Milford City Council receives FOIA training

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At a workshop prior to the regular City Council meeting on October 11, Milford City Council underwent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) training presented by Max Walton, an attorney with Connolly Gallagher LLP. Walton is the chair of his firm’s government practice and concentrates on litigating on behalf of government entities and businesses. He is also a Senior Fellow with …

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Blessing Frisco lands comprehensive plan designation changed

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City council approved changes to the Comprehensive Plan for two parcels of lands owned by Joel Blessing In a unanimous vote, Milford City Council approved a request to change the comprehensive land use designation for a property owned by Joel F. Blessing, known as the Blessing/Frisco parcel. This land is located on Holly Hill near the intersection of Milford-Harrington Highway. …

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Council approves zoning change for Fry Farm

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City Council voted to approve changes to the comprehensive plan as well as zoning for the R&C Fry Farm After two public hearings on Monday, September 27, Milford City Council voted to make changes to the comprehensive plan related to the R&C Fry Farm on the corner of Milford-Harrington Highway and Canterbury Road as well as to change zoning from …

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City of Milford Council Approves Two Land Purchases

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City Council approved the purchase of the Fry Farm which will be used as an industrial park City Council approved purchase of the Herman Sharp property on Rehoboth Boulevard for possible use as a park The City of Milford Council recently approved two agreements of sales – one for the 182-acre R&C Fry Farms LP on the corner of Rt. …

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Former Councilman Owen Brooks Recognized

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Former Councilman Owen Brooks stands with the handpainted map presented to him by council in recognition of his 38 years of service Former City of Milford Councilman Owen S. Brooks, Jr. was recognized at the regular meeting of City Council on Monday, April 9. Brooks served on City Council, representing the 3rd Ward, for 38 years, often running unopposed. He …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – July 27, 2021

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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 State Fair opened Thursday with honor-system COVID masking Culture Mispillion, Cedar Creek watersheds worth …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – June 22, 2021

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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 School Board discusses return to school plan Culture Eleanor Soltner Golf Outing planned …

City Council approves Kent County Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Milford City Council approved updates to the Kent County Hazard Response Plan On June 14, Milford City Council approved the March 2021 Update of the 2015 Kent County Hazard Mitigation Plan. The update was the culmination of recommendations by a consultant hired by the Emergency Management Division of Kent County. “There was no cost to the city for this update,” …

Council reviews final version of budget during workshop

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City Council reviewed a final version of the FY2021-22 budget which includes a tax increase. A workshop was held for Milford City Council in order to review the final version of the FY2021-22 budget. The final version discussed on June 7 will be presented for vote on June 14 at the regular council meeting. It includes a tax increase of …

Avery Properties to renovate historic building

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The former Josephine Keir location in downtown Milford will soon house four retail spaces and three luxury apartments On May 24, Milford City Council approved a request to convert a retail single occupancy property in downtown Milford to a mixed-use development. The building, located at 27 South Walnut Street, currently houses Josephine Keir Ltd., but Avery Properties has purchased the …