Council to hear Multiple First Readings

Members of GOP meet with Mayor Williams
Members of GOP meet with Mayor Williams
Photo T. Anne See

Huntington City Council will hear first reading proposals for that would allow an agent to search for an insurer to take over the city's self-insured workman's compensation program. Under the first reading, the company would investigate the marketplace seeking a potential insurer that would bring savings to the current program. In addition, a proposal would codify depreciation policies for city owned items valued at less than $5,000.

Other items on council's Monday, July 14 agenda, include elaboration of public meeting required use of council chambers. The item would clarify language that would allow council to move to a larger venue, if necessary.

At the work session, Mayor Steve Williams announced that the 100th anniversary of the opening of City Hall will be celebrated sometime in January 2016. Hallways and the building's exterior will be restored including replacing panels with clear glass.

Also, Smart Growth America will hold a conference August 5-6 discussing technical assistance and economic growth.

To view council's full agenda for the Monday, July 14, at 7:30 p.m. meeting, visit: and


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