A summary of the proceedings for the Morgantown City Council meeting on Feb. 2, 2021.
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.NOTE: This meeting was held remotely by Cisco WebEx video-conference to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
- CONSIDERING VACANT STRUCTURE EXEMPTION REQUESTS:
City Council considered an order
granting an exemption from the requirement to register a structure as vacant under the City of Morgantown’s Vacant Structures Code for 301 Brockway Avenue. Council also considered an order
denying an exemption from the requirement to register a structure as vacant under the City of Morgantown’s Vacant Structures Code for 208 East End Avenue.
Both items were passed 7-0.
- RECLASSIFYING LAND IN 6TH WARD:
At the recommendation of the Morgantown Planning Commission, city council considered an ordinance
that would amend the Zoning Map to reclassify four parcels of land in the 6th Ward near Brookhaven Road from R-1, Single-Family Residential to B-2, Service Business District.
- REPAIRING PARKING INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE CITY:
At the request of the Morgantown Parking Authority, this ordinance and accompanying resolution will authorize general repairs and an elevator replacement in the existing multilevel parking building located between University Avenue and Chestnut Street and replacement of a retaining wall in the existing surface parking lot located adjacent to 300 Spruce Street. The ordinance will authorize the issuance by the city of not more than $3.25 million in aggregate principal amount of Parking System Revenue Bonds, Series 2021 for the purpose of financing the design, acquisition, construction and equipping of this project.
- AWARDING THE BID FOR PHASE 1 CONSTRUCTION OF THE RUNWAY EXTENSION PROJECT:
At the recommendation of Michael Baker International, the project manager for the Runway Extension Project at the Morgantown Municipal Airport, the bid award for the construction of Phase 1 of the Runway Extension Project should be awarded to Doss Enterprises, LC in the amount of $5,753,978.10.
- REPLACING THE ROOF AT THE METROPOLITAN THEATRE:
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At the recommendation of the City Engineer, the bid award
for the replacement of the roof at the Metropolitan Theatre should be awarded to Mansuetto & Sons Roofing in the amount of $277,165.
Are you interested in making a difference in your community? Time is running out to file your candidacy for Morgantown City Council. The deadline to file is Feb. 8. Do you want to vote, but are concerned about COVID-19? Applications are currently being accepted for absentee ballots. For more information visit morgantownwv.gov/elections or contact the Morgantown City Clerk's office at 304-284-7434. Important Election Dates to Remember:
- Jan. 1 to Apr. 20 - Absentee Voting Applications Accepted
- Jan. 4 to Feb. 8 - Candidate Filing Period
Mar. 2 - Drawing for Ballot Positions
Apr. 6 - Voter Registration Deadline
Apr. 14 - 24 - Early Voting
Apr. 27 - Election Day