Updated 22 February 2024
The Corporation of Harpers Ferry has vacancies on the following commissions and committees:
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The Corporation of Harpers Ferry (the "Issuer") is requesting proposals from banks and other qualified entities in connection with its Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2024 (the "Bonds") being issued by the Issuer to finance a portion of the costs of its water system improvements project and costs of issuing such bonds. For further information, consult the full RFP.
The Harpers Ferry Film Festival, sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Commission, will take place on 22nd and 23rd March 2024 at the Stephen T. Mather Training Center, 51 Mather Place. Tickets are available for purchase through Eventbrite. Several films will be shown on each day of the event. Click here or on the image at left for more information.
WV Rivers Coalition has recognized Harpers Ferry with a Source Water Community award. Harpers Ferry and Marlinton are the first two communities in WV to receive this award. A water utility earns the designation as a Source Water Community if they take an active role in protecting the waters that serve as their drinking water source. To receive the designation of a Source Water Community, a water utility must partner with the community on source water protection projects and issue a Proclamation celebrating Drinking Water Week during the first week of May. Read more here.
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 $2.00 per hour in Zones 7510 and 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 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 side 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.
“The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in Nature... worth a voyage across the Atlantic.” - Thomas Jefferson, 1783
Harpers Ferry is a proud member of the
Canal Towns Partnership
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Harpers Ferry WV 25425
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