On the City Calendar: June 18-21, 2024

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are open to the public and will be held in the Council Chambers of Buckhannon City Hall, 70 E Main St, Buckhannon, WV 26201. 

Board meeting agendas can be found at https://buckhannonwv.org/about-the-city/board-agendas-and-minutes. City Council meeting agendas can be found at https://buckhannonwv.org/about-the-city/city-council-minutes.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Curbside Recycling Pick-Up begins at 6:00 am  –  Within the City Limits – Information about recycling can be found on our website or City Hall and by calling the Recycling Center or Upshur County Solid Waste Authority at (304) 472-4443.

Sanitary Board Meeting – 7:30 am – 8:30 am – (Special date due to West Virginia Day Holiday) To participate virtually, you can join the GoToMeeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. You can also dial in at (669) 224-3412. Access Code: 743-314-989.

Special Session of City Council – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  This Special Session of City Council has been called to interview candidates for the possible hire of Probationary Firefighter(s). The interviews will take place during an Executive Session Per WV Code § 6-9A-4, which is closed to the public.  After the Executive Session, hiring a probationary firefighter(s) could take place in an open session.  There is no virtual option for this meeting.

City Council Meeting – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  (Special date due to West Virginia Day Holiday) To participate virtually, you can join the GoToMeeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone.  You can also dial in at (872) 240-3212 – Access Code: 804-282-709 – During this meeting, incumbent mayor Robbie Skinner, incumbent city council members Pam Bucklew and Jack Reger, and council member-elect Robert Zuliani will be sworn in for a four (4) year term beginning July 1, 2024  through June 30, 2028.  (Note: The terms will not officially begin until July 1, 2024.)

Thursday, June 20, 2024

West Virginia Day Holiday – All City Offices, including the Transfer Station, will be closed in observance of West Virginia Day.  The normal Waste Collection schedule will be observed.

Other Information

Annual Stakeholder meeting of the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area (AFNHA) to be held in Buckhannon    The meeting will be held at the Colonial Arts Center in Buckhannon on June 18, 2024.  Registration is required to join them for their annual Stakeholder meeting to learn how AFNHA can support you and how you can network with partners across the AFNHA. This is their annual public meeting to meet new regional partners, share about the AFNHA programs, and hear how they can help each other. The day will include an informational presentation from AFNHA, breakout discussion groups, and a “partner panel” of presentations from some local organizations. The event is free to attend.  Registration and a draft agenda are available here.

Buckhannon 4th of July Fireworks Celebration – The City of Buckhannon’s Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration will be part of Create Buckhannon’s Festival Fridays (featuring the popular band Stonestreet) on Friday, July 05, 2024. This year, the fireworks spectacular is sponsored by Citizens Bank of WV, Buckhannon Toyota, Mike Ross & Ike Morris, Par Mar-The Donut Spot, and Potesta & Associates, Inc. The City of Buckhannon thanks these wonderful sponsors.

Notice of the City Council meetings scheduled for July – The City Council will meet on Thursday, July 11, 2024, at 7:00 PM (July’s meetings will be merged due to the 4th of July holiday).

Pay Utility Bills Online or by Phone    To make an online payment for your utility bill, click here. To pay over the phone, call 1-866-933-4026.  Even if you do not wish to pay your bill using this method, you may still want to set up an account, which will allow you to monitor your consumption.  To sign up for this service, you will need to complete the online registration, which includes knowing your Utility Board Account Number (printed on your bill) and the last amount you paid. Once your account has been established, you must log in with the proper email and password.

Reporting a Necessary Repair or Registering a Concern with the City   To report a necessary repair, such as potholes, damaged street signs, an issue in a city park, etc., or any other matter that a city department should attend to, call City Hall during regular business hours and ask to submit a work order request. This will speed up the reaction time to a matter that needs immediate attention.

Check the calendar on the City Website homepage for updates throughout the week: https://buckhannonwv.org.

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