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Elkins City Hall News

ELKINS — Council meetings return to city hall this week. Also meeting are the Finance Committee, the Ad Hoc Collaboration and Marketing Committee, and the Elkins Tree Board. Police will ticket for street-sweeper parking violations starting Monday.

On Monday at 10 a.m., the Finance Committee meets to plan uses for FY 2021 unexpended funds, consider budget-revisions requests and the purchase of more tree grates, and discuss ARPA funds.

The Elkins Tree Board meets Tuesday, May 4 at 5:30 p.m. for an agenda including planning a downtown tree mulching event, discussing the ongoing tree planting strategy, and considering end-of-year budget priorities.

The new ad hoc Collaboration and Marketing Committee meets for the first time Wednesday at 9 a.m. The committee will consider a mission statement, methodologies for gathering information from collaborators, and the city’s current and past marketing strategies.

Council meets Thursday at 7 p.m. in the council chamber at Elkins City Hall. Anticipated agenda items include the introduction of the city’s three newest police officers, an agreement with Woodlands Development Group to facilitate the transfer and redevelopment of the property on River Street that was the location of last month’s fatal housefire, and appointments to the Elkins Planning Commission and the Elkins Board of Zoning Appeals. Council’s agenda may be adjusted through Tuesday.

The street sweeper began operation again in April, and city police will begin ticketing for street-sweeper parking violations Monday. Find more information, including a schedule, here: www.bit.ly/ElkinsStreetSweeper.

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