What D’ya Know … About Monongalia County Government?

Below is the complete workshop with links to all the documents and presentations from the November 6, 2013 Morgantown Local Government event!  This was the second of two workshops, the first being the  What D’ya Know … About City Government? workshop.

 

Workshop #2 on Local Government: “What d’ ya know –

About Monongalia County Government” 

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 – 7-9 p.m.

Location: Sheriff’s Department

Room 222

 

Purpose of 2013 Workshops on Local Government: To give League members and other interested persons an opportunity to update their awareness of the operations of our local government and consider pertinent current issues relating to both City and County government. Part I (in March) and Part II (in November.)

 

Goal: To increase informed and active participation in local government.

 

Workshop Program 

What d’ ya know?” – A distribution of a multiple choice “pre-test” which people can take while others are arriving, perhaps take home, and then correct themselves

Welcome and Orientation – Lyndell Millecchia

Grab a “stool” and let’s talk together about how things operate around here!”

A session on the components of Monongalia County Government, some related questions and issues — Don Spencer and Kitty Lozier

 

Three Issues – A Panel Presentation

“Practical Experience on a Five Member County Commission”
- Lyn Widmyer, County Commissioner from Jefferson County

“County Finance and Budgeting in Monongalia County”
- Ora Ash, Head of Local Governmental Services Division WV State Auditor’s Office

“Accessibility and Transparency in Monongalia County Government”
- John Sofranko

 

Wood County Voter February 2014

LWV Wood County February 24, 2014 Meeting on Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives (Common Core) March 27 Annual Meeting Chasing Ice movie rescheduled for April 28 Legislative Update

doc iconFebruary 2014 Voter.docx

Huntington’s February 2014 bulletin

Agriculture Policy is the subject of the Huntington League’s February 22 meeting at the West Huntington Library

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School Standards and Objectives Meeting

Next Generation Content

Standards and Objectives

League of Women Voters of Wood County

Membership Meeting – Open to the public

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Judge Black Courthouse Annex

313 Market Street, Parkersburg WV

Use entrance across from Blennerhassett Hotel

The Wood County Schools Curriculum and Instruction Department will provide a presentation on the West Virginia Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives. The standards define the knowledge and skills students should have within their K-12 education careers so that they will graduate high school able to succeed in entry-level, credit-bearing academic college courses and in workforce training programs.

doc iconNext Generation Content web notice.docx