Elliott: Voters will be asked to fund Public Safety Building

Photo by Casey Junkins Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott said imposing a full ban on indoor public smoking in the city would hurt business at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. The city uses revenue from the track to help pay off police and fire pension debt.

WHEELING — Mayor Glenn Elliott today asked city council to ask voters to go through the polls in November to approve a tax levy to fund a new public safety building downtown. His comments came during the annual State of the City address.