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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Now Hiring
The Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for two temporary Full-Time Maintenance Employees.  Anticipated length of employment is 12-24 months.  Employees will be working 40 hours per week at an hourly rate of $9.00 per hour.  Employees will be assisting current employees with renovations of The Pines (Old War Memorial Hospital), the county wide addressing project and other duties as assigned.  Applications are due July 10, 2015 by 4 pm.  Applications are available online (click here) or the County Commission Office in the Courthouse.


Invitation to Bid
The County Commission of Morgan County, WV is soliciting sealed bids from Qualified and Licensed Roofing Contractors to provide all materials, labor, equipment, supplies and services for the roof replacement/repair of "The Pines Opportunity Center" located at 109 War Memorial Drive in Berkeley Springs, WV.
For more information click here or call the County Commission office at 304-258-8540

Starting July 1, 2015-  County Offices in the Courthouse (first floor) will be open 9 am- 5 pm Monday- Friday

Job Opening
The Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for a part-time, per diem Animal Control Officer.  The position is an as-needed basis for days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.  Applicants must have a good driving record and basic computer skills.  A job description and employment application is available at the County Commission office or click here.   Interested applicants should submit their applications to the Morgan County Commission office by 5pm on Thursday, July 2.  The Morgan County Commission is an equal opportunity employer.


For Immediate Release
Detour scheduled for Wednesday, June 24 on Northbound US 522 in Hancock for Bridge Deck Patching
Drivers entering Maryland from WV on Northbound US 522 will be directed on a short detour due to road work north of the Potomac River Bridge in Hancock.  The Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration will be patching the roadway surface of the US 522 Bridge over MD 144 (West Main Street)


The Courthouse will be closed on Friday, June 19 in Observance of WV Day

Notice-  Courthouse Hours Change-
Effective July 1, 2015-  the Morgan County Offices (on the first floor) will be open Monday- Friday 9 am - 5 pm


New- Morgan County 911 Addressing & Mapping Ordinance, click here for ordinance

This message is from Potomac Edison.  On May 28, 2015 there will be a planned power outage for maintenance. The outage will affect customers in the vicinity of Rock Ford Road.  You will experience 2 short service interruptions  between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. In the event of inclement weather the planned outage will be rescheduled to May 29, 2015  If you have any questions please call: 1-800-686-0011. Potomac Edison thanks you for your patience and understanding while we perform this work to improve your electric service reliability.


Attorney General Warns Consumers of Credit Union Phone Scams, click here for more info

Meet with Attorney General Patrick Morrisey & Bring your ideas on improving our state! For more info, click here

Planned Power Outage
This message is from Potomac Edison. 
On May 5, 2015 there will be a planned power outage for maintenance. The outage will affect customers in the vicinity of Brandon Hill Estates. You will experience a service interruption from approximately 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. In the event of inclement weather the planned outage will be rescheduled to May 6, 2015. If you have any questions please call: 1-800-686-0011. Potomac Edison thanks you for your patience and understanding while we perform this work to improve your electric service reliability.
Oakland Road Scheduled for Temporary Closure
BURLINGTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) announces that Oakland Road (Morgan County Route 28) will be closed to through traffic beginning as early as May 4.
The closure, located approximately one mile east of US 522, will be in place 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This is necessary for the WVDOH to construct a new bridge over Sleepy Creek.
Motorists are advised to use Fish Hatchery Road (County Route 38/10) and Timber Ridge Road (County Route 28/2) to detour around the project.
Construction is expected to be completed in approximately three months, weather permitting.
Questions regarding the closure can be directed to the District Five Bridge Department at 304-289-2222.

Free Legal Services Day-  Saturday, May 2, 2015 9:00 am- 12 noon, for more info, click here


Social Media Saftey Presentation-  May 6, 2015- All Parents, family & Community Members are encouraged to attend.  CLICK HERE for more information.

