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City Council Public Hearing


03/10/2020 - 06:30 PM
Location: Town Hall
Address: 201 Delaware Street
New Castle, Delaware 19720

City of New Castle Delaware
City Council Public Hearing at Town Hall
201 Delaware Street – New Castle
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 – Meeting Minutes
6:30 p.m

A Public Hearing concerning Ordinance 525; An Ordinance to Amend Zoning Code §230.38 to Require Newly Installed Telephone, Electric and Transmission Lines to be Placed below Ground. (Council President Ratchford – posted 02/18/2020.)

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City of New Castle Delaware
Regular City Council Meeting at Town Hall
201 Delaware Street – New Castle
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 – Meeting Minutes
7:00 p.m.

Agenda
Roll Call

Proclamation Honoring Judge Collins J. Seitz, Jr. upon his Appointment to the Position of Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court. (Mayor Quaranta – posted 03/03/2020.)

DelDOT Presentation, Railroad Crossing Update, and 9th Street Traffic Light Proposal. (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/03/2020.)

Comprehensive Plan Update. (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/03/2020.)

Minutes:  January 14, 2020, Public Hearing; January 14, 2020, Regular Meeting; January 30, 2020, Special 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
Business from the Floor (concerning agenda items only)

Old Business:
1. Second Reading of Ordinance 525; An Ordinance to Amend Zoning Code §230.38 to Require Newly Installed Telephone, Electric and Transmission Lines to be Placed below Ground. (Council President Ratchford – posted 02/18/2020.)

2. Motion, Discussion and vote on Ordinance 525; An Ordinance to Amend Zoning Code §230.38 to Require Newly Installed Telephone, Electric and Transmission Lines to be Placed below Ground. (Council President Ratchford – posted 02/18/2020.)

New Business:
1. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2020-07; A Resolution in Support of a 9th Street Traffic Light. (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/03/2020.)

2. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2020-08; A Resolution to Reappoint Mr. Daniel F. Knox to the Municipal Services Commission, as the City Council Representative. (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/03/2020.)

Daniel F. Knox – Term April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2023

3. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2020-09; A Resolution Approving Mayor’s Appointment to the Planning Commission of Joseph F. Day III, to Complete Unfulfilled term of Marco Boyce. (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/03/2020.)

Joseph F. Day III – Term Ending July 11, 2020

4. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2020-10; A Resolution Appointing Judie Baldini to the Tree Advisory Commission to fulfill the unexpired term of Marco Boyce. (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/03/2020.)

Judie Baldini – Term Ending December 11, 2021 – City Council Appointment

5. First Reading of Ordinance 526; An Ordinance to amend the City of New Castle Comprehensive Plan and rezone the property located at 604 Frenchtown Road, New Castle, DE 19720 previously known as Wilson’s Radiator Shop, Presently Zoned Residential District R-1 (“R-1 “) to Retail Commercial (“RC”). (Council President Ratchford – posted 02/18/2020.)

6. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2020-11; A Resolution Approving Financing for the Purchase of a Garbage Truck and Dump Truck. (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/03/2020.)

Public Comments
Executive Session to Discuss a Personnel Matter

Next Regular Meeting Date: April 14, 2020
Posted: 02/18/2020
Final: 03/03/2020
Note: This agenda as listed may not be considered in sequence, including executive sessions.

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