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
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.
“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
- Monongalia County Authorities, Boards and Commissions
- Questions to Support County Growth
- A Possible First Draft County Mission Statement
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