City Clerk

NOTICE: As of Wednesday, Jan. 13, the City Clerk's Office is temporarily closed due to safety concerns regarding COVID-19. If you have questions or need assistance you can reach the City Clerk by phone at 304-284-7434 or by email Paperwork can be dropped off in the Planning Office located across the hall. Thank you for your cooperation.

 The City Clerk's office reports to the City Manager and serves as the administrative support to City Council.


The City Clerk is the Record Keeper of:
  • Council meetings and minutes;
  • Deeds;
  • History of the City;
  • Ordinances; and
  • Resolutions.
The City Clerk is the City's election official for City Council elections, every April in odd years. The Clerk's office also serves as secretary to the Police Civil Service Commission and Fire Civil Service Commission.

2021 Municipal Election

The next City of Morgantown Municipal Election is April 27, 2021. All seven city council seats will be up for election. In addition to voting for council, voters will decide on a referendum to change the city council term limits from concurrent two year terms to staggered four year terms.

For the latest election information please visit our election page. If you have any election related questions, please view our election FAQs below or contact the City Clerk at 304-284-7434.

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