Homelessness in Milford discussion continues

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Milford City Council continued its discussion regarding homelessness in Milford at a recent workshop. City Manager Mark Whitfield explained that there were four issues related to homelessness in the city, including the lack of affordable housing, Tent City, homeless gathering in downtown parks and panhandling on Route 113. “We can probably easily address the panhandling situation,” Whitfield said. “I provided …

Understanding the Upcoming City of Milford Power Cost Adjustment

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The City of Milford, a community electric utility powered by the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), will be increasing the current Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) by $0.00804 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for a total of $0.012 beginning in October.  Customers will see this increase on their November City of Milford utility bills. This power cost increase is primarily due to regulations …

Economic Development update provided to council

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Sara Bluhm, Economic Development and Community Engagement Administrator for the City of Milford provided City Council with an update on how the city’s economic development efforts were progressing. According to Bluhm, Milford’s economic growth continues to improve although additional efforts are necessary to encourage more businesses to locate or expand in Milford. “Some economic development that is confirmed, of course …

Strategic Plan process begins for City of Milford

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University of Delaware Fellow Melody Barger presented Milford City Council with details on the upcoming process for the strategic plan update. The last strategic plan was adopted by the city in 2017 and, since the city had reached the five-year mark from that plan, it was time to update plans for the city for the next five years. “So this …

Trick or Treat night scheduled for Milford

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On Monday, September 12, Milford City Council voted unanimously to approve a resolution to designate Monday, October 31 as Trick or Treat Night in Milford. Children may trick or treat from 6 PM until 8 PM throughout the city. Trick or Treat is designed to be a fun festivity associated with Halloween, with children going door-to-door in costume to gather …

A bill headed to the governor would raise the amount of renewable energy sources used by state electric companies.

Efficiency Smart program helps Milford residents save on electric costs

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For more than four years, the City of Milford has worked with Efficiency Smart. As a member of DEMEC, who is the wholesale electric supplier for the eight public power companies in Delaware, and a member of AMP, a joint action agency, offers the program to their customers. “There’s a DEMEC saying, and I am going to get in trouble …

Council continues discussion on sprinkler mandate

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At a recent workshop, Milford City Council continued a discussion about whether they would require all new houses built in Milford to include a sprinkler system or to offer an incentive of some sort to encourage those who are building new homes to install a sprinkler. City Manager Mark Whitfield began the discussion by saying he and City Planner Rob …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – Sept. 6, 2022

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Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Carlisle discusses volunteer shortage with council Culture Milford 11 plaque to be preserved during MMS renovations Business Stone and Sage coming to former Lifecycle location Government & Politics City of Milford invites Public to Milford Corporate Center Open House Education Spanish Immersion students move …

City of Milford invites Public to Milford Corporate Center Open House

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The City of Milford will host an Open House to discuss the Milford Corporate Center concept plan on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Public Works Facility, 180 Vickers Drive, Milford, DE.  The City and its land planning consultant will be available during the two-hour period to gather feedback from the public and provide …

Feebs to offer outside seating

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After Milford City Council approved a conditional use permit for Feebs Distilling recently, the tasting room, located at 733 McColley Street in Milford will now offer outdoor seating. This will add 11 seats to the tasting room which already has space for up to 11 people. “We have a copy of the survey that shows where the outdoor seating will …