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t Senators Continued from page 1 for so many years, but several sig- nificant plots of artifacts were found in undisturbed areas near woods and wetlands. The archaeological finds will remain protected and undisturbed with access allowed through a pathway system, said Townsend. Tom Ford of Land Design, the engineering firm for the project, said the design of the develop- ment allows for a nice view from themain road, while keeping most of the units in the back portion of the property. The property has 16.3 acres of woods and 4.6 acres of wetlands, which the development will not disturb, said Ford. But, Eileen Butler of the state's office of nature preserves, said that the back portion of the prop- erty is the most environmentally sensitive and the most important area to protect in the develop- ment. "This is part of the James Branch preserve area," said Butler. "[The developers] should consider moving lots out of the buffer." Ford said if the lots were moved to the front of the property more houses would be visible from the road, reducing the development's aesthetic appeal. Ford said the developers will also be creating a bike path that will connect an existing Lewes bike path to the Rehoboth Beach bike path. He said the develop- ment will be incorporated into the Milton Continued from page 9 singled out for such enforcement, and in'the future, enforcement must be uniformly applied. Post also said he hated to see one house targeted and a full-time code enforcer should see to it that enforcement was the same throughout town. Hudson and Prettyman agreed that existing ordinances must be enforced and abandoned vehicles should be disposed of. Harris said derelict vehicles and equipment are too often at entrances into Milton. He said image is every- thing and the town should clean up its act in these cases as well as in enforcing regulations for signs. Broughton cautioned that resi- dents should be addressed to learn if there were issues resulting in vehicles being untended on in- town properties. She said some might not be able to afford dispos- al of a derelict vehicle. Youth needs, recreation In discussing youth issues, most agreed there is a need for more organized activities in Milton. Prettyman also said parents are the f'trst to be responsible for their children. He said schools are open for activities, but parents and other adults must be willing to chaperone sports, exercise or other activities. Broughton recommended look- ing at youth programs in other communities, such as programs DNREC adopts new storm water regulations Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary John A. Hughes has signed an order adopting revised regula- tions governing storm water discharges associated with industrial activ- ities that became effective Feb. 11. The regulations were revised to include additional requirements. A major changes includes the following: a conditional no-exposure exclusion that allows facilities with industrial materials and activities entirely sheltered from storm water - a simplified way to comply with permitting requirements by submitting a no-exposure certification form for exclusion from monitoring and storm water plan requirements For further information, contact Amber Moore at 302-739-9946. Traditional martial arts training with an emphasis on character development and self-discipline. Lowest rates in the area and NO contracts/ Classes (all ages, all belts) meet: Monday and Thursday 5-6pm and 6-Tpm Wednesday 6-7 pm Beginners AL WAYS welcome/ Stop by for a visit during class time or give us a call anytime at 226-STKD (5853) Located above ABIZAK'S Furniture Store 4120 Highway One - Rehoboth Beach (use the wooden stairs on the right of Abizak's as you face the building) PARK'S MARTIAL ARTS HIGH I CHARAC SB.F DISC SBJ:ID/fITY. SB.F OB PI RINESS CAPE GAZETTE - Friday, Feb. 24 - Monday, Feb. 27, 2006 - 15 surrounding area and will also have a walking trail along Gills Neck Road to connect to Kings Highway. "Gills Neck is going to be expe- riencing a lot of growth with the number of units coming in...they needed help with the roads," said Townsend, who will flatten a nar- row curve at the western corner of the road, where it meets the devel- opment. Townsend will also pro- vide hydrants, to meet require- ments of the state Fire Marshal's Office, which requires hydrants 1,000 feet apart down the length of Gills Neck from Kings Highway. The PLUS report will be avail- able to developers in about two weeks. From there the developers may revise the plans before taking the project to county planners. i organized through parks alad recreation committees. Harris said strengthening the local Boys and Girls Clul5 program and con- ducting outreach into schools and churches is important. "Collier also recommends a more compre- hensive parks and recreation pro- gram with year-round activities in schools and the community. Hudson said offers from the YMCA to put. facil'.t.ies in new developments m Mdon must be encouraged. Post sai d credit must be given to the MiltOn police for doing an excellent jo b of reducing loitering downtowrl. He also would like to see more parks and recreation areas for youth to use. t Senators