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i li il i  ' 16 FRIDAY, APRIL 11- MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 NEW5 Cape Gazette Newcomer to take seat on Lewes BPW Levenson to replace Pdchmann, who did not seek re-election By Nick Roth Works, but that doesn't mean nickroth@capegazette.com there will be no changes. BPW Vice President ]ames There will be no election Richmann did not file to run for the Lewes Board of Public for another term, handing his NICK ROTH PHOTO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION is planning to resurface Savan- nah Road in Lewes this summer, Officials abandoned plans to add bike lanes on the beach side of the canal due to results from recent tests. 00avannah Road work on t:ap this spring, summer By Nick Roth n ckroth@capegazette.com The Department of Transpor- tation will resurface Savannah Road in Lewes this summer, but officials are waiting for the Lewes Board of Public Works to upgrade water lines before doing the work. Sandy Roumillat, DelDOT spokeswoman, said the project is scheduled to begin for this early to midsummer. Crews will work ovemight, replacing the roadway from the train tracks at the edge of the city to Lewes Beach, about a 1.5-mile stretch. Work will be- gin with sidewalk ramps built to ADA standards, then Continue with paving. Darrin Gordon, BPW general - Continued on page 20 Crawlspace Pump.Out & Re A flooded crawlspace can cause mold, bad odors & health problems in your home. We specialize in expert crawlspace drainage and sump pump installations. Single Family Homes Commercial Buildings Condominium Complexes SERVICES A division ofJo& T Hardy & Son, Inc. Founded in 1921 302-328-9457 www.HardyServices.com seat over to newcomer Nancy R. Levenson. President C. Wendell Alfred and Treasurer Jack Lesher, also up for election this year, will retain their seats for two years. The three members will be sworn in at the May meeting. Levenson, a recently retired lawyer and lobbyist, said she finally has enough time to give back to the community. "I have not had the opportu- nity to do any public service or community service, so this is one of the first things I wanted to do," she said. Levenson has been a weekend resident of Lewes since 1996. She discovered the city after spending a few years renting in Rehoboth Beach. "One summer I had an op- portunity to rent a cottage on Rodney Avenue," she said. "I fell in love with the place, and that was the end of that." She has moved around the city a few times since and now lives on Savannah Road. During her time in Wash- ington, D.C., she worked with companies associated with natural gas, wind turbines, co- generation and other utilities. That knowledge prepared her with a solid background to serve on the BPW, she said. She is spe- cifically interested in improving natural gas access in Lewes. "I really want to look into it more and see what makes best sense for everybody and what's in the public's interest," she said. She is confident her back- ground as a lawyer and lobbyist will complement her colleagues' Continued on page 19