Sussex County Council Meets Tuesday: Buffer Ordinance on the Agenda

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The Sussex County Council meets Tuesday morning at the Council Chambers in Georgetown. The Council will recognize Delaware’s Small Business Owner of the Year and Delaware Woman-Owned Small Business Person of the Year. There will be a public hearing at 10:15am to authorize up to $1.3-million of general obligation bonds associated with the Mulberry Knoll…

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Sussex County Council Updated on Reassessment Project

After a week off, the Sussex County Council was back in session this week – including an update from Tyler Technologies on the County’s property reassessment project. The actual reassessment project began last August with data collection. Employees of Tyler Tech will come to your home and ask questions and take measurements and pictures of…

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UPDATED: Sussex County Council Defers Vote on Buffer Ordinance

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Today’s public hearing was a continuation of the public hearing the Council suspended on January 11th. P&Z Director Jamie Whitehouse told the Council that 209 written responses had been received and that the majority seemed to be in support of the ordinance. Planning & Zoning has recommended that the council approve the ordinance. The buffer…

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DE Redistricting Public Hearings Next Week

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The General Assembly will host public hearings later this month to allow residents to comment on its proposed legislative redistricting maps. The House will host a hybrid hearing on Monday, October 18. The Senate will host a virtual hearing on Tuesday, October 19, and an in-person hearing at Legislative Hall on Thursday, October 21. All…

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Md. Citizens Redistricting Commission Opens 3rd Round Of Hearings

The Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission begins a third round of virtual meetings. The panel was appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to draw up ‘fair and representative’ legislative and Congressional district maps for the 2022 elections. The Commission has drawn up proposed maps, while considering dozens that have already been submitted by the public. Marylanders may…

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UPDATED: Sussex County Council Approves Bioenergy Application near Seaford; Jordan Warfel Nominated for BOA

The Sussex County Council met at Delaware Tech’s Carter Partnership Center again this week to deal with multiple land use applications. There was other council business as well. County Administrator Todd Lawson told the Council that Board of Adjustment District 2 representative, Brent Workman, has decided to retire. District 2 Councilwoman, Cindy Green nominated Jordan…

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Sussex County Council to Hold Public Hearing on Herring Creek Sewer Rates & Discuss Western Sussex Business Campus

The Sussex County Council meets this week at its regular time – 10am in the County Administration Offices in Georgetown. On the agenda the Council will consider the City of Seaford’s request for funding of the Western Sussex Business Campus. County Finance Director, Gina Jennings will provide a quarterly pension update and investment recommendation. The…

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Sussex County Council to Meet at 1pm Tuesday

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The Sussex County Council will meet on Tuesday – but the start time of the meeting has been pushed back to 1pm. A public hearing to amend the County Code regarding the Coastal Area has been canceled. The Council will hear on appointments to the Building Code Board of Adjustments and Appeals and the Personnel…

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Sussex County Council Returns to Chambers for Tuesday Meeting

After several months of meeting by teleconference, the Sussex County Council returns to the Circle in Georgetown on Tuesday.  Seating within the council chambers is limited and seating assignments will be enforced.  Anyone attending the meeting in person is required to go through  a wellness and security screening.  The public will be required to wear…

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Sussex County Council Meets at 1pm – 4 Public Hearings Scheduled

Tuesday’s Sussex County Council meeting will begin at 1pm. The Council will get an update on the coronavirus situation from County Administrator Todd Lawson. There will also be a request to post notices for an expansion of Sussex County Unified Sanitary Sewer District – for the Angola Neck area – for Camp Arrowhead III –…

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Sussex County Council Public Hearing on Proposed Budget Tuesday Morning

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…

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Sussex County Council This Week – Beyond the Budget

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…

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Sussex County Council Defer Old Business and Hear Presentation from DelDOT

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.…

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Two Morning Public Hearings Tuesday for the Sussex County Council

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There’s just a month left in 2018, there are only three more Sussex County Council meetings left to finish business this year – with the current council.  There will be two public hearings in the morning session – one to authorize the sale of over $16.6-million of general obligation bonds in connection with the Western…

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