For the meeting on May 25, 2021
Committee of the Whole 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/MCC052521. Additionally, the public can submit written comments via email to the City Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- LEASING OFFICE SPACE AT THE MORGANTOWN MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
At the recommendation of the Airport Director, council will discuss moving this ordinance
to its June 1 regular meeting agenda. The ordinance would authorize a lease agreement between the city and Xerox for office space in the terminal building at the Morgantown Municipal Airport. The lease agreement is for three years and would end on May 31, 2024.
- CREATING AN EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK FOR CITY EMPLOYEES
At the recommendation of the City Manager, council will discuss moving this ordinance
to its June 1 regular meeting agenda. This ordinance would direct the City Manager to create an employee handbook following the direction laid out in this ordinance. The ordinance would also approve a formal grievance procedure and a diversity, equity and inclusion plan for the city.
- SUPPORTING FEDERAL LEGISLATION AIMED AT IMPROVING VOTERS RIGHTS
Council will discuss the inclusion of this resolution
on its June 1 regular meeting agenda. This resolution is in support of federal legislation H.R. 1 / S. 1, also known as the "For the People Act". It calls on federal legislators to support and vote in favor of the legislation which offers increased protections for voters rights.