The week in local government (March 14 edition)

March 17, 2014 by Matt Murphy

Here’s a recap of other Daily Mail coverage related to local government this week, March 10 to March 14:


CHARLESTON – The Charleston Urban Renewal Authority learned the Charleston Area Alliance may consider facilitating a business improvement district for downtown Charleston.


COUNTY – The Kanawha County commission approved the county’s FY 2105 budget.

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In other Kanawha County local government news, Charleston Mayor Danny Jones has expressed opposition to a provision of SB 317 which allows concealed carry firearms in municipal recreation centers (South Charleston and Dunbar mayors have also expressed concern), and Kanawha County public safety entities and KRT are pushing for voters to reapprove the county’s safety levy in May.

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Here are government meetings and related events scheduled next week in Kanawha County:

Monday, March 17

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

7 p.m. – Charleston City Council.

7 p.m. – Dunbar City Council.

7 p.m. – Glasgow Town Council.

7 p.m. – Marmet Town Council.

7:30 p.m. – St. Albans City Council.

Tuesday, March 18

8:30 a.m. – Upper Kanawha EDC.

10 a.m. – Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority.

1 p.m. – South Charleston Sanitary Board.

7 p.m. – Belle Town Council.

7 p.m. – East Bank Town Council.

7 p.m. – Nitro City Council.

Wednesday, March 19

1 p.m. – South Charleston CVB.

Thursday, March 20

8:30 a.m. – Kanawha County Parks Commission.

8:45 a.m. – KRT board of directors.

6:30 p.m. – Charleston council budget meeting (special meeting).

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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