City Council Public Hearing

05/14/2019 - 06:45 PM
Location: Town Hall
Address: 201 Delaware Street
New Castle, Delaware 19720

May 14, 2019 Council Public Hearing Minutes
May 14, 2019 Council Regular Meeting Minutes

City of New Castle Delaware
Public Hearing at Town Hall
201 Delaware Street – New Castle
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – 6:45 p.m.

1. Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance 519; An Ordinance to amend Section 58-2 A of the Code of the City of New Castle to change the titles of the Planning Commission Chairman to “Chairperson” and the Planning Commission Secretary to “Vice-Chairperson”. (Council President Ratchford – posted 05/07/2019.)

City of New Castle Delaware
Regular City Council Meeting at Town Hall
201 Delaware Street – New Castle
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.

Agenda

Roll Call

Minutes: March 12, 2019 – Regular Meeting, April 9, 2019 – Regular 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) Sign in sheet located with agenda’s at meeting entrance.

Old Business:
1. Second Reading of Ordinance 519; An Ordinance to amend Section 58-2 A of the Code of the City of New Castle to change the titles of the Planning Commission Chairman to “Chairperson” and the Planning Commission Secretary to “Vice-Chairperson”. (Council President Ratchford – posted 05/07/2019.)

2. Discussion and Vote on Ordinance 519; An Ordinance to amend Section 58-2 A of the Code of the City of New Castle to change the titles of the Planning Commission Chairman to “Chairperson” and the Planning Commission Secretary to “Vice-Chairperson”. (Council President Ratchford – posted 05/07/2019.)

New Business:
1. Separation Day and Tall Ship Series Update – Event Allies (Council President Ratchford – posted 05/07/2019.)

2. Overview of Process and Council Discussion on Code Enforcement, Monitions and Nuisance Properties. (Council President Ratchford – posted 05/07/2019.)

3. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2019-17: A Resolution to Approve a Roving Ice Cream Truck. (Council President Ratchford – posted 05/07/2019.)

4. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2019-18; A Resolution Approving Mayor’s Appointment to the Planning Commission of Erin Sabatella, to fulfill the unexpired term of Russell P. Smith. (Council President Ratchford – posted 05/07/2019.)

Erin Sabatella – Term ending – May 9, 2020

5. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2019-19; Establishing Two Handicap Parking Spaces and Opening Up Remainder of Parking without Time Restrictions for Parking Lot at Ferry Cut-Off and Delaware Street, Parcel # 21-015.10-022. (Councilperson Platt – posted 05/07/2019.)

6. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2019-20; Resolution Rescinding Resolution 2017-29, Requiring Attendance at Council Meetings in Order to be Appointed to a City Commission or Panel. (Councilperson Leary – posted 05/07/2019.)

7. Council Discussion Regarding Possibility of Establishing a Code of Conduct for Council Members. (Councilperson Souder and Councilperson Leary – posted 05/07/2019)

Public Comments

Executive Session: To discuss personnel issue

Next Regular Meeting Date: June 11, 2019
Posted: 05/07/2019
Note: This agenda as listed may not be considered in sequence, including executive sessions.