The City of Wheeling, West Virginia


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Mayor of Wheeling

Glenn F. Elliott, Jr., Mayor of Wheeling
1500 Chapline Street, Room 303
Wheeling, WV 26003
Mayor’s Office: 304-234-3604 

Elected: May 10, 2016
Sworn in: July 1, 2016

The City of Wheeling operates under the Manager-Mayor Plan. The Mayor is elected at large by the qualified voters of the City and serves as the presiding officer of the Council.

In line with the Charter of the City of Wheeling, the Mayor shall:

  • Be elected to not more than two consecutive terms;
  • Appoint, with the advice and consent of Council, the Vice Mayor, Director of Finance, City Clerk, Recreation Commission, Municipal Civil Service Commission, Human Rights Commission, and Board of Zoning Appeals;
  • Appoint the members of the Development Committee and the other committees of Council.


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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