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Cape Gazette NEWS FRIDAY. OCTOBER 21- MONDAYOCTOBER 24. 20]] 19 Milton panel OKs Dogfi ,h H d rezoning application Next up: Town council mend approval of an amendment to the town's comprehensive public hearing Dec. 6 plan and to accept Dogfish's ap- plication to rezone 39.6 acres ad- By Nick Roth jacent to its current facility from nick@ca pegazette.com residential to light industrial. "Dogfish, I believe, has done Dogfish Head Brewery's re- nicely so far with an attractive fa- quest to rezone recently ac- quired land has cleared the first cility and campus, and I see no reason why they would change hurdle. Milton Planning & Zoning their approach to an attractive Commission voted 3-1 to recom- Continued on page 21 way. The paved surface would be B ay Ave wide enough for pedestrians and vehicles to use the street. Continued from page 17 The wider passageway makes it less cumbersome for large less expensive than using emergency, utility and delivery opentrench, vehicles to use the street. Gordon said if the open-trench Because Bay Avenue has a his- method were used to install the tory of poor drainage, porous sewer line, groundwater would pavement would be used be encountered at a shallow throughout the project. There depth, has been controversy about per- "We would have had to do vious pavement because of some well pointing and had oth- maintenance concerns. Some er problems that would have manufacturers of the material been more expensive than recommend vacuuming it as cured-in-place, which is estimat- many as 16 times a year. ed to be the most economical But City Councilman Ted way to go," Gordon said. Becker, who is also chairman of He said there are not many the city Street Committee, said contractors who have cured-in- porous pavement has been used place expertise, and the board in the city for more than a has not yet sought bids for the decade without any vacuuming job. Approximately the first third maintenance. of the water line, from Savannah He said it is used on New Road to the Children's Beach Hampshire, Odessa, Rhode Is- House, is underneath dunes. Di- land and Nebraska avenues - all rectional drilling under Bay Av- intersecting with Bay Avenue. enue will be used to install a new Becker estimated porous pave- pipeline. Gordon said the cost ment could cost an additional would be comparable to $300.000. He said Delaware De- opentretmh but there's signifi- partmem of Transportation, De- cantly less street disruption, partment of Natural Resources Gordon said each component and Environmental Control, and of the BPW's projects would be Sussex County Conservation bid separately, as would street District have endorsed its use for and roadway paving, compo- the project. The city has a pen& nents the city is handling, ing grant for $100,000 that would He said initially, the city and help defray costs. board thought using a single con- Porous pavement was also tractor would cost less because used on Iowa Avenue, but water of savings in construction setup still pools on the street. Ford said and breakdown, engineers have examined the "We believe it would be more street and determined the pervi- economical to allow individual ous surface is percolating prop- companies that are specialists in erly. those areas to bid on them indi- Ford said the city council viduallff Gordon said. would likely discuss Bay Avenue speed limits, direction of traffic 12-foot roadway planned flow, parking limitations and Ford said the avenue would emergency vehicle access during have a 12-foot-wide paved sur- the panel's meeting at 7 p.m., face with a 16-foot wide passage- Monday, Nov. 21. GROUP CLASSES NOW FORMING, PRIVATE CLASSES AVAILABLE ABC Certified Dog Trainer, ABC Mentor, CGC Evaluator Call 302.236.2497 for details GROOMING NOW AVAILABLE FULL TIME I @TheK-lORanch:FREEPickUp& Delivery Call 302.858.2668 to schedule your appointment I www.klOtraining.com I info@ KlOtraining.com i Now is the time to schedule your irrigation and well installation. Discounts apply! Ask us about our full service Landscaping Company. Call us today! 302-645-4773 www.sposatoirrigation.com Irrigation v,s, ., STE, OA.D SOClAmN ACCEPTED Jose A. Pando. M.D. is pleased to announce the addition to the practice of J. Romero, M.D. Dr. Romero completed her residency and post-doctoral fellowship training in Rheumatology at Temple University Hospital Philadelphia. PA. Dr. Romero will be seeing patients in both our Millville and Lewes locations. 1532 Savannah Road 609 N. Atlantic Avenue Lewes" DE 19958 iACJReOwOTH RIT M@illville, DE 19967 Please call 302-644-2633 to schedule an appointment.