FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Fairmont Metropolis Council held its usually scheduled assembly Tuesday night time to debate actual property and native grants.
Council accredited an introduction and first reading of an ordinance to set public hearings on these parcels’ ordinances. Public hearings on the parcels of land and the public sale of surplus private property of the town will likely be on April 13.
“Properly, that’s only a formality to eliminate some stuff that we not want. And we have to cross an ordinance to try this,” mentioned Tom Mainella, Mayor of the Metropolis of Fairmont.
Council additionally unanimously adopted a decision proclaiming April 2021 as Truthful Housing Month within the metropolis. One other decision was additionally adopted Tuesday night time, appointing the town supervisor because the City of Fairmont’s Hatch Act Information Officer.
Additionally, the council unanimously adopted a decision authorizing the submission of a grant utility to the Scott Electrical Basis. That grant is for the quantity of $137,426, serving to defray the development price, together with the price of furnishings and fixtures for the new East Side Fire Station.
“It’s wanting like a fireplace division now. So, it gained’t be too lengthy till the firemen can transfer in and have so much higher facility to coach in, keep in, and struggle fires. That will likely be a superb deal for everyone throughout,” Mainella mentioned.
The mayor mentioned the constructing outdated East Aspect Fireplace Station was 100 years outdated and was unsafe and insufficient for these firefighters. Inside six months, the brand new East Aspect Fireplace Station needs to be open, making it safer for the group.