New Residents

Getting Started

The City of Morgantown has many ways to communicate with its residents, but for someone who is new to getting involved in municipal government, here are a few notes to get you started.

Social Media Accounts

Online and social media accounts are managed from City Hall, but do represent both the Council and the Administration. They are a pair of separate bodies. The City of Morgantown Twitter and Facebook Accounts are always ways to ask questions and get quick info.

Website Tips

  • It's worth mentioning Morgantown's Council is voted in, but any resident can be a board or commission member! View openings on our volunteer page.
  • Read this information from the City Clerk about Your First City Council Meeting.
  • Morgantown City Council doesn't have offices at City Hall, but you can always call and schedule an appointment to talk to an Administrative staff member.
  • You can always have your voice heard. Probably the best way is to contact your city councilor
  • If you want to petition a City Council action, please read these guidelines to ensure that your efforts are not in vain.
  • You can report any concerns about the city here
  • You are always welcome at the City's neighborhood association meetings. View the meeting calendar.
  • Or find your Morgantown neighborhood associations out of a list.
  • The Communication Office page is a comprehensive look at how to get up to date and accurate information from the City.
  • One easy was to stay informed is to sign up for the Morgantown Messenger, our enewsletter, sent monthly.
  • Do you just have a question? Check our FAQ and Assistance Memos.