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Cape Gazette NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 6- MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 23 Dewey council approves kiosks would allow easier pay- ment for customers and easier smart meters enforcement by town employees. Dewey Beach Town CouncilThe proposal was approved on voted 4-1, March 31 to accept a the condition that town attorney proposal from Duncan Solutions Fred Townsend advises council to install new parking meter it is allowed to borrow $129,000 kiosks for the summer season, from the town's infrastructure Officials from the town and Dun- fund to cove the cost of the proj- can Solutions have said the ect. All incremental revenue from the smart meters would go to replenish the infrastructure fund. "I think it's a great invest- ment in the town's future," said Commissioner lira Laird, who spearheaded the upgrade. May- or Diane Hanson, who; also voted to approve the change, said the topic would be discussed Satur- day, April 14. House Bill 283 would eliminate Legislation this process, allowing the county to enact its personnel rules ad- Continued from page 22 ministratively. Current status: Housing and would remove the March dead- community Affairs Committee. line for obtaining a dog license, Primary sponsors: .Rep. Dave allowing residents to get a li- Wilson, R-Bridgeville, and Sen. cense at any time. Godwin also Joe Booth, R-Georgetown. said an amendment would be The county is considering pro- added to allow veterinarians to posing legislation to change its issue licenses, assessment appeal process. Un- Current status: Out of Housing der current law, a five-member and Community Affairs Corn- board is required to be in session mittee, to hear appeals for 15 days every Primary sponsor: Rep. Earl March. This year there were no Jacques, D-Glasgow. appeals, said Eddy Parker, direc- Under current state law, Sus- tor of county assessments. Ap- sex County is required to refer all peal board members are paid $75 proposed personnel rules to the a day, which adds up to more county's personnel board for re- than $5,600 for the month. He view and recommendation. Any said this past March he sent new rule must be adopted by or- board members home at lunch dinance with a public hearing, time. Parker said the board DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS FOR SUSSEX COUNTY 119 NORTH RACE STREET, GEORGETOWN, DELAWARE 19947 PHONE: 856-5367 EXTENDED HOURS 2012 REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION ELECTION DATE: TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012 Voting Requirements: March 31, 2012 Was the deadline for new voter registrations to be eligible to vote in the Presidential Primary Election. Only registered Republicans may vote in the Republican Primary. You will be asked to present identification at your polling place: Extended Saturday hours the office will be open for absentee ballot voting in person for the 2012 Presidential Primary Election are listed below: Saturday, April 14, 2012- Hours Open: 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 21. 2012 -Hours Open: 9:00 a.m.- h00 p.m. Extended hours the office will be open week days for absentee ballot voting in person for the 2012 Presidential Primary Election: Tuesday, April 10, 2012- Office Open: 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 12. 2012- Office Open: 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. 2012- Office Open: 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Thursday. April 19. 2012- Office Open: 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Monday, April 23.2012 - 12 Noon : Deadline to vote an absentee ballot in person in the Office of the Department of Elections. Normal weekday office hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. should be convened on as-need- ed basis instead of being re- quired to sit in a room for 15 days. - -