The City of Wheeling, West Virginia


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City Clerk

Janice L. Jones, City Clerk
Lisa Gruber, Administrative Assistant
1500 Chapline Street, Room 301
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-3694
Office hours - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

The City Clerk’s Office serves as a document and information resource to City Council, all City Departments, and to the citizens of the City. The Mayor with the advice and consent of Council appoints the City Clerk.

The powers and duties of the Clerk include:

  • Provides staff support to City Council and maintains custody, control, filing and storage of all legislation, books, papers, minutes and other written and recorded documents and materials pertaining to the operation of the city government.
  • Keeps the City Seal, and seals and attest all actions of Council.
  • Publishes notices when required by law.
  • Receives notices, petitions or other formal communications addressed to Council and presents the documents at the next meeting of Council.
  • Provides clerical services to Council Committees, the Civil Service Commissions and other Boards and Commissions listed in the City Charter.


From the region’s largest trail system, to national schools of excellence, to a reorganized municipal government, the City of Wheeling offers a dynamic environment for you, your family and your business. There are many features that are unique to this area and we are proud of them! Our businesses enjoy the business climate as well with our advanced, motivated work force. The work force also enjoys being active in our various professional organizations. The area boasts year-round entertainment, leisure, sports, music, festivals, dining, shopping, and much more.

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