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City Council Meeting


05/09/2023 - 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, May 9, 2023
7:00 p.m.

Agenda

05/09/2023 Public Hearing/City Council Meeting

05/09/2023 City Council Meeting Minutes

Roll Call

Minutes: March 14, 2023 Regular Meeting Minutes

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. Second Reading – Ordinance No. 536. Ordinance 536, as amended, proposes to rezone portions of property located at 130 Lukens Drive and 150 Lukens Drive, New Castle, Delaware (Tax Parcels 21-023.00-001 and 21-022.00-002, totaling 168.76 acres) from the IOP zoning classification (Industrial Office Park) to the R-3 zoning classification (Multi-Family Residential) as to 149.08 acres, and to the GC zoning classification (General Commercial) as to 13.96 acres, and also seeks to amend the City’s 2020 Comprehensive Plan in a manner consistent therewith. (Council President Platt – posted 05/02/2023.)

2. Council Discussion, Motion and Vote on Ordinance No. 536. Ordinance 536, as amended, proposes to rezone portions of property located at 130 Lukens Drive and 150 Lukens Drive, New Castle, Delaware (Tax Parcels 21-023.00-001 and 21-022.00-002, totaling 168.76 acres) from the IOP zoning classification (Industrial Office Park) to the R-3 zoning classification (Multi-Family Residential) as to 149.08 acres, and to the GC zoning classification (General Commercial) as to 13.96 acres, and also seeks to amend the City’s 2020 Comprehensive Plan in a manner consistent therewith. (Council President Platt – posted 05/02/2023.)

New Business:
1. First Reading – Ordinance 538 – An Ordinance to Modify Chapter 203, §230-21.1 regarding multifamily uses in the Downtown Gateway District. (Council President Platt – posted 05/02/2023)

2.  Council Discussion, Motion and Vote on Resolution 2023-15  A Resolution Appointing Art Walker to the Tree Advisory Commission to fulfill the unexpired term of Rick Starr (Council President Platt – posted 05/02/2023.)
Art Walker – Council Appointment – Term Ending December 11, 2024

3. Council Discussion, Motion and Vote on Resolution 2023-16; A Resolution to Approve the Mayor’s Re- Appointment of Brie Rivera to the Planning Commission. (Council President Platt – posted 05/02/2023)
Brie Rivera – Planning Commission – Term Ending 05/09/2026

4. Council Discussion, Motion and Vote on Resolution 2023-17 ;A Resolution to Approve the Mayor’s Re- Appointment of Cynthia Batty to the Planning Commission. (Council President Platt – posted 05/02/2023)
Cynthia Batty – Planning Commission – Term Ending 05/09/2026

Next Regular Meeting Date: June 13 2023
Posted: 05/02/2023

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

*You can also view the meeting online at the address below. A clickable link is available on the City website at www.newcastlecity.delaware.gov/events.

There will be no comments taken from the Zoom audience; comments may be submitted via email up to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at info@newcastlecity.delaware.gov

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