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View past agendas and minutes for Morgantown City Council.
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Meeting Summary
Public Meetings
NOTE: Committee of the Whole Meetings are intended to provide an opportunity for the Morgantown City Council to receive information, ask questions and identify policy options in an informal setting. No official action is taken at these meetings.

Presentations
  • Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority Update - Christal Cruso, Executive Director
    • Christal Cruso presented information regarding the new mission statement for the Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority. Additionally, she spoke about programs that the authority provides.  
  • Morgantown Blue Zones Update - Colleen Harshbarger, Chairperson City of Morgantown Health and Wellness Commission
    • Colleen Harshbarger spoke about the status of the Blue Zones Project which will help to improve the well-being of citizens in Morgantown. 
  • MUB discussion of the route of the Raw Water Line - Tim Ball, General Manager
    • Tim Ball and Doug Smith discussed the alternate Raw Water Line routes that MUB has presented to the public.
  • Parking Authority - Dana McKenzie, Director 
    • Dana McKenzie spoke about amendments that the Parking Authority would like to make to the current City Code regarding the establishment of parking rates. 
Public Portion
  • Joan Beard suggested people that MUB should consult regarding the Raw Water Line construction. She also gave her opinion on the best option for the Raw Water Line. 
  • Twylah Meding spoke about her preference for where the Raw Water Line construction should take place. 
  • Elizabeth Sneathen spoke about her concerns regarding the Raw Water Line being constructed through White Park. 
  • Danielle Walker spoke about her concerns regarding the hate crimes in the city. She also commended MUB for being open to public input.
Items for Discussion
  • Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority
    • City Council will look at the Falling Run TIF district at a later date.  
  • Morgantown Blue Zones
    • There will be periodic announcements regarding the Blue Zones Project. City Council members will be informed when there are decisions that need to be made regarding this project. 
  • MUB discussion of the route of the Raw Water Line
    • Further discussion of this issue will take place at the June 4 city council meeting. 
  • Ordinance amending article 155 of the City Code governing the Morgantown Parking Authority 
    • This issue will be moved to the agenda for the June 4 city council meeting.  
  • Ordinance amending secton 365.05 of the City Code establishing off-street parking rates
    • The Morgantown Parking Authority will present council with a proposed amendment at a future city council meeting. 
  • RZ19-03 - Administratively requested zoning amendment for 40 parcels on Powell Ave. from B-2 to R-1A as recommended in the Future Study Area 16 recommendations report
    • Development Services Director Chris Fletcher presented information regarding the request for a zoning amendment. This item has been moved to the agenda for the June 4 city council meeting. 
  • TX19-01 - Administratively requested zoning text amendments pertaining to "front-load garage" performance standards in the R-1, R-1A, R-2 AND R-3 districts 
    • Development Services Director Chris Fletcher presented information regarding a request for a text amendment which would clarify the type of garage that the zoning code is referring to. This item has been moved to the agenda for the June 4 city council meeting. 
  • April 2019 monthly general fund finance report and detailed budget report
    • City Manager Paul Brake presented council members with background information regarding the April 2019 monthly general fund finance report and detailed budget report. 
  • Ordinance updating the city building code 
    • The Code Enforcement Department has requested an update to the city building code, which would bring the city into compliance with the state building code. This item has been moved to the agenda for the June 4 city council meeting. 
May 30 - Woodburn School Redevelopment 
June 3 - Green Team 
June 4 - City Council Meeting
June 5 - Traffic Commission
June 6 - Bike Board 
June 6 - Health and Wellness
June 10 - Pedestrian Safety 
June 10 - Met Theatre 
June 12 - Sunnyside Up! 
June 12 - Transit Authority
June 13 - Mon County Development Authority
June 13 - Planning Commission
June 17 - MUB
June 18 - Sister Cities 
June 18 - City Council
June 19 - Main Street Morgantown
June 19 - BOPARC
June 19 - Board of Zoning Appeals 
June 20 - Library Board
June 20 - MPO Policy Board
June 20 - Museum Commission 
June 25 - Committee of the Whole
June 26 - Housing Advisory 
June 26 - Urban Landscape
June 27 - Land Reuse and Preservation Agency 
June 27 - Woodburn School Redevelopment 

Check out the calendar on the City of Morgantown website for specific information on public meeting times and locations.
Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities
There are currently openings for the following positions:
  • GIS Analyst
For more information, visit morgantownwv.gov/jobs.

There are currently openings on the following boards and commissions: 
  • Fire Code of Appeals
  • Sister Cities Commission
  • Traffic Commission
  • Health and Wellness
  • Tree Board
  • The Metropolitan Theatre Commission
  • Personnel Board
  • Woodburn Redevelopment Authority 
  • Housing Advisory Commission - WVU SGA Student 
  • BOPARC
  • Library Board
  • Parking Authority 
  • Ward and Boundary Commission 

For more information, visit morgantownwv.gov/volunteer.
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