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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…

Charles W. Gibson Library to Close Temporarily During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 19, 2020
March 20, 2020 UPDATE (to reflect measures taken by the City of Buckhannon to close City facilities to the public as of Friday, March 20): Beginning Friday, March 20, 2020, the Charles W. Gibson Public Library…

City, Channel 3 partner to offer Live Stream of City Council meetings; Public is encouraged to Participate Remotely

March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020 Updated at 5:02 p.m. to correct the web address for the live stream. BUCKHANNON, WV: To encourage social distancing while providing transparent access to City business, the City and Channel 3 will…

City to provide temporary 10-Minute Parking Spaces for Take-Out Customers to assist Main Street Restaurants during COVID-19

March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: In an effort to assist our Main Street restaurants while aiding our citizenry, the City of Buckhannon is offering to identify parking spaces for 10-minute parking for take-out customers only.…

City asks Residents, Businesses, to Utilize Remote Payment Options, Encourages Social Distancing

March 16, 2020
March 16, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: The City of Buckhannon asks residents and businesses to utilize our various remote payment options as a COVID-19 preparedness action. You may pay your utility bill: Online at, By calling 1-866-933-4026,…