City Adopts New Tax Collection Procedure

By Terry Rogers In March 2017, Milford City Council approved changes to the City Charter that included a new method for collecting unpaid taxes and fees. The method in the code before the change could take up to two years and high court costs for the City. The new method, known as a monition sale, […]

Delaware Passes Balanced Budget

By Terry Rogers On Sunday, July 2, Governor John Carney signed a $4.1 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2018 after lawmakers were called in for an emergency session to address a $400 million budget shortfall that was preventing passage of a balanced budget that is required under Delaware law. The budget includes the funding of […]

Airport Road Rehabilitation Begins July 17

Released by The City of Milford The City of Milford’s contractor, Diamond Materials of Newport, DE, will begin construction work on Airport Road on July 17. The project will include pavement base repair, drainage improvements and pavement overlay of approximately 1.4 miles of Airport Road between DuPont Boulevard (US 113) and Canterbury Road (DE 15). […]

Closure of Cedar Neck Road

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe will impact the following roadway: 7 a.m. on Monday, July 10 until 5 p.m. on Friday, July 21, pending weather Cedar Neck Road between Bucks Road and Sapp Road Detour Routes: Eastbound: From Cedar Neck Road, […]

Milford City Council Discusses Comprehensive Plan

By Terry Rogers On June 26, Milford City Council held public hearings to discuss changes recommended by the Planning Commission for the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The discussion was to approve sending the plan to the state for PLUS Review as part of the required updates to the plan. The Comprehensive Plan sets forth in graphic […]

DelDOT Suspends Road Projects 4th of July

Staff Report To accommodate heavy traffic during the 4th of July, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will suspend planned construction-related lane closures at 12:01 am on Monday, July 3 until 12:01 am on Thursday, July 6. Ongoing sustained lane shifts and/or lane closures may still be in effect in certain areas. The Department reminds […]

Council Extends Touch of Italy Agreement

By Terry Rogers On Monday, June 12, Milford City Council approved a request from Touch of Italy to extend incentives provided to the company after their purchase of the former M&T Bank building. The economic development agreement, signed in June 2016, provided for waivers of the building permit, water impact, sewer impact and electric impact […]

Council Approves Peddler Permit, Service Sign

On Monday, June 12, Milford City Council unanimously approved a peddler’s permit requirement as well as the relocation of a Service Organization sign. The former Service Organization signs were taken down when the new welcome signs were installed on Route 113. “Recently, we replaced signs at the entrance to Milford that had deteriorated significantly,” Eric […]

City Council Discusses Rental License Late Fees

By Terry Rogers On Monday, June 12, 2017, Milford City Council discussed recent late fees issued to rental property owners who had not renewed their license by January 31, 2017. City Planner Rob Pierce said that the past due rental license fees were discovered as the Planning Department worked to establish a better tracking system […]

Nighttime Bridge Inspections on SR 1 – Milford

WHEN: 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21, pending weather. WHERE: SR 1 southbound/northbound (Bridge over Mispillion River) between SR 14/Northeast Front Street and the Exit for SR 36-Milford/Slaughter Beach, Milford WHAT: DelDOT’s contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting the bridge over the Mispillion River on SR 1. On Tuesday, […]

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