FREE CREDIT REPORT EVENT- Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:00 am- 3:00 pm-  click here for more details

2015 RABIES CLINICS

The Morgan County Commission and Dr. Doyle will be sponsoring rabies clinics at the following locations:
5/9/15 10:30am-12:00pm - South Morgan Fire Hall
5/9/15 1:30pm-3:00pm - Berkeley Springs Fire Hall
5/19/15 5:30pm-7:00pm - Pleasant View Community Center
6/6/15 10:30am-12:00pm - Paw Paw Fire Hall
6/6/15 1:30pm-3:00pm - Great Cacapon Fire Hall

A fee of $8 will be charged for each animal vaccinated. CASH ONLY! Checks will not be accepted. All dogs must be on a leash and not in heat. Cats and ferrets must be in a secure carrier.

Pursuant to Chapter 19, Article 20A, Section 2 of the WV Code, "Whoever owns, keeps, or harbors a dog or cat within the boundaries of any county in the State of West Virginia shall have such dog or cat properly vaccinated or immunized against rabies." It is the requirement of the pet owner (not the vet) to keep vaccination records, and rabies tags must be on the animals collar at all times. Failure to do so, could result in a fine.
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The Morgan County Commission has scheduled a public hearing to receive public comments on the proposed draft Morgan County WV 911 Addressing & Mapping Ordinance.  The public hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am in the Morgan County Commission Meeting Room, Morgan County Courthouse, 77 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.  For a draft copy of the ordinance click here.

The Morgan County offices are closing at 12 noon today, Thursday, March 5 due to inclement weather.

The Recycling Center is closed Friday, Feb. 27 & Saturday, Feb. 28 due to the cold temperatures.  They will re-open on Monday, March 2.

Morgan County Parks and Recreation is accepting bids for mowing of county owned parks commencing April 1, 2015 and ending October 31, 2015.  Maintenance is to include mowing and trimming of grassy areas.  For more info, click here  For questions and answers relating to the proposals, click here

The Recycling Center is closed today, Monday, Feb. 23 due to the freezing temperatures and wind chill.

The Recycling Center will be closed on Friday, Feb. 20 due to the frigid temperatures.  If the temperature is below 20 degrees, the center will also be closed on Saturday, Feb. 21.

There will be a meeting of the Community Criminal Justice Board on Friday, February 20 at 9am in the County Commission meeting room.  Click here for an agenda.

The Morgan County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, February 16 for President's Day

The Morgan County Commission has scheduled a public hearing to receive public comments on the proposed draft Morgan County WV 911 Addressing & Mapping Ordinance.  The public hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015 @ 11:00 am in the Morgan County Commission Meeting Room, Morgan County Courthouse, 77 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.  For a draft copy of the ordinance click here.

The Morgan County Commission will meet as the Board of Equalization on Thursday, February 12th at 9:30 am at the Paw Paw Senior Center.

The Morgan County Commission will meet as the Board of Equalization on Monday, February 9th at 9:30am in the County Commission meeting room.

The Morgan County Offices at the Courthouse will be closed on Monday, January 19 in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Morgan County offices will open at 11 am on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

The Morgan County Commission has openings on the following Volunteer Boards:
E911 Advisory Board
Morgan County Planning Commission
Morgan County Building Commission
Morgan County Home Consortium Board
Ambulance Authority Board
There are currently 2 openings on the Fire Board.
1 from District 2- votes @ Widmyer, Community Center, School Board Complex, Ball Park and Greenwood School
1 from District 3- votes @ Warm Springs Middle School & Pleasant View


For a volunteer application, click here or you can pick up an application at the Morgan County Commission Office.

The Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Grants Coordinator.  Interested applicants should submit an application and resume no later than close of business on Wed. January 14, 2015.  You can pick up an application at the Morgan County Commission Office located in the Courthouse or click the links below.

Employee Application
Grants Coordinator Job Description

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