Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

More cost-saving information for your consideration. The Town of Marlinton operates and maintains the city's sewer collection and treatment systems. This includes preventive and emergency maintenance, line replacement, line extensions and connections, development permitting and...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Hot is on the left, cold is on the right, and sewer runs downhill. Nothing is as simple as it may seem. Anyone at the August Marlinton Town Council meeting can attest to citizens’ concerns...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

This past week, I had the privilege of attending the 48th Annual Conference of the West Virginia Municipal League. It was held in Morgantown and attended by many of the state’s 231-member municipalities. I...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Wow! Do I have water plant news this week, and I hope it reminds each of us – Never say “Never!” The Region 4 staff are specialists who balance complex projects in a five-county...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

The only water plant news or comment I have for this week is a reminder that the Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council will meet July 25.  A decision from that meeting is expected by...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Last week I proposed two topics that need to be considered with regard to present and future water rates – billing cycles and minimum rates. Having said that, the Town of Marlinton billing cycle...

Water, sewer and ordinances make regular appearance on MTC agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Mayor Sam Felton began the July 3 Marlinton Town Council meeting by reading a quote from the West Virginia Municpal League’s mission statement: “Strong cities make a strong state. Therefore, the steps...