City Departments

Contact Information Duties
Accounting

Tia Robertson, M.A.F.M., City Auditor/Controller
501 Virginia Street East, Room 203
Charleston, WV 25301
P: (304) 348-8028
F: (304) 347-1831 

  • Accounts Payable Processing
  • All Accounting Related Functions
  • Capital Assets Reporting 
  • Financial Reporting
Building Commission

Tony Harmon, Building Commissioner 
915 Quarrier Street, Suite 5 
Charleston, WV 25301-2607 
P: (304) 348-6833 
F: (304) 348-6836

  • Building Inspections
  • Building Permits
  • Contractor Registrations
  • Demolitions
  • Permit & Plan Reviews
  • Property Maintenance
Charleston Urban Renewal Authority (CURA)

Ronald Butlin, Executive Director
815 Quarrier Street, Suite 244 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-6890 
F: (304) 348-6892

http://www.curawv.org

  • Community Revitalization
  • Economic Development
City Attorney

Paul D. Ellis, City Attorney
501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8032 
F: (304) 348-0770

  • Legal Matters
City Clerk

JB Akers, City Clerk
501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8179 
F: (304) 348-8038

  • Cemetery Deeds
  • City Council
  • City Council Agendas & Minutes
  • City Elections
  • Claims Against the City
  • Police Department Applications
City Collector

Tonya C. Cotton, City Collector  
915 Quarrier Street, Suite 4 
Charleston, WV 25301 
(304) 348-8024 
(304) 347-1810

  • Admissions/Amusement Tax
  • Business License
  • Business & Occupation Tax
  • Business Registration 
  • City Service Fee
  • Fire Protection & Refuse Service Fee
  • Hotel/Motel Tax
  • Public Utility Excise Tax
  • Residential Rental Unit Registration & Licensing
City Engineer

Chris Knox, City Engineer 
114 Dickinson Street 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8106 
F: (304) 348-8044

  • City Right of Ways
  • Retaining Walls
  • Storm Water Drainage
  • Street Design
  • Street Paving and Repairs
City Manager

David Molgaard, City Manager
501 Virginia Street East, Room 101 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8014 
F: (304) 348-8157

  • Boater's Electricity Forms
  • Purchasing
  • Urban Deer Hunt Forms
City Treasurer

Vic Grigoraci, Treasurer 
501 Virginia Street East, Room 203 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8029 
F: (304) 348-8103

  • Accounts
  • Investments
Civic Center

John Robertson, General Manager 
200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 345-1500 
F: (304) 345-3492
http://www.charlestonwvciviccenter.com

     

    • Event Tickets
    Construction Project Team

    George Farley, Director 
    2184 Falcon Drive
    Charleston, WV 25312
    P: (304) 348-0511 
    F: (304) 348-0512

    • Construction
    • Electrical
    Finance

    Joe Estep, Director
    501 Virginia Street East 
    Charleston, WV 25301 
    P: (304) 348-8014 
    F: (304) 348-8157

    • Budget Information
    Fire Department

    Michael S. "Scott" Shaffer, Fire Chief
    808 Virginia Street 
    Charleston, WV 25302 
    P: (304) 348-8198 
    F: (304) 348-0731

    • Fire Safety
    Homeland Security and Emergency Services

    Grant Gunnoe, Director
    501 Virginia Street East 
    Charleston, WV 25301 
    P: (304) 348-8130 
    F: (304) 348-6419

    • Disaster & Emergency Planning
    • Disaster Preparedness Education
    Human Resources

    Charles Thompson, Director of Human Resources
    P.O. Box 2749 
    Charleston, WV 25330
    Phone: (304) 348-8015 
    Fax: (304) 348-8055

    • Recruiting
    • Performance Management
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Employment Relations
    • Risk Management
    • Employee Assistance
    Human Rights

    For matters related to discrimination based on Sex, Race, Color, Ancestry, National Origin, Age, Disability, or Familial Status contact:

    West Virginia Human Rights Commission
    1321 Plaza East, Room 108A
    Charleston WV 25301-1400
    304-558-2616 (phone)
    1-888-676-5546 (toll free)
    304-558-0085 (fax)
    www.wvf.state.wv.us/wvhrc

