HUNTINGTON – Huntington Mayor Steve Williams was recently elected to another term of the National League of Cities (NLC) board of directors by NLC’s membership at the 2020 Virtual City Summit.
HUNTINGTON – The Huntington Mayor’s Council on the Arts and the City of Huntington have established the position of a literary laureate in recognition of the importance of the literary arts in the community.
The City of Huntington will offer free parking at all of its metered spaces in the downtown on the following dates to encourage holiday shopping
HUNTINGTON – Huntington Police officers are putting down their razors and letting their beards grow for No Shave November in an effort to raise funds for children with cancer.
HUNTINGTON – The City of Huntington will receive $608,350.13 that will be used for paving projects next spring as a result of an antitrust settlement between 11 asphalt and paving companies and the West Virginia Department of Transportation and six local governments.
Mayor Steve Williams has announced that Trick or Treat in Huntington city limits is being moved to 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. The weather forecast is calling for rain on Thursday, Oct. 29, the date that was set by the Cabell County Commission earlier this summer for all of Cabell County.
Mayor Williams joined city officials October 26 in the 900 block of 27th Street to announce another large demolition blitz. In 2017, there were more than 400 structures on the City’s unsafe building list. In 2019, the City launched Project BANE (Blight and Nuisance Elimination). The project resulted in the demolition of 104 unsafe structures and left approximately 100 structures on the list.
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.