DHSS Seeks Comment on State Plan on Aging During April Public Hearings

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The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) is seeking public comment on a proposed State Plan on Aging for the period of October 2024 through September 2028. The State Plan has been developed to meet requirements under Titles III and VII of the Older…

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OMC Releases Additional Sections of Informal Draft Regulations for Review

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Additional sections of the information draft regulations have been released by the Delaware Office of Marijuana Commissioner. These sections are related to testing, sampling, waste, disposal, appeals, variances and fee schedules and are available for review – informal public comment through the OMC website will close on March 29th. Additional information from the OMC: Once…

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Sussex County Council Not Interested in VSA, but There was Interest in ADU’s

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The Sussex County Council had an afternoon meeting this week – which started with nearly 45 minutes of public comment on several topics – including the development on Dorman Road in the Angola area (Chapel Branch Apartments), voluntary school assessment and the Sussex County Rental Program, which also includes the Chapel Branch Apartments. Many residents…

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Rehoboth Beach Releases Comprehensive Development Draft Plan, Invites Comments

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Rehoboth Beach is inviting comments on a Comprehensive Development Draft Plan. The city began the process of updating the 2010 Comprehensive Development Plan in 2018. Disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic have delayed the project. The Comprehensive Development Plan outlines goals and policies regarding future growth and management of resources, and it is required by…

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Public Comment Sessions Planned for Use of Body-Worn Cameras for Delaware Police Officers

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The Council on Police Training will hold two public comment sessions for regulations regarding the use of body-worn cameras for Delaware police officers, as required by HB 195. These regulations will address standards governing body camera use, activation, electronic storage, and dissemination. A subcommittee will receive all comments from the public on the required mandatory…

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Del. Agencies Present Budget Requests – And You Can Take Part

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Delaware has begun its presentations of state agency budget requests. The Office of Management and Budget is conducting public hearings virtually. This process allows members of the public to comment on the upcoming fiscal year budget requests at designated times. Participants must register in advance to offer comment. The virtual OMB hearings will conclude November…

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Sussex County Recovery Virtual Town Hall – Wed, May 6 at 7:30pm

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The next Public Recovery Town Hall is scheduled for Wednesday, May 6th at 7:30pm with Lt Governor Bethany Hall-Long. This meeting will include stakeholder groups and members of the public to collect public feedback in Sussex County on the economic recovery plan for the state of Delaware. For more information, visit https://governor.delaware.gov/delawares-recovery/#shape-recovery 

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USDA Taking Public Comment on Proposed Revisions to National Conservation Practice Standards

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USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to 49 national conservation practice standards. The proposed revisions are available in the Federal Register now until the public comment period closes on April 23, 2020. The 49 updated national conservation practice standards include: 12 agronomic practices for water quality and erosion…

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Public Comment Open on Proposed DE Affordable Care Act Waiver Until June 29

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Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced today that the Delaware Department of Insurance has posted Delaware’s 1332 Waiver Application (the “Application”) for public comment. The period during which members of the public may comment on the proposed Application runs until June 29, 2019. Under Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”) states may…

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UPDATE on Phase 1 of Park Avenue Relocation Project

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The Park Avenue relocation project is to improve traffic and safety of the Route 9 truck bypass from Route 113 to east of Georgetown. This is a two-phase project – Phase 1 will include improvements along Route 113 and Arrow Safety Road, a roundabout at the existing Arrow Safety Road/S. Bedford Street intersection, and the…

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Rehoboth Residents Pack City Hall to Talk Wastewater

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It was a packed house at Rehoboth City Hall as residents turned out for a town hall meeting on the proposed transition of the city’s wastewater treatment plant facility – and all its related assets, liabilities and legacy obligations to the county.  Now that the ocean outfall project has been completed, the city is looking…

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Deadline Friday, July 6 for Public Comment on Revised Regulation 225

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The Delaware Department of Education is seeking public comment on a revised proposed 225 Prohibition of Discrimination Regulation, which is published in the June Register of Regulations. The department received more than 11,000 comments on a previous version of the proposed regulation. After careful review of that feedback, Secretary of Education Susan Bunting made responsive…

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