New Director Checks In At Sussex Co. Libraries

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The Sussex County Department of Libraries has a new director. Rachel Lynch, who has been Assistant County Librarian, will replace retiring director Kathy Graybeal. The Sussex County library system has about 50 staff members. Lynch will oversee the three county-owned libraries and the Sussex County mobile library, in addition to working with the eleven independent…

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Sussex Co. Streamlines Problem Property Mitigation

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Problem properties will be dealt with more effectively in Sussex County. County Council has adopted several ordinances to move the procedure for dealing with messy properties from the courts to an administrative practice. The move follows passage of legislation in the Delaware General Assembly that streamlines the process of identifying and resolving issues surrounding properties…

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Sussex Co. Council Holds Public Hearing on FY ’21 Budget

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Sussex County Council goes back into session today. AGENDAhttps://sussexcountyde.gov/sites/default/files/agendas/062320.pdf The meeting, which can be observed online, will include a public hearing on the county’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2021. Council members will also get an update from County Administrator Todd Lawson on reopening procedures. They’ll also consider a variety of grant requests. The Sussex…

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More Del. Farmland To Be Preserved

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Delaware looks to preserve an additional 5,500 acres of land for future generations to farm. The Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation has made its 24th consecutive round of easement selections for the Aglands Program. More than 139,000 acres have been permanently preserved, and Delaware ranks second in the nation for its effectiveness at preserving farmland…

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