Prepared by Recorder Bruce Kolsun:
Matt Hauger and Ross Hoppe gave a presentation on the restoration progress of the Cottrill’s Opera House in Thomas, West Virginia.
Mimi Kibler addressed City Council regarding the Pulp Mill Bottom Pond and Corricks Ford Battlefield Park Projects.
The City Council voted to sponsor the Randolph-Tucker Children’s Advocacy Center’s Champion for Children Event in the amount of $125.00.
The Tygart Valley Conservation District (TVCD) will be the co-sponsor of the Recreational Trails Grant with the West Virginia Division of Highways for the Corricks Ford Battlefield Project.
The TVCD will be starting soon on the wooden fishing piers at the Pulp Mill Bottom Pond.
The Ordinance that adopts the 2015 International Property Maintenance Code was approved on second reading.
The City Council approved the Parsons Volunteer Fire Departments to utilize the streets from Saturday, September 25, 2021 to Sunday, October 3, 2021 for their Annual Fireman’s Homecoming Fair.
The City Council approved adjustments to the wage and salary schedule. Employees with wages ranging from $9.00 to $9.99 per hour will receive a pay increase of $1.00 per hour. Employees with wages ranging from $10.00 to $10.99 per hour will receive a pay increase of $.50 per hour.
A letter of request from William and Kimberly Day was presented to City Council. The request included an access road from the Water Plant Road to their property. This matter was tabled until further investigation.
The City Council approved on the first reading “AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE USE OF CAMPERS, MOTOR HOMES, AND SIMILAR VEHICLES FOR HABITATION, LIVING, AND SLEEPING EXCEPT IN CAMPING, MOBILE HOME PARKS, AND RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKS.”
The City Council accepted the resignation of City Administrator/Treasurer Jason Myers with sincere regret.