News Briefs 6/4/21 | Cap Gazette
Lewes public hearing scheduled for June 7
The Mayor of Lewes and City Council will hold a virtual public hearing at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 7 regarding the site plan for Lewes Middle School located near Savannah Road, Sussex Drive and Avenue DuPont. The sitemap and related documents as well as a link to the meeting can be found on the agenda at the lewes.civicweb.net.
Lewes Mayor and City Council meet on June 7
The mayor of Lewes and city council will meet virtually immediately after their 6 p.m. public hearing to discuss a spending plan for the U.S. stimulus funds allocated to the town of Lewes. A link to the meeting is available at lewes.civicweb.net.
The Rehoboth Beach workshop takes place on June 7
The Rehoboth Beach Commissioners will be holding a workshop at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 7 in the City Hall Commissioners’ Room, 229 Rehoboth Ave.
The agenda includes an update to Bill 146, a discussion of compliance permit requirements, a discussion of the fees associated with residential waste collection, and a discussion of Grove Park Canal services. Dock.
Members of the public wishing to participate remotely should contact City Secretary Ann Womack at least 24 hours prior to the meeting at [email protected] The live broadcast of the meeting is still available on the city’s civic web portal, but the public will not be able to comment or speak using the broadcast.
Henlopen Acres launches a call for applications
All candidates for the post of municipal commissioner of Henlopen Acres must file their notice of intention to run for a position with the CEO or the mayor by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 9.
For the 2021 elections, voters will elect two candidates to the Council of Commissioners for three-year terms. Paddy Richards and Andrew Brittingham are the Commissioners whose terms have ended.
The city charter requires that the majority of commissioners be bona fide city residents. There is no maximum limit of resident commissioners. At least one resident commissioner will be elected this year, so potential candidates must file their intention to run as resident or non-resident.
The annual election for Henlopen Acres will take place on Saturday August 28. Polling stations will be open from 9 a.m. to noon at City Hall, 104 Tidewaters. Anyone wishing a postal ballot must contact the town hall at 302-227-6411 no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24. Postal ballots must be received at the town hall no later than noon on Saturday, August 28.
Hailey’s Glen final plan approved
At its May 27 meeting, the Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission approved final subdivision plans for Hailey’s Glen, 67 single-family home lots on 33 acres on the north side of Angola Road near Lewes. The preliminary plan was approved in April 2018 with the provision that the community could not share amenities with a neighboring subdivision.
DelDOT expands Georgetown facility
At its May 27 meeting, the Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission approved a final site plan for the expansion of the existing Delaware Department of Transportation administration building at the intersection of Route 113 and from South Bedford Street near Georgetown.
The 6,650 square foot expansion will be connected to the existing 14,300 square foot building. The plan provides for 48 new parking spaces and crosswalks.
Sussex to discuss collection process
Sussex County Council will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8, at the County Administration Building, 2 The Circle, Georgetown. The agenda includes a discussion of the county’s collection process and appointments to the Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission and Sussex County Adjustment Council. Council will also discuss the request for re-evaluation proposals and eventually vote for the award of a contract. View the full agenda and meeting documents at sussexcountyde.gov/agendas-minutes/county-council. Meetings are in person, webcast live at sussexcountyde.gov/council-chamber-broadcast and available by phone by calling 302-394-5036 using the code 570176.
DMHOA will meet outdoors on June 28
The Delaware Manufactured Home Owners Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 28, outside the American Legion Post 28 pavilion, 31768 Legion Road, Millsboro.
DMHOA is a non-profit organization and the only legislative advocate representing the interests of manufactured home owners living on leased land in Delaware. For more information, visit dmhoa.org or Facebook page: dmhoahu, or call 302-945-2122.
DNREC appoints head of Air Quality Division
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has appointed Angela Marconi as the new director of DNREC’s Air Quality Division.
For the past four years at DNREC, Marconi, an environmental engineer and program manager, has been responsible for all air permits issued in the state, overseeing a team that includes managers, engineers and support staff.
“The Engineering and Compliance section of the Air Quality Division, which includes all air quality licensing, compliance and enforcement work, has done a remarkable job under his leadership,” Garvin said in a May 26 statement.
Prior to joining DNREC in 2015, Marconi, who holds a Masters in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware with a concentration in Environmental Engineering, held engineering positions with Cabe Associates and the Delaware Solid Waste Authority. .
Marconi succeeds David Fees, who retires at the end of May after joining the DNREC in 1995 as an engineer.
During his 26-year career with DNREC, Fees managed the Toxic Release Inventory Reporting Program, Air Emissions Inventory Program, and Airshed Planning and Inventory Program, developing regulations and the state’s implementation plan under the Clean Air Act. He became director of the Air Quality Division of the DNREC in 2018.
Sussex Council awards nonprofit grants
Sussex County Council awarded the following municipal grants at its May 25 meeting: $ 3,000 to the Millsboro Historical Society for the maintenance of the Jacob Godwin School; $ 1,000 to the Town of Seaford for its 8 week Citizen Police Academy; $ 1,500 to the Town of Laurel for the July 4th fireworks; $ 3,500 to the Seaford Historical Society for programs and expenses; and $ 1,200 to the Delaware Seaside Railroad Club for building renovation expenses.