Elkins City Hall News

ELKINS — This week, there will be a council meeting and meetings of council’s Public Safety Committee and Personnel Committee and the Elkins Firefighters Civil Service Commission.

On Monday at 10 a.m., the Public Safety Committee meets to hear reports from city public safety officials, including one concerning the status of buildings slated for demolition. Also on Monday, at 1 p.m., the Personnel Committee continues its discussion of the code enforcement department and the reappointment of the city clerk.

On Tuesday at 4 p.m., the Elkins Firefighters Civil Service Commission meets to finalize its new list of candidates eligible for appointment to the Elkins Fire Department.

Council meets in regular session Thursday at 7 p.m. Although the agenda has not yet been finalized, one item will be the call of the March 2021 city election.

Council’s Rules & Ordinances Committee is in the process of considering allowing certain UTVs and ATVs to be operated on city streets. Committee members Linda Vest, Michael Hinchman, and Robert Chenoweth request interested parties submit comments directly to them. Contact information is available in the council section of the city website: www.cityofelkinswv.com.

As of today, council has released a revised draft city charter and commenced the steps required for that draft to be eligible for adoption via ordinance in November. Please visit www.bit.ly/ElkinsCharterUpdate to learn more.


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