Bretzer running for Ward 1 council seat

Terry Rogers Government, Government & Politics, Headlines

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

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

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 …

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Milford First Baptist Church parking lot expansion approved

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines, Religion

by Terry Rogers     Milford First Baptist Church received approval to expand their parking lot (Photo courtesy of Facebook) Milford City Council recently approved a request from the Milford First Baptist Church, located at 6062 Old Shawnee Road, to expand their parking lot. The expansion would provide the church with 87 additional spaces. “The sidewalk will require the construction …

Council hears update on Customer Service Department

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     Milford City Council heard an update about the Customer Service Department at a recent meeting At a recent workshop, Milford City Council learned from City Manager Mark Whitfield, Financial Director, Lou Vitola and Cash Operations and Revenue Manager, Suzannah Frederick, about how the city’s Customer Service Department had overcome obstacles over the past few months. …

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Voter registration process in City of Milford to change

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     City of Milford residents may no longer have to register to vote separately with the city On Monday, January 24, City Clerk Terri Hudson introduced an ordinance that would change the process for voter registration in the City of Milford. The new ordinance would allow Milford residents who are registered to vote in state and …

City of Milford provides tips for winter storm

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Weather

by Terry Rogers The City of MIlford wants residents to be prepared for the issues that can occur during a winter storm. Photo courtesy of Scott Newhouse The City of Milford crews proactively prepared for the winter storm that swept over the area Friday night into Saturday.  In an effort to assist residents, the City of Milford offered tips for …

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Council to discuss changes to Comprehensive Plan

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     The City of Milford is considering changing the Comprehensive Plan to designate properties on Rehoboth Boulevard as green space At a workshop before City Council, City Planner Rob Pierce provided council with details on four proposed amendments to the 2018 Comprehensive Plan. Two of the amendments were initiated by city staff while two others were …

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Parks & Recreation to receive DNREC grant

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

by Terry Rogers   At a recent City Council meeting, Brad Dennehy, Director of Milford Parks & Recreation, presented council with the opportunity for recreational grants for the city. The funding would be for a new playground and pickleball courts alongside the Mispillion River in Memorial Park. “This is kind of a no brainer. We got some funding from the …

City approached about Tiny House placement

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

by Terry Rogers   At a recent council meeting, City Manager Mark Whitfield mentioned in his monthly report that he, Councilman Jason James and City Planner Rob Pierce met with Sylvia Carson of Positive Points regarding the placement of tiny houses in Milford. The program would provide tiny homes built by vocational students and young adults in Milford. “We received …