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-tl- Brandenberger said he enjoyed working with Continued from page I the board ! ed that the climate would soon members and settle into reasonable expecta- the community tions, and that Cape He also recognized some Henlopen is a improvements in the field of edu- good place to cation including Title 9, which be. In his letter required equal opportunities for to Redden, male and female athletes in Brandenberger schools, and society's recognition wrote, "I take aaANm'nGmt Milton Continued from page 20 member of the Historic Preserva- tion Committee. He said the amendment for the overlay dis- trict was written to allow a lot of flexibility, especially in the choice of building materials. There was general agreement that the Board of Adjustment should be adapted to oversee whatever new ordi- nances or regulations will come wit h adoption of the amendment. Commissioners decided to schedule a workshop after they have had time to review the pro- posals; the workshop will be open to the public. A date will be an- nounced. In other planning and zoning business, Abraxas Hudson's re- quest for Home Occupation Use was approved. His studio is locat- ed in his Milton home, and he ap- plied for a home occupation per- mit so clients could visit his work- space and so he could teach an oc- casional class to a small number of students. He also said he would like for art classes to have the op- portunity to visit his studio. Court Continued from page 19 ceedings whenever possible. Fla- herty said all other state courts deal with sensitive issues, and yet the proceedings in those courts are open. Flaherty said the Georgetown hearing is the third public hearing sponsored by Common Cause to elicit public A request for rezoningof prop- erties on Atlantic Street from R-1 to R-2 was deferred while com- missioners seek guidance on cal- culating square footages that con- tain wetlands. Phoebe Sachs is re- questing the zoning change to al- low for clustering of houses and the use of smaller lots than the 10,000-square-foot requirement in R-1. Sachs would like to build eight houses on two parcels that are bounded on two sides by Round Pole Branch and by the Cannery Village property line on another side. Residents who live in the vicin- ity raised the question of whether unbuildable wetlands on the parcels can be used to determine the total square footage. An application from Preserve on the Broadkill to allow off- street parking in the front yard set back was approved. Developers Libby Zando and Bob Blayney entered the application to give owners of eight lots intended for carriage homes the option of park- ing in front of their homes rather than pulling around to the rear of the house. opinion on opening Family Court proceedings. Earlier hearings on the issue were held Sept. 20 in Dover and Oct. 6 in Wilmington. To reach Common Cause for more information on the hearing, call 521-0394. To submit heating comments, email Common Cause at j df0000 @ aol.com. Common Cause will submit all testimony to members of General Assembly, Flaherty said. great comfort in knowing that I leave the district in very capable hands administratively." When asked what he will do after he retires Brandenberger said he did- n't have any plans. Redden said Brandenberger has been "a tremendous asset to Cape Henlopen" and that his "strong and effective leadership brought us through some hard times." Board mem- ber -Camilla Conlon said, "I'm sorry to REDDEN hear that he's retiring but it comes as no surprise." "He has done a brilliant job for Cape Henlopen," Conlon said. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Nov. 19 - Nov. 22, 2004 - 21 "Opening schools on time and under budget is a credit to his knowledge and dedication." Although Conlon admitted she was "personally disappointed" she added, "After 32 years, he's earned it." Brandenberger is a life-long Delawarean, born in Wilmington in 1945. He served as an officer in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1968 to 1977. He graduated from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania in 1967, where he met his wife Karla, who serves as assistant principal at H. O. Brittingham Elementary School in Milton. After college, Brandenberger returned to teach in the former Claymont School District, near Wilmington. He remained there, in what became the Brandywine School District throughout the statewide school district consolidations of the late 1960s. He taught math, special education, science and social studies. During his time at Brandywine, Brandenberger served as assistant principal, principal, and supervi- sor of plant operations, where he oversaw nearly $150 million in school construction, and director of school facilities. Brandenberger came to the Cape Henlopen district in July 1995 as director of business oper- ations. He served as assistant superin- tendent for the district from 1997 until 1999 when he became super- intendent. Guests will arrive before you know itl Now is the time to enhance home with custom Hunter Douglas window fashions! Don't wait - shop now to guarantee delivery in time for the holidays! !i Let the celebrations begin! 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Call 645-7700 to subscribe. -tl- Brandenberger said he enjoyed working with Continued from page I the board ! ed that the climate would soon members and settle into reasonable expecta- the community tions, and that Cape He also recognized some Henlopen is a improvements in the field of edu- good place to cation including Title 9, which be. In his letter required equal opportunities for to Redden, male and female athletes in Brandenberger schools, and society's recognition wrote, "I take aaANm'nGmt Milton Continued from page 20 member of the Historic Preserva- tion Committee. He said the amendment for the overlay dis- trict was written to allow a lot of flexibility, especially in the choice of building materials. There was general agreement that the Board of Adjustment should be adapted to oversee whatever new ordi- nances or regulations will come wit h adoption of the amendment. Commissioners decided to schedule a workshop after they have had time to review the pro- posals; the workshop will be open to the public. A date will be an- nounced. In other planning and zoning business, Abraxas Hudson's re- quest for Home Occupation Use was approved. His studio is locat- ed in his Milton home, and he ap- plied for a home occupation per- mit so clients could visit his work- space and so he could teach an oc- casional class to a small number of students. He also said he would like for art classes to have the op- portunity to visit his studio. Court Continued from page 19 ceedings whenever possible. Fla- herty said all other state courts deal with sensitive issues, and yet the proceedings in those courts are open. Flaherty said the Georgetown hearing is the third public hearing sponsored by Common Cause to elicit public A request for rezoningof prop- erties on Atlantic Street from R-1 to R-2 was deferred while com- missioners seek guidance on cal- culating square footages that con- tain wetlands. Phoebe Sachs is re- questing the zoning change to al- low for clustering of houses and the use of smaller lots than the 10,000-square-foot requirement in R-1. Sachs would like to build eight houses on two parcels that are bounded on two sides by Round Pole Branch and by the Cannery Village property line on another side. Residents who live in the vicin- ity raised the question of whether unbuildable wetlands on the parcels can be used to determine the total square footage. An application from Preserve on the Broadkill to allow off- street parking in the front yard set back was approved. Developers Libby Zando and Bob Blayney entered the application to give owners of eight lots intended for carriage homes the option of park- ing in front of their homes rather than pulling around to the rear of the house. opinion on opening Family Court proceedings. Earlier hearings on the issue were held Sept. 20 in Dover and Oct. 6 in Wilmington. To reach Common Cause for more information on the hearing, call 521-0394. To submit heating comments, email Common Cause at j df0000 @ aol.com. Common Cause will submit all testimony to members of General Assembly, Flaherty said. great comfort in knowing that I leave the district in very capable hands administratively." When asked what he will do after he retires Brandenberger said he did- n't have any plans. Redden said Brandenberger has been "a tremendous asset to Cape Henlopen" and that his "strong and effective leadership brought us through some hard times." Board mem- ber -Camilla Conlon said, "I'm sorry to REDDEN hear that he's retiring but it comes as no surprise." "He has done a brilliant job for Cape Henlopen," Conlon said. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Nov. 19 - Nov. 22, 2004 - 21 "Opening schools on time and under budget is a credit to his knowledge and dedication." Although Conlon admitted she was "personally disappointed" she added, "After 32 years, he's earned it." Brandenberger is a life-long Delawarean, born in Wilmington in 1945. He served as an officer in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1968 to 1977. He graduated from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania in 1967, where he met his wife Karla, who serves as assistant principal at H. O. Brittingham Elementary School in Milton. After college, Brandenberger returned to teach in the former Claymont School District, near Wilmington. He remained there, in what became the Brandywine School District throughout the statewide school district consolidations of the late 1960s. He taught math, special education, science and social studies. During his time at Brandywine, Brandenberger served as assistant principal, principal, and supervi- sor of plant operations, where he oversaw nearly $150 million in school construction, and director of school facilities. Brandenberger came to the Cape Henlopen district in July 1995 as director of business oper- ations. He served as assistant superin- tendent for the district from 1997 until 1999 when he became super- intendent. Guests will arrive before you know itl Now is the time to enhance home with custom Hunter Douglas window fashions! Don't wait - shop now to guarantee delivery in time for the holidays! !i Let the celebrations begin! Take advantage of our special holiday savings:* Save $76 each (2 unit max) on Luminette®Privacy Sheers Save $25 eaoh (3 unit max) on Alouette*LightLouvers, Silhouette* and Vignette*window shadings, and Heritance* hardwood shutters Contact us for e free consultation: Showroom 201 West Market Street Greenwood, DE 302.349.4243 ror00 Complete Interior Decorating HunterDouglas www.InteriorsForYou.net window fashions Shown: Vignette ' window shadings. *Offer valid October 15 through December 31, 2004 at your particlpating Hunter Douglas dealer only. Limitations and restrictions apply. © 2004 Hunter Douglas Inc. ® is a registered trademark of Hunter Douglas Inc. Stay informed with the Cape Gazette. Call 645-7700 to subscribe.