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Regular Council Meeting

11/10/2015 - 07:00 PM
Location: Town Hall
Address: 201 Delaware Street
New Castle, Delaware 19720

November 10, 2015 Meeting Minutes

City of New Castle Delaware
Regular Council Meeting at Town Hall
201 Delaware Street – New Castle
Tuesday – November 10, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.

Roll Call
Consent Agenda
Minutes: Sp. Mtg.; 9/25 Sp. Mtg.; 10/13 Reg. Mtg., 10/29 PH & Sp. Mtg.
Staff Reports
Approval of Treasurer’s Report
Report from the City Administrator & Staff
Council Communications
Business from the Mayor
Business from the Council President
Business from the Floor (concerning agenda items only)

Mayoral Proclamation declaring the month of November as “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month” in the city of New Castle.

Mayoral Proclamation declaring Saturday, November 28th as “Small Business Saturday” in the city of New Castle.

Old Business
1. Bayshore Byway Presentation–Branding and Status (Steve Borleske, Chairman, Bayshore Byway Planning Committee and Greenways Volunteer) (Council President Ratchford – posted 11/03/15.)
2. Spirit of Christmas/Dickens Experience (12/12/15) request for parking restrictions (Council President Ratchford – posted 11/03/15.)

New Business
1. First Reading of Ordinance 504; An Ordinance to amend Section 230-25 of the Code of the City of New Castle to permit limited retail sales in Industrial zones via special exception from the Board of Adjustment. (Council President Ratchford – Posted 11/03/15.)

2. First Reading of Ordinance 505:  An ordinance to amend Section 230-45 Historic review certificate required in historic districts to update compliance requirements and Sections 230-49 through 230-52 Historic Area Commission to revise Commission structure, proceedings and powers & duties based on recommendations of the Historic Area Review Commission (HARC) and other input.  Ordinance changes needed in preparation for consideration of HARC design guidelines.  (Council President Ratchford – posted 11/03/15.)  Proposed Ordinance 505, has been withdrawn from the November 10, 2015, City Council meeting, and will be considered at a future Council Meeting.  

3. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution No. 2015-52, for the City of New Castle to Adopt the New Castle County Multi-Jurisdictional All Hazard Mitigation Plan. (Council President Ratchford – posted 11/03/15.)

Comments from the floor

Executive Session: Discussion of personnel matters.

Next Regular Meeting Date: December 8, 2015

Posted: Posted 11/03/15
Note: This agenda as listed may not be considered in sequence, including executive sessions.