Milton council meets Nov. 4
Milton Town Council will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4, at the Milton Public Library. Discussion will continue on the reclassification of home occupations and a method for selling surplus equipment. Council will also discuss a new ordinance regarding vacant buildings and a proposed amendment to the fee schedule to include escrow funds. To view the full agenda, go to milton.delaware.gov.
Rehoboth board to meet Nov. 4
The Rehoboth Beach commissioners will meet at 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 4, in the city commissioners’ room to continue discussion of the proposed sideyard setback ordinance and update the status of the city manager search.
The commissioners are considering an ordinance that would require increased side-yard setbacks for lots with more than 50 feet of frontage in the residential zoning district.
The commissioners have been trying to figure out how to treat corner and irregularly shaped lots that have more than 50 feet of street frontage.
Commissioner Patrick Gossett will lead discussion on the search to find a replacement for retiring City Manager Greg Ferrese. The commissioners have hoped to have a new city manager in place before Ferrese retires Thursday, Dec. 5.
Rehoboth task force to meet Nov. 4
The Rehoboth Beach City Hall Complex Master Plan Task Force will meet at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4, in the city commissioners’ room.
The task force will discuss refined studies for a new city hall, look at two-and two-and-a-halfstory alternatives and the cost implications of the alternatives.
Rehoboth officials set Arbor Day celebration
Rehoboth Beach officials will hold the annual Arbor Day tree planting at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 8, in Grove Park. Sposato Landscaping is donating a tree for the occasion. The public is invited to attend.
Rehoboth offices to close for Veterans Day
The Rehoboth Beach administrative offices will be closed for Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.
Residential trash will not be picked up that day. However, trash for the central business district on Rehoboth, Wilmington and Baltimore avenues will. Trash pickup for all residential neighborhoods will be Tuesday, Nov. 12.
Rehoboth approves Surf Avenue contract
The Rehoboth Beach commissioners unanimously approved a $79,000 bid by Utilisite Inc. of Millsboro to widen 320 feet of Surf Avenue and install catch basins at Brooklyn Avenue.
The city plans to widen a 320-foot stretch of Surf Avenue between Park and Pennsylvania avenues by 7 to 8 feet. The project is likely to begin in November. City Manager Greg Ferrese said Utilisite’s bid came in just under the $80,000 the city budgeted for the project.
Rehoboth board makes appointments
The Rehoboth Beach commissioners unanimously approved five appointments to various boards and commissions at their Oct. 18 meeting.
Bunky Markert, David Mellen and Paul Hubbard were all appointed to the Planning Commission, while Priscilla Smith was reappointed to the Parks and Shade Tree Commission.
Doug Popham was reappointed to the Board of Adjustment, and Mayor Sam Cooper said he would make one more appointment to the board. All the appointed officers will serve three-year terms.