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32 FRIDAY, MAY 30 - MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2008 NEWS cape c, azette County:, Sea Chase must build pool house and provide parking By Ron MacArthur ronm@capegazette.com Barring an appeal to the courts, Estates of Sea Chase resi- dents will finally get a pool house. Following the lead of planning and zoning, Sussex County Council upheld the original con- ditional use placed on the proj- ect. The council denied an amendment eliminating the pool house, requested by the develop- er, Robino Sea Chase LLC. The decision comes after the developer requested council table the matter, pending a meet- hag with residents to work out a compromise. Councilman George Cole dis- puted that claim. "I haven't heard anything from the residents that any serious negotiations are go- ing on," he said. Betti Misichronis, president of the homeowner's association, -said homeowners in the develop- ment have their doubts the coun- ty will follow through to make sure the pool house is built. She asked if the conditional use was Continpage Hurricane Continued from page 30 minute to make plans or to pur- chase gasoline and supplies. When a storm watch is issued, you should monitor the storm on the radio and television. An evac- uation could take 24 to 36 hours prior to a storm's onset. If ordered to evacuate and seek shelter elsewhere, follow the instructions of local emer- gency managers on where to go and when. Authorities will an - nounce shelter locations in ad- vance of their opening. Make provisions for your pets, as many shelters will not accept animals. If not ordered to evacuate and you decide to take shelter in your home, have your disaster kit ready. Keep your important pa- pers with you or store them in the highest, safest place in your home, and in a waterproof con- tainer. Even if you seek shelter in place, you need to secure your home by locking the doors and windows. Turn off all utilities (gas, water, electric, etc). Moni- tor the storm by portable radio to keep up with the latest informa- tion. Stay indoors. Try to stay in an inside room away from doors and windows. Use your phone sparingly. Make only essential calls and keep the calls brief. Report emer- gencies to 911. When reporting emergencies, identify yourself and your location, making sure to speak clearly and calmly. If you have a mobile telephone, make sure it is charged and ready to use at all times. Remember, IILE PHOTO JUNE 1 MARKS THE Sl &RT of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season, and national forecasters are predicting another season of near- to-above-normal activity. however, that cell service may be interrupted during and after the storm. Past storm seasons have shown that hurricanes and tropi- cal storms can have devastating effects. In the event a hurricane affects our area, expect polluted water, limited communications, no electricity, overflowing or backed-up sewers, Undermined foundations, beach erosion and heavy damage to Eomes and roadways, i Do not re-enter the area until recommended to do so by local authorities. As you re-enter the area, be aware of possible haz- ards such as downed trees and power lines. Be aware of debris and water on roadways. Upon re- entry, have identification and im- portant legal papers ready to show officials proof of residency. Continue to use your emergency water supply or boil water until notified that the drinking water is safe. Take precautions to pre- vent fires. Hurricane season be- gins June I and ends Nov. 30. ,s ... the luting difference* ]D)IESII(GNIE]I00I kVI[ 11 ]L ]E' 20747 Coastal Highway Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-8004 302. 227. 6410 877. 567. GEMS bellingersjewelers.com