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Cape Gazette NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 5- MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013 23 By Henry J. Evans Jr. The City of Lewes is sponsor- ing two public workshops on development of a Lewes Gate- way project master plan. Informal presentations ex- plaining possible master plan elements will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, and Monday, April 15, at City Hall. Lewes Gateway includes Stango Park and the existing Lewes Public Library site, and an adjacent 6-acre parcel the city purchased in December for the new library. The site will also include a new trailhead for the state's 17.8-mile Georgetown- Lewes-Cape Henlopen Rail with Trail project. The new parcel al- lows Stango Park to be expanded along both sides of the new trail. Tlae public is invited to attend the three-hour workshops to learn about the new library and trailhead, and to offer comments, ask questions, and provide new amenity ideas for the trailhead and enlarged Stango Park. Ideas generated during the workshops will be considered in the development of a prelimi- nary master plan design, which is expected to be ready for public kinp tI . review in early Ma '. A final master plan design could be completed around Wednesday, May 15. The city has hired Landscape Architectural Services LLC, and Chura and Associates to assist with design and public facilitation of the Lewes Gate- way master plan. For additional information, call Mark Chura at 302-542-3305. $500 FOR THE BEST MRI We offer super high quality at a fair orice We MRI Consultants Lewes, LLC 32 channel 3T MRI- sees more. costs less also use the safest MR contrast Prohance $200 more Dr. Philip Chao 17252-9 N. Village Main Bivd, Five Points Lewes. DE 19958 302.827.4251 - SUSSEX COUNTY 302.827.4351 fax - Lewes Gateway Project IMAGE COURTESY OF LEWES GATEWAY PROJECT THE LEWES GATEWAY PROJECT will integrate the existing Lewes Public Li- brary site and Stano Park, with a 6-acre parcel for the new library and a new trailhead. Public workshops to discuss preliminary design ideas are planned 4:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, and Monday, April 15, at City Hall. The big Milto over-loans because the state is 1]_ water receiving money back in repay- ments. The state has loaned an Continued from page 22 average of between $15 million to $20 million for water projects Booros said he spoke with ODW over the last few years. officials, who told him that they Councilman John Collier expect to offer up to 30 percent expressed concern about the principal forgiveness again in the town's project falling down on next fiscal year. ODW's priority list. "There is no guarantee that "Right now we're sitting at No. it's going to be any different next 6 or 7 on the list, which doesn't year," he said. "I just don't want guarantee that they're going to to see us rush into something." have the funding to reach that After receiving all loan ap- far down on the list to start plications, officials rank the with," he said. "If we pull it and projects, in order of importance, wait another year, what happens Pennoni Associates engineer when we're No. 12? Then we wait Steve McCabe has said at previ- another year and we're No. 10T' ous meetings that projects that Booros said he assumes Mil- are closer to shovel-ready are ton's need for the funding'will more likely to receive funding, be just as important next year as Heather Warren, the Drink- it currently is this year. ing Water State Revolving Fund Because the item was not on administrator, said the state re- the agenda, council did not take ceives an average of $8.5 million action at the April 1 meeting. from the Environmental Protec- Members will zeconvene April tion Agency to use for the loan 10, when they will decide the program. She said ODW often route they wish to take. Pony are a group of trans guys tear into vintage is home-grown THE CLOSET WORKS Custom Closets I Pantries Entertainment Centers I Laundry Rooms I Garages And More... (302) 945-5354 (410) 250-1820