|For the Committee of The Whole meeting on October 25, 2022.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to upcoming renovations at Morgantown City Hall, all Morgantown City Council meetings will be held in Monongalia County Commission Chambers located on the second floor of the Monongalia County Building at 243 High Street.
Committee of The Whole Meeting Highlights:
- PARTNERING WITH BUILDING COMMISSION TO SECURE BONDS FOR ICE ARENA AND MARILLA POOL
This ordinance would establish the City's agreement with the Morgantown Building Commission to secure revenue bonds for funding the Morgantown Ice Arena and Marilla Pool renovation projects. Expenses for the Morgantown Ice Arena project are estimated at approximately $10.4 to $11.5 million, while the Marilla Pool project is estimated to cost anywhere from $9 million to $11 million.
Council will consider the placement of this ordinance onto a future meeting agenda.
- REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS ACCRUED BEFORE BOND FUNDING WAS SECURED
This resolution would authorize the Morgantown Building Commission to reimburse the City for any project-related expenses that may have already been accrued before the revenue bonds were approved. This includes costs related to the design, acquisition, construction, furnishing, and equipping of the aforementioned recreational facilities. Council will consider the placement of this resolution onto a future meeting agenda.
- PROPOSED CHANGES TO CITY SALES AND USE TAX
Council will review an ordinance which would make amendments to the City's sales tax, including the assignment of specific percentages to revenue funds for allowable uses.
- UPDATING CITY PURCHASE PROCEDURES
to the purchasing code will clearly specify distinctions between purchasing and bidding procedures for construction projects and materials purchases, codify exceptions for products with a sole source or other unavailability y bidding processes, and specify procedures for purchasing by cooperative agreements with other local governments.
- REVIEWING THE APPLICABILITY OF ROBERT'S RULES OF ORDER
This ordinance would establish the fact that Robert's Rules of Order are mere guidelines for the Morgantown City Council rather than a strict set of requirements.
- UPDATING THE ORDER OF MEETING PROCEDURE
This ordinance would update the order of procedure for Morgantown City Council meetings and allow Council to coordinate orders of procedure as necessary for each meeting rather than adhering to a strict, unchanging order of proceedings. |