After City Councilman James Burk stepped down from City Council to take a municipal position with the City of Millsboro, the City of Milford announced that a special election to fill the vacancy will be held on Thursday, August 23. With the deadline to file for the Council Seat on Monday, June 25, Milford residents Todd Culotta and Andrew Fulton have turned in their petition to run for the office.
Todd Culotta, owns and operates Bay Pro Contracting, which focuses on restaurant buildouts and residential remodeling and renovations. Culotta is a 1991 graduate of Milford High School. He holds an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management and a B.A. in Communications from California University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Culotta also served in the United States Marine Corps. He is a member of the Milford Lions Club, a board member of the Milford Museum and the Milford Historical Society and a past member of the Milford Historic Preservation Group. Culotta recently ran an unsuccessful campaign for Mayor of Milford, losing to now Mayor Arthur Campbell.
Andrew Fulton, current Vice Chairman of the City of Milford Planning & Zoning Commission, is a Paramedic in Caroline County, MD. Fulton was raised as an Air Force dependent for his first 17 years until enlisting in the United States Navy. He spent the next 30 years serving in the military and retired as a Master Chief Petty Officer. Volunteering while in the service, he found a second career as a public servant and Paramedic. Fulton is also an active member of St. John the Apostle Church, serving his time on the Parish Council, Safety Committee, and Knights of Columbus, of which he became President in 2016.
The candidate elected will serve until the end of the unexpired term in May 2019. Candidates will be voted upon solely by the electors of the Second Ward. The deadline to file for the vacant Second Ward Council Seat is Monday, June 25, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Only persons whose name appears on the City of Milford Voter Register are permitted to vote in this Special Election. Having registered through the State of Delaware or Kent or Sussex County does not qualify individuals to vote in City of Milford Elections. Those unavailable to vote on August 23, 2018, should call the City Clerk’s Office for more information on how to obtain an absentee ballot. Residents can contact the City Clerk’s Office at 302-422-1111 for any further assistance or to verify your voting status in the City of Milford.
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