Ground broken for Milton overpass

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The last traffic light between I95 near Wilmington and Route 9 in Lewes will be a thing of the past once a grade-separated intersection is completed at Route 1 and Route 16 in Milton. Ground was broken for the project on Tuesday, June 21 after comments from Governor John Carney, DelDOT Secretary Nicole Majeski, Senator Dave Wilson and Representative Steve …

City council to allow public comment on agenda items at future meetings

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Milford City Council recently updated its council meeting policies and procedures in order to streamline the meetings and to allow the public additional opportunities to address council about their concerns. The new procedure will allow a 15-minute public comment period at every meeting. All public comments must be related to an agenda item and each speaker will be limited to …

Delaware state budget tops $1.5 billion

Hearings provide insight into FY2022-23 budget

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Over three nights, Milford City Council reviewed the FY2022-23 budget with presentations from various department heads regarding revenue and expenditures. The total balanced budget is $52,858,538. Much of the increase in the budget was related to personnel costs as vacant positions are filled in various departments. The budget also includes $2.6 million not spent in the FY2022 budget. About $200,000 …

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Land east of Route 1 denied request to change Comp Plan

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With a vote of 6 to 1, Milford City Council denied a request from Country Life Homes and Mr. Wiggles LLC to change the 2018 Comprehensive Plan. The change would have changed over 110 acres of land located on the east side of Route 1 from Low Density Residential in the future use Comprehensive Plan to Commercial. City Planner Rob …

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Council provided FOIA rules, considers public comment at meetings

Terry Rogers Government & Politics

by Terry Rogers     At a recent workshop, Milford City Council heard details from Solicitor David Rutt about clarifications to Freedom of Information Act regulations related to their meetings. Earlier in the year, at the council retreat, a proposal was presented to eliminate committee meetings and simply have selected council members be liaisons to different departments. Based on research …

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City approves Capital Improvement Plan through 2027

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by Terry Rogers     The City Capital Improvement Plan includes two new public restrooms as well as investigating the installation of public broadband in Milford Milford City Council approved a Capital Improvement Plan for FY2023 through FY2027, providing guidance for capital improvement projects over the next few years. Over several meetings, council discussed various sections of the plan, adding …

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Boyle running for Ward 1 council seat

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by Terry Rogers Michael Boyle Milford’s Ward 1 will head to the polls to vote for one of their representatives on City Council. Michael Boyle and Linda Bretzer both filed to run for the seat. Mayor Archie Campbell as well as Councilmen Andrew Fulton and Brian Baer along with Councilwoman Katrina Wilson also filed but will run unopposed for their …

Bretzer running for Ward 1 council seat

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by Terry Rogers   Linda Bretzer On Saturday, April 23, residents in Milford’s Ward 1 will head to the polls to vote for one of their representatives on City Council. Michael Boyle and Linda Bretzer both filed to run for the seat. Mayor Archie Campbell as well as Councilmen Andrew Fulton and Brian Baer along with Councilwoman Katrina Wilson also …

City of Milford Residents to Receive Survey

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City of Milford residents will begin receiving surveys UPDATE:  This survey is now closed. It was included accidentally in the March 15 edition of the Milford Review. We apologize for the error.   City of Milford officials are pleased to announce they will be conducting a comprehensive quality of life survey this month. The survey will be available online for randomly …

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Bail Bond Office denied approval

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     A bail bond office request was denied at this address by City Council At a recent City Council meeting, Shelly Maloney was denied a request to use a portion of her home as a bail bond office. The request met resistance from several residents who lived in the area despite Maloney’s assurances that her clients …