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On the City of Buckhannon calendar: March 25-29

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/.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Meeting, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – To participate virtually, please join the GoToMeeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://meet.goto.com/656939189 – You can also dial in using your phone: United States: +1 (646) 749-3122 Access Code: 656-939-189

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Consolidated Public Works Board Meeting, 7:30 am – 8:30 am – To participate virtually, please join my GoToMeeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/376934309.  You can also dial in using your phone – (872) 240-3212 Access Code: 376-934-309

Job Openings

City of Buckhannon Accepting Applications for the Position of One Seasonal Park Attendant – The City of Buckhannon Street Department is accepting applications for one seasonal Park Attendant to maintain and clean all City of Buckhannon-owned parks.

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess a valid WV driver’s license
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Applicants are subject to a drug test and background check
  • Must be willing to work split shifts and weekends

Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 70 E Main St, Buckhannon, WV, Mon-Fri, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  The application deadline to City Hall is April 19, 2024, at 4:30 pm.

The successful candidate will commence employment on or about April 29, 2024, and continue until October 31, 2024.

The City of Buckhannon is an EEOC employer committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all qualified persons.

News Releases

Public Notice for Comment from the Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department – At a meeting held on March 20, 2024, the Upshur-Buckhannon Board of Health voted to adopt a proposed rule entitled “Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department Fees for Permits and Services”.  The proposed Rule establishes fees for environmental permits and services.  The Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department is seeking approval of this newly proposed Rule by the Appointing Authorities of the Board of Health.  Citizens wishing to obtain a copy of the proposed Rule can contact the Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department at 15 North Locust Street, Buckhannon, WV, or 304-472-2810.  The proposed Rule is available for review at the Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for legal holidays.  Comments must be received no later than the close of business, 4:30 p.m. on April 26, 2024.  All comments must be in writing to be considered by the Upshur-Buckhannon Board of Health. 

The SBA’s Office of Disaster Recovery and Resilience Offer Information on Disaster Loans – RE: August 2023 Severe Storms – The US Small Business Administration (SBA) and the US Office of Disaster Recovery & Resilience are ready to help small businesses and non-profit organizations access the federal disaster relief dollars that have become available resulting from the severe storms that occurred on August 28, 29, & 30, 2023 in the West Virginia counties of Boone, Calhoun, Clay, Harrison, Kanawha; and for economic injury only in the contiguous West Virginia counties of: Barbour, Braxton, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Jackson, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor, Upshur, Wetzel, Wirt, and Wyoming

Application Filing Deadline for Physical Damage is April 1, 2024, and Economic Injury is October 30, 2024. Please see more information regarding this opportunity by using the link below. It will remain on the City of Buckhannon website through October 30, 2024.

https://buckhannonwv.org/the-sbas-office-of-disaster-recovery-and-resilience-offer-information-on-disaster-loans-re-august-2023-severe-storms/

CALEA Accreditation Public Comment Sought -The Buckhannon Police Department is a CALEA Accredited Agency. This post has to do with maintaining that accreditation. CALEA maintains an access portal for comment and feedback about candidate agencies seeking initial accreditation and reaccreditation status. The overall intent of the accreditation process is to provide the participating agency with information to support continuous improvement and foster the pursuit of professional excellence. Access to the comment portal is provided as an opportunity for comments, commendations, and other information regarding the agency’s quality of service or other information relevant to the accreditation process.  IMPORTANT: CALEA is not an investigatory body; subsequently, the public portal should not be used to submit information for such purposes. Additionally, there will be no response other than acknowledgment of submissions; however, the information will be considered in context to its relevancy to compliance with standards and the tenets of CALEA® Accreditation.  Access to the CALEA Accreditation Public Comment Portal can be found using this link: https://cimrs2.calea.org/1006

Other Information:

Pay Utility BillsOnline or by Phone – To make an online payment for your utility bill, click here: https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/buckhannonwv – 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 must 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.

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

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