Rehoboth homeowners to host forum July 25
The Rehoboth Beach Homeowners’ Association will host a candidates forum at 6:30 p.m., Friday, July 25, at CAMP Rehoboth. The forum will feature question and answers from mayoral candidates Sam Cooper and Tom McGlone, and commissioner candidates Lorraine Zellers, Francis “Bunky” Markert, Kathy McGuiness, John Meng and Larry Myslewski.
Planners to discuss Harbor Point July 22
The Lewes Planning Commission will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 22, at city hall to discuss preliminary consent for the Harbor Point subdivision. Developer Jack Lingo Asset Management wants to build a 69-home community on a 108-acre parcel of land off the currently unopened section of Park Road. The land is not within the city limits and will have to be annexed if the process moves forward.
Lewes mitigation team meets July 22
The Lewes Mitigation Planning Team will meet at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, at city hall. The group will discuss funding status, schedule a flood risk awareness workshop and provide an update on the scheduling of a hurricane preparedness workshop. For more information, call city hall at 302-645-7777.
Lewes Board of Public Works meets July 23
The Lewes Board of Public Works will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, at city hall. Directors will discuss an agreement between the BPW and the city for the lease of 107 Franklin Ave.
They will also review proposed changes to city code clarifying wastewater utility connections and services.
Sussex council awards more than $19,000
Sussex County Council presented more than $19,000 in councilmanic grants during its July 15 meeting to the following: $250 to Milton Chamber of Commerce for its Great Duck Race; $1,000 to Milton Historical Society for its Best of Milton Auction; $750 to Frankford Town Council for picnic tables in the town park; $2,000 to Georgetown Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary for kitchen equipment; $500 to Town of Blades for National Night Out; $1,000 to Laurel School District for softball state championship jackets; $650 to Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce to assist with Woodland Ferry Festival expenses; $2,500 to Laurel American Legion Post 19 for its Veterans Day parade; $1,500 to Bridgeville Apple-Scrapple Festival; $1,000 to Autism Delaware for its Blue Jean Ball; $1,200 to South Bethany Historical Society for archival preservation materials; $500 to Delaware Police Chiefs Foundation for conference expenses; $1,200 to Town of Dagsboro for its first Christmas parade; $2,000 to Georgetown Historical Society for its carriage barn construction project; $1,300 to Coverdale Crossroads Community Council for playground equipment; and $500 to First State Community Action Agency for its Walker’s Mill Civic Association block party.
Cape school board meets July 24
The Cape Henlopen school board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in the cafeteria of Beacon Middle School for its regular meeting. The board will discuss the summer reading list for incoming freshmen and possibly reconsider putting “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” back on the list after removing it in June.