City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020, in City Council Chambers. IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT THIS MEETING: In the interest of public health and safety, Huntington City Council meetings will be closed to the public. However, in accordance with West Virginia open meetings laws, the meeting will be broadcast live on Governmental Access Channel 24 on Xfinity Cable, streamed live on the City of Huntington's website at http://www.cityofhuntington.com/city-government/public-meetings/ and broadcast live on the City of Huntington, WV Facebook page. Members of the public who would like to submit appropriate comments in advance for any agenda item or for the good and welfare portion of the meeting are welcome to do so by emailing City Clerk Barbara Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or Assistant City Clerk Lisa Adkins at email@example.com. The deadline to submit comments will be noon on the day of the meeting, and please be sure to include your name and address in the email.
HUNTINGTON – A management plan to improve the Hal Greer Boulevard corridor between Washington Boulevard and 3rd Avenue so that it becomes safer for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists and more conducive to redevelopment has been given approval and will now enter the engineering phase with construction projected to begin in summer 2021.
HUNTINGTON – An expert panel will conduct a public hearing later this month to receive testimony from business owners, educational leaders, residents and internet providers about high-speed broadband in Huntington and surrounding areas and the challenges and opportunities that exist.
HUNTINGTON – Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 14, the City of Huntington will offer free personal protective equipment (PPE) to businesses with 100 or fewer employees. A dedicated phone line (304-696-5536) has been established and will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for businesses to place orders. Disposable masks, hand sanitizer, packages of disinfectant wipes, individual sanitizing wipes, gloves and protective eyewear are available.
HUNTINGTON – The second round of paving in Huntington this fall will begin in the near future. Paving usually occurs in the spring and fall in Huntington. This past spring, however, more than $1 million in paving was delayed in the city due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Work on that paving list began in September, and officials with West Virginia Paving notified city officials recently that they were almost completed and would soon begin on the fall round of paving
HUNTINGTON – In support of the Active People, Healthy Nation Initiative, Smart Growth America (SGA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity announced today that Huntington Mayor Steve Williams will be part of the inaugural class of the Champions Institute.
HUNTINGTON – Mayor Steve Williams and Huntington City Council Chairman Mark Bates announced Thursday, Oct. 8, that all city employees will receive a $1,000 supplemental uniform and cleaning allowance for reimbursement of added expenses that employees have incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The City of Huntington's Public Works Department will resume its seasonal Clean Sweep campaign Oct. 13-15 in the area of 5th St West to 14th St West between Jefferson Avenue and Jackson Avenue.
The City of Huntington’s Public Works Department this weekend will resume mowing overgrown lawns that belong to property owners who have taken no corrective action after receiving code enforcement citations.
HUNTINGTON -- The 67th annual Huntington Fire Prevention Parade, originally scheduled for Monday, Oct. 5, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.