Parkersburg, West Virginia

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Parkersburg is one of the five largest cities in West Virginia.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of West Virginia city websites

This website was most recently evaluated on 13 May 2012.

The good

  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are available and archived for three years[1]
    • Meeting agendas are available and archived for three years[1]
  • Elected Officials
    • Some information on the city council is listed, including names, phone numbers, and email addresses[2].
    • Some information on the mayor is listed, including a name, phone number, and email address.[3].

The bad

  • Budget
    • Budget documents for the current year are either unavailable or difficult to find
    • Budget documents for the previous three years are either unavailable or difficult to find
  • Elected Officials
    • Physical addresses are not available for city council members
    • Physical addresses are not available for the mayor
  • Building Permits and Zoning
    • Applications and permits for building are not posted online
    • Development and zoning ordinances are not posted
  • Audits
    • No audit information is posted.
    • Audits are not archived
  • Contracts
    • No contract or bid information is available.
  • Lobbying
    • No lobbying information is available.
  • Public Records
    • No information on public records is available.
  • Taxes
    • No information on taxes is available.


Parkersburg, located at the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers, is the third largest city in the State of West Virginia. It is the county seat of Wood County and the largest city in the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Bureau of the Public Debt, an agency of the U.S. Treasury Department, is headquartered in Parkersburg.

Elected Officials

See also: West Virginia state employee salary

See also: West Virginia public pensions

2012 Parkersburg City Council[2]
First Name Last Name District
Nancy Wilcox 1
Mike Reynolds 6
Sharon Lynch 2
Tom Joyce 7
D. Bradle Kimes 3
John W. Rockhold 8
John R. Sandy 4
W. James Reed 9
Sharyn Tallman 5

Administrative officials

2012 Administrative Officials[4]
First Name Last Name Position
Robert Newell Mayor
Joseph Santer City Attorney
Pamela Salvage Personnel Director
Jerry Edman Public Works Director
Justin Smith City Engineer
Ann Conageski Development Director
Joseph Martin Police Chief
Eric Taylor Fire Chief
Angie Smith Finance Director


Budget information is not directly available.


See also: West Virginia government sector lobbying

There is no direct lobbying information available on the city of Parkersburg.

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