A summary of the proceedings for the Morgantown City Council meeting on May 4, 2021.
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.NOTE: This meeting was held remotely by Cisco WebEx video-conference to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
- RECOGNIZING AISURY VASQUEZ
Mayor Ron Dulaney Jr. presented a Certificate of Appreciation to WVU Diversty Outreach Coordinator Aisury Vasquez and thanked her for providing diversity training to pollworkers during the 2021 Municipal Election.
- CELEBRATING INFRASTRUCTURE WEEK
Mayor Ron Dulaney Jr. presented the Infrastructure Week Proclamation to Morgantown Area Partnership representative Tony Faini and proclaimed
May 10-14, 2021 as Infrastructure Week in the City of Morgantown.
- LEASING SPACE AT THE AIRPORT
At the recommendation of the Airport Director, this ordinance
would authorize a three year lease agreement with Wanderlust Travel, LLC for office space at the Morgantown Municipal Airport.Second reading. Passed 7-0.
- BOARD AND COMMISSION NOMINATIONS
Frances Brownfield was nominated and reappointed as a member of the Traffic Commission.
- PROVIDING FOR THE REORGANIZATION OF THE ENGINEERING AND PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENTS
At the recommendation of the City Manager, this ordinance
would revise the current annual budget for the General Fund to include the reorganization of personnel in the Engineering and Public Works Departments. The reorganization would result in a minimal increase to the Contingency Fund.First reading. Passed 7-0.
- CREATING A CIVILIAN POLICE REVIEW BOARD AND ADVISORY BOARD
At the recommendation of the Special Committee on Community Policing and Citizen Advisory Board, this ordinance
would create a Civilian Police Review and Advisory Board. The board, which would consist of nine members, would provide for citizen participation in reviewing Police Department policies, practices, and procedures; to promote the availability of data relating to police practices and procedures; and to provide a prompt, impartial, and fair review of misconduct complaints relating to the Morgantown Police Department in a manner which protects the rights of police officers and the rights of individuals who have contact with the Morgantown Police Department.
First reading. Passed 7-0.