Morgan County is located in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, less than 100 miles northwest of the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area and 150 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is the westernmost of the three counties in the Panhandle, which includes Berkeley and Jefferson counties and which forms a wedge between Maryland to the north and Virginia to the south.

The county has an area of 230 square miles consisting of 148,000 acres, with a population of roughly 17,000 people. There are two incorporated municipalities, the Town of Bath, which is included in the larger area of Berkeley Springs, and the Town of Paw Paw. 

 
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The Morgan County Courthouse is open Monday- Friday 9am- 5 pm




 
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Mountaineer Gas Company Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project
Please see below letters regarding the Mountaineer Gas Company Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project. (click below to view each letter)
Letter from County Commission President, Joel Tuttle to Mountaineer Gas writing to explain and express his constituents concerns.  

Letter of response received from Mountaineer Gas.



The Community Criminal Justice Board will meet on Friday, July 28th in the County Commission meeting room.  The meeting is open to the public.  Click here for an agenda.

Click here for a copy of the draft Unsafe Structure and Property Enforcement Ordinance.

Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for a part time Commission Secretary. The position will work 19 hours per week between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record. The ideal candidate will have previous computer experience, the ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and the public, a professional demeanor and good organizational skills. Applications are available at the County Commission office at 77 Fairfax St., Berkeley Springs, WV or here. Completed applications must be submitted to the Morgan County Commission office by 4pm on Friday, July 21, 2017. The Morgan County Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for a part-time, per diem Animal Control Officer. Applicants must be available to work days, evenings, weekends, holidays and some overnights on call. The position will work on an as needed basis. Previous animal experience, computer skills and management experience is a plus. Applicants must be able to understand and apply the laws in the WV state code regarding animals and humane officers. hourly rate is $9.00 per hour. Upon successful completion of 90 days, the hourly rate will increase to $10.00 per hour. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Applications are available at the County Commission office at 77 Fairfax St., Berkeley Springs, WV or here. Completed applications must be submitted to the Morgan County Commission office by 4pm on Friday, July 21, 2017. The Morgan County Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

The Morgan County Courthouse will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in Observance of Independance Day ! 
We will re-open on Wednesday, July 5 from 9am - 5 pm


Morgan County Youth Camp
The Morgan County Sheriff's Department  & Cacapon State Park are hosting a Youth Camp on August 8th and 9th at the park.  Its a  program of two days with fun filled activities, educational activities and park appreciation activities for students in the 4th through 11th grades. (must be entering 4th grade in the fall of 2017) Applications are available by stopping at the Sheriff's Department, Cacapon State Park or by email to kcbohrer@morgancountywv.gov.  You can also click here for an application.  Applications are due by July 15th 2017.

The Morgan County Commission has openings on the following Volunteer Boards-  E911 Advisory Board, EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Board & the Parks & Recreation Board.  If you are interested in serving on a volunteer board, please contact our office at 304-867-3134 or  click here for an application.

The Morgan County Commission will have a special meeting on Tuesday, May 30 @ 4:30 pm to approve employee hires for 911 Dispatch

The Morgan County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, May 29 in Observance of Memorial Day

The Morgan County Health Department has moved! Effective May 22, 2017, they are no longer in the Community Center. They are now operating in their new space at The Pines Opportunity Center at 109 War Memorial Drive (the old hospital). They are located in the section of the building that used to be the Emergency Room. Their phone number remains the same.

Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC
Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project & Request for comments
click here for information


The Morgan County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 25, 2017 has been cancelled.

NOW HIRING
The Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for the position for a full time Animal Control Officer. The position is full time with a salary range from $22,000 to $25,000 depending upon experience. Qualified candidates will pass a background check, have a valid driver's license and good driving record. Previous animal experience, computer skills and management experience is a plus. Applicants must be able to work days, nights, weekends, holidays and some overnights. Applicants must be able to read and apply the laws in the WV state code regarding animals and humane officers. Applications will be accepted in the County Commission office until 4pm on Friday, May 12. A full job description can be found here. The Morgan County Commission is an equal opportunity employer.  This position has been filled.

NOW HIRING
The Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for the position of Animal Control Supervisor. The position is full time with a salary range from $24,000 to $28,500 depending upon experience. Qualified candidates will pass a background check, have a valid driver's license and good driving record. Previous animal experience, computer skills and management experience is a plus. Applicants must be able to work days, nights, weekends, holidays and some overnights. Applicants must be able to read and apply the laws in the WV state code regarding animals and humane officers. Applications will be accepted in the County Commission office until 4pm on Friday, April 21. A full job description can be found here. The Morgan County Commission is an equal opportunity employer. This position has been filled.

NOW HIRING
The Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for a part time, per diem Animal Control Officer. This position is part time on an as needed basis. This opening is in addition to the full time opening posted earlier. Qualified candidates will pass a background check, have a valid driver's license and good driving record. Previous animal experience, computer skills and management experience is a plus. Applicants must be able to work days, nights, weekends, holidays and some overnights. Applicants must be able to read and apply the laws in the WV state code regarding animals and humane officers. Applications will be accepted in the County Commission office until 4pm on Friday, May 12. The Morgan County Commission is an equal opportunity employer.  This position has been filled.


Rabies Clinic- The Morgan County Commission and Dr. Jane Doyle will be sponsoring rabies clinics on the following dates:
May 13, June 10 and June 13.  Click here for the detailed information on time and locations.

 


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