A summary of the proceedings for the Morgantown City Council meeting on March 30, 2021.
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.NOTE: This meeting was held remotely by Cisco WebEx video-conference to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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- SUPPORTING NON-DISCRIMINATION IN THE CITY
At the recommendation of the Morgantown Human Rights Commission, this ordinance
would show support for continuing the adoption and implementation of a resolution Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) standards. The standards would specifically link discrimination on hair texture and protective hair styles which include braids, locks, twists as well as dreadlocks and Afros to non-discrimination provisions to Section 153
of the city code.Action Taken: Moved to the April 6, 2021 city council meeting agenda.
- UPDATING THE STREET MANUAL AND SIDEWALK DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS
At the recommendation of the Morgantown Engineering Department, this ordinance
would allow for revision to the city's street manual by the city's Engineering Department. Changes made to the street manual will be provided to city council as well as the public with a minimum of a 14-day comment period before the change becomes effective. Additionally, the ordinance would allow for a secondary ordinance
to create a city-funded comprehensive sidewalk construction plan that would focus on creating sidewalks that connect to existing sidewalks frequently used by citizens in the city rather than constructing sidewalks when a new building is constructed.Action Taken: Moved to the April 6, 2021 city council meeting agenda
- ZONING CLASSIFICATIONS AT THE FORMER RAMADA INN
At the recommendation of the Planning Commission, this ordinance would approve the changing of zoning classification of the Ramada Inn to B-5 Shopping Center District. This would allow the proposed uses of the facility as a social services center.
Action Taken: Moved to the April 6, 2021 city council meeting agenda.
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