Public hearing in Rehoboth Beach Related to City’s Abandonment of Eastern-most Portion of Baltimore Avenue– Scheduled for Tomorrow, September 29th

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The City of Rehoboth Beach is issuing a statement of explanation related to the public hearing scheduled at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow. The public hearing relates to the city’s abandonment of the eastern-most portion of Baltimore Avenue for construction of the new beach patrol/comfort station facility. The meeting will take place in the City Hall Commissioners Room,…

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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 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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Sussex County Council to Continue Public Hearing on Buffer Ordinance

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The Sussex County Council will meet Tuesday morning. County Administrator Todd Lawson will discuss the possible disposition of County property – with possible action taken by the Council. At 10:30 there is a scheduled continuance of a public hearing to amend the County’s buffer ordinance, which was suspended at the January 11, 2022 meeting of…

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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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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 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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UPDATED: Sussex County Council Hearing Comment on Special Events Ordinance

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UPDATED – 1-16-18 – 5:30pm – The public comment on the proposed Special Events ordinance before the Sussex County Council followed in the same path throughout today’s meeting. Of the 24 people who spoke to the council, no one thought the updated version of the ordinance was better than the original and told the council…

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