FAIR HOUSING RESOLUTION
Whereas, the City of Mannington desires to give meaning to the guarantees of equal rights contained in the Constitution and laws of this State and the United States, and to encourage and bring about mutual self-respect and understanding among all citizens and groups in the City of Mannington; and,
Whereas, under the Federal Fair Housing Law, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, it is illegal to deny housing to any person because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; and,
Whereas, under the West Virginia State Fair Housing Law, Title 49-2-305, MCA, it is illegal to deny housing to any person because of race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental handicap or national origin;
Therefore, be it resolved the City Council of the City of Mannington, WV, makes a firm commitment to do all within its power to eliminate prejudice, intolerance, disorder and discrimination in housing.
Therefore, be it also resolved that a Fair Housing Law poster, which has the “Equal Housing Opportunity" logo, will be displayed at city hall at 206 Main Street, Mannington, WV 26582.
Therefore, be it also resolved that the following procedures will be used to accomplish the purpose of the aforementioned resolution:
1. The mayor of the City of Mannington shall inform all City employees of the City Council’s commitment to fair housing.
2. The city clerk will post this resolution in city hall and other public places and publicize it.
3. The mayor shall direct all employees to forward immediately to the city clerk any reports they receive of housing discrimination.
4. The City of Mannington shall forward such complaints to the West Virginia Human Rights Commission, 1321 Plaza East, Room 108A, Charleston, WV, 25301-1400, within 10 days of receipt of said complaint.
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The municipal business license application for the City of Mannington can be obtained at the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 206 Main Street in Mannington or by clicking on one of the two links here. For information about license fees, call the clerk's office at 304-986-2700 ext 177.
Important phone numbers
City Hall 304-986-2700
Mannington Sewer Plant 304-986-3394
Mannington Main Street 304-986-2037
Post Office 304-986-1280
Mannington Refuse 304-986-3508
Mannington Park & Pool 304-986-3168
North Marion Senior Center 304-986-1792
Comcast (TV cable) 304-292-6578
West Augusta Historical Museum 304-986-1252
Marion County Humane Society 304-366-5391
State Road Garage (Mannington) 304-986-2600
206 Main Street
Mannington, WV 26582
City Hall's office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays. A night slot is located outside of the main door for anyone wishing to make payments after hours.