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City Council Meeting

06/13/2023 - 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, June 13, 2023
7:00 p.m.

06/13/2023 City Council Meeting

06/13/2023 City Council Meeting Minutes


Roll Call

Minutes: May 9, 2023 Regular Meeting Minutes; May 25, 2023 Budget 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 of 2024 Fiscal Year General Fund Budget and Grant Fund Budget (Council President Platt – posted 06/06/2023.)

2. Possible Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2023-19, to Set 2024 Fiscal Year Tax Rate and Adopt the 2024 Fiscal Year General Fund Budget and Grant Budget. (Council President Platt – posted 06/06/2023.)

New Business:

1. Council Discussion City of New Castle Building Parking – One of the concerns is parking for people that need to come into town and hit the office. Suggestion – Take 1 or 2 spots for 10 minute parking during office hours. (Councilperson Zeltt – posted 06/06/2023.)

2. Council Discussion Delaware St and E 6th Street Intersection – Before Flashing light is removed: Spinner is not visible or working to see stop signs; Where signs are noting the study of the intersection, change these out with new Stop Signs; Need some type of Blinking on the sign (Councilperson Zeltt – posted 06/06/2023.)

3. Council Discussion, Motion and Vote on Resolution 2023-20 – to designate two Trash Trucks owned by the City as Surplus Property and Authorizing Disposal of said Surplus Property. (Council President Platt – posted 06/06/2023.))

4. Trustees of the New Castle Common – To address Council on entering into discussions with the City on taking control of maintenance of Battery Park. (Council President Platt – posted 06/06/2023.)

5. Sea Level Rise Task Force – Update from Alice Riehl, Sea Level Rise Task Force Chairperson. (Council President Platt – posted 06/06/2023.)

6. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2023-21 A Resolution to Approve Handicapped Parking Spot on 172 E. Fourth Street, in front of house (Council President Platt – posted 06/06/2023.))

Next Regular Meeting Date: July 11, 2023
Posted: 06/06/2023

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
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