Here’s a recap of Daily Mail coverage related to local government this week, Aug. 25 to Aug. 29:
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CHARLESTON – Charleston council’s Planning Committee approved a delayed demolition ordinance for historic properties.
COUNTY (Commission) – Kanawha County commissioners learned 23 parcels in Kanawha County are actually being taxed in Lincoln County.
CHARLESTON – Charleston council’s Environment & Recycling Committee learned the city must collect more recycling than at present in order to receive royalties (by Marcus Constantino).
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In other Kanawha County local government news, trash bag distribution begins in Charleston in a few weeks, though there will be fewer places to redeem vouchers; Mayor Danny Jones called for a special prosecutor in the Edward Gardner case, then rescinded his request Thursday; the band “Everclear” will headline West Side Main Street’s OktoberWest; the Staats Hospital project on the West Side was awarded a state grant to assist with roof repairs; a group related to the animal shelter is compiling a list of pet-friendly landlords; road slips are causing problems for the state Division of Highways; and local governments are starting to receive checks for FEMA reimbursement money for the Freedom Industries chemical leak.
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Here are government meetings and related events scheduled next week in Kanawha County:
Monday, Sept. 1
Labor Day – Government offices closed, most meetings moved to Tuesday.
Tuesday, Sept. 2
10 a.m. – Kanawha County Parks Commission (special meeting).
1 p.m. – Charleston Municipal Beautification Commission.
6 p.m. – Cedar Grove Town Council.
6:30 p.m. – Charleston Finance Committee.
7 p.m. – Charleston City Council.
7 p.m. – Chesapeake Town Council.
7 p.m. – Dunbar City Council.
7 p.m. – Nitro City Council.
7:30 p.m. – St. Albans City Council.
Wednesday, Sept. 3
5:30 p.m. – East End Main Street Annual Meeting.
Thursday, Sept. 4
7:30 p.m. – South Charleston City Council.