What D’ya Know … About Monongalia County Government?

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

Room 222


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.


Workshop Program 

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


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