The week in local government (April 11 edition)

April 11, 2014 by Matt Murphy

Here’s a recap of other Daily Mail coverage related to local government this week, April 7 to April 11:


CHARLESTON – Charleston’s city council approved the city’s annual paving contract, which will funnel over $1.3 million into street paving projects throughout the city.


CURA – CURA board members gave $15,000 to the Charleston Area Alliance to go toward hiring someone for a future “downtown management system.”

CHARLESTON – The Municipal Planning Commission gave final approval to the Shrewsbury Village project downtown, which should begin construction in the coming weeks.

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In other Kanawha County local government news, University of Charleston design students presented their concepts for 1601 Washington St. E.; a judge gives the Kanawha County prosecutor supervised visits with his children (the latest in the ongoing saga); and the state has repaved Bridge Road after the city placed signs on the road telling drivers to call a DOH garage for maintenance concerns; and 19 cats were taken from a hoarding situation on the West Side.

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

Monday, April 14

5 p.m. – Charleston Land Trust.

Tuesday, April 15

8:30 a.m. – Upper Kanawha EDC.

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

1 p.m. – South Charleston Sanitary Board.

5 p.m. – Kanawha County Commission.

7 p.m. – Belle Town Council.

7 p.m. – East Bank Town Council.

7 p.m. – Nitro City Council.

Wednesday, April 16

1 p.m. – South Charleston CVB.

Thursday, April 17

8:30 a.m. – Kanawha County Parks and Recreation.

8:45 a.m. – KRT board.

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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