Boardwalk, beach group to meet in Rehoboth
The Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk and beach committee has scheduled a meeting for 9 a.m., Monday, Oct. 19. The meeting will be conducted online. The agenda calls for a review of the committee’s mission. The agenda also calls for an update from public works on the progress of the city’s stormwater management plan and the budget related to potential funding of Boardwalk projects. Members of the public wishing to speak will be required to preregister with City Secretary Ann Womack at least two days prior to the meeting. She can be contacted at email@example.com. A full agenda and meeting materials are accessible on the city's portal at cityofrehoboth.civicweb.net. For more information, call 302-227-6181.
Special Rehoboth meeting set Oct. 20
Rehoboth Beach commissioners have scheduled a special meeting for 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20. The meeting will be conducted online. The agenda calls for a discussion on strategies and the path forward in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the public wishing to speak will be required to preregister with City Secretary Ann Womack at least two days prior to the meeting. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Meeting materials are accessible on the city's portal at cityofrehoboth.civicweb.net. For more information, call 302-227-6181.
Historic Preservation to meet in Milton Oct. 19
Milton Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, at Grace Church, to hear three new requests for modifications to homes in the town’s historic district. The first request is from Annette Babich, 428 Chestnut St., to construct a screened porch on the rear of the house. The second request, from Eleanor Kiesel and Robert Gingrich, 206 Chestnut St., to replace the siding. Finally, 317 Mill Street LLC, owner of 317 Mill St., is requesting to build a 10-by-12-foot shed in the rear corner of the property. In old business, the commission will review a request by Christine Steinhauer and Bonny Harbinger, 214 Union St., to repair the foundation and relocate the detached garage to the back of the property. A livestream link for watching the meeting can be found at the town website, milton.delaware.gov.
Milton planning & zoning to meet Oct. 20
Milton Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, to discuss a site-plan review request for Heritage Creek. Developer Fernmoor Homes wants to separate the next phase of development into two phases, both in the current Heritage Creek subdivision on Route 5. A livestream link for the meeting can be found at milton.delaware.gov.
Lewes cancels parade, Hospitality Night
Lewes Mayor Ted Becker announced Oct. 12 that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the city and chamber of commerce have decided to cancel the annual Merchants’ Hospitality Night and Christmas parade. Hospitality Night is typically held the first Thursday of December, followed that weekend by the Christmas parade.
Lewes Action Plan Subcommittee to meet
The Lewes Planning Commission’s Action Plan Subcommittee will meet virtually at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19. The group will spend the entire meeting discussing potential projects. A link to the meeting can be found at lewes.civicweb.net.
Lewes presentation on wayfinding set Oct. 19
Lewes city officials and the public will receive a presentation on an ongoing project to improve wayfinding and signage in the city during a meeting at 8:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 19. Representatives from MERJE Design will provide an update on the project. MERJE recently worked with the City of Rehoboth Beach to improve its wayfinding signage. A link to the WebEx meeting can be found at lewes.civicweb.net.
Lewes Parks and Rec sets Oct. 19 meeting
The Lewes Parks and Recreation Commission will meet virtually at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19. The group will discuss capital budget requests for fiscal year 2022. They will also receive updates on the public art commission, Friends of George H.P. Smith Park, Friends of Canalfront Park, and the community garden. A link to the meeting can be found at lewes.civicweb.net.
Lewes public hearing slated for Oct. 20
Lewes Mayor and City Council will hold a virtual public hearing at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, regarding an ordinance to add wireless facilities to the zoning code. Materials related to the ordinance and a link to the meeting can be found at lewes.civicweb.net.
Republican club to meet Oct. 19 in Millsboro
The next monthly meeting of the 41st District Republican Club & PAC will be held Monday, Oct. 19, starting at 6:30 p.m., at the Flex Room at the Landing in Plantation Lakes, Millsboro. The meetings are fun and informative as attendees exchange ideas and concerns directly with state and county legislators. Their membership has grown by 50 percent just in the past two months and they have outgrown the venue they were using for meetings. Each month, they have a keynote speaker. Dues are $20 per year, payable to the 41st District Republican Club & PAC and mailed to PO Box 867, Millsboro, DE 19966. Contact Bob Latshaw, club president, at 215-767-3006 or via email email@example.com, with any questions.
DNREC requests bids on Wagamons boat ramp
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has put out a request for proposals for a boat ramp improvement project at Wagamons Pond in Milton. The project will replace the existing boat ramp, install a new aluminum fixed dock, replace the concrete bulkhead, install a sidewalk, and repave and restripe the existing parking lot. A pre-bid meeting on the project will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 19, at Wagamons Pond. Bids will be received until 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 23, at the Little Creek Wildlife Area Fisheries Building in Dover. Bids will be opened after 2 p.m. to award the contract. Cost and construction timelines are still unknown. DNREC spokesman Michael Globetti said the agency could not comment on the project since it is out for bid.