Greetings, Morgantonian! If you're new to the city, just moving in and getting settled, welcome. If you've lived here a while and are looking for information on residential services and municipal engagement, you're in the right place.
If you have a question about City Services, click here to access our Service Request and FAQs page. Here you'll find information about animal control, building & housing, City government, City Parks, Neighborhood Enforcement, and more, and be able to submit a form directly to the City Department that deals with your inquiry. You can also use the "Contact Us" widget on the right side of the page to submit a general question, comment, or concern.
I just moved to Morgantown!
We're so pleased you picked our City for your new home. There is a group of people in Morgantown who call themselves the Morgantown Newcomers Club. They offer services to help you get acquainted with your new city and meet your neighbors. Find more information on the MNC at MorgantownNewcomers.com.
I would like to. . .
. . .find more information about attending City Council meetings.
Are you planning on attending your first City Council meeting soon? First, start off by skimming our page, "Welcome to Your First City Council Meeting." http://www.morgantownwv.gov/residents/welcome-to-your-first-city-council-meeting/
Next, visit the Council Documents page to find the agenda. http://www.morgantownwv.gov/government/city-council/council-documents/
You can also access Notes and Minutes from past meetings by going to our News page and viewing the latest entries.
. . .learn more about the schools in Morgantown.
The Monongalia County School System encompasses public schools in Morgantown.
Additional information about home schooling, private schools, daycares, and after-school programs can be found at MorgantownKids.com.
. . .know how to schedule or change my trash and recycling pick up.
Republic (formerly Allied Waste) provides our City solid waste and recycling services. For contact information, Trash Laws, and citywide pick-up schedules, visit http://www.morgantownwv.gov/residents/trash-recycling/.
Starting in late 2012, the Clean Community Concept approach to recycling is set to go into effect, upping the range of items accepted, as well as offering weekly pick up and larger recycling toters. Read more about the Clean Community Concept here.
. . .get text messages or emails when there are road closures in my neighborhood.
The Morgantown Utility Board (MUB) posts a weekly work list at http://mubtraffic.wordpress.com/. Most days, MUB sends out notices about what roads are closed, and for how long.
To sign up for these Morgantown NIXLE alerts, simply text "MORGANTOWN" to 888777 from your mobile phone. You can also sign up online by going to the Nixle Sign Up Page. You can even specify what part of town you live in so that you don't get notices for every road closure in town – just the ones near your home or work!
. . .find out what new construction or zoning changes are happening in my neighborhood.
Each month, the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Planning Department publish a list of building and zoning applications, which we call Neighborhood Notices. Click here to access this month's Neighborhood Notices.