    For matters of discrimination based on Sexual Orientation in Housing, Employment, or Public Accommodation contact:

    The City of Charleston, Clerks Office
    501 Virginia Street 3rd floor
    Charleston WV 25301
    304-348-8179 (phone)
    304-348-8038 (fax)
    http://www.cityofcharleston.org/government/city-departments/city-clerk

    • Discrimination Complaints
    Information Systems

    Peter Gallo, Director
    501 Virginia Street East 
    Charleston, WV 25301 
    P: (304) 348-8048 
    F: (304) 348-6441

    • Maintain and update all city networks
    • Support City of Charleston employee?s Application Systems and Network PCs
    • Perform backend office payment verification processing for various Application Systems
    Mayor

    Mayor Danny Jones
    501 Virginia Street East 
    Charleston, WV 25301 
    P: (304) 348-8174 
    F: (304) 348-8034
    mayorsoffice@cityofcharleston.org

    Social Links:

    Mayor Danny Jones Facebook

    Mayor Danny Jones Twitter

    Mayor Danny Jones Google+

    • Civic / Citizen Duties
    Mayor's Office of Economic and Community Development (MOECD)

    Brian King, Director
    105 McFarland Street 
    Charleston, WV 25301 
    P: (304) 348-8035 
    F: (304) 348-0704

    • HOME Blend Program
    • Low to Mid Income Housing
    • HUD Grant Dispersements
    Municipal Court

    Judge Anne B. Charnock 
    501 Virginia Street East 
    Charleston, WV 25301 
    P: (304) 348-8079 
    F: (304) 348-6894

    • Traffic Tickets
    • Traffic Court 
    • Municipal Court
    Parks and Recreation

    John Charnock, Director
    200 Baker Lane 
    Charleston, WV 25302 
    P: (304) 348-6860 
    F: (304) 348-0705

    • Cato Park & Golf Course
    • Kanawha City Community Center
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Center
    • North Charleston Community Center
    • Roosevelt Neighborhood Center
    Planning

    Dan Vriendt, Director 
    915 Quarrier Street, Suite 1 
    Charleston, WV 25301 
    P: (304) 348-8105 
    F: (304) 348-8042

    • Addressing
    • Board of Zoning Appeals
    • Flood Plain Management
    • Historic Landmarks Commission
    • Municipal Planning Commission
    • Subdivisions  
    • Zoning Permits
    Police Department

    Brent Webster, Chief
    501 Virginia Street East 
    Charleston, WV 25301 
    P: (304) 348-6460 
    F: (304) 348-6416
    http://www.charlestonwvpolice.org/

    • Street Closings
    • Accident Reports
    Public Works

    Gary Taylor, Director 
    1100 Pennsylvania Avenue 
    Charleston, WV 25302 
    P: (304) 348-6850 
    F: (304) 345-7669

    • Equipment Maintenance
    • Public Grounds
    • Street Department
    • Refuse & Recycling
    Sanitary Board

    Larry Roller, General Manager
    208 26th Street West 
    Charleston, WV 25387 
    P: (304) 348-1084 
    F: (304) 347-1808

     

    • Sewage
    Spring Hill Cemetery

    Perry Cox, Superintendent
    1555 Farnsworth Drive 
    Charleston, WV 25301 
    P: (304) 348-8010 
    F: (304) 348-6406

    • Cemetery Affairs
    Strategy Management and Internal Operations

    Deanna Sheets, CPA, MPA, Director
    501 Virginia Street East 
    Charleston, WV 25301 
    P: (304) 348-1090 
    F: (304) 348-8157

    • Alignment of strategic goals to City Vision
    • Department strategy map development in alignment to City Vision
    • Operational effectiveness and efficiencies within departments
    Traffic, Parking and Transportation

    Mary Dickerson, MSSL, Director
    612 Washington Street, E.
    Charleston, WV 25301
    P: (304) 348-0739
    F: (304) 348-1093

    • On-Street Parking
    • Parking Garages
    • Traffic Control