Milford LIVE Weekly Review – August 3, 2021

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Milford businesses deal with staffing shortages Culture Support First Responders Night planned at Fur …

City of Milford staffing shortage impacting resident services

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

The City of Milford is facing the same hiring challenges to fill vacancies as many other municipalities and businesses are presently facing.  The City is hiring in several departments, including Electric, Public Works, Parks & Recreation, Customer Service, IT, Police and Solid Waste. Due to staff vacancies, and the use of temporary labor, residents may see a delay in service. …

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Council approves annexation and zoning change request

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines

Lands of Walter and Sharon Feindt were annexed into the City of Milford and zoning changed to C1 Milford City Council approved a request from Walter and Sharon Feindt to annex vacant property on South Rehoboth Boulevard and to change the zoning from AR1 to C1 residential. The property is currently under contract for purchase by the developers who are …

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Construction management company chosen for new police facility

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines

Proposed site plan for new Milford Police Department facility As part of the design and construction process for the new police facility approved by voters in February, a five-member panel was spent several months reviewing Requests for Proposals for a construction management company to oversee the building process. Mike Svaby, Public Works Director, explained that the city received nine RFPs …

Council hears status of ARPA funds

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines

Milford City Council, at a workshop held Monday, July 12, heard from Lou Vitola, Finance Director, about the funds provided from the American Rescue Act. The funds are designed to support municipalities mee the demands and needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The funds were allocated to the state and then reallocated to local governments by the state,” Vitola said. …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – July 6, 2021

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Milford cleans up after pair of F1 tornadoes came through Thursday Culture Stutzman earns …

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Knight’s Crossing receives final major subdivision approval

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Knight’s Crossing received final approval for Phase I of a development that will be constructed near the former marina on Route 1 On Monday, June 28, Milford City Council approved a final major subdivision plan for Knight’s Crossing, a development located on the former Milford Marina property. The development will include 87 single-family detached dwellings and 30 townhouses. The final …

Milford cleans up after pair of F1 tornadoes came through Thursday

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

Ryan Moore shot this photo of the storm headed his way.     The Milford area continues to clean up after what the National Weather Service late Friday confirmed as a pair of F1 tornadoes Thursday spawned by a fast-moving thunderstorm. Video and photos taken by those in the area of east of Milford showed what appeared to be a …

City of Milford Property Tax Appeals Session Set for July 26

Betsy Price Government

The Milford City Council will sit in the Council Chambers at Milford City Hall (201 S. Walnut St.) as a Board of Revision and Appeal in regard to the 2021-2022 City of Milford General Property Assessment on Monday, July 26 at 7:00 p.m. Copies of the 2021-2022 General Assessment are posted for public information at Milford City Hall and the …

Governor Carney visits Milford to celebrate DEWins!

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Governor Carney and Eric Williams, owner of Mispillion Brewing as they celebrate the DEWins! program Governor John Carney visited the Milford area on Fri., June 25 to speak to business owners who participated in the DEWins! program. The program is designed to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccination in an effort to win prizes or receive incentives from a …