Housing Advisory Commission

Meetings

  • 8:30 AM
  • 2nd Wednesday of the month
  • Public Safety Building
    300 Spruce St.
    Morgantown, WV 26505

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

Name Representation
Term Expiration
James Craig
City Landlord Representative
October 6, 2018
Lisa Darden
Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority
October 6, 2018
Ruth Donaldson
City Neighborhood Association
October 6, 2018
Rachel Fetty
City Resident
October 6, 2018
Bill Kawecki
Council Member
October 6, 2018
Tyler McFarland
West Virginia University Student Government Associations
October 6, 2017
Carrie Ann Showalter
West Virginia University Office of Student Legal Services
October 6, 2018
Ken Tennant
Fire Marshal
October 6, 2018
Mark Trump
Building Code Official
October 6, 2018
Arthur Trussler
Property Manager
October 6, 2018
Brian Walker
West Virginia University Off-Campus Housing
October 6, 2018
Josh White
 Licensed Real Estate Representative
October 6, 2019
Trista Wright
West Virginia Fair Housing Network
October 6, 2018

About the Commission


The Morgantown Housing Advisory Commission was created in October 2014. It is made up of 13 members appointed by City Council, and all members except the West Virginia University Student Government representative serve three-year terms. The Student Government Representative serves a one-year term.

Functions


The Commission's function is to:
  • Serve as the medium for citizen advice and comment on housing issues.
  • Provide advocacy for establishing and maintaining diversity in housing types and opportunities.
  • Encourage and strengthen collaborative planning and communications between public and private housing sectors.
  • Review, consider, and make recommendations to the City Manager and City Council on all aspects that affect public and private housing.
  • Research and discuss housing trends and ideas and make recommendations to the City Manager and City Council regarding housing policy and ordinances.
  • Sponsor educational programs on owner and non-owner occupied housing.