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Corporation of Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry Town Council

Virtual meetings information

Until further notice, the Corporation of Harpers Ferry will hold meetings virtually via Zoom Webinar, which provides for public participation during public comment portions of a given meeting’s agenda. Alternatively, they may watch via YouTube video live-stream or listen by telephone. Click here for more information.

HARPERS FERRY TOWN COUNCIL

The Town Council of Harpers Ferry consists of the Mayor, Recorder, and five Council members, each elected for terms of two years in June of each odd-numbered year. The next elections will be held on Tuesday, 8 June 2021.

Regular monthly meetings of the Council are held at 7:00 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Special meetings are scheduled as necessary. Notices of all meetings are posted at the Harpers Ferry Post Office, on the bulletin board outside the main door of Town Hall, and inside Town Hall. See the calendar of events at the right side of this page for other meetings and events.

Council appoints members to the various commissions and committees from a pool of citizen volunteers. Terms of appointed members expire regularly.  Persons interested in serving the town government at this level should contact the Mayor or a Council member for further information. All meetings are open to the public and are held upstairs at Town Hall.

Current Administration (until 30 June 2021)

Mayor Wayne Bishop (mayor@harpersferrywv.us)
Recorder Kevin Carden (kevin.carden@harpersferrywv.us)
Councilmember Nancy Singleton Case (ncase@harpersferrywv.us)
Councilmember Barbara Humes (barbara.humes@harpersferrywv.us)
Councilmember Christian Pechuekonis (cpechuekonis@harpersferrywv.us)
Councilmember Jay Premack (jpremack@harpersferrywv.us)
Councilmember Ed Wheeless (ed.wheeless@harpersferrywv.us)

Office Staff

Office Coordinator Patricia Morse
Bookkeeper Debbi Kelly
Acting Town Clerk Jessica Griffin
Water Clerk Angela Cummings
Ordinance Compliance Officer Kevin Hamilton

HARPERS FERRY ORDINANCES

Procedure for Ordinance Review and Approval

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
Adopted 9 June 2007
Amended 30 August 2013

HOME RULE PLAN
November 2015

Annual Progress Report
December 2019

Public Meeting Policy and Procedures

Public Hearing Policy and Procedures

Process for Spending Town Funds

Town Council Members
1851-2013

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Corporation of
HARPERS FERRY

1000 Washington St
PO Box 217
Harpers Ferry WV 25425

Telephone: 304-535-2206

TOWN HALL
BUSINESS HOURS

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

FOIA Requests

TOWN COUNCIL MEETING NOTICES AND RECORDS

(Agendas, minutes, meeting documents, and audiovisual recordings – 2020 to present)

Town Council Meeting Agenda Request Form

COUNCIL DOCUMENTS AND RECORDINGS

Click on the box below to view Town Council meeting documents and download audio recordings of meetings.  (Note:  Older audio recordings can be obtained from the Recorder.)

TOWN COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

(2005 through 2019)

Older minutes may be obtained from the Recorder.)

Official Forms and Applications

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