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City Council Regular Meeting

07/09/2019 - 07:00 PM
Location: Town Hall
Address: 201 Delaware Street
New Castle, Delaware 19720

July 9, 2019 Council Meeting Minutes

City of New Castle Delaware
Regular City Council Meeting at Town Hall
201 Delaware Street – New Castle
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.


Roll Call


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. Follow up Presentation by DelDOT Concerning Railroad Project at Delaware and 8th Streets, and a Request to Close 8th Street as Part of that Project. (Council President Ratchford – posted 07/01/2019.)

2. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2019-25; A Resolution Approving the Closing of 8th Street at Delaware Street. (Council President Ratchford – posted 07/01/2019.)

3. Discussion, Code of Conduct for the Mayor, City Council, Boards, Commissions and Non-Union Staff; and Guidelines for Public Comment Period and Public Hearings (Councilpersons Suzanne Souder and Valarie Leary – posted 07/01/2019.)

New Business:
1. Separation Day Report and Re-Cap by Event Allies; (Council President Ratchford – posted 07/01/2019.)

2. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2019-26; A Resolution Regarding Confusion among the General Public in Distinguishing between the City of New Castle and the New Castle Postal Address. (Council-person Russ Smith – posted 07/01/2019.)

3. First Reading of Ordinance 520; An Ordinance to Amend Zoning Code §230.21.1 E (1) to Permit Fence or Wall “Structures” by Special Exception on Properties Formerly Zoned Industrial (I) and Service Commercial (SC), but now Zoned Downtown Gateway (DG). (Council President Ratchford – posted 07/01/2019.)

4. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2019-27; A Resolution Approving an Encroachment located at 113 The Strand. (Council President Ratchford – posted 07/01/2019.)

Public Comments

Next Regular Meeting Date: August 13, 2019
Posted: 07/01/2019
Note: This agenda as listed may not be considered in sequence, including executive sessions.