5 Candidates Run For Mayor Of Berlin In Tue. Election

build-a-better-community-OCMD

Five candidates are in the running for Mayor of Berlin in this Tuesday’s election. Terms in Council Districts Two and Three will also be decided as well as an at-large position.The candidates for Mayor are the incumbent Gee Williams, Jennifer Allen, Ronald Bireley, William Todd and Zackery Tyndall. Candidate Jack Orris does not have an…

Read More

Lewes Expands Mask Requirement

mike-bradley-promo

Face coverings are required in more places in the City of Lewes. Mayor and Council approved an ordinance Monday that requires masks be worn in beach parking areas and restrooms, the parking lot at Roosevelt Inlet, and on the Savannah Road Drawbridge between Front Street and Anglers Road. The ordinance took effect at 5:00 p.m.…

Read More

Sussex County Council Gets a Lesson on Roberts Rules of Order & Approves an Amended Change of Zone Application

the-charlie-kirk-show

The Sussex County Council had a demonstration by the Sussex Central FFA Parliamentarian Procedure Team. The team will be competing in a national competition at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis in a few weeks. The Sussex County Council provided a grant for them. Their advisor, Kara Kochis, tells the council the team must successfully…

Read More

Sussex County Council Gets Update from Buffers & Wetlands Working Group

bongino-promo

It’s been two weeks since the last meeting of the Sussex County Council. This week the Council was updated by the working group on Buffers and Wetlands, which has met nine times since February. They are looking to update the county code when it comes to buffers, wetlands and resource protection. The working group, which…

Read More

Sussex County Council Honors Retiring Paramedic & Approves Event Venue

bill-o

The Sussex County Council had a smaller agenda this week and held the full meeting in the afternoon. The Council recognized retiring Paramedic, Brent Hudson, who has worked for the county for over 28 years. Last Friday was his last day on the job. He’s grown as a paramedic as the service itself has grown…

Read More

Sussex County Council to Meet Tuesday at 1pm

build-a-better-community-OCMD

The Sussex County Council meets Tuesday – but the meeting will begin at 1pm. The Council will make several appointments – to the Library Advisory Board and the Sussex County Source Water Protection Technical Advisory Committee. They will also recognize retiring County Paramedic Brent Hudson. Government Affairs Manager Michael Costello will talk trash with the…

Read More

Sussex County Council to Meet Tuesday in Georgetown

mike-bradley-promo

The Sussex County Council meets on Tuesday morning in Georgetown. The Council will hear from Assistant County Attorney, Vince Robertson about a proposed ordinance amendment in the County Code that deals with the establishment of annual service charges and the determination of the amount of the charge. This will be discussed and possibly introduced. County…

Read More

Sussex County Council Public Hearing on Proposed Budget Tuesday Morning

mj-powell-promo

This week the Sussex County Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed FY 2020 budget which is scheduled to begin at 10:15 Tuesday morning. In other council action – they will hear a presentation on Balloons over Sussex by the Sussex Academy Foundation. Festival will be coming to Georgetown in September. There will…

Read More

Sussex County Council Approves Cluster Subdivision Ordinance Amendment

the-charlie-kirk-show

This week’s Sussex County Council meeting began with Georgetown resident and advocate for the homeless, Jim Martin, reading a letter to the editor, which was also sent to WGMD, which asked the council to spend a week as homeless persons. “How do I explain to Sussex County Council something that they have never experienced? How…

Read More

Sussex County Council to Revisit Cluster Subdivision Ordinance Amendment Tuesday

bongino-promo

The Sussex County Council meets Tuesday morning in Georgetown. During this week’s meeting County Administrator will read a proclamation for Home Ownership Month. Over the past several months Jim Martin and several other county residents have been commenting during the public comment portion of the meeting on the lack of affordable homes for county residents…

Read More

Sussex County Council This Week – Beyond the Budget

Hermann-Financial

The Sussex County Council got a preview of the proposed FY 2020 Budget this morning from County Administrator Todd Lawson and Finance Director Gina Jennings. Click here for more on the budget. County Administrator Todd Lawson read a proclamation that says the Month of May is Community Action Month. Executive Director, Bernice Edwards, spoke briefly…

Read More

Sussex County Council This Week

mark-levin-promo

The Sussex County Council this week will recognize National Library Week and well as the County’s EMS JEMS Team after the 2019 JEMS Games.  The council will also discuss property set-backs and tax ditch right-of-way.  In old business the council will revisit a change of zone application (No. 1870) for a 10-acre property off Holland…

Read More

Sussex County Council Defer Old Business and Hear Presentation from DelDOT

hannity-promo

Several items on this week’s Sussex County Council agenda were deferred due to lack of voting bodies – Councilman Doug Hudson was absent and Councilman I-G Burton missed the first hour of the meeting. So the three pieces of old business were deferred and the recognition of the County EMS JEMS Team was also postponed.…

Read More

Foreign Trade Zone, Milford Shipyard, Ordinance Amendments before Sussex County Council Tuesday

jake-smith-promo

The Sussex County Council will have a busy agenda Tuesday morning.  They will hear from Vice President of First State Manufacturing, Sher Valenzuela about the Milford Shipyard and then Economic Development Director Bill Pfaff will again discuss a foreign trade zone with the council.  Several proposed ordinance will be discussed and possibly introduced – including…

Read More

Sussex County Council Meets Tuesday Morning

mark-levin-promo

After a week off, the Sussex County Council meets this week in Georgetown.  The council will hear a presentation from Mark Isaacs on the Carvel Research and Education Center.  They will have a public interview with Bruce Mears – the nominee for the Planning & Zoning Commission.  There will be a public hearing at 10:15am…

Read More

Sussex County Council Reorganizes

rob-carson

Doug Hudson and John Rieley have been sworn in as member of the Sussex County Council to represent the 4th and 5th Councilmanic districts.  The Sussex County Council has elected council officers for 2019.  Mike Vincent has been re-elected as the council president.  IG Burton has been elected as the council vice president.  With Hudson’s…

Read More

Ocean City Mayor and City Council Host FREE New Year’s Day Concert

hannity-promo

To kick off 2019, Mayor Rick Meehan and members of the Ocean City Council will host a concert at the beautiful Performing Arts Center on New Year’s Day. All residents and visitors are welcome to attend the free event. After a brief meet and greet with Ocean City elected officials and community partners, the 2019…

Read More

Tuesday is the Final Sussex County Council Meeting of 2018

Sussex County Council-2017
Hermann-Financial

Tuesday is the last Sussex County Council meeting of 2018 – and the final meeting for George Cole and Rob Arlett.  The council will honor the Cape Henlopen field hockey, Sussex Central and Woodbridge football teams for their championship seasons.  The council will hear a grant partnership request from Sussex Community Crisis Housing Services.  They…

Read More

Sussex County Council Adopts 2018 Comprehensive Plan

Sussex County Council-2017
mark-levin-promo

Sussex County has a newly adopted 2018 Comprehensive Plan.  After over two years of meetings, workshops, public hearings and community outreach, the 280-page plan has been adopted by the Sussex County Council with a 4 to 1 vote.  Councilman Sam Wilson was the lone ‘no’ vote.  The plan will guide County officials in decision-making on…

Read More