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Notice of vacancies on commissions and committees

The Corporation of Harpers Ferry is actively seeking volunteers to serve on the following commissions and committees:

  • Historic Landmarks Commission
  • Library Board of Directors
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Planning Commission
  • Tree Committee
  • Water Commission

Those interested in seeking appointment to any of the above commissions or committees should send a letter of interest, qualifications, or résumé to Town Clerk Nancy Cummins (ncummins@harpersferrywv.us), to the attention of the Mayor and Council, on or before 7 August 2017.  (Note that this deadline may be extended due to the summer vacation season.  It is important that all interested parties have an opportunity to apply.)

Information on paid parking in Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry has instituted three paid parking zones to improve safety and better regulate the very limited parking within the Corporation.  Two of the zones, 7510 and 7520, are on Washington Street (Alt. U.S. 340).  The third is on Potomac Street in Lower Town.  The cost for parking is $1.00 per hour in Zone 7510, $2.00 per hour in Zone 7520, and $3.00 per hour in Zone 7515.  Parking may be purchased in half-hour segments.  Payment may be made using the Parkmobile cell phone app.  To use Parkmobile, open the app, enter zone number, select amount of time desired, and pay by major credit card or PayPal.  Visitors may find it easier to download the app to their cell phones before visiting Harpers Ferry to simplify their parking experience at the following link: http://us.parkmobile.com/mobile-apps.

Paid parking is strictly enforced in all three zones between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Sunday through Saturday.  Violators may be fined and /or towed.  Parking is free in all paid parking zones after 6:00 p.m. and before 8:00 a.m. Sunday through Saturday.

All sides streets within the Corporation of Harpers Ferry are parking by residential permit only.  Violators may be fined and /or towed.  Permits for residents and their guests may be purchased at Town Hall.


How to pay water and sewer bills

Harpers Ferry Water Works customers can pay online.  To learn more, click here.

List of businesses licensed in Harpers Ferry

The Corporation has released a list of operators and companies licensed to perform business in Harpers Ferry.  These businesses have volunteered to appear on this public list.  To review the list, click here.



Feedback? Questions? Contact Kevin Carden, Recorder and Webmaster, at kevin.carden@harpersferrywv.us.


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