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Meetings & Events

Regular City Council Meeting


03/08/2022 - 07:00 PM
Location: New Castle Senior Center
Address: 400 South Street
New Castle, DE 19720

City of New Castle Delaware
City Council Public Hearing
New Castle Senior Center*
400 South Street, New Castle, DE 19720
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 – 6:30 p.m. – Minutes

Agenda

1. A Public Hearing to discuss Ordinance 534: An Ordinance to Amend Section 230-53 and 230-57 of the City Code to Revise the Composition of the Board of Adjustment as a Citizen Board, Establish Civil Fines for the Violation of Conditions Imposed by the Board of Adjustment, and revise the Requirements for Special Exceptions Granted by the Board of Adjustment. (Councilperson Day and Council President Platt – posted 03/01/2022.)

1. A Public Hearing to discuss Ordinance 535: An Ordinance to amend Sections 213-5, 213-7 of the City Code to revise certain definitions; to amend Section 230-21 to Clarify Special Exception Requirements in the Downtown Gateway District and Remove Redundant Language; and to Amend Section 230-46 to Revise Site Plan Requirements and Procedures. (Council President Platt – posted 03/01/2022.)

Next Regular Meeting Date: April 12, 2022
Posted: 03/01/2022

Note: This agenda as listed may not be considered in sequence, including executive sessions.
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City of New Castle Delaware
City Council Regular Meeting
New Castle Senior Center*
400 South Street, New Castle, DE 19720
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 – 7:00 p.m.** – Minutes
(**If the 6:30 Public Hearing runs longer than 7:00 p.m. the 7:00 Regular Meeting will start immediately after the 6:30 Public Hearing has ended.)
Agenda

Roll Call

Minutes: February 8, 2022 Public Hearing (meeting notes – Public Hearing was cancelled); February 8, 2022 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
Business from the Floor (concerning agenda items only)

Proclamation from the Mayor, Arbor Day Proclamation. (Mayor Quaranta- posted 03/01/2022.)

Old Business:
1. Second Reading of Ordinance 534: An Ordinance to Amend Section 230-53 and 230-57 of the City Code to Revise the Composition of the Board of Adjustment as a Citizen Board, Establish Civil Fines for the Violation of Conditions Imposed by the Board of Adjustment, and revise the Requirements for Special Exceptions Granted by the Board of Adjustment. (Councilperson Day and Council President Platt – posted 03/01/2022.)

2. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Ordinance 534: An Ordinance to Amend Section 230-53 and 230-57 of the City Code to Revise the Composition of the Board of Adjustment as a Citizen Board, Establish Civil Fines for the Violation of Conditions Imposed by the Board of Adjustment, and revise the Requirements for Special Exceptions Granted by the Board of Adjustment. (Councilperson Day and Council President Platt – posted 03/01/2022.)

3. Second Reading of Ordinance 535: An Ordinance to amend Sections 213-5, 213-7 of the City Code to revise certain definitions; to amend Section 230-21 to Clarify Special Exception Requirements in the Downtown Gateway District and Remove Redundant Language; and to Amend Section 230-46 to Revise Site Plan Requirements and Procedures. (Council President Platt – posted 03/01/2022.)

4. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Ordinance 535: An Ordinance to amend Sections 213-5, 213-7 of the City Code to revise certain definitions; to amend Section 230-21 to Clarify Special Exception Requirements in the Downtown Gateway District and Remove Redundant Language; and to Amend Section 230-46 to Revise Site Plan Requirements and Procedures. (Council President Platt – posted 03/01/2022.)

5. Council Discussion, Motion and Possible Vote on Resolution 2022-04: A Resolution Establishing a Temporary Task Force of Citizens to Research Existing Information Concerning the Impact of Sea Level Rise on the City of New Castle, and to Prepare Remediation Recommendations. (Councilperson Day and Councilperson Souder – posted 03/01/2022.)

6. Council Discussion, Motion and Possible Vote on Resolution 2022-05: A Resolution Approving the transfer of funds held by the City but owned by the Arts Council to the New Castle Historic Society. (Council President Platt – posted 03/01/2022.)

New Business:
1. Council Discussion, Motion and Possible Vote on Resolution 2022-06; A Resolution to Approve the FY-2021 Financial Audit. (Council President Platt – posted 03/01/2022.)

2. Council Discussion, Motion and Possible Vote on Resolution 2022-07; A Resolution to Re-appointment John Antonio to the Tree Advisory Commission. (Council President Platt – posted 03/01/2022.)
John Antonio – Tree Advisory Commission – Term Ending March 12, 2025

3. Council Discussion, Motion and Possible Vote on Resolution 2022-08; A Resolution Approving the Creation of a Contract Position for a Tourism and Economic Recovery Coordinator for the City of New Castle. (Council President Platt – posted 03/01/2022.)

4. Public Comments

Next Regular Meeting Date: April 12, 2022
Posted: 03/01/2022

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, March 8, 2022 at info@newcastlecity.delaware.gov.
Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87159600813?pwd=REt2QkJmMjcrNzQzMFZkK2dySmh2dz09
Enter Password: 041133

You can also participate in the meeting via telephone by calling one of the phone numbers below and entering the meeting ID and password when prompted. (Long distance rates may apply.)
(301) 715-8592 or (646) 558-8656.
Webinar ID: 871 5960 0813
Passcode: 041133