Commission to consider placing $5.2M levy for BOPARC on ballot

MORGANTOWN — According to Monongalia County Commission President Tom Bloom, the commission will break new ground during today’s 10 a.m. regular meeting when it considers placing a $5.2 million levy to fund BOPARC operations and maintenance on the November ballot.
The levy — presented by Friends of Green Belt — is one of two to be brought to the county that would provide funds for BOPARC, the city’s parks and recreation board, despite neither BOPARC nor the city acting in support. Both the city and BOPARC have actively chosen not to move levy discussions forward in recent weeks.

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