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;e cape Gazette BRIEFS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014 3 Briefly )) Milton comprehensive plan public hearing set The next public hearing to discuss Milton's comprehensive plan will be held at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 10, at the Milton Public Library. The meeting will be a discussion of the town's wa- ter and electricity utilities for use in the comprehensive plan. Other topics, some of which have already been discussed at public meetings held throughout the summer months, include the town's core values, the Broadkill River, the town's commercial district, economic and commu- nity development, roads and transportation, outlying area development, affordable hous- ing, historic preservation cultural resources, community facilities, environmental protection and open space and recreation. For more information, call 302- 684-4110 or visit milton.delaware. gov. Milton's preservation commission to meet Milton's Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12, to review three requests. The commission will discuss and possibly vote on proposed repairs and upgrades to proper- ties at 301 Union St., 312 Chestnut St. and 113 Union St., Suite E L The meeting will be held at the Milton Public Library, at 121 Union St. For more information, Correction )) Wrong Time - A listing in the Nov. 4 Community CaP endar gave the wrong time for the Rehoboth Cocoa Crawl. The event will take place from 5 to 8 p.m., Nov. 7 in downtown Rehoboth Beach. Name Misspelled - In the story regarding Fins Ale House and Raw Bar on Route 1 in Rehoboth Beach and the approval of its an outdoor patio that appeared in the Tuesday, Nov. 4 issue of the Cape Gazette, the name of the restaurant owner is spelled incorrectly. ]effrey Hamer is the correct spelling. Wrong information - A Nov.6 news story about a proposed addiction re- hab site should have said Stockley Center currently houses 65 mentally chal- lenged residents. Also, following a Wilmington press conference Oct. 28, state officials mentioned Lewes was considered as a location for a proposed rehabilitation site. call 302-684-4110 or visit milton. delaware.gov. Rehohoth to hold special meeting The Rehoboth Beach com- migfionerg will h01d a gpeeial meeting at 8 a.m., Monday, Nov. 10, in the city commissioners' room, to conduct a strategy session on potential litigation re- lating to the revocation of certain rental and contractor licenses. The commissioners will re- ceive legal advice and opinion, and the meeting may include an executive session. Rehoboth workshop set for Nov. 10 The Rehoboth Beach com- missioners will meet at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 10, in the city commissioners' room to hear a presentation regarding the size of residential houses. Consultant Kyle Gulbronson of URS Corporation will discuss managing the impact on residen- tial neighborhoods of the size of homes, swimming pools, rental licenses and noise. The commis- sioners will discuss the request of Douglas Warner of Element Design Group asking the city to sell a 10-foot strip of right-of-way at Lake Drive and Prospect Street to Brad and Kathy Rozansky and have the land be incorporated in the Rozansky's lot. In new busi- ness, the commissioners will review the implementation of the city's smoke-free initiatives on the beach and Boardwalk, and whether to include e-cigarettes in the ban. The commissioners will also discuss the implementation of electronic vehicle charging stations, Rehoboth planners cancel meeting The Rehoboth Beach Planning Commission has cancelled its Friday, Nov. 14 meeting due to a lack of a quorum. The commis- sion's next meeting is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 12. Rehoboth offices to close for Thanksgiving The Rehoboth Beach admin- istrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28, due to Thanksgiving. There will be no residential trash pickup Nov. 27-28; the city will pick up trash in the central business area Nov. 28. Residen- tial trash pickup will resume Monday, Dec. 1. Roadside signs must be removed by Dec. 5 With the 2014 elections now history, all roadside signs must be removed within 30 days, or by Friday, Dec. 5, or the owners face fines for each sign, the Delaware Department of Transportation reminds residents. According to state law, signs are allowed in some areas of the state-owned right of way for 30 days prior to and 30 day after an election. With high winds predicted for later this week, DelDOT officials are encouraging candidates, cam- paign workers and residents to remove the signs as quickly as possible. In 2012, approximately 3,800 illegal signs were removed from the state's rights-of-way. Over 1,000 warnings were issued along with approximately 1,800 violations, totaling over $23,000 in fines collected. The law is de- signed to keep the enforcement clear zone free from any visual pollution, which contributes to litter and can be a safety hazard. The law subjects the owner of an illegal sign or other obstruction placed in the state's right of way to a $25 per sign fine and a $15 per sign recovery fee. For more infor- mation, go to www.deldot.gov. MILTON TO APPOINT COUNCIL MEMBERS TWONEW Lewes city council meets Nov, 10 MADDY LAURIA PHOTO TWO VACANT MILTON Town Council seats are set to be filled by town residents with town committee experience. Lewes Mayor and City Council Ed Kost will replace Vice Mayor John Booros, who resigned from his seat Sept. 30. The term ends in March 2015, Kost currently serves on the will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, town's streets and sidewalks committee. Nov. 10, at city hall. Prior to coun- James "Sam" Garde will replace former Councilman John Collier, who cil's regular monthly meeting, resigned from his seat Aug. 27 and was hired as the town's new pro}- a public hearing will be held inect coordinator Oct. 27. Garde's appointed term Will end in March 2016. Garde serves on the town's water committee as well as the charter and regard to the city's desire to ex- ordinance ad hoc committee. tend the moratorium on special Milton Mayor Marion Jones presented her recommendations to coun- exception applications for the cil during a regular monthly meeting Nov. 3. The council unanimously ac- marine-commercial district. The cepted both appointments. plan is to extend the moratorium Jones said she recommended Kost and Garde because of their famil- to Aug. 11 in order to give consult- iarity with current issues facing the town. She said they both are willing to serve, have a better-than-average grasp on what council is currently hag firm ERJVI adequate time to working on and that they exhibit honesty, integrity and objectivity. provide a report and recommen- "Both of these men possess those qualities, and I look forward to work- dations for actions in the district, ing with them in the future," she said. "The interests of the citizens are At its regular meeting at 7p.m., best served with a full council..More eyes and ears in the community council will consider amending means more meaningful discussions at the meetings." Kost, above left, and Garde will be sworn in to office at 6:30 p.m. Mon- city code to require annexation day, Nov. 17, at the Milton library. prior to the submission of a sub- division application. Officials will also consider a 10 percent Dewey commissioners ment Agency. increase to non:construction- AdoptionofaFEMA-approved related business license fees to meet Nov, 8 flood loss reduction ordinance is and amendments to the city's The Dewey Beach Town Corn- needed by March 2015 so prop- investment policy. The Sussex missioners will meet at 9 a.m., erty owners will have continued Academy Foundation will be Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Dewey access to flood insurance through present to ask council's permis- Beach Life Saving Station, 1 Dag- the National Flood Insurance sion to hold the third annual sworthy Ave. Program. Dragon Boat Festival in Lewes Beginning the meeting will be Other agenda items include Canalfront Park Sept. 10-13, 2015. a public hearing regarding the a continued discussion on the To view the full agenda, go to recommendation from the town's town's vision and future for the el.lewes.de.us. For more informa- planning commission for a flood upcoming year, a discussion on tion, call city hall at 302-645-7777. loss reduction ordinance,the town's sign and display or- As approved, the new ordi- dinance, and a discussion and Dewey investment nance would replace the wording possible vote on forming a new committee to meet in Chapter 101 of town code and Quality of Life Task Force to with language recommended by replace the Public Safety Com- The Dewey Beach Investment the Federal Emergency Manage- mittee. Committee is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, in the Dewey Beach Life Saving Station, Maryland. 1Dagsworthy Ave. Police & Fire )) Bolden is described as a black Agenda items include a dis- male, 6-feet tall, 200 pounds. cussion and possible vote on If anyone any recommended changes to has informa- the town's proposed investment tion as to policy and a recommendation on his where- an investment manager to town abouts, they council. For the full agenda go to are asked to townofdeweybeach.com, contact their Dewey commissioners' executive session The Dewey Beach Town Com- missioners will be holding an executive session at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, in the Dewey Beach Life Saving Station, 1 Dag- sworthy Ave. local police department and/orDetec- tive Dwight Randy Bolden Young or De- tective ]ohn Horsman at the Milford Police Department at 302-422-8081 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or www.tipsubmit.com. Milford man, 45, sought by police The Milford Police Depart- ment is requesting the public's assistance in locating Randy D. Bolden, 45, who is wanted by the Milford Police Department and various courts on active capiases and is also a suspect in a recent case. Police believe he may be in the Milton area, but he is also known to frequent the Laurel, Milford, Seaford, Dover and Lincoln ar- eas. Bolden has also been known to frequent different areas in ililil | I Ji I1 :1111 il ;li I1 ] I III {I I