UPDATED: Sussex County Council Hears Ordinance Amendment for Department of Public Safety & Revisits Change of Zone Application Near Milton

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UPDATED – 04/30/24 – The Sussex County Council met Tuesday morning in Georgetown. County Administrator Todd Lawson told the Council that next week they will hold a budget workshop at the EOC beginning at 9am, however Lawson said the Council will meet at 1:30pm in the Council Chambers.

Human Resources Director Karen Brewington announced the First Quarter Employee Recognition Awards – with 9 winners! Those winners include Maria Pena Suarez from the Marriage Bureau, three from Facilities Management and five from Planning and Zoning.

Brewington also discussed with the Council a proposed ordinance amendment that eliminates the positions of Department Head of Emergency Operations and Department Head of Emergency Medical Services and to create the new position of Department Head of Public Safety. This coincides with the reorganization of Emergency Services which was announced a couple of weeks ago. The Council introduced the proposed ordinance amendment. It now will go for a hearing with the Personnel Board next month before it returns to the Council for final action.

In Old Business, the Council approved Change of Zone No. 1992 – on behalf of Reed Properties, LLC. This rezones just under 3 acres from AR-1 to C-2 Medium Commercial near the intersection of Gravel Hill Road and Route 16 near Milton. The Council vote was unanimous.

During the afternoon session, the Council heard comment on two applications – both were approved. Conditional Use No 2430 on behalf of Mark Baull is for an auto repair shop on just over 2 acres near Armory and Murray Roads near Frankford. Change of Zone 2013 on behalf of 4 Points Towing & Roadside, LLC was to rezone the back part of a Delmar property on Route 13 near Iron Hill Road – just under 12 acres from AR 1 to C-3 heavy commercial. The front section of the property is already zoned C-1.

The Council will hold a budget workshop next Tuesday morning at 9am at the EOC, however the Council will meet at 1:30 in the Council Chambers on The Circle in Georgetown to hear quite a few pieces of Old Business.

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ORIGINAL STORY – 04/29/24 – The Sussex County Council meets on Tuesday morning in Georgetown. Human Resources Director, Karen Brewington will announce the First Quarter Employee Recognition Awards.

In Old Business the Council will revisit a Change of Zone No. 1992 on behalf of Reed Properties for 2.9 acres on Gravel Hill Road south of Route 16 in Milton from AR-1 to C-2 – medium commercial. The Council deferred a vote after a public hearing on February 20th.

There are two public hearings in the afternoon session beginning at 1:30pm – a Conditional Use application No. 2430 on behalf of Mark Baull for an auto repair shop at Armory and Murray Roads in Frankford. The second is a Change of Zone No. 2013 on behalf of 4 Points Towing & Roadside, LLC for 11.92 acres on Route 13 south of Iron Hill Road near Delmar.

The Sussex County Council meets at 10am Tuesday in the County Administration Building on The Circle in Georgetown.

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