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Elected Officials

City of Welch: Mayor's Office

The City of Welch is structured and operates under the Strong-Mayor Plan specified in West Virginia Code. Chapter 8 of the West Virginia Code, particularly §8-3-2 specifies the roles and responsibilities of the Mayor.

  • The Mayor is elected at large by the qualified voters of the City of Welch.
  • The Mayor is the administrative authority of City of Welch.
  • Officers and employees are appointed by the Mayor or by his order. However, appointments by the Mayor or by his order may be made subject to the approval of the Council.
  • Additional duties and limitations of the Mayor are further specified in the City Charter.

Phone: 304-436-3113

Term: 4 years
 
City of Welch
Mayor's Office
88 Howard Street
Welch, WV 24801
 

City of Welch: City Council

The City of Welch is structured and operates under the Strong-Mayor Plan specified in West Virginia Code. Chapter 8 of the West Virginia Code, particularly §8-3-2 specifies the roles and responsibilities of the Council.

  • The Council is elected at large or by wards, or both, by the qualified voters of the City of Welch.
  • The Council is the governing body for the City of Welch.
  • Officers and employees are appointed by the Mayor or by his order. However, appointments by the Mayor or by his order may be made subject to the approval of the Council.
  • Additional duties and limitations of the Council are further specified in the City Charter.
Phone: 304-436-3113
Fax: 304-436-2546
 
Term: 4 years
 
City of Welch
City Council
88 Howard Street
Welch, WV 24801
Mayor
Reba Honake
Council Members
James Ingole Sr.
Mark Jones
Emily Yeager
William Spencer
Frank Cooley

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