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Mayor’s Statement & Additional Measures to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19; Park closures, Sealed Garbage Bags, Store Signage, 6 ft Social Distancing & No Groups of 10+

April 2, 2020
CITY OF BUCKHANNON – MAYOR’S STATEMENT– PANDEMIC, COVID-19 VIRUS April 2, 2020 UPDATED at 8:06 p.m. to correct and include the Dog Park in the list of park closures. Good evening.  Again, our City officials…

Public Service Commission: All Garbage must be Bagged, Sealed to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19 During Collection

March 30, 2020
March 30, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: As per the directive of the Public Service Commission and in order to protect our Waste Department employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, all items placed for collection in a toter…

COVID-19 Testing is Available in Buckhannon and Upshur County

March 30, 2020
March 30, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: Although a map reported on recently by some local news outlets does not show a testing site in Upshur County, we wish to assure our residents that testing is indeed available…

Buckhannon-Upshur COVID-19 Community Task Force Update

March 30, 2020

Randy Sanders, City Recorder: Check our COVID-19 page for updates on the local response

March 25, 2020

Upshur County Agencies Working Cooperatively on COVID-19 Response

March 25, 2020
Joint Press Release of Upshur County Commission, Upshur County Office of Emergency Management, JH Consulting, City of Buckhannon and collaborating emergency response, public safety, and public service agencies March 24, 2020 Representatives from throughout Upshur…

Census 2020 Positions Available

March 24, 2020

City Operations During Stay at Home Order; Statement from Mayor McCauley

March 24, 2020
***UPDATED on March 25 to clarify that City Council, Sewer, Waste, and Water Boards will continue to meet as scheduled. See the Seventh measure listed in the statement below. CITY OF BUCKHANNON – MAYOR’S STATEMENT–…

Mayor McCauley Encourages Residents to Heed Guidance on Social Distancing

March 22, 2020
Sunday, March 22, 2020 Pardon my candid observations about my visit to Walmart yesterday. I wanted to post this yesterday, but thought I’d sleep on that impulse. I’m a bit of a people watcher as…

Mayor’s Statement on COVID-19 Pandemic; Includes Actions taken by City Council 3/19/20

March 19, 2020
March 19, 2020 Good evening.  I again want to reassure the citizens of our B-U community that our City is working closely with county & state health department officials regarding the threat posed by the…