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Milford Museum brings council up to date

Terry Rogers Culture

by Terry Rogers     Milford Museum presented its annual report to council Milford Museum Executive Director Claudia Leister spoke to Milford City Council about how the museum had progressed over the past year. Leister explained that the museum was technically a commission of the city and had been established in 1983, growing steadily since it began. “I’ve been doing …

City consolidates fee schedule

Terry Rogers Government

Milford City Council recently consolidated its fee schedule. The move for the consolidation was prompted by an Aid-In construction fee related to the Shawnee Acres pump station. “The Shawnee Acres pump station was, within last couple of years, upgraded and expanded to encompass more capacity. From a sewer wastewater standpoint, we would like to recoup the costs that were expended …

Council consolidates fee schedules

Terry Rogers Government

by Terry Rogers     Milford City Council recently consolidated its fee schedule. The move for the consolidation was prompted by an Aid-In construction fee related to the Shawnee Acres pump station. “The Shawnee Acres pump station was, within last couple of years, upgraded and expanded to encompass more capacity. From a sewer wastewater standpoint, we would like to recoup …

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Audit draft presented to city council

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     Milford’s Finance Director, Lou Vitola, presented the first draft of the city’s financial statement audit during a recent workshop. The draft was provided to give council a preliminary review of the ongoing audit process. Vitola explained that there was a delay in the process for this year due to finance department staffing issues. Vitola asked …

Milford looks at installing EV charging stations

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     An electric vehicle charges. Photo courtesy of Nikon Corp. on Unsplash. At a recent workshop, Milford City Council discussed the possibility of installing charging stations for electric vehicles (EV). Public Works Director Mike Svaby presented information on the growing popularity of EVs as well as details on what it would require for Milford to install …

Milford Community Clean-Up planned

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

by Terry Rogers   Milford Community Cleanup is scheduled for April 9 (Photo courtesy of Unsplash: Jeremy Bezanger) Downtown Milford Inc., the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford and Milford Parks and Recreation have joined together for the Second Annual Milford Community Clean-Up planned for Saturday April 9, 2022 from 8:00 to 10:30 AM. “We will begin in Bicentennial Park, …

Milford may receive up to $500,000 from Sussex County

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     Milford could see a grant in the amount of $500,000 from Sussex County In early March, Sussex County Council voted to earmark more than $12 million in realty transfer taxes (RTT) to assist municipalities throughout the county. Milford was notified that they were eligible for between $100,000 and $500,000 that may be used for public …

Council questions water truck price increase, reserve transfer

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     Milford City Council discussed the purchase of a replacement truck for the water department at length At a recent meeting, Milford City Council spent considerable time discussing the purchase of a replacement truck in the water department. The truck was included in the approved Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) which was approved several months ago. “The …

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 …

Council continues discussion regarding residential sprinkler requirement

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     The City of Milford continued their discussion on a requirement for newly constructed residences to have sprinkler systems For the second time at a workshop, Milford City Council discussed adding an ordinance in their building code that would require sprinklers in newly constructed residences. Should Milford choose to add this to their building code, they …