For the meeting on February 2, 2021
Morgantown City Council Regular Meeting Highlights:
IMPORTANT NOTE: To protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic, personal attendance at the meeting is not permitted. This meeting will take place via WebEx at https://cityofmorgantown.my.webex.com/meet/cityofmorgantown using the meeting number 793 734 477. The meeting will be broadcast live on Morgantown 15 and live-streamed via the City of Morgantown website at https://morgantownwv.viebit.com/. The public can listen live by calling 408-418-9388 and using the access code 793 734 477.
If members of the public wish to comment on a particular issue or public hearing, they should fill out the public comment sign-up form on our website which can be found at: https://bit.ly/MCC020221. Additionally, the public can submit written comments via email to the City Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- SWEARING IN BALLOT COMMISSIONERS
The City Clerk will be sworn in as the Head Ballot Commissioner for the 2021 City of Morgantown Municipal Election. The City Clerk will then swear in two additional Ballot Commissioners who will assist the City Clerk in presiding over the election.
- CONSIDERING VACANT STRUCTURE EXEMPTION REQUESTS
City Council will consider 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 will also consider 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.
- RECLASSIFYING LAND IN 6TH WARD
At the recommendation of the Morgantown Planning Commission, city council will consider 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 would 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 would 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
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.
We Want You...To Run For City Council!
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. 4 to Feb. 8 - Candidate Filing Period
- Jan. 4 to Apr. 20 - Absentee Voting Applications Accepted
- Mar. 2 - Drawing for Ballot Positions
- Apr. 6 - Voter Registration Deadline
- Apr. 14 to 24 - Early Voting
- Apr. 27 - Election Day