News Briefs

April 9, 2013
Cape school board meets April 9 and 11

The Cape Henlopen School District school board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, April 9 and 11, in the cafeteria of Beacon Middle School.

During the April 9 meeting, the board will discuss the district's school choice and Freedom of Information Act Policies.

On April 11, the board will dis­cuss plans for new elementary schools in the school district and the possibility of adding a school resource officer to the district.

Rehoboth committee meets April 12

The Rehoboth Beach Commu­nications Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m., Friday, April 12, in the city commissioners’ room, to discuss an overhaul of the city’s website and develop a policy for making support documents available to the public.

The committee will continue discussion of the city’s audio policy and consider extending the time recordings of city meet­ings are available online.

In addition, the committee will give status reports on rec­ommended changes to the city website, recommendations for agenda format changes and a supporting documents program.

Rehoboth planners to host tree presentation

The Rehoboth Beach Planning Commission will host a presen­tation at 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 12, in the city commissioners’ room, titled “Trees vs. Construc­tion: How can they best coexist.”

The presentation will be given by arborist Bryan Hall, and will give the commission a starting point for its study of the city’s comprehensive tree ordinance. The planners were tasked by the city commissioners with studying and making recom­mendations for changes to the ordinance.

After Hall’s presentation, dis­cussion will be held between Hall and the commissioners, and public comment will also be taken.

Following the presentation and discussion, the commission will discuss the next steps to be taken in the study.

In new business, building in­spector Terri Sullivan will give a report on conditions being met by 12 Rodney St., which was granted a conditional approval Sept. 14.

Milton committee to meet April 11

The Milton Economic Devel­opment Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 11, at the Milton Public Library, where members will discuss recommendations to council regarding the business licensing process and a building vacancy ordinance. The group will also finalize a request for assistance from Rick Ferrell and the Dela­ware Economic Development Office. For more information, go to or call town hall at 302-684-4110.

Milton council to hold workshop April 10

Milton Town Council will meet at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, at the Milton Public Library. Estelle Parker-Selby will be sworn in prior to the meeting to serve the final year of Mayor Marion Jones’ term on council. Council will then reconsider moving forward with a referen­dum to borrow money for water system improvements.

Workshop sessions will also be held to discuss committee ap­pointments and long-range goals and projects. For more information, go to or call town hall at 302-684-4110.

Milton college ad hoc committee to meet

A newly formed college ad hoc committee in Milton will meet at 3 p.m., Thursday, April 11, at town hall.

The group will go over back­ground information about locating a college campus in town, the current activity of American College Delaware and outline a plan moving forward. For more information, call town hall at 302-684-4110.

Milton historic meeting canceled

The Milton Historic Preser­vation Committee’s meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, is canceled due to a lack of agenda items.

For more information, call town hall at 302-684-4110

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