkins Police Department. This investment will allow E.P.D. to make significant technology upgrades that will greatly assist us in protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Elkins and our visitors. The most notable portion of this project will be the implementation of a street camera system utilizing license plate reader technology. Systems such as these have proven to be very effective at assisting law enforcement agencies in preventing, detecting, and investigating criminal activity. This system will also provide valuable assistance in non-criminal tasks such as traffic crash investigation, missing persons, and monitoring roadway conditions during inclement weather.
The Elkins Police Department is committed to providing the safest atmosphere possible for our residents, businesses, and guests. We are extremely thankful to receive this funding and look forward to implementing this project in the near future.
Elkins Planning Commission Seeks Resident Input for 2025 Comprehensive Plan
Elkins W. Va., February 14, 2024: The Elkins Planning Commission is working on the development of the 2025 Comprehensive Plan, a vital policy document that will guide the city’s growth and development for the next decade. As part of this process, residents […]Read More
Caleb Elmore Joins the Elkins Police Department
Elkins W. Va., February 13, 2024: Caleb Elmore was sworn in as a Probationary Police Officer for the Elkins Police Department on Monday, February 12, 2024. He completed civil service testing in November and will begin training with the police department before […]Read More
Proclamation Declares February 7-14, 2024 as Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week
Elkins W. Va., February 5, 2024: In an effort to raise awareness and promote understanding of congenital heart disease (CHD), Mayor Jerry Marco has officially proclaimed the week of February 7-14, 2024, as Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week. This significant declaration aims […]Read More
Elkins Mayor Extends Heartfelt Congratulations to Zan White on His Remarkable 100th Birthday
Elkins W. Va., February 5, 2024: Mayor Jerry Marco made a special visit on Saturday, February 3, to extend his warmest congratulations to local resident Zan White, who celebrated his 100th birthday on February 2. The mayor, along with friends and family, […]Read More
Mayor Jerry Marco Honors Municipal Judge Robert “Bob” Jones for Decades of Public Service
Elkins W. Va., January 26, 2024: Mayor Jerry Marco presented a commendation plaque to Municipal Judge Robert “Bob” Jones during a recent council meeting, recognizing his longstanding service to the community. Judge Jones served on the Elkins Common Council from 1983 to […]Read More
Davis Ave. Road Closure Starting January 8
Elkins W. Va., January 5, 2024: For the protection of pedestrians and motorists, Davis Avenue will be closed between Second and Third Streets for several weeks beginning January 8. Both lanes of Davis Avenue will be closed Monday-Saturday, from 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., […]Read More