City of Milford announces September utility bill delay

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines

Utility bills for September will be delayed in the Milford due to staffing issues at the billing company The City of Milford’s bill printer is currently experiencing significant delays due to staffing shortages, so all September utility bills were printed in-house last week and delivered to the USPS for distribution on Monday, Oct. 4.  Customers should expect bill delivery within …

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NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines

City of Milford Special Election Filing Deadline for City of Milford Third Ward Council Seat Notice is hereby given that a Special Election will be held in the City of Milford on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of filling a vacant council seat in the Third Ward. The candidate elected would serve …

Milford begins ADA Transition program

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

In the spring of 2021, Disability Access Consultants (DAC) began a comprehensive review of programs, services, activities, policies, buildings, parks and other items in the City of Milford to determine what level of compliance the city has under Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines. This review is the first step in forming the city’s ADA Transition Plan. “DAC began collecting …

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Changes to comp plan approved for Lynch lands

Terry Rogers Government

City Council approved comprehensive plan changes to land owned by John R. Lynch City Council approved changes to the comprehensive plan for lands owned by John R. Lynch on New Wharf Road in Milford. The comprehensive plan guides future development and determines what areas of the city will be residential and commercial as well as they level of each type …

Council hears economic development update

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines

Sara Pletcher, Economic Development & Community Engagement Administrator with the City of Milford, provided City Council with her first update on economic development in the city since her department was formed. Pletcher took over the role in May. “I am sure economic development has been happening for some time, but with this new department, the city is able to expand …

Milford staff shortages affecting trash collection

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

At their regular meeting, Milford City Council heard from Mike Svaby, Public Works Director, who explained how it is becoming increasingly difficult for the city to manage the over 6,000 trash, recycling and yard waste pickups they make per week. Some of the issues are related to staffing shortages which Svaby stated have existed for the entire year he has …

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City of Milford hires Adell as new Electric Superintendent

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines

Vince Adell will take over the role as Electric Supervisor with the City of Milford. The City of Milford recently hired Vincent Adell as the new Electric Superintendent.  In this role, Adell is responsible for direction and supervision of the City’s Electric Division, which includes operating and maintaining the city electrical system, trouble calls, installing of new aerial and underground …

City of Milford Announces Community Grant Program

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

The City of Milford is offering grants to non-profits as part of their ARPA funding The City of Milford Council recently approved the use of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) funding for a Community Grant Program. The City of Milford is receiving $6.33 million in ARPA funding in two installments – one was received in June 2021 and …

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City approves feasibility study for sewer project

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Headlines

The City of Milford will conduct a feasibility study to determine the costs to install a sewer pump station in this area Milford City Council approved a request to fund a feasibility study that would determine what the cost of installing sewer infrastructure in front of the Bayhealth Sussex Campus would be and to allow a company to create renderings …