Buckhannon City Hall
Buckhannon City Hall

On the City’s Calendar: Nov. 8-11, 2022

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Water Board Regular Meeting – 7:30am – 8:30am – To participate in the Water Board meeting virtually, you can join from your computer, tablet or smartphone:: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/234619757. You can also dial in using your phone United States: +1 (872) 240-3212 Access Code: 234-619-757

Great American Smokeout Proclamation 10:15am – Mayor Robbie Skinner is scheduled to meet with local representatives of the American Cancer Society in Council Chambers to issue a proclamation recognizing the Great American Smokeout that is held in November. It is a challenge to smokers to give up cigarettes for 24 hours – this year it is on November 17th.

Friday, November 11, 2022
Veterans Day 2022 Observed – The City of Buckhannon will honor all veterans of the uniformed services who served or are still serving during times of peace as well as war. In doing so, all city offices, including the Transfer Station, will be closed. The normal waste collection will be followed.

Veterans Day Parade – The Veterans Day parade will take place with line-up for the parade will occur at 9:00am at the Gibson Library along Sedgwick St. The parade will begin at 10:00am and will commence west down Main Street and will then turn left onto Kanawha Street. The parade will then turn left onto Colerider Street and proceed to Jawbone Park where it will end. Following the parade there will be a ceremony in Jawbone Park, which will be attended by Mayor Robbie Skinner. All arrangements are being handled by the American Legion Post 7 and the VFW Post 3663.

Other Information:
City of Buckhannon Accepting Sealed Bids for One (1) Mechanical Bar Rack – Bids accepted until Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 7:30 AM. For details, go to https://buckhannonwv.org/city-of-buckhannon-accepting-sealed-bids-for-one-1-mechanical-bar-rack/

Pay Utility Bills – To make an online payment, click here https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/buckhannonwv – To pay over the phone, call 1-866-933-4026.

FYI – Customers of the Buckhannon Utility Boards are able to pay their utility bill online with no additional charges. Even if you do not wish to pay your bill using this method you may still desire to set up an account, as it will allow you to monitor your consumption.

To sign up to use this service you need to complete the online registration, which includes knowing your Utility Board Account Number (it is printed on your bill) and the last amount you paid. Once your account has been established, you will just need to login with the proper email and password.

ART26201 Presents “A DAY OF CREATION” Exhibit By Brian Michael Reed At M.I.B. Gallery – Be sure to see this magnificent exhibit by Brian Michael Reed, a pictorial anthropologist, which will be open to the public each Friday and Saturday, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm now through December 10, 2022



Buckhannon man arrested for alleged strangulation after reportedly looking through girlfriend’s phone

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Commission, Upshur Schools to consider partnership to resurface tennis courts at county Recreational Park

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