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Meetings & Events

City Council Regular Meeting


01/12/2021 - 07:00 PM
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City of New Castle Delaware
City Council Executive Session
Meeting to be held electronically via Zoom video and audio conferencing
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 – 6:30 p.m. – Minutes

Executive session to discuss procedures or plans prepared to prevent or respond to emergency situations. (Council President Ratchford – posted 01/05/2021.)  

Next Regular Meeting Date: February 9, 2021
Posted: 01/05/2021

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

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City of New Castle Delaware
Regular City Council Meeting
Meeting to be held electronically via Zoom video and audio conferencing
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.*
(*If the 6:30 Executive Session runs longer than 7:00 the 7:00 Regular Meeting will start immediately after the 6:30 Executive Session has ended.)

Agenda

Roll Call

Minutes: December 2, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes; December 8, 2020 Public Hearing Minutes; December 8, 2020 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

Transportation Plan Update:  Heather Dunigan of WILMAPCO. (Council President Ratchford – posted 01/05/2021.)  

Proclamation from the Mayor, Arbor Day Proclamation. (Mayor Quaranta- posted 01/05/2021.)

Old Business:
1. Council Discussion and Possible Action on City’s Operations, Budget or Recovery due to COVID-19 (Council President Ratchford – posted 01/05/2021.)  

2. Budget Review: Including follow up discussions on Nonprofits, Floating Dock, Municipal Campus, Additional funds for Tree Commission for Tree Planting, etc. (Council President Ratchford – posted 01/05/2021.)  

3. Discussion of Possible City Flag Designs. (Councilperson Smith- posted 01/05/2021.)  

New Business
1. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2021-01; A Resolution Approving Mayor’s Appointment to the Planning Commission of George Velitskakis, to Complete Unfulfilled term of Brenda Antonio. (Council President Ratchford – 01/05/2021.)  

George Velitskakis – Term Ending November 9, 2022

2. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2021-02: A Resolution to Appoint an Absentee Ballot Clerk to perform duties related to the 2021 City Election, as detailed in the New Castle City Code. (Council President Ratchford – posted 01/05/2021.)  

3. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2021-03; A Resolution making a Council Appointment to the Board of Elections of Joseph Davison, to Complete the Unfulfilled term of John Lloyd. (Council President Ratchford – 01/05/2021.)  

Joseph Davison – Appointed by Councilperson Souder
Term Ending January 8, 2023

4. Discussion Regarding City Clerk and Treasurer Appointments, to be effective at end of current elected officials terms. (Council President Ratchford – posted 01/05/2021.)  

5. Discussion and Possible Action on what and where to place Bicycle Directional Street Markings. (Council President Ratchford – posted 01/05/2021.)  

Next Regular Meeting Date: February 9, 2021
Posted: 01/05/2021

Note: This agenda as listed may not be considered in sequence, including executive sessions.
You can view the meeting online at the address below. A clickable link is available on the City website at www.newcastlecity.delaware.gov/events.
Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87218900167?pwd=T1N4d0FqUHk5RERjcWFTYWpRSGQ1QT09
Enter Password: 390537

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.
Meeting ID: 872 1890 0167
Password: 390537

Questions and comments will be taken via email up to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at info@newcastlecity.delaware.gov and live on zoom during the comment section of the meeting.