Tag: Morgan County Commission

County chooses vendor for $400K emergency paging system upgrade

by Kate Shunney Morgan County Commissioners selected one of three vendors who bid to upgrade the countywide emergency paging system. On the recommendation of 911 Director Marshall Younker and a panel of reviewers, commissioners on September 20 chose G Tech Communications of Hampshire County to install a new paging system[Read More…]

Citizens ask commissioners for help, information & solutions

by Kate Shunney During the August 16 regular meeting of the Morgan County Commission, local citizens shared a variety of public concerns and asked county officials for help on several issues. Pat Mosco  took the lead by asking commissioners who could address a list of complaints about her neighbor. Mosco[Read More…]

Greenway Cemetery is in trouble

Management group says new funds, ideas needed to maintain historic resting place by Kate Shunney The resting place for generations of Morgan County’s families is getting to be too much to maintain for the Town of Bath Cemetery Corporation, the group’s head has told county officials. According to Elizabeth Skinner,[Read More…]

Forney offers up more details on fitness center plans, financials

by Kate Shunney Morgan County Commissioners have fielded questions, suggestions and concerns about their preliminary contract to buy a private fitness center and turn it into a county-owned facility. In mid-May, commissioners voted unanimously to enter into a contract with Rankin & Associates LLC to try and purchase Rankin Physical[Read More…]

County to put funds into new emergency operations & facilities building

by Kate Shunney Morgan County Commissioners approved a request from Office of Emergency Services Director Jason Hoover to move ahead with construction of a $430,000 building to house the county’s facilities department, along with storage and meeting space for the Office of Emergency Services and the Morgan County Emergency Communications[Read More…]

Commission gives nod to community agencies, approves grant applications, EDA loan and radio purchase

by Kate Shunney Morgan County Commissioners issued several proclamations and signed resolutions in support of multiple grants during their regular meeting on Wednesday, May 3. At the request of Eastern Action, formerly the Eastern West Virginia Community Action Agency, of Moorefield, county officials proclaimed May as Community Action Month in[Read More…]