Here’s a recap of the Daily Mail’s local government coverage this week, Dec. 2 to Dec. 6:
CHARLESTON – In a 20-5 vote, Charleston’s city council approved a controversial prostitution ordinance. At the same meeting, West Side Ward 7 Councilman Mike Stajduhar announced he will be resigning to move closer to family in Indiana (Later in the week, Mayor Danny Jones nominated former Ward 7 Councilman Adam Knauff to take Stajduhar’s place).
ST. ALBANS – St. Albans city council set rules for streets recently brought into the city, and conducted other regular business.
CHARLESTON – The Municipal Beautification Commission continued discussion of projects at Davis Park downtown.
NITRO – Nitro will use excess funds from its pension plans to buy a new garbage truck outright. The city is also soliciting bids for landscaping projects in the city.
CHARLESTON – The city’s Municipal Planning Commission approved plats for the Wallace Point subdivision in the South Hills.
SOUTH CHARLESTON – In a short meeting, South Charleston’s city council updated the city’s building code to match recent updates to international code.
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Also this week, a non-profit organization is forming in Cross Lanes that is hoping to unify and be a voice for that community; a natural gas filling station has opened in Charleston; and communities across Kanawha County are hosting Christmas festivities beginning this weekend.
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Here are government meetings and related events for next week:
Monday, Dec. 9
5 p.m. – Greater Sissonville Development Council.
6:30 p.m. – Camp Virgil Tate board meeting.
Tuesday, Dec. 10
7 p.m. – Handley Town Council.
7:15 p.m. – Pratt Town Council.
7:30 p.m. – Montgomery City Council.
Wednesday, Dec. 11
9 a.m. – Charleston Urban Renewal Authority.
Noon – Yeager Airport board.
1 p.m. – South Charleston Museum Board.
5:30 p.m. – Charleston Street & Traffic Committee.
6 p.m. – Kanawha County Planning Commission.
Thursday, Dec. 12
4:30 p.m. – Charleston Environment & Recycling Committee.
5 p.m. – West Side Main Street Annual Meeting.
Friday, Dec. 13
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“The Week in Local Government” is a weekly post, published around lunchtime on Fridays, that recaps the Daily Mail’s local government coverage for the week. Past editions are available by clicking on the “The Week in Government” link on the right side of this page.