The week in local government (June 27)

June 27, 2014 by Matt Murphy

Here’s a recap of Daily Mail coverage related to local government this week, June 23 to June 27:


CHARLESTON (East End) – The final survey for a proposed East End North Historic District will be presented in August, the East End Main Street board of directors learned.


COUNTY – Kanawha County commissioners grilled Prosecutor Mark Plants over ballooning costs for special prosecutors due to Plants’ criminal charges.

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In other Kanawha County local government news, a portion of MacCorkle Avenue is the most dangerous road for pedestrians in the county; a poll was circulating about next year’s Charleston city election; the wife of Pratt Mayor Gary Fields has been arrested again; and work will begin this fall on American Electric Power’s plan to rebuild a major transmission line in the county.

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

Tuesday, July 1

6 p.m. – Cedar Grove Town Council.

7 p.m. – Nitro City Council.

Thursday, July 3

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

Friday, July 4

Independence Day – Government offices closed.

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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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