A summary of the proceedings for the Morgantown City Council meeting on May 3, 2022.
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- APPROVING A LEASE AGREEMENT FOR THE MORGANTOWN HISTORY MUSEUM
Council is considering an ordinance
which would authorize a lease agreement between the city and the Historic Morgantown Post Office Building, Inc. for continued space for the Morgantown History Museum. The initial terms of the lease is 42 months beginning on July 1, 2022. The monthly rental rate is $10 per square foot, or $3,280, and increase to $15 per square foot following the renovation of the Historic Morgantown Post Office building.Passed. 7-0. First Reading.
- UPDATING THE CITY OF MORGANTOWN PENSION RULES AND REGULATIONS
to the City of Morgantown Pension Rules and Regulations provides a structure to appoint pension fund board members and establish a quorum to do business and award retirement pensions. Pension fund board members are nominated by the city manager, as required by state law, and all fund members have the opportunity to object to the appointment or allow the nominee to be seated. The City finance and payroll staff are directed to process benefits awarded by the fund.Passed. 7-0.
- PARTICIPATING IN OPIOD LITIGATION SETTLEMENTS
At the request
of the West Virginia Attorney General council is considering participating in the West Virginia First Memorandum of Understanding and acceptance of Opioid Litigation settlements entered by the West Virginia Attorney General. Under the settlement, participating local governments who execute an election and release form are eligible for direct payments from the amount set aside for remediation, which is $23,920,000. For the Endo Health and Solutions and Par Pharmaceuticals Settlement, 72.5% goes to the West Virginia First Abatement Fund and 24.5%, or $5,860,400, goes to local governments across the state. Morgantown is expected to receive $7,7943.32. These funds can only be used for purposes laid out in the West Virginia First Memorandum of Understanding.No action taken.