The week in local government (Jan. 31 edition)

January 31, 2014 by Matt Murphy

The chemical leak and water contamination remains the biggest news topic in the Kanawha Valley.  You can find a list of our coverage, which includes over 120 locally-written bylined stories, here.

Here’s a recap of other news related to local government this week, Jan. 20 to 24:

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COUNTY (Commission) – County officials report the chemical leak has cost the county around $300,000 already.

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Besides chemical leak news, local health officials are asking the public to obtain flu shots as this year’s “severe” flu season ramps up.

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Here are government meetings and related events scheduled next week:

Monday, Feb. 3

6 p.m. – Chelyan Improvement Council.

6:30 p.m. – Charleston Finance Committee.

7 p.m. – Charleston City Council.

7 p.m. – Dunbar City Council.

7:30 p.m. – St. Albans City Council.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Noon – Kanawha County Commission.

1 p.m. – Charleston Municipal Beautification Commission. Canceled.

6 p.m. – Cedar Grove Town Council.

7 p.m. – Nitro City Council.

Thursday, Feb. 6

7:30 p.m. – South Charleston City Council.

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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.

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