The objectives of the Harpers Ferry Planning Commission, in its advisory capacity, are to promote the orderly development of the Town; preserve, protect, and foster the rehabilitation of its historic edifices; provide healthy surroundings for family life; to insure that growth of the community is commensurate with its historic significance; and such other objectives, as set forth in West Virginia Code. The Commission consists of seven appointed members, including a Town Council representative and one member appointed directly by the Mayor. For complete information, refer to Article 133 of the Codified Ordinances of Harpers Ferry.
Additionally, one member of the Planning Commission must also serve as a member of the Tree Committee, as required by Article 1104 of the Codified Ordinances.
Regular monthly meetings of the Planning Commission are held at 7:00 p.m. on the Tuesday immediately following the third Monday of each month. Additional meetings are occasionally required. All meetings are open to the public and are held upstairs at Town Hall.
Tim Wisecarver, president (term ending 31 Dec 2022)
Christian Pechuekonis, Town Council liaison / vice-president
Roberta Meade-Curry, secretary (term ending 31 Dec 2022)
Ken Dill (term ending 31 Dec 2023)
Jim Jenkins (term ending 31 Dec 2023)
George Owens (term ending 31 Dec 2021)
Peter Dessauer, Mayor's designee
Kevin Hamilton, Ordinance Compliance Officer
Adopted 9 June 2007
Amended 30 August 2013
1000 Washington St
PO Box 217
Harpers Ferry WV 25425
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Agendas, minutes, meeting documents, and audiovisual recordings – 2020 to present)
PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES
(2008 through 2018)
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Older meeting minutes can be obtained from the Town Clerk.