Meetings & Events

Regular City Council Meeting

03/09/2021 - 07:00 PM

City of New Castle Delaware
Regular City Council Meeting
Meeting to be held electronically via Zoom video and audio conferencing
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 – 7:00 p.m. – Minutes
Roll Call

Minutes: February 9, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes, February 16, 2021 Special 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

New Business:
1. Council Discussion Delmarva Gas Project/Underground utilities (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/02/2021.)  

Old Business:
1. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2021-10; A Resolution to Adopt a New Flag for the City of New Castle. (Councilperson Smith – posted 03/02/2021.)  

2. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2021-11; A Resolution Authorizing the City Administrator to Sign an Intersection Improvement Agreement for the Installation of Ornamental Poles at 6th and Delaware Streets by the State of Delaware, Department of Transportation. (Council President Ratchford posted 03/02/2021.)

3. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2021-12; A Resolution to Consent to Proposed MSC Charter Changes Concerning Appointment of Commissioners and Related Matters. (Council President Ratchford – posted 03/02/2021.)  

MSC Charter Comparison

MSC Charter Revision

4. First Reading of Ordinance 531; An Ordinance to Amend Sections 141-6 and 141-19 the City Code Relating to Vacant and Dangerous Buildings. (Council Person Leary – posted 03/02/2021.)  

Ordinance 531 Changes

Ordinance 531

Next Regular Meeting Date: April 13, 2021
Posted: 03/02/2021

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
Meeting Link:
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, March 9, 2021 at and live on zoom during the comment section of the meeting.