Public Hearing on FY 2025 Wicomico County Budget on Monday, March 11

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A public hearing on the proposed FY 2025 Operating Budget, Capital Budget, Governmental and Enterprise Funds Budgets and the appropriation of all expenditures for the period of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025 will be held on Monday, March 11 at 6pm in the DaNang Room at the Civic Center in Salisbury. County Executive…

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Town of Bethany Beach to hold Public Hearing on Proposed Comprehensive Development Plan

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The Bethany Beach Town Council and Planning Commission will jointly hold a public hearing later this month to receive comments on the proposed updated Comprehensive Development Plan., which is available for review in Town Hall, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. – 4 p.m., (except on scheduled holidays) and on the town’s website www.townofbethanybeach.com. The…

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Rehoboth Commissioners to Hold Public Hearing on Amending City Code Related to Special Exceptions and Variances Granted by the BOA

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A public hearing will be held April 21st to offer input as the Rehoboth Commissioners consider amending the City Code relating to the expiration of special exceptions and variances granted by the Board of Adjustment. Currently a special exception or variance expires if the applicant fails to obtain a building permit or fails to change…

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Rehoboth Beach to Hold Public Hearing on Expanding Patio Dining

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With pandemic-related policies related to outdoor dining on private property set to expire on November 1st, Rehoboth Beach commissioners have scheduled a public hearing on a change in city code that would expand patios from 750 square feet to 1,000 square feet. The public hearing on expanding patio regulations will take place in the commissioners…

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VIRTUAL DE Redistricting Public Hearing Tonight at 6pm

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A reminder – there is a public hearing on redistricting this evening beginning at 6pm. Redistricting is the process of drawing new district boundaries for congressional, legislative and state school board districts based on each State’s resident population. Every ten years, the Delaware State Legislature redraws district boundaries based on the results of the most recent…

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Public Hearing Set On Wicomico Co. Budget For FY ’22

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Wicomico County citizens are invited to learn more and offer comments about the county’s spending proposals for the fiscal year that starts July 1st. County Executive John Psota said a public hearing on the Operating Budget, Capital Improvement budget and other spending priorities will be held tonight (Monday). The hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m.…

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Zoning Revisions Under Consideration In Dewey Beach

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Zoning changes are being proposed in Dewey Beach that could result in larger homes being built. One proposed change would allow homes of up to three stories high. The current limit has been two-and-a-half stories, meaning that the top floors have shorter walls. Roof decks would be prohibited in the Neighborhood Residential district, but would…

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MD PSC Grants OC’s Petition Request to Review New Larger Turbine Sizes for Offshore Wind Projects

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The Maryland Public Service Commission has granted Ocean City’s petition request to review the new proposed turbine sizes for two wind energy projects that were approved in 2017.  The Commission determined that the new larger turbines – which are nearly double the size proposed two years ago – constitute material changes to the original applications.…

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UPDATED: Sussex County Council Votes to Approve 3% Lodging Tax

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The Sussex County Council held a public hearing this morning on the 3% lodging tax proposal.  Several people spoke during the public hearing – on both sides, however the prominent question from the public was for better definitions of how the money raised from the 3% tax on unincorporated motels, hotels and tourist homes would…

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Public Hearing Thursday on Atlantic Striped Bass Regulations in Dover

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A public hearing on a proposed addendum to the Atlantic Striped Bass Interstate Fisheries Management Plan will be held on Thursday, August 29th at 6pm in the DNREC Auditorium in Dover.  The public hearing is being held by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission which is proposing to reduce fishing-related mortality by 18% in response…

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Sussex County Council Approves Cluster Subdivision Ordinance Amendment

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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…

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Sussex County Council Meets Tuesday Morning

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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…

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Sussex County Council to Hear from Public on Density Calculations

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The Sussex County Council will hold two public hearings during the morning session.  The first, at 10:15 is to extend sewer services to Herring Creek and to approve the issuance of General Obligation Bonds in connection with the construction and equipping for the system.   The other at 10:30 is for an ordinance to amend the…

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