For the meeting on February 16, 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 email@example.com.
- RECOGNIZING THE IMPACT OF AVIATION ON OUR ECONOMY
Mayor Ron Dulaney will proclaim
the month of February 2021 as General Aviation Appreciation Month to recognize the impact it has on our state and local economy.
- 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.
- ACCEPTING A $7.7 MILLION GRANT FROM THE FAA
The City Manager will seek approval to accept a grant
from the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program in the amount of $7,777,777. The funds will be used for the Phase 1 construction of the runway extension project at the Morgantown Municipal Airport.
- REVIEWING A DECISION TO DENY A ZONING TEXT AMENDMENT
The Morgantown Planning Commission is recommending that council accept its recommendation
to deny an application request for a zoning text amendment to allow Video Gaming and Lottery Establishments in the B-2 Service District.
Referendum on the Ballot This April
Did you know that voters will decide this April whether or not to extend city council term limits from two year concurrent terms to four year staggered terms? Do you want to vote, but are concerned about COVID-19? Applications are currently being accepted for absentee ballots. For more info visit morgantownwv.gov/elections
or contact the Morgantown City Clerk's office at 304-284-7434.
Important Election Dates to Remember:
- Jan. 4 to Apr. 20 - Absentee Voting Applications Accepted
- Mar. 2 - Drawing for Ballot Positions
- Apr. 6 - Voter Registration Deadline
- Apr. 13 - Write-In Candidate Filing Deadline
- Apr. 14 to 24 - Early Voting
- Apr. 27 - Election Day