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PUBLIC NOTICE: The Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle MPO (HEPMPO) hereby notify all interested persons that an input survey on the area’s Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan is open to the public.

The public survey will be open from December 1, 2022 to January 1, 2023. The survey is available online at: https://live.metroquestsurvey.com/?u=rp6v6r#!/.  Announcements are also posted at the Hagerstown, Martinsburg and Charles Town public libraries.

 

The survey seeks input on existing barriers to bicycling and walking, gaps in the active transportation network, most desired origins and destinations and preferred bike and trail connections and pedestrian needs.

Questions and all written comments should be directed to Matt Mullenax at 240-313-2081, mmullenax@hepmpo.net or mailed to the HEPMPO office at 33 W. Washington St., Suite 402, Hagerstown, MD 21740. Only written comments will be accepted.

 

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Update:

11/21/2022

The boil water advisory has been lifted. Please contact the Shepherdstown Water Plant at 304-876-2394 if you have any questions. Thank you for your patience.

 

Update:

9:20 a.m. 11/20/2022

The water leak has been repaired. Until further notice, a boil water advisory is in effect for customers who experienced a loss of water service. Boil water for one minute prior to consuming or brushing teeth. If your water is cloudy, run the water until it clears.  For further information, contact the Shepherdstown Water Plant at 304-876-2394. Thank you for your patience!

Update:

5:03 p.m. Crews continue to work on repairing the water leak.  Customers may lose water service.  If this occurs, once service is reinstated, a boil water advisory will be in place until further notice.  Boil water one minute prior to consuming or brushing teeth.  The boil water advisory only applies to customers that lose water service.  Updates will be provided as they are received.  For further information, contact the Shepherdstown Water Plant at 304-876-2394.

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The Shepherdstown Public Works Department is currently working on a water leak on Rt. 45. The timeframe for the repair is unknown at this time. Updates will be provided as they are received. If you have any questions, please contact the Shepherdstown Water Plant at 304-876-2394.


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Meter Parking enforcement will be suspended from Monday, November 28, 2022, thru Monday, January 2, 2023. Stickers will be placed on parking meters advising of free parking during the holidays. All other parking regulations will continue to be enforced including residential parking restrictions. Have a safe and happy holiday. Corporation of Shepherdstown.


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The Shepherdstown Town Hall does not accept applications for absentee ballots for the November 8 General Election.  Applications must be sent to the Jefferson County Voter Registration Office.  If sending by mail, send to Jefferson County Voter Registration, 100 East Washington, Charles Town, WV 25414.  If sending by email, send to jeffersoncounty@wvsos.com .

For further information, please call 304-728-3248.


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The Corporation of Shepherdstown is inviting bids to be submitted to Town Hall, 104 North King Street, Shepherdstown, WV, until September 2, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. for the development of a walking path/trail within Cullison Park, located on North Mill Street, in Shepherdstown WV. The preferred material is FlexiPave, or a comparable product.   Bids must include all costs, including trucking of all needed material and equipment, mobilization, clean-up, material for base and surface layers of the trail, installation, and any other expenses.  The trail will cover approximately 760 linear feet (depending on final placement considerations), with a 4-foot width, around the perimeter of the park.  A business license and proof of insurance will be required of the successful bidder.  Bidders are encouraged to arrange a site visit prior to submitting a bid; contact Amy Boyd, Town Clerk at (304) 876-2398.


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COVID RELIEF RENT / UTILITY ASSISTANCE FOR SHEPHERDSTOWN RESIDENTS Low-to-moderate-income households who live within the Corporation of Shepherdstown and experienced or are experiencing economic hardship due to COVID may be eligible for immediate financial assistance with mortgage, rent and/or utilities. Assistance will be provided based on demonstrated need, the availability of funds, and documented eligibility for assistance, including income and residency requirements. Proof of residency within the corporate limits of Shepherdstown will be required. Requests for assistance are now being processed, and Corporation of Shepherdstown residents requesting assistance should contact Siobhan Bertone 304-267-8837 ext. 10 at the Martinsburg Office of Catholic Charities.