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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 9 - October 15, 1998 - 19 Sussex councilmen tour James Farm; no decision on inland bays lease property on Cedar Neck Road. Council is expected to vote .within the next few weeks on whether or not to lease the land to By Michael Short Sussex County Council tramped through the trees on Tuesday, Oct. 6, as they toured the James Farm Michael Short photo Sussex County Council President Dale Dukes (left) and Cen- ter for the Inland Bays (CIB) Restoration Coordinator Jim Al- derman discuss the James Farm property which the CIB hopes to lease. Mr. Kirsch was a retired hosiery knitter in Philadelphia, Milton and Lewes. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard in World War I and worked with the Boy Scouts in Milton for 40 years, as well as the Sea Scouts in Runameade, N.J. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mac Alice Kirsch of Mills- boro; three sons, Howard of EI- lendale, William of Edgewater Howard F. Kirsch Sr., hosiery knitter Howard Frank Kirsch Sr., 95, of Millsboro, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1998, at Harrison House in Georgetown. the Center for the Inland Bays (CIB). The Center hopes to use the land, located just north of Bethany Beach, for nature trails, aquacul- ture projects, possible farming demonstration projects, bird- watching and other environmental uses. It's a nearly pristine site with a wide, sandy beach, tall holly trees and quiet trails lined with oak leaves. Virtually the only sign of human life is a nearby mobile home park visible for a few sec- onds of the hike taken Tuesday by members of county council. "I live nearby and I 10ve it," said Councilman George Cole. "This is the highst and best use that you could put this land to. It is truly unique." The CIB has previously leased the land. The group has done little with the site, but the CIB is charged with protecting Delaware's Inland.Bays. Any CIB Park, N.J., and David:of Belton, S.C.; a daughter, Linda Teer of Oaklyn, N.J.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services and burial were pri- vate. Contributions are suggested to American Legion Post 84, Oak- lyn, N.J.; Arrangements were made by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crema- torium, Lewes. My P00dge to Sussex County by Vance" Phillips Dear Voters in the 5th District, The following is mywritten pledge to serve you as your next County Councilman; to bring government closer to the people, to lower taxes and to limit government's regulatory control. HofdEvening & Toun Meetines Regularly scheduled Town Meetings. coupled with a monthly Council meeting to be held in the evenins when daytime working citizens may attend, will increase the Council's availability to the people. Provide Internet Access County business on a World Wide Web site will make county government available to a growin 8 number of-Sussex Countians. A startin 8 model for this can be found at "vw.vancephillips,om" and clicking on "Sussex." qcspect qcfererufum .Process I will work to ensure that central sewer districts will be created only with the approval of the people through the referendum process. ' Protect ffivate roperty hts Working with citizen committees, I will encourage a plan which will helpprotect property owner's equity as regulations from Sussex County's Comprehensive Land-Use Plan begin to take effect. CProtect qCtfit to. cZt'vacy I will lobby the State to exempt Sussex County from the State Owner Occupied Housing Code. Provffe Tax Relf For Seniors Following a budgetary impact review. I will work to increase the minimum income and property value level for exemption of county property taxes on truly needy senior citizens. qcmain Accountable To Voters At the end of each year, citizens voting in this year's 5th District Council race will be provided with a report on my activities during the year and an outline of goals for the coming year. plans for the land call for a mini- mum of disturbance and a maxi- mum of environmental protection. The land was part of an estate given to Sussex" County with the conditions that it be used for only farming or environmental purpos- es. Both the County Council Vice President Finley Jones and Cole said that they think the county and CIB can be a match made in heav- en. Jones said he wants to make sure there is not too much done to change the pristine nature of the area. "I did not even realize this was here. I would not want any- thing to happen to it," Jones said. Glass Crafters Studio ri CUSTOM DESIGNED WINDOWS 1  NIOSAICS 81, STFJI1VG STONES  l _.ym / L'. 644-1115 4/ IL  1002 Kings Highway, Lewes (Next to Morris Shoes) M| Power In "Bane With Nature HONDA13' GradyWhitepowered by ar-=raln.=- 4-Stroke Honda Outboard "The Quiet, Fuel Efficient Motor" We  you read the ovmer's manual aKI aJways wear a personal flotation device while boaling. Boston Whaler powered by n...r..m. 4-Stroke Honda Outboard ][-][ON]D.. "The Quiet, Ftel Effident Motor" mRglns We reconvnend you read Ihe owneCs manual s'l always wear a personal Itotalbn device while boating.