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City Council Regular Meeting

01/10/2023 - 07:00 PM
Location: New Castle Senior Center
Address: 400 South Street
New Castle, DE 19720

City of New Castle Delaware
City Council Regular Meeting
New Castle Senior Center*
400 South Street, New Castle, DE 19720

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Roll Call

Minutes: December 13, 2022 Regular Meeting Minutes – Pending Approval at the February 14, 2023 City Council Meeting

Staff Reports
Approval of Treasurer’s Report
Reports from the City Administrator & Staff
Council Communications
Business from the Mayor
Business from the Council President
Public Comments (concerning agenda items and general public comments)

Old Business:
1. Council Discussion, Possible Motion and Vote on Resolution 2023-01; A Resolution to permanently replace traffic light at 6th and Delaware St. with stop signs based on study results presented from DelDOT. (Council President Platt – posted 01/03/2023.)

New Business:
1. Council Discussion, Motion and Vote on Resolution 2023-02; A Resolution Approving a Resubdivision – 37 West 3rd Street and 39 West 3rd Street: Parcel 21-015.30-195 (37 West 3rd Street) and Parcel 21-015.30-196 (39 West 3rd Street) DeAscanis Homes, Inc. (Council President Platt – posted 01/03/2023.)
2. Council Discussion, Motion and Vote on Resolution 2023-03; A Resolution Approving the Council Appointment of Rick Starr to the Tree Advisory Commission to fulfil the vacated term of Judith Baldini. (Councilperson Souder – posted 01/03/2023.)
=====Rick Starr – Tree Advisory Commission – Term Ending December 11, 2024
3. Council Discussion, Motion and Vote on Resolution 2023-04; A Resolution Approving the Re-appointment of Susan Hager (Councilperson Leary) and Appointment of =====Carolyn Travers (Councilperson Souder) and Marianne Caven (Council President Platt) to the Board of Elections. (Council President Platt – posted 01/03/2023.)
=====Susan Hager – Board of Elections – Term Ending January 8, 2027
=====Carolyn Travers – Board of Elections – Term Ending January 8, 2027
=====Marianne Caven – Board of Elections – Term Ending January 8, 2027
4. Council Discussion, Motion and Vote on Resolution 2023-05; A Resolution to Appoint an Absentee Ballot Clerk to perform duties related to the 2023 City Election, as detailed in the New Castle City Code. (Council President Platt – posted 01/03/2023.)
5. Council Discussion; Placement of Bathroom/Showers for Kalmar Nyckel and other visiting ships at end of Delaware Street. (Councilperson Leary- posted 01/03/2023.)
6. Council Discussion; Purchase of new band shell. (Councilperson Leary- posted 01/03/2023.)

Next Regular Meeting Date: February 14, 2023
Posted: 01/03/2023

Note: This agenda as listed may not be considered in sequence, including executive sessions.
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