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City appoints auditing firm, gets update on audit

Terry RogersGovernment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

At a recent meeting, Milford City Council agreed to a Request for Proposal from Zelenkofske Axelrod (ZA) accounting services. This is the firm that has been providing audits to the city for the past year. City Finance Director, Lou Vitola, explained to council that remaining with the same audit company would help streamline the process in the future. “The primary …

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ADU fees discussed at council workshop

Terry RogersGovernment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

At a recent workshop, Milford City Council discussed fees charged to residents who are constructing Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) on their property. An ADU is a second residence either built new or constructed in an existing garage our outbuilding. The city changed their code last year to allow ADUs in city limits as long as either the main residence or …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – June 28, 2022

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Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Council postpones vote on sprinkler requirement Culture CCGM raises funds to prevent childhood hunger Business DMI receives 2022 Main Street America accreditation Banners recognizing Milford’s military available from DMI Government & Politics Ground broken for Milton overpass Education McKenzie receives national recognition Teacher Academy …

Council postpones vote on sprinkler requirement

Terry RogersGovernment

Despite several workshops on the matter over the past few months, Milford City Council voted to table a vote that would require sprinkler installation in all newly constructed homes in the city. During public comment, council heard from several contractors who claimed the requirement would be too expensive and could make it more difficult for lower income families and first …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – May 3, 2022

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This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Milford Bug and Bud Festival returns after two years Culture Council provided options for homeless populations Business City Council approves 340-unit Westwood subdivision Government & Politics City approves Capital Improvement Plan through 2027 Council provided FOIA rules, considers public comment at meetings Weed, taxes, police reform likely to dominate end of GA session Education …

City Council OKs 11-acre Food Bank of Delaware campus

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Milford City Council on Monday evening approved the Food Bank of Delaware’s application to build a new campus on an 11-acre parcel in Independence Commons Business Park on Airport Road.  The facility will include Food Bank of Delaware offices, greenhouses, growing space, a grocery store-like operation and an orchard. The garden and greenhouses will be used to grow produce for …

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City Council approves 340-unit Westwood subdivision

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

The 340-unit subdivision off Williamsville Road was approved by City Council Monday. Milford City Council on Monday evening unanimously approved an application by Ribera Development to develop a planned community on the north side of Williamsville Road. The 130-acre parcel, located behind United States Cold Storage, was already zoned for R-2 residential development – the second least-dense residential zoning type. …

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Incumbent Mike Boyle defeats challenger, others win unopposed

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Mike Boyle has won re-election to Ward 1 of the Milford City Council. Incumbent Milford City Councilman Michael Boyle has won re-election. Boyle triumphed over challenger Linda Bretzer in the Ward 1 election Saturday, winning 99 of the 119 votes. Five of the nine council seats were up for election, but incumbents Andrew Fulton, Brian Baer, Katrina Wilson and Mayor …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – Feb. 22, 2022

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This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Fry Farm industrial park MOU signed Culture Milford’s political star: John M. Clayton Business Peachy Keen Salon open for business Downtown Milford, Inc. Announces New Executive Director Passwaters opens permanent makeup studio Government & Politics City of Milford Launches MyMilford App Council liaison assignments tabled due to FOIA questions Council discusses changes to meeting …

Fry Farm industrial park MOU signed

Terry RogersGovernment, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     The City of Milford entered into an MOU with Tsionas Management and Emory Hill to begin development of the Fry Farm On Monday, February 14, Milford City Council agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Tsionas Management and Emory Hill to provide professional services for a new industrial park planned for the Fry Farm